Start by taking a single course
At CalSouthern, you have the option of enrolling in a course without committing to a degree program. It’s a fantastic way to get a feel for the CalSouthern online learning experience before enrolling. You can apply the credits you earn to a CalSouthern bachelor’s degree program, or, since CalSouthern is regionally accredited, the credits are readily transferable into a bachelor’s program at another institution, as well.* Or, maybe you simply want to gain college-level knowledge and expertise in a topic area of interest to you.
Choose from any of the undergraduate courses in CalSouthern’s School of Business. A vast selection of subjects are available, on topics as diverse as business communication, marketing, finance, human resources and international business.
Getting started is quick and easy. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. Courses start every month and you’ll never encounter a closed course or waiting list!
*Although credits from regionally accredited institutions like CalSouthern are readily accepted by other universities, acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.
Undergraduate Business Courses
ENT 2100 Entrepreneurship
This course focuses on the skills and competencies required to effectively develop, organize, and manage a new business from an entrepreneurial perspective. Over the past decade, the fundamental dynamics of entrepreneurship have changed. Therefore, the student is introduced to these new advances in technology, innovations in business strategies, international cultures, and societal changes required of today’s entrepreneurs. The student also explores the entrepreneurial management model from conception to maturity.Learning Outcomes:
- Explain the 10 myths of entrepreneurship.
- Explain opportunity identification, creative process, and personal creativity.
- Describe the various types of business organizations.
- Explain pros and cons of equity and debt financing.
- Evaluate prospective markets and the use of primary and secondary data.
- Explain the purpose of a business plan.
- Contrast strategic planning and entrepreneurial ventures.
- Analyze methods and ratios for business valuation.
- Contrast factors for properly evaluating a business for profitability.
- Explain the inside and outside family pressures on entrepreneurship.
- Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
- Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.