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Entrepreneurship Minor at WIU-Quad Cities
Directed Electives (Choose One):
- ACCT 200—Introduction to Accounting
- ACCT 201—Principles of Financial Accounting
- ACCT 307—Accounting for Managers and Management Decisions
- ECON 232—Principles of Microeconomics II
- MGT 349—Principles of Management
- MKTG 327—Principles of Marketing
- FIN 311—Introduction to Finance
- MGT 472—Entrepreneurship I
- MGT 473—Entrepreneurship II
- MGT 474G—Small Business Management
MGT 472 - Entrepreneurship I: The Concept
Are you ready to be different? Entrepreneurs are different, and are willing to take calculated risks. Many persons are intrigued by the idea of starting or having a business whether now, in the near future, or sometime further down the road. This course is the first in a three-course minor, and focuses on the foundation for creating and/or recognizing opportunities. Think you're not creative, and can't be innovative? You my be surprised to learn that you can learn to be more creative, and surprisingly resourceful.
Star number: 83739
Mondays and Wednesdays
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Riverfront Room 239
Dr. Emeric Solymossy, PhD
Course Requirements: We will have at least one research project, and several in-class and outside of class exercises, including creativity and feedback sessions. You will generate a conceptual business plan, and solicit feedback on the idea from friends, family, and outsiders.
Course Readings: The readings have not been assembled yet. Any required readings will either be available in PDF format, or available either on the used-book market or as a low-cost paperback.
Contact Information: E-Solymossy@wiu.edu
This class is open to all majors.