All businesses today need enterprising graduates who can spot opportunities, be innovative and show commercial awareness. Students in either of USC's faculties may take a four course minor in Entrepreneurship as part of their degree.
Entrepreneurship is broadly defined as the pursuit of opportunities to create wealth, and requires skills like creativity and problem-solving, and attitudes like tolerance for risk and wanting to be your own boss.
The skills and attitudes necessary for an entrepreneurial approach are developed in these courses at USC.
The courses in the minor in Entrepreneurship use team projects, simulations, field work, workshops and a variety of other learning experiences to assist students in developing a range of work-related skills.
Studying this minor will greatly assist students who are interested in developing their own business idea from a concept to a reality.
The four courses in the Entrepreneurship minor need to be studied in sequence as follows:
Students who are interested in entrepreneurship are also encouraged to take advantage of the events and services offered by the Innovation Centre.
The Innovation Centre offers opportunities for mentoring for capable entrepreneurial students, and an extensive program of business events.