3.00 credit hours
This course teaches students how to find, value, and finance the acquisition of a business, culminating in the class negotiation with a business owner to buy his/her business in a live simulation. Students will be exposed to the concepts and tools needed to successfully acquire a company. Negotiation strategies will be explored. Entrepreneurial Leadership approaches on how to grow and manage the business, once it is owned will also be presented, including how to create a strategic plan. The course also features a real-start up of a business. Student teams will each be given $1000 of seed capital. Learnings include how to select a product, and how to develop and execute a marketing plan. Students will meet top merger-acquisition experts and be exposed to some of Cleveland's most respected entrepreneurs. Offered as ECON 311 and ENTP 311.
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