Entrepreneurship & Innovation (ENT) Courses

Descriptions of courses offered in the College of Business

ENT 1003 Methods and Tools for Entrepreneurs

Three hours

A foundational course introducing key concepts driving entrepreneurship as well as the methods and tools within the field of entrepreneurship including business model innovation, design thinking, customer development, prototyping, experimenting, branding, and organizational dynamics of innovation.

Offered fall semester

ENT 2003 New Venture Financial Management

Three hours

A finance and accounting course which provides instruction concerning forecasting for a new venture, effectively managing cash flow in an emerging business, sources of financing (VC, bootstrapping, crowdfunding, etc.), company valuation, and exit planning. Prerequisite: ENT 1003.

Offered spring semester

ENT 3003 Building Innovative Teams & Cultures

Three hours

JBU Business has a strong emphasis throughout its programming on people and leadership. In fact, teamwork is one of the most important skills for an entrepreneur; yet it is often overlooked in the classroom setting. This course will include many components of personal assessment and content around a people/culture strategy for entrepreneurs and innovation leaders. Prerequisite: ENT 1003.

Offered fall semester

ENT 4113 Market Discovery and Validation

Three hours

Prepares students to identify new opportunities, recognize and prioritize risks, and validate ideas with customers in the market. Students bring ideas and instructor solicits new business ideas from the community. This course is dedicated to rapid research on ideas. Prerequisite: ENT 1003.

Offered fall semester

ENT 4993 Innovation Launch Lab

Three hours

A capstone course following ENT 4113 in which students take business ideas, develop prototypes, and design experiments for the next phase of validation. Aligns with the JBU 2020 Strategic Plan to “Expand and coordinate better opportunities so that more students can graduate with a capstone experience in their program of study.” An additional fee associated with this course. Prerequisites: BUS 1123, ENT 2003, ENT 3003, ENT 4113, and MKT 4123.

Offered spring semester

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