Entrepreneurs face an array of challenges while launching successful ventures. Our program provides students with the skills to meet these challenges.
You’ll learn how to recognize opportunity in the marketplace, how to create a successful business plan, and key in on the collaboration skills needed to attract investors.
Your journey to success begins with a solid foundation in business fundamentals (Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management, and economics). This foundation is used to reinforce the key aspects of our Entrepreneurship majors.
Our curriculum begins by introducing student to the basic concepts of entrepreneurship.
This introduction is followed by an in-depth study of entrepreneurial tactics and strategies.
Key learning’s include New Venture Creation and Venture Capital Financing.
Since many entrepreneurial start-ups are family owned, students spend considerable time learning about the issues and challenges associated with family business.
The study of Entrepreneurship is not limited to students wishing to major in the field. An entrepreneurship minor is an excellent complement to any major. Business and non-business students across disciplines have found the experience beneficial to their chosen field of study!
Learn the key skills used by successful entrepreneurs.
Entrepreneurs face an array of challenges in the process of launching successful ventures. Our program provides students with the skills to meet these challenges. Assignments and exercises are specially designed promote:
Creativity & Innovation: Students learn how to recognize opportunity in the marketplace.
Problem Solving Skills: Students learn the fundamentals of feasibility analysis.
Collaboration: Future entrepreneurs learn the importance of creating a successful business plan and the collaboration skills needed to attract investors.
Communication Skills: Learn the effective communication skills that play a vital role in the launch of a new business venture.
Participate in Student Organizations & Activities.
We want the best for you. We make sure that there is never a lack of entrepreneurial events, or activities, for you to get involved and receive more invaluable, hands-on experience.
Entrepreneurship Immersion Week
Workshops & Networking Opportunities
Business Concept Competitions
Morgan Center Lecture Series
Regional seminars, provided by national entrepreneurship organizations
Join Eagle Entrepreneurs.
Ashland University’s student organization for entrepreneurship majors and minors.
Eagle Entrepreneurs is affiliated with the Collegiate Entrepreneurs OrganizationTM. Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ OrganizationSM (CEO) is the premier entrepreneurship network with chapters on university campuses across North America.
Join Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE).
Founded in 1991, Ashland University Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) is part of an international organization made up of college students from around the world who come together to develop leadership, teamwork and communication skills through learning, practicing and teaching the principles of free enterprise. Our goal is to empower others by providing them with the tools and the education necessary to prosper in a free market economy.
We Support Our Alumni & Value Family Business
Entrepreneurship and family business share a unique bond in the American experience. Likewise, this bond is shared at Ashland University, where we value the principles of family business and its continuity in our society.
We have been blessed with many successful entrepreneurial alumni. Their experiences added to the experiences of our excellent faculty enables our program to focus on the family business enterprise. Read more about the successes of our graduates, in our Entrepreneurial Focus Article.
Collaborate With Our Business Mentors
Our interdisciplinary faculty harnesses the power of core business, finance, marketing and entrepreneurship. Learn from experienced accountants, attorneys, business managers, and consultants.
Study the core elements necessary for business leadership in a global economy.
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