Why major in Entrepreneurship?
Develop an understanding of the entrepreneurial process - from idea generation to the implementation of the new business venture.
Gain the ability to identify, research, and analyze potential markets that would enhance value and profitability.
Develop an understanding of the concept of risk and how its effect on new ventures can be minimized.
Demonstrate the capacity to identify and acquire the resources needed for the creation and implementation of a new venture.
- BAPP Program (63 hrs)
- Business Core (21 hrs)
- FINAN 450 Principles of Finance
- MANGT 420 Management Concepts
- MANGT 421 Intro to Operations Management
- MANGT 595 Business Strategy
- MANGT 596 Business, Government, & Society
- MKTG 400 Marketing
- STAT 351 Bus and Econ Stats II
- Major Electives (6 hrs)
- Required Courses for Major (18 hrs)
GENBA 240: Introduction to New Venture Creation
Explores the opportunities in and process for new venture creation. Students will learn the basic entrepreneurial process - from idea development to funding and implementation - with emphasis on the development of new venture concepts.
MKTG 241: Marketing Plans for New Ventures
Develop practical skills in marketing new products or services in an entrepreneurial, small business environment. Student will create a marketing plan for a new product or service working in collaboration with other students.
MANGT 390: Business Law
A study of law as it relates to business, including court procedures and systems, contracts, torts, agency and employment law, and business crimes.
FINAN 561: Financing Emerging Businesses
A study of the business environment, methods of organizing and financing, investment and valuation, and financial planning from the perspectives of owner-managers and venture capital investors.
MANGT 540: Small Business Consulting
Develop an understanding of the business consulting process especially as it applies to new and emerging ventures.
MANGT 440: Entrepreneurship
Students utilize knowledge and experience gained through previous course work and experiences to complete a business plan.
|Brian Niehoff, Ph.D.
Management Department Head and Cargill Faculty Fellow
|Jeffrey S. Hornsby, Ph.D.
Jack Vanier Chair of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Director of K-State Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship
|Jeffrey Katz, Ph.D.
Director of Graduate Studies
The Edgerley Family Chair in Business Administration
|Amir Tavakkol, Ph.D.
Mark R. Truitt Professor
|Donita Whitney-Brammerlin, Ph.D.
|James Bloodgood, Ph.D.
|Dawne Martin, Ph.D.
Marketing Instructor and Assistant to the Dean for Diversity
|David Lehman, MBA