PRACTICUM COURSES

Entrepreneurship Minor

Embed in the Ecosystem

Entrepreneurship Practicum courses prepare students to think analytically, ask the right questions, solve problems, start a new venture, develop and launch new products for existing companies, and be an entrepreneur in a corporation. This is achieved by educating students in the skill set needed to compete in any ecosystem, providing student engagement opportunities with invited speakers, and working with innovators and startups.

 

Completing an Entrepreneurship Practicum course will satisfy Requirement 5 of the Entrepreneurship Minor program.

Slide "Being able to work with C-Level executives and network with inspiring entrepreneurs. Working with Chevron to create a better smart device for their Day to Day Operations was a great experience. " Juan Manuel
    Trevino Cerna
Human Dimensions of Organizations

Practicum Verticals

Below are course description of previous Entrepreneurship Practicum verticals. Not all are offered every semester. Please visit the current course catalog for registration information.

Course Description:

The Technology Entrepreneurship Practicum is an experiential leadership practicum that provides undergraduate students with a hands-on learning opportunity working on projects relevant to AI, IoT, Blockchain, and AR.

Students will help accelerate a new venture or new idea through advice and assistance on the entrepreneurial process.

Course Description:

Powered by the Kendra Scott Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute, the Consumer Products Entrepreneurship Practicum provides an opportunity for students to develop and apply knowledge on establishing and growing a business in consumer product industries. The course uses a variety of pedagogical approaches and involves extensive teamwork and project work.

Student projects will focus on developing strategies and plans for such a business and will apply key concepts related to developing product ideas, understanding customers, and establishing product-market fit.

Course Description:

The Internet of Things (IoT) Entrepreneurship Practicum, powered by Chevron, is an experiential leadership practicum that provides undergraduate students with a hands-on learning opportunity working on projects relevant to IoT.

Students will help accelerate a new venture or new idea through advice and assistance on the entrepreneurial process.

Course Description:

Powered in collaboration with the McCombs Blockchain Initiative, the Blockchain Entrepreneurship Practicum allows students to work in teams of four to five on projects with early-to-growth stage Blockchain startups, focusing on helping the startups accelerate their growth.

Course Description:

The FinTech Entrepreneurship Practicum is an experiential leadership practicum that provides undergraduate students with a hands-on learning opportunity working with FinTech startups. Students accelerate a new venture through advice and assistance on the entrepreneurial process in teams of four to five students.

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