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Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Resources to support the ENTI Minor and other entrepreneurship study

ENTI Clusters and Library Guides

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Learning the business side of the arts will empower you to create a career based on your interests, creativity, natural talents and gifts. The Arts Entrepreneurship cluster is designed to help you create the future you want and make a living as an artist.

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This cluster empowers students to utilize the process of entrepreneurship as a form of advocacy to improve the human condition and enhance public life. It leverages a critique of the business paradigm of "maximize shareholder value" to encourage students to create organizations that can be a force for positive change in society.

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This cluster helps students develop as entrepreneurs and innovators in the agriculture and life sciences space. It emphasizes new thinking to apply solutions to: bolstering food supply quality, human/animal health, agricultural security, renewable energy, renewable materials, and biological processes.

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This cluster is designed to help students develop the skills and ways of thinking required to create, develop, innovate, and manage entrepreneurial companies. A successful startup venture requires a wide range of managerial skills such as acquiring and balancing limited resources, changing direction quickly, building a coherent team, managing intellectual property, and creating new markets.

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This cluster helps students develop entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial mindsets for technology-based products and businesses. Students develop unique skills to thrive in multidisciplinary teams like the ones seen in industry. These cluster courses support the development of consumer-based products and business-to-business products.

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 This cluster emphasizes digital business models and the impact of IT-driven innovation as part of startup companies or new ventures within established companies. Using in part, a lean startup methodology, students gain experience in moving ideas from concept to viable business models, digital tools to start, support, and grow businesses, and the fundamentals of digital design and user experience.

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This specialization prepares students to create and develop novel, but sound, entrepreneurial concepts related to the hospitality industry in such businesses as hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, quick-service restaurants, upscale restaurants, mobile dining such as food trucks, online travel agencies, and other online ventures. The cluster is also designed to prepare students to be innovators within existing organizations.

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This cluster prepares students to capitalize on opportunities and meet challenges in the creation and distribution of news, entertainment, and information. Students who complete this cluster gain expertise in new media production and distribution, media business models and management, new media technologies, and law and media ethics.

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This cluster prepares students to affect sustainable and scalable social impact within marginalized communities in the United States and abroad. The goal is to develop and deliver solutions that are technologically appropriate, environmentally benign, socially acceptable and economically sustainable.

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