A Prescriptive Approach To Introducing An Experiential Entrepreneurship Course In Undergraduate Education

Peter S. Sherman
2011 College Teaching Methods & Styles Journal (CTMS)  
Universities are continually adding entrepreneurship courses to their curriculum. Duhaime and Hitt (2000) found 82% of schools offered entrepreneurship courses at the undergraduate level and 69% of masters programs had offerings in entrepreneurship. A much smaller number of programs offer courses that require that the students actually start the business. The requirement of new venture creation adds an enormous amount of complexity to the teaching experience. Although each pedagogical endeavor
more » ... dagogical endeavor will vary, this manuscript details one such experience, including the challenges and various successes of the course and offers recommendations for those professors and/or deans interested in adding a real-life experiential entrepreneurship course to their curriculum.
doi:10.19030/ctms.v2i1.5246 fatcat:kvyxhllebnhzhe6m4yd7cugidu