• Program: Business
  • Course: Entrepreneurship
  • Course #: BUSN1510
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

Students will learn the process of creating and developing a business venture. The course will cover four phases of new venture development, (1) opportunity identification, (2) feasibility analysis, (3) execution strategy and business plan development, and (4) growth, change and harvest strategies. The focus will be on the planning, financing, and managing of a selected venture. In addition to learning the process, students will select an idea for a new venture and create a business plan.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Describe the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship
Generate ideas for new ventures
Analyze the feasibility of new venture ideas
Develop a business plan
Define the significance of entrepreneurship
Develop alternative business models for new venture ideas
Define entrepreneurial ethics
Describe the major requirements of starting a business in Minnesota
List the typical characteristics of entrepreneurship
Describe debt and equity financing

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • Lab: 0
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  BUSN1000
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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