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ITBP418: Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation in IT

Description:Start up a new information technology (IT) venture; Identifying IT venture opportunities; Drafting an agenda for a successful IT venture;. Risks and returns management; Business planning; Operational planning; Organizational development and management; Financing entrepreneurial ventures.
Credit Hours.:3
Text Book: Technology Ventures: From Idea to Enterprise, 3rd Edition, ISBN-13: 978-0-07-128921-4 Author(s): Byers, Thomas; Dorf, Richard; Nelson, Andrew
Coordinator: Nabeel Al-Qirim
Topics Outline:
  1. Economic Growth and the Technology Entrepreneur
  2. Opportunity and the Concept Summary
  3. Vision and the Business Model
  4. Competitive Strategy
  5. Innovation Strategies
  6. The Business Plan
  7. Types of Ventures
  8. Organizational Development
  9. The Financial Plan
  10. Leading Ventures to Success
  1. Describe the role and skills of an entrepreneur and cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset
  2. Discuss the entrepreneurial process in IT related business
  3. Explain principles and success factors of IT venture planning
  4. Evaluate the viability functional planning of IT ventures considering key legal and intellectual property issues
  5. Create a financial plan for an IT venture
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Pre-requisiteITBP307: Information Systems Fundamentals
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