Unit 1: Elements of Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs assume the risk of creating an enterprise that will provide them with a return on the capital employed. In this introductory unit, we will look more closely at small business creation and the history and evolution of entrepreneurship. You will study various economists and their theories, assess entrepreneurial characteristics, and learn about the phases of the entrepreneurial process. Finally, you will review ethics and social responsibility as they relate to entrepreneurship before evaluating methods for launching a business geared towards your target market.
Completing this unit should take you approximately 7 hours.