Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog 
    Dec 10, 2023  
Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ISTD 140 - Foundations of Entrepreneurship

Multi-disciplinary study designed to introduce students to the basic business, strategy, and leadership skills needed to launch and manage new ventures. Topics include learning how to assess the feasibility of a new venture, as well as how to apply best practices for planning, launching, and managing new companies. Students discuss a wide range of issues of importance and concern to entrepreneurs and learn to recognize opportunities, assess the skills and talents of successful entrepreneurs, and learn models and “rules of thumb” that help them navigate uncertainly. The opportunities and challenges of entrepreneurship are explored, as is the ability to use entrepreneurial skill sets in a corporate environment. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , MATH 093 /MATH 096 , READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly IS 140.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Describe what it means to be an entrepreneur and a leader.
  • Explain the motivations and characteristics that drive entrepreneurs.
  • Identify and evaluate opportunities for new ventures.
  • Research resources to convert opportunities into new ventures.

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