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  • Housekeeping Items for ENT/BUS 240
    Fall 2009
  • Welcome to the course!
    Introduction to the main concepts and issues associated with entrepreneurship and venture development.
    Dr Channelle D James is your Instructor
    Contact me by email:
  • First Week of class!
    August 24- August 30, 2009
    Our class week will run from Monday to Sunday.
    First week of class is designed so that you can play around in course material and become familiar with the course. The real work begins the second week of class.
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  • Course Materials
    Course Materials:
    Entrepreneurship: Theory, Process, Practice 8th Edition
    Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America, By Thomas Friedman,
    ISBN-10: 0374166854
    (You might find copies online for less than $10.00)
    Course readings book. This can be purchased in the book store.
    Marketplace simulation – I will provide you information on how to purchase your participant’s license for the simulation.  The simulation will start in mid October. However you must purchase your license during the first week of the course. Failure to purchase your license during the first week of the course will result in your being withdrawn from the course by the instructor. The simulation will cost approximately $15 and all students must make a purchase.  It is impossible to perform well in this course if you do not purchase this simulation when required for the course. You must purchase during the first week of class.
    Access to a computer with Broadband capabilities.  You may be required to complete assignments online for this course.  If you do not have Broadband capabilities at your home, you can come to campus to complete your work.  Students must use a computer microphone/headphone set in order to participate in weekly online lectures.  (For more information, refer to the BUS/ENT 240 Guide to Course Technology.
    Microphone and speakers.
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  • Online Social Network
    Please sign up for the online social network.
    Website address:
    • You will need to include a picture for your profile.
    • Use site for weekly blog and to see important course videos and extras
  • Get the most out of the course by:
    Read course materials.
    Actively participate in and contribute to class discussions.
    Examine and reexamine course materials and personal notes.
    Act as a productive and responsible team member during group assignments.
    Ask questions to stimulate course discussion and when further explanation is needed.
    Remain flexible when course plans change per the instructor. ( If your computer goes down in the middle of a quiz or an assignment, do not worry! Just email me as soon as possible so we can fix the issue.)
  • Grading
    Grading Scale:
    89.9- 80
    69.9- 65
    64.9 and below
    Grades will be entered on Blackboard!
    Student delays in submitting work may effect grade delivery and individual points earned