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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ENT6116

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2010-08-10
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): Please changed course prefix and number from GEB 6116 to ENT 6116 to comply with changes to the SCNS.
Comments: College approved 4/28/10; GS received 4/29; Grad Council approved 5/17/10; to SCNS liaison 6/21/10. GEB 6116 discontinued. ENT 6116 approved. Effective 8/10/10. Posted in Banner

  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2214 2009-10-13
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Marketing BA 140600 10000 BA0056
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Sean Lux 47820

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    ENT 6116 Business Planning

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Business Planning
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    C - Face-to-face (0% online) 0





    Course Description

    Students learn to develop an investment quality business plan capable of competing in and winning business plan competitions.

  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Needed for accreditation

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    This course if offered each Spring semester with enrollment north of 50 students.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    Yes, 3 or more times

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Terminal degree in business related discipline

    Experience in starting new ventures

  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    identifying viable entrepreneurial opportunities

    effective oral and written communication

    understnding the structure and content of winning business plans

    B. Learning Outcomes

    C. Major Topics

    D. Textbooks

    So You Need to Write a Business Plan? By Osteryoung & Denslow. Thompson.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    Grading Scale

    A 94-100 B- 80-81

    A- 90-93 C 70-79

    B+ 88-89 D 60-69

    B 82-87 F

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    See Section W

    H. Attendance Policy

    Course Attendance at First Class Meeting Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation Registration - 4.0101,

    Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    No make-up work.

    J. Program This Course Supports

    Masters of Science in Entrepreneurship and Applied Technology

  5. Course Concurrence Information

    Masters in Business Administration

    Master of Science in Engineering Management

    Professional Science Masters in Biotechnology

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