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OPPORTUNITY RECOGNITION

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									USASBE 2008 Model Undergraduate Program

            Belmont University
           Nashville, Tennessee
Innovativeness and
    Uniqueness
    Experiential Opportunities
• Practicing Student Entrepreneur Program
• Campus-based Business Program
    Practicing Entrepreneur Program
• Hatcheries and Incubator
• Student Entrepreneur Roundtables
• Accounting Clinic
• Entrepreneurial Excellence Endowed Grant
  Fund
• Belmont Student Business Plan Competition
• Belmont Network Mentor Program
Student Business Hatcheries
Campus-Based Business Program
• Student created – Student run Businesses
  – Three retail businesses
  – Three service businesses
• All are partnerships with other programs
  on campus
Campus-Based Businesses: Retail
Feedback Clothing
This and That
Boulevard Gallery
     Service Campus-Based
           Businesses
• Boulevard Design – Graphic Design Firm
• Tower Creative Consultants – P.R. Firm
• Campus radio station – being developed
Moench Endowed Speaker Series
Quality and Effectiveness
                      Faculty
• Full-time Faculty       • Current Adjunct
  – Dr. Jeff Cornwall       Faculty
  – Dr. Mark Schenkel       – Mr. John Wark
  – Mr. Jose Gonzalez       – Mr. Matthew Wilson
          Student Outcomes
         (Comparing entering with exiting responses)

• an increase in ability to secure needed
  resources to launch a business venture
• an increase in knowledge to start and manage a
  business of their own
• an increase in their intention to launch a
  business after graduation
• an increased ability to reduce risk and
  uncertainty for a new venture
• an increased confidence in their ability to
  establish and achieve goals for new ventures
         Student Outcomes
• 33.05% of our majors/minors have started
  a business while in the program
• 87.18% of those businesses still operating
• 30% of most recent graduating classes
  started businesses – 100% still in
  operation
  Enrollment History of Declared
    Entrepreneurship Majors
       First Five Years of the Program (2004-2008)




2004          2005              2006             2007   2008 (est.)
Other Majors Across Campus Involved in
       Entrepreneurship Program
   (Including Minors, Students in Co-curricular Programs, and Affiliated Programs)


       Art            Graphic Design           Photography             Education
 Environmental         Media Studies        Public Relations         Broadcast
    Studies                                                        Communications

Video Production      Music Business             English           Political Science
     Theater              Religion         Foreign Language          International
                                                                        Studies
  Occupational       Physical Therapy            Nursing              Psychology
    Therapy
    Biology             Social Work               Music              Commercial
                                                                       Music
Audio Engineering        Philosophy         Honors Program             Sports
                                                                     Management
Student Effectiveness:
    Competitions
           • Delta Epsilon Chi
           • SIFE
           • Business Plan
             Competitions
 Completeness and
Comprehensiveness
         Curricular Programs

• Entrepreneurship
  Major
• Entrepreneurship
  Minor
Entrepreneurship Major Requirements

Foundations in        Entrepreneurial                      Entrepreneurial
Entrepreneurship      Financial                            Venture
                      Management                           Management

                   Entrepreneurship Electives (6 cr.) –
                   •Service Learning in Entrepreneurship
                   •Family Business
                   •Launching an Entrepreneurial Venture
                   •Internship Credits (3 cr.)
                   •Other Business Elective



                     Human Resource
                     Management


                    Business Tool and Core
                    Courses (40 cr. BBA
                    requirements)
Entrepreneurship Minor Requirements

Foundations in      Entrepreneurial            Entrepreneurial
Entrepreneurship    Financial                  Venture
                    Management                 Management


                   Business Ethics



                   Integrated Accounting
                   (6 credit course)


                   All Requirements of their
                   non-business major
          In-class Activities
• Local live case studies
• Experiential exercises
• Class speakers
Entrepreneurship Club
            • CEO
            • Delta Epsilon Chi
            • Community Service
Sustainability
                 Funding
• Endowments
  – Jack C. Massey Chair
  – Moench Entrepreneurship Lecture Series
  – Entrepreneurial Excellence Grant Fund
• Grants
  – Coleman Foundation
  – Local Foundations
• Gifts
  – Business Plan Competition
  – Entrepreneurship Club
     Support from Administration
•   Faculty lines
•   Staff support
•   Budgetary funding
•   Part of College of Business Mission
•   Strong support from Senior Administration
    and Development
Entrepreneurship Across Belmont Initiatives:
    Building an Entrepreneurial Culture
•   Campus-based businesses
•   Non-business major hatchery
•   Convocation Lectures
•   Guest lectures in other programs
•   Community connections
•   Faculty developments programs
   Campus-based Businesses
• Self-sustaining funding
• Succession planning
Transferability
   Coleman Funded Projects
• 2007 USASBE Pre-conference
  – Sharing program innovations
• 2008 USASBE Pre-conference
  – Web-based collaborative

								
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