Course Code: LED 911

Credit hours: 3

Course Overview:

This course focuses on the entrepreneurial management in the context of globalization. It discusses theories and current research on the creation and development of entrepreneurial organizations. It introduces useful conceptual models and analytical tools for devising entrepreneurial strategies. A new venture or business always stands on the precarious ground of unpredictable challenges wherein it is constantly subjected to pressures from competition and the ever-changing dynamics of the market. In this scenario, a venture can only be successful, if an entrepreneur who measures situations insightfully and calculates the risks before taking a plunge guides it. This course is about creating, managing, and leading an entrepreneurial organization. The contents would help in inculcating an entrepreneurial mindset, developing entrepreneurial skills, and equipping the reader with the basic knowledge and skills for launching and managing the growth of a venture.

Course Objectives:

Upon Course Completion participant should be able to:

1. Demonstrate the need for entrepreneurship.
2. Clarify relationship between entrepreneurship and wealth creation.
3. Define different types of innovations and their implications.
4. Understand the evolution of entrepreneurship.
5. Know the importance of inspiration from role models and social support in promotion of entrepreneurship.

Topics to be covered:

  • Fundamentals of entrepreneurship

  • Evolving Concept of Entrepreneurship

  • Resource Organization and Value Creation

  • Entrepreneurial Traits

  • Misconceptions and Myths about Entrepreneurship

  • Experiential learning
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