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INTD1089

Middlebury Entrepreneurs

Middlebury Entrepreneurs
Many people have great ideas for new products or services, but few are willing and able to take the steps necessary to make these ideas a reality. Entrepreneurship is the mindset and skill set that allows passionate people to execute business plans and create lasting, influential companies. Through lecture, class discussion, and hands-on mentoring, students will bring a project proposal from concept to launch quickly and effectively. Key concepts that will be taught include: opportunity analysis, financial planning, team building, and fundraising. Classwork will be supplemented with guest visits from notable entrepreneurs. To qualify for this class, each student must have a business idea—for profit or not for profit—for which they care passionately and are willing to commit the time and energy necessary to give the startup a real chance at success. Students must submit a project proposal describing in less than 500 words: 1). the problem or opportunity they will address; 2). the product or solution they propose to solve this problem; and 3). why they are well suited to tackle this project. Please submit proposals to MiddEnt@middlebury.edu (Approval Required; Pass/Fail)
Subject:
Interdepartmental
Department:
Interdepartmental
Division:
Interdisciplinary
Requirements Fulfilled:
non-standard grade WTR
Equivalent Courses:

Sections

Winter 2014

INTD1089A-W14 Seminar (Bradbury, Stickney)

Winter 2013

INTD1089A-W13 Seminar (Bradbury)

Winter 2012

INTD1089A-W12 Seminar (Holmes, Student Taught)

Winter 2011

INTD1089A-W11 Seminar (Claudon, Student Taught)

Winter 2010

INTD1089A-W10 Seminar (Claudon, Student Taught)

Winter 2009

INTD1089A-W09 Seminar (Claudon, Student Taught)