Entrepreneurship (ENTR)

Subject Number Title Hours Catalog Description
ENTR 300 Survey of Entrepreneurship 3 hours. Designed for undergraduate students with a curiosity about business and particularly entrepreneurship and small business or not-for-profit organizations. Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or above.
ENTR 430 Family Business Management 3 hours. Competitive strengths/weaknesses of a family business, dynamics of family interactions within the overlapping family, management and ownership systems. Credit is not given for ENTR 430 if the student has credit for MGMT 430.  Recommended background: Prior experience in a family business.
ENTR 450 Entrepreneurship for Scientists and Engineers 3 OR 4 hours. Gives non-business students an appreciation for the rewards and challenges of entrepreneurship, especially as it relates to commercializing emerging technologies. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Credit is not given for students enrolled in a Business Administration degree program.
ENTR 454 New Venture Formation 3 hours. Awareness and realistic understanding of the new venture formation process; role of the entrepreneur in the economy and society; self-evaluation, venture feasibility.  Credit is not given for ENTR 454 is the student has credit for MGMT 455 or MKTG 454.  Prerequisite(s): FIN 300 and MGMT 340 and MKTG 360, or consent of the instructor.
ENTR 464 Entrepreneurial Consulting 3 hours. Student teams diagnose and recommend solutions to problems and opportunities facing Chicago area entrepreneurs and smaller enterprises. Application of previous coursework.  Credit is not given for ENTR 464 if the student has credit for MKTG 464.  Prerequisite(s): ENTR 454; and ECON 218 or ECON 220, and 6 credit hours of other entrepreneurship courses.
ENTR 494 Special Topics in Entrepreneurship 3 hours. Exploration of areas not covered in existing course offerings or study of selected topics in greater depth. Subject will vary from semester to semester.   May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours.  May be repeated if topics vary.  Prerequisite(s):  ENTR 454 and senior standing or above and approval of the department.
ENTR 499 Independent Study in Entrepreneurship 1 TO 3 hours. Independent study of an approved topic in entrepreneurship. Student must prepare a written report under the guidance of the instructor.   Prerequisite(s):  Approval of the department.