EP 311 — Introduction to Entrepreneurship

3 credits; 3 lecture hours

This course introduces students to entrepreneurship and its applicability to the creative arts. It examines some of the legends of the industry and identifies the characteristics necessary for achieving success as an entrepreneur. It reviews today's creative arts and business landscape and introduces students to the significance of entrepreneurship and its opportunistic position at the cutting edge of this industry.

Entrepreneurship for the Fashion and Design Industries BS Degree Program

http://catalog.fitnyc.edu/undergraduate/majors/baccalaureatedegreeprograms/entrepreneurshipforthefashionanddesignindustries/

Company and Project Formation: Students will be able to develop businesses and/or projects that drive innovation, establish a competitive advantage, and construct business models, all with commercial value. Business Foundation: Students will administer the tools and techniques for creating products, services, and/or systems that have commercial value. Technology: The combination of innovation and technological competencies will be employed to develop, assess and communicate business ideas in order to be able to provide innovative solutions to business and market problems and the unmet needs for the creative industries. Critical Thinking: Students will be able to define and analyze the key components of innovation, products, services and businesses necessary to formulate solutions. Global Economy: Students will have the ability to assess diverse market and business needs to meet the changing marketplace dynamics of the global economy. Leadership/Interpersonal Skills: Students will be able to construct and employ written, oral and supporting collateral, presentations, skills, techniques, strategies and the materials needed to develop the leadership and interpersonal skills necessary for businesses, programs or ideas.

Home Products Development BS Degree Program

http://catalog.fitnyc.edu/undergraduate/majors/baccalaureatedegreeprograms/homeproductsdevelopmentmajor/

...Studies (DD): any course; Entrepreneurship: EP 311 , EP 360 , EP 361 ; Fashion Business Management: FM...