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ENTR699 - Entrepreneurial Project Capstone

Course Details

Course Code: ENTR699 Course ID: 4583 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

As a culmination to the graduate-level Master’s program in Entrepreneurship, this capstone course focuses on tying together the functional aspects of an entrepreneurial initiative to position it for growth and longevity. Topics covered include elements that must be considered by the entrepreneur to better position the organization for future growth, such as market research, management acumen, funding, etc. Students evaluate the opportunity of their venture as a foundation for the strategic business plan that stresses growth and answers to market shifts. This course may not be taken until all other courses are COMPLETED and student has a 3.0 GPA.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

  1. Evaluate the opportunity for your venture.
  2. Outline personal and business ethics that create good foundations for business.
  3. Determine a growth strategy for your venture.
  4. Ascertain progress on funding initiatives.
  5. Evaluate your marketing strategy and competition.
  6. Develop a pitch for your venture.
  7. Execute your business concept.
NameGrade %
Forums 30.00 %
Introduction 3.75 %
Week 2 Forum 3.75 %
Week 3 Forum 3.75 %
Week 4 Forum 3.75 %
Week 5 Forum 3.75 %
Week 6 Forum 3.75 %
Week 7 Forum 3.75 %
Week 8 Forum 3.75 %
Assignments 40.00 %
Assignment 1 â?? Your Venture 6.67 %
Assignment 2 â?? Competitive Analysis 6.67 %
Assignment 3 â?? Funding Plan 6.67 %
Assignment 4 â?? Marketing Budget and Marketing Plan 6.67 %
Assignment 7 â?? Your Pitch 6.67 %
Assignment 8 â?? Executive Summary 6.67 %
Summative Assignment 30.00 %
Assignment 6 â?? Summative - Business Plan or Lean Accelerator Model 30.00 %
Book Title: The Startup Checklist: 25 Steps to a Scalable, High-Growth Business
Author: Rose, D. and Gross, B.
Publication Info: Wiley
ISBN: 9781119163794

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.