University of Maryland Offers New Summer Online Course in Entrepreneurship
The course, held asynchronously in a Web-based, advanced learning format, allows students to complete the class from anywhere at any time during the Summer I term of
Fundamentals of Technology Start-Up Ventures (ENES460) is a three-credit, online course open to all students interested in learning the processes and skills needed to launch and manage new ventures.
Class participants will learn how to assess the feasibility of a startup venture, as well as how to apply best practices for planning, launching, and managing new companies. They will also discuss a wide range of issues of importance and concern to entrepreneurs and learn to recognize opportunity, assess the skills and talents of successful entrepreneurs, and learn models that help them navigate uncertainty.
Fundamentals of Technology Start-Up Ventures will draw on management, business, legal, financial, as well as technical concepts.
The course culminates with students developing a full business plan based upon their own ideas.
Registration is now available for current students on the university’s Testudo system (www.testudo.umd.edu), while additional interested students can visit http://oes.umd.edu/s/ for summer school registration details.
About the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) (www.mtech.umd.edu)
The mission of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) is tri-fold: educate the next generation of technology entrepreneurs; help entrepreneurs create successful technology-based ventures; and connect