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Number:MG610
Name:Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Description:This course is designed to strengthen the students skills in business leadership as related to the confluence of innovation, enterprise development and entrepreneurism. This course will provide a framework for understanding organizational issues underlying creative and entrepreneurial success. Students will critically analyze leadership characteristics of entrepreneurs and investigate means of adding value to organizations. Students will develop skills leading to effective communication and management for an evolving organization, including patent management, recognition of potential funding sources, target markets, and other challenges in the entrepreneurial environment. Students will explore entrepreneurial theory and business principles in order to maximize the chances of a successful new business start-up.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of MG610, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, students will: • Understand the opportunities and challenges of leading in an entrepreneurial environment (1, 3) • Demonstrate ability to adapt communication skills to various and potential stakeholders in entrepreneurial ventures (financiers, clients, employees, etc.) (3,7) • Recognize entrepreneurial group dynamics and apply leadership skills to manage entrepreneurial groups (1, 3) • Demonstrate competency in identifying funding sources and customer bases for new ventures (1, 2) • Demonstrate ability to prepare and conduct negotiations with partners and other stakeholders (7) • Understand the legal and technical process associated with new venture start-ups, i.e. patent management, acquisition of Employer ID numbers, LLC Certificates, and other processes (5, 7)

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher Instructor New Used Rental eBook
S 2017 INNOVATION+ENTREPRENEURSHIP 9780060851132 DRUCKER 85 HARP PUB Appunn $0 $14 $0
S 2017 ENTREPRENEURIAL SMALL BUSINESS (LL) 9780077513016 KATZ 4TH 14 MCG Appunn $0 $158 $0
S 2017 HBR’S 10 MUST READS 2017: THE DEFINITIVE MANAGEMENT IDEAS 9781633692091 HARVARD BUSINESS REV Harvard Business Review P Appunn $25 $0 $0
S 2016 ENTREPRENEURIAL SMALL BUSINESS (LOOSE PGS) 9780077513016 KATZ 4TH MHPPR Appunn $0 $158 $0
S 2016 HBR'S 10 MUST READS ON COLLABORATION 9781422190128 HARVARD BUS 13 PERSEUS D Appunn $29 $0 $0
S 2016 HBR'S 10 MUST READS ON INNOVATION 9781422189856 HARVARD BUSIN HARBS Appunn $0 $20 $0
S 2015 (none) Appunn $0 $0 $0
S 2015 COLLECTIVE GENIUS: THE ART AND PRACTICE OF LEADING INNOVATIO 9781422130025 HILL HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW Appunn $29 $0 $0
S 2015 ENTREPRENEURIAL SMALL BUSINESS (LOOSE PGS) 9780077513016 KATZ 4TH MHPPR Appunn $184 $0 $0
S 2014 ENTREPRENEURIAL SMALL BUSINESS (LOOSE PGS) 9780077513016 KATZ 4TH Appunn $0 $0 $0
S 2014 CREATING BREAKTHROUGH PRODUCTS 9780133011425 CAGAN 2ND 13 Appunn $0 $0 $0
S 2013 Creating Breakthrough Products 978-0-13-301142-5 Cagan,Jonathan 2ND 13 Financial Times Prentice Appunn $40 $30 $0
S 2013 Entrepreneurial Small Business 978-0-07-338157-2 Katz, Jerome 3RD 11 Richard D. Irwin, Inc. Appunn $227 $170 $144