B CUSP 133
Provides a range of educational experiences that are able to move both within and beyond the traditional classroom. Experiences include options such as participation in undergraduate research, community engagement, and on-campus groups organized around themes of common interest.
This course is aimed at those who want an intro to the different ways of running a business. It's for those who want to be key employees or owners of new ventures. Who are these owners? They are:
Guys and gals…creating the next company; Brave souls that are birthing new products and services to market; Saints starting schools, churches, and not-for-profits. - Guy Kawasaki in Art of the Start
The primary objective: to acquaint you with the critical issues associated with different types of startups.
Student learning goals
You will interview owners and learn the critical issues that occurred within each phase of the business: from womb to tomb.
HINT: You may find such people within existing community resources such as the Entrepreneurs Network and SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives).
General method of instruction
Class assignments and grading