Studies the underlying principles and theories of entrepreneurship and small business development, exploring both “how-tos,” upsides, and pitfalls. Entrepreneurial strategies and management alternatives will be examined. Emphasis on managing innovation and starting new ventures and/or small businesses, acquiring other businesses and making existing enterprises more profitable. Students will work on their own projects while learning the ins and outs of being successful entrepreneurs. Both academic and practical considerations will be emphasized, with the principles presented applicable to both established organizations and startups.