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MGT 9961 Analysis of Entrepreneurial Experiences
3.0 Hours; 3.0 Credits

Analysis of why and how some businesses are successful while others fail, using case studies. Lectures will focus on specific entrepreneurs and their businesses. Students will determine the characteristics, environment, and strategy required for success. Guest entrepreneurs will be invited to speak and their business ventures analyzed. Teams of two or three students will present one of the cases to the class; each student will also write an analysis of one of the other cases presented in class. The course will be organized in the following six sections:

  1. From conception to start-up,
  2. Managing the entrepreneurial venture,
  3. Financial considerations,
  4. Managing the turnaround,
  5. Special issues: not-for-profit entrepreneurship and ethical/legal issues, and
  6. Venture valuation and exit strategies.

MGT. 9961 – Analysis of Managerial Experiences
Section: NET1

This is an online course limited to 25 students. There will be four MANDATORY in-classes, Friday morning classes from 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM, on Friday, February 3, 2012; Friday, March 16, 2012; Friday, April 20, 2012; and Friday, May 18, 2012. STUDENTS MUST BE AVAILABLE TO MEET DURING THESE TIMES. Additional information can be obtained from Professor: Stuart.Schulman@Baruch.cuny.edu You will be notified of the room when it this info is available.

MGT. 9961 NET2 –Analysis of Managerial Experiences
Section: NET2

This is an online course limited to 25 students. There will be four MANDATORY in-classes, Friday morning classes from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM, on Friday, February 3, 2012; Friday, March 16, 2012; Friday, April 20, 2012; and Friday, May 18, 2012. STUDENTS MUST BE AVAILABLE TO MEET DURING THESE TIMES. Additional information can be obtained from Professor: MICHAEL.CASLIN@URGENTVC.COM You will be notified of the room when it this info is available.

Prerequisite or Corequisite: MGT 9960 or MGT 9860. Not open to students who have completed MGT 9862