Summer Entrepreneurship Institute

ENTREPRENEURSHIP
MINOR

APPLICATION OPENS

January 2020

APPLICATION CLOSES

May 2020

QUICK FACTS

  • Fulfills Req 2-4
  • 10-week session
  • 5 days a week

CRUSH YOUR WORKLOAD

Built for busy students, the Summer Institute accelerates completion of the Entrepreneurship Minor by concentrating 12 hours in a single summer session.

SUMMER PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Students will complete 12 hours of the 15-hour Minor program during the summer-semester. Requirement 1 will need to be taken independent of the Summer Institute to complete programming.
  • MAN 327 Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Course Description: Explores the theoretical foundations and research evidence underlying innovation and entrepreneurship. Subjects include discovering and creating new sources of value, recognizing and evaluating opportunities, generating business models, engaging stakeholders, shaping markets, and competing against larger competitors and entrenched institutions.

  • MAN 327E New Venture Mechanics
Course Description: Starting up a new venture involves a wide range of decisions, activities, and processes such as those involved in identifying the potential of an idea, developing and protecting an idea, building a new venture team, creating a business plan, obtaining resources, and establishing a business entity. Covers the basic analytical tools and processes involved in all these aspects of founding a new business.
  • MAN 337 Develop & Pitch New Ideas
Course Description: Add course description when made available.
  • MAN 347P Texas Startup Accelerator
Course Description: This course is an experiential learning course focused on developing an understanding of the entrepreneurship process through hands-on experience. The course requires students to work in teams on projects with early-to-growth stage startups, focused on helping the startups accelerate their growth, as well as attend weekly class sessions. Through their hands-on work with the startups as well as class discussions, lectures, guest speakers, and assignments, students develop a rich understanding of what it takes to grow a new venture, including developing a strategy and business model, conducting market validation, refining the value proposition, creating a marketing strategy, and developing a funding model.

Note: Registration for any of these courses will require that existing prerequisite course requirements are adequately met.

*Requirement 1 - One of the following courses: Any 3-hour lower- or upper-division, ACC 311, ACC 311H, ACC 310F, HDO 301, or SOC 302

*All classes must be taken on a letter-grade basis. The student must earn a combined grade point average of at least 2.00 in these courses.

CRUSH YOUR WORKLOAD

Built for busy students, the Summer Institute accelerates completion of the Entrepreneurship Minor by concentrating 12 hours in a single, summer session.


Next session will run from June 4, 2019 – August 14, 2019.

APPLICATION OPENS

October 1, 2019 | 8:00 A.M.

APPLICATION CLOSES

May 1, 2019 | 11:59 P.M

QUICK FACTS

  • Fulfills Req 2-4
  • 11-week semester
  • 5 days a week

SUMMER PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Students will complete 12 hours of the 15-hour Minor program during the summer session. Requirement 1 will need to be taken independent of the Summer Institute to complete programming.

  • MAN 327 Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Course Description: Explores the theoretical foundations and research evidence underlying innovation and entrepreneurship. Subjects include discovering and creating new sources of value, recognizing and evaluating opportunities, generating business models, engaging stakeholders, shaping markets, and competing against larger competitors and entrenched institutions.

  • MAN 327E New Venture Mechanics
Course Description: Starting up a new venture involves a wide range of decisions, activities, and processes such as those involved in identifying the potential of an idea, developing and protecting an idea, building a new venture team, creating a business plan, obtaining resources, and establishing a business entity. Covers the basic analytical tools and processes involved in all these aspects of founding a new business.
  • MAN 337 Develop & Pitch New Ideas
Course Description: Add course description when made available.
  • MAN 347P Texas Startup Accelerator
Course Description: This course is an experiential learning course focused on developing an understanding of the entrepreneurship process through hands-on experience. The course requires students to work in teams on projects with early-to-growth stage startups, focused on helping the startups accelerate their growth, as well as attend weekly class sessions. Through their hands-on work with the startups as well as class discussions, lectures, guest speakers, and assignments, students develop a rich understanding of what it takes to grow a new venture, including developing a strategy and business model, conducting market validation, refining the value proposition, creating a marketing strategy, and developing a funding model.

Note: Registration for any of these courses will require that existing prerequisite course requirements are adequately met.

*All classes must be taken on a letter-grade basis. The student must earn a combined grade point average of at least 2.00 in these courses.