2011-2012 Catalog 
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2011-2012 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 141 CM - Leading Entrepreneurial Ventures

The purpose of this course is to explore the leadership challenges that entrepreneurs face as they build their venture. The course will examine the following topics: 1) sourcing entrepreneurial venture ideas; 2) developing and refining venture ideas; 3) translating ideas into business plans; 4) obtaining financial resources; 5) assembling non-financial resources; 6) leading the psychological dynamics of the entrepreneurial team; 7) managing risk; 8) leading during critical transitions as the enterprise grows and matures; and 9) building an enduring organization and culture. These topics will be presented in a venture life-stage framework. The learning experience includes readings, case studies, and presentations by entrepreneurs and venture capitalists.

Prerequisite: One psychology course or permission of instructor

Offered: Every year

Credit: 1

Course Number: PSYC141 CM