ENT201 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship

ENT201 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Instructor

Anand T Kusre(Course Instructor), Milind D Atrey, Rajen Jaswa

Semester

Autumn 2019-20

Course Difficulty

Easy

Time Commitment Required

1.5-2 hours/week (apart from classes)

Grading Policy and Statistics

Absolute grading normalised according to highest score
Statistics are normal and not-so-lenient

Attendance Policy

80% attendance was compulsory and counts towards grades. DX was also given to students with very low attendance.

Pre-requisites

No prerequisites

Evaluation Scheme

3-4 easy case study based assignments
1 final group presentation
Midsem with basic definitions and focused on BMC
Endsem on application based based questions and case-studies

Topics Covered in the Course

Real life case studies
An Entrepreneur’s mindset
Understanding a Business Model Canvas and how to make one in detail
Basics of Intellectual Property
Basics of Business Communications: Pitching and Presentation
Guest lectures by established Entrepreneurs

Teaching Style

Interactive classes, case study based approach, pace may be slow but every aspect is covered and discussed

Tutorials/Assignments/Projects

Assignments are easy and stimulate creative thinking
Group project/presentation gives exposure to basics of entrepreneurship practically

Feedback on Exams

Exams are moderately easy. Case study, definitions and BMC cover most of them.

Motivation for taking this course

Passion for entrepreneurship

Course Importance

A good course to get to know the prerequisites before embarking on your startup journey

How strongly would I recommend this course?

If you have a thing for starting a new venture of yours soon or in near future, this course would be a good initial guide

When to take this course?

I am passionate about entrepreneurship and want to complete my minor in the same. 3rd semester is ideal because the course does not require a lot of time commitment and is a good time to explore this field as the course is introductory.

References Used

Slides and classroom discussions are enough

ENT 201 Review By: Prasann Jaiswal