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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Entrepreneurship Minor


The Minor in business entrepreneurship is designed to introduce students to the idea of entrepreneurship, the traits and behaviors of an entrepreneur. They will learn how to identify market opportunities and how to conduct simple feasible studies for their business ideas. Students can also expect to learn the basic legal aspects of establishing a company in Egypt, and the basic marketing and financial knowledge and skills they need to manage their new company. This knowledge is finally integrated when students engage in multidisciplinary teams in the challenging yet exciting task of creating a new venture and preparing a full business plan. Further exposure to real life will be attained through an internship that each student will have to attend.
Students seeking to minor in Entrepreneurship have to apply for the minor prior to registering for the minor courses. The selection of students into the minor in Entrepreneurship is competitive and depends on the student’s overall GPA.
Students who minor in entrepreneurship are not permitted to have a minor in business administration or accounting.