Learning Goals & Objectives

Student Learning Goal 1

Entrepreneurship Majors will apply a working knowledge of the principles of entrepreneurship to analysis and problem solving.

Students will:
  • Objective A:  Identify and apply the elements of entrepreneurship and to entrepreneurial processes;
  • Objective B:  Recognize the importance of entrepreneurship and identify the profile of entrepreneurs and their role in economic growth;
  • Objective C:  Use the entrepreneurial mind-set and behave responsibly and ethically in their roles as entrepreneurs.

Student Learning Goal 2

Entrepreneurship Majors will be able to create and start new ventures.

Students will: 
  • Objective A:  Creatively analyze the business environment, opportunity recognition, and the business idea-generation process;
  • Objective B:  Know how to acquire necessary resources and organizational matters  of new venture creation process;
  • Objective C:  Write a business plan that creates and starts a new venture.

Student Learning Goal 3

Entrepreneurship Majors will know how to manage and grow new ventures.

Students will:
  • Objective A: Apply a strategy for growth and manage the implications of growth;
  • Objective B: Use capital budgeting that includes cost of capital, leverage and dividend policy in a financial management context;
  • Objective C: Know how to acquire resources for growth from external sources.