Capstone - Entrepreneurial Focus Course
Business Capstone - Entrepreneurial Focus concentrates on the many dimensions of the entrepreneurial spirit in alignment with new venture creation and growth on the international stage. The principles and concepts apply to entrepreneurship in corporate for-profit and nonprofit settings. This course focuses on content and process questions as well as formulation and implementation issues related to conceptualizing, developing, and managing successful new ventures both nationally and internationally. Learners will apply and synthesize concepts and techniques from functional areas of strategic management, finance, accounting, managerial economics, marketing, operations management, and organizational behavior in the context of new venture development.
max. 8 weeks
Estimated time per week
Capstone - Entrepreneurial Focus Course Overview
Examine the concepts of entrepreneurship, new venture creation, and innovation.
Apply entrepreneurial thinking and management as it relates to a for-profit and non-profit entity.
Analyze the process of conceptualizing, developing, and managing an entrepreneurial venture.
Synthesize the different functions and areas of management in the context of new venture development.
Create a plan for the development of a new venture from conceptualization to realization, incorporating the entrepreneurial process
Evaluate the success of the phases of a new venture by integrating entrepreneurial practices
Capstone - Entrepreneurial Focus Course Skills
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When you have a dedicated team on your side, you'll never be alone studying at Nexford. Hailing from many different countries and with online education expertise, our faculty provides you world-class support. Ask them questions during one-to-one office hours or live chat, email them any time, and get individual feedback on your assessments.
While you’re learning, you’ll also have full access to the Nexford online library, which includes access to millions of full-text articles, industry reports and key sources such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and The Economist.
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Capstone - Entrepreneurial Focus Course Testimonials
My weekly reflective journal is my Nexford highlight. Thanks to faculty support, I continually apply principles to my enterprise – and I've been able to scale beyond considerable measure.