Small Business & Entrepreneurship Specialization

An Optional Specialization for Business Administration Majors

Small businesses and start-up companies have become drivers of overall economic growth. The skillset needed for the entrepreneur and the small business manager is a unique mix of business fundamentals, management theory and an entrepreneurial approach to business.

Through this specialization, you will learn what it takes not only to start your own company, but also how to grow it over time into a successful small business.

In the Small Business & Entrepreneurship specialization for Business Administration majors, you will:

  • Examine a unique mix of business fundamentals, management theory and an entrepreneurial approach to business.
  • Learn about the management of marketing, finance, production, inventory control and labor functions for a small start-up business.
  • Study the methods of successful retail store management.
  • Analyze your own personal strengths and weaknesses as they relate to launching an entrepreneurial career.
  • Explore the world of ecommerce from a business-to-consumer perspective.

COURSES IN THIS SPECIALIZATION CURRENTLY INCLUDE: