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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Hospitality Mgmt (HM)

HM 484 Hospitality Entrepreneurship (3) The course focuses on successfully launching new business ventures in the hospitality industry.

HM 484 Hospitality Entrepreneurship (3)

The purpose of this course is to commence the learning process regarding Entrepreneurship in the Hospitality Industry. The course provides the student with a solid foundation of how an idea is generated and taken to market for implementation. The students will examine the characteristics of the entrepreneur and the process followed from generating an idea, to building a business model, preparing a competitive analysis, completing a feasibility study, reviewing intellectual property, developing a business plan, seeking funding and presenting their idea to potential investors. Topics include idea recognition, feasibility studies, business plans, developing a business model, intellectual property, marketing, financing, organizational growth, and franchising. The course is oriented to the student who would like to own a business.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: a grade of "C" or better inHM 336, MKTG 221

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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