An initial course to explore the practices and mindset of successful entrepreneurship.
Description: Provides an exploration of the practices and mindset of successful entrepreneurs via a framework designed to determine whether to pursue additional experiences in the Engler Agribusiness Entreprenership Program and to pursue the development of a successful enterprise.
Description: Experiences in building, planning, and developing a new business enterprise through exploring early stage business tactics and engaging with experienced entrepreneurs.
Pass/No Pass option not allowed for College of Business majors.
Description: Marketing strategies and entrepreneurship ventures throughout a food systems channel from producers of agricultural commodities to processors of food products and the final consumer. Entrepreneurship studies dealing with food processors, wholesaling, retailing and food service firms. Create strategic marketing plan to introduce a new food product into a retail consumer market.
This course is a prerequisite for: AECN 316
Description: Overview of financial issues for agribusiness start-ups. Business funding specific to new enterprises. Case studies on financial practices for start-up firms.
Description: Roadmap integrates curiosity, taking action, reframing problems, embracing processes and seeking guides to develop multiple versions of a meaningful entrepreneurial life. Tools such as mind mapping, work/life journaling, prototyping, and odyssey mapping options will be used that lead to multiple entrepreneurial pathways.
Description: Early-stage business ideation, opportunities, and market need identification for high potential entrepreneurial ventures. Frameworks developed to experiment with new business ideas.
Description: Exploring modern negotiation theory and strategies used in entrepreneurial scenarios. Real-world application of negotiation tactics useful for enterprises.
Prerequisites: Junior or Senior class standing.
Description: Explore sustainability challenges in plant and animal agricultural systems, assess current solutions, and identify opportunities for innovation. Research, develop, prototype, test, and pitch an innovative product, service, or technology for agriculture.
Description: Introductory models for a startup business. Ideation, customer segments, value proposition, minimal viable product and market fit.
This course is a prerequisite for: PLAS 301
Description: Special topics that address current and emerging issues in entrepreneurship and business development.
Prerequisites: Enrollment in the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Minor Program, junior or above standing and permission
Description: The student will work for a minimum of 250 hours in an entrepreneurial business or social organization.
Description: The process of starting your own enterprise. Competitive environment, risk management, finance for business startups, funding, and business plan writing.
Prerequisites: Sophomore or higher standing plus permission from the instructor.
The proposed independent study is subject to approval of the Director of the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program.
Description: Entrepreneurship can be approached from many angles and with significant diversity in both value proposition, market reach and concept to customer process. This offering provides the opportunity for students to investigate a particular topic or concept that is professionally relevant under the guidance of a faculty advisor(s) with appropriate expertise/skills/network. Requires individual or team project work focused on investigation of a topic relevant to developing entrepreneurial capacity.