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Depaul Net Impact, 2010 DePaul University

Depaul Net Impact

Dr. Harold Welsch

DePaul Net Impact is a graduate level chapter of the global Net Impact organization. There are approximately 275 total Net Impact chapters globally. That number includes chapters at the Graduate, Undergraduate, and Professional levels.


Masters Of Business Administration (Mba) In Entrepreneurship, 2010 DePaul University

Masters Of Business Administration (Mba) In Entrepreneurship

Dr. Harold Welsch

DePaul’s Entrepreneurship program is an internationally recognized, award-winning program. The program is designed for individuals who are preparing to start their own businesses, or who are managing innovative processes in established firms.

The Entrepreneurship concentration will provide you with the skills and abilities needed to:

· Think creatively and generate new business ideas

· Develop your business idea through market analysis

· Write a business plan

· Assess your entrepreneurial leadership skills

· Implement successful growth strategies

· Build an entrepreneurial spirit within established firms

· Consult for area businesses

· Interact directly with entrepreneurs and innovators


Entrepreneurs Networking, 2010 DePaul University

Entrepreneurs Networking

Dr. Harold Welsch

No abstract provided.


Mgt 370 Business Plan Development, 2010 DePaul University

Mgt 370 Business Plan Development

Dr. Harold Welsch

A business plan is an important strategic tool required to help establish the direction of an enterprise and attract capital required to run the business. It incorporates and integrates the functional areas of business and puts into practice many of the concepts and theories acquired in other classes. It describes the overall business venture, the product or service, the customers, the competition, the marketing, the legal structure, the operations, the human resources plan, the break-even analysis, the financing and all those things that are required to run a business. It helps to identify many unanticipated factors and reality-tests critical assumptions ...


Mgt 521 Management Of Fast Growing Firms, 2010 DePaul University

Mgt 521 Management Of Fast Growing Firms

Dr. Harold Welsch

Alternative growth strategies for companies in the second stage of their life cycle are examined. After initial start-up, a unique set of problems and constraints confront the firm limiting its growth. Expansion of product line and services, new market development, redefinition of organizations, financial resource allocation, second stage financing using a case study approach, and going public are some issues that are covered. Proposed revisions are critically evaluated. Offered once a year.


Commuter Advertising Sets The "Pace" With Audio Sponsorships, 2010 DePaul University

Commuter Advertising Sets The "Pace" With Audio Sponsorships

Dr. Harold Welsch

Russ enrolled at DePaul for its entrepreneurship program, wanting to bring his business idea to reality: a company that delivers audio advertising in mass transit vehicles as a means to address agency budget woes and create a new advertising channel for local companies. He subsequently wrote the business plan for Commuter Advertising in his first entrepreneurship course, received extensive coaching and consulting from the Coleman Center, and won the 2008 Launch DePaul competition. After leaving his full-time job to launch his company, Russ has raised over $600,000 in angel capital (two investors were contacts made through DePaul), entered into ...


Mgt 393 Internship And Management Consulting Program, 2010 DePaul University

Mgt 393 Internship And Management Consulting Program

Dr. Harold Welsch

Students encounter real work experience improving linkages between classroom efforts and the business world.


Mgt 373 Creativity & Entrepreneurship, 2010 DePaul University

Mgt 373 Creativity & Entrepreneurship

Dr. Harold Welsch

This course will provide an overview of the opportunity recognition and evaluation process by examining how people, the industry, and the social environment interact to identify, create and shape entrepreneurial opportunities. The focus of this course is on creativity and innovation within an entrepreneurial context. Students learn creative tools and applications to assist in designing new business ideas and ventures.


Mgt 570 Entrepreneurship And New Venture Management, 2010 DePaul University

Mgt 570 Entrepreneurship And New Venture Management

Dr. Harold Welsch

The focus of the course is on new venture initiation and the preparation of a business plan that can be used to generate financing and to begin operations in a new business enterprise. It examines the critical factors involved in the conception, initiation and development of new business ventures. Topics covered include the identification of characteristics of prospective entrepreneurs, identifying innovations, market potential analysis for new products or services, acquiring seed capital, obtaining venture capital for growth or purchase of an existing business and organization and operation of the new business. Each student is required to develop a business plan ...


Masters Of Science In Entrepreneurship (Mse), 2010 DePaul University

Masters Of Science In Entrepreneurship (Mse)

Dr. Harold Welsch

The Master of Science in Entrepreneurship (MSE) builds upon a reputation for excellence with a new specialized program of study that will propel students to reach their enterprising dreams faster. Entrepreneur Magazine and The Princeton Review have rated the DePaul university graduate entrepreneurship program among the best in the nation with rankings in the top ten for over ten years. Engage your passions and become a part of the vibrant DePaul entrepreneurial community. For students interested in turning good opportunities into thriving businesses, the DePaul MSE will equip graduates to start and grow new ventures on their own, or within ...


Mgt 572 Corporate Ventures And Management, 2010 DePaul University

Mgt 572 Corporate Ventures And Management

Dr. Harold Welsch

The focus of this course is on how corporations develop new ventures. It critically examines the circumstances that make it possible for employees to contribute their venture ideas to the corporate objectives and describes techniques that stimulate such ideas. Although the primary focus will be on the employee and how the individual can be entrepreneurial within a corporate structure, the course also examines how the corporation can systematically encourage innovation. Case studies of corporate ventures projects will be reviewed.


Commuter Advertising Sets The "Pace" With Audio Sponsorships, 2010 DePaul University

Commuter Advertising Sets The "Pace" With Audio Sponsorships

Dr. Harold Welsch

No abstract provided.


Ceo, 2010 DePaul University

Ceo

Dr. Harold Welsch

DePaul CEO is a group of students who are looking to either start a business, work in the cutting-edge business world, and/or be enthusiasts when it comes to new companies.

DePaul CEO connects entrepreneurial students with resources and professionals to help them pursue their startup ambitions. CEO also

1) Attends events put on by the Chicago and national startup community,

2) Hosts conferences and meetings at DePaul, and

3) Networks with local successful entrepreneurs.


Mgt 571 Financing New Ventures, 2010 DePaul University

Mgt 571 Financing New Ventures

Dr. Harold Welsch

This course will focus on identifying, examining and evaluating various sources of original and growth capital. Emphasis will be on legal, financial and tax issues related to capital formation as well as specific problems experienced by the small-to-medium-sized firms undergoing rapid growth. Topics discussed will include financing startups, financial planning and strategy, going public, selling out and bankruptcy. A formal proposal for capital acquisition developed through field research will be required of each student.


Depaul University Library Resources, 2010 DePaul University

Depaul University Library Resources

Dr. Harold Welsch

No abstract provided.


Mgt 360 Leadership, 2010 DePaul University

Mgt 360 Leadership

Dr. Harold Welsch

Leadership is a social influence process, the success of which is dependent upon certain skills (e.g. communication, conflict resolution) and situational factors (e.g. task characteristics, organizational structure). This course applies traditional and contemporary leadership theory to the development of individual leadership skills. Classroom experiences focus on understanding and practicing skills associated with effective leadership.


Mgt 590 Management Of Innovation And Technological Change, 2010 DePaul University

Mgt 590 Management Of Innovation And Technological Change

Dr. Harold Welsch

The ability to manage technological innovation has become an increasingly essential requirement for business people regardless of functional specialty. The objective of this course is to explore ways to create environments that are conducive to technological innovation. Throughout the course students examine practices, models, and approaches that established, as well as new, organizations employ to promote innovative practice, technological change, and new technologies. The following topics will be covered: the innovation process, managing technical people, the impact of organizational design on innovation, knowledge management, cross function teams and exploiting new technologies. Students will research new technologies and discuss potential business ...


Depaul Ranked Among The Nation’S Top 25 Universities For Entrepreneur Education, 2010 DePaul University

Depaul Ranked Among The Nation’S Top 25 Universities For Entrepreneur Education

Dr. Harold Welsch

No abstract provided.


Mgt 595 Social Entrepreneurship, 2010 DePaul University

Mgt 595 Social Entrepreneurship

Dr. Harold Welsch

This course explores principles and applications of social value generation in entrepreneurial contexts. Participants will learn how agile, growing ventures can be managed to generate value that transcends commercial and social frontiers. The course material emphasizes concepts from traditional entrepreneurship in the context of the broader social sector environment. Diverse contributions from graduate students in the College of Commerce as well as the School of Public Service ensure deep exploration of the social venture realm. The course experience is enriched by team-based consulting to several actual Chicago social ventures as a practical complement to classroom activities.


Entrepreneurship Programs Playing To Good Reviews, 2010 DePaul University

Entrepreneurship Programs Playing To Good Reviews

Dr. Harold Welsch

No abstract provided.


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