AEM 3382: Social Enterprise Development

What were you doing over winter break? While everyone’s answer varies, fifteen students had the opportunity to help small business leaders in a developing nation. This January, Deborah Streeter launched the first semester of AEM 3382: Social Enterprise Development. Students visited El Rodeito, Honduras for one week over break, met with small businesses, and are spending the spring semester developing solutions for the businesses’ problems.

NEW! Entrepreneurship Concentration within Hotel School

The Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship just launched an Entrepreneurship Concentration for undergraduate students in the Hotel School. Entrepreneurship is the fourth concentration (along with Human Resources, Law, and Managerial Leadership) within the HOLD, or Hospitality Leadership, area. The concentration requires 12 credits minimum, including: Required Courses (8 credits) HADM 3135/6135: Conversations with Entrepreneurs…

HADM 4211 – Entrepreneurial Finance – Fleming

Course Description: The aim of this course is to sharpen your skills in all of the activities associated with entrepreneurial finance, including identifying attractive business opportunities; estimating the resources necessary to undertake these opportunities; securing such financial and human resources on favorable terms; and prudently managing them in pursuit of the opportunity. Spring. 3 credits.…

AEM 4480 – Executing Firm Strategy – Poczter & Schryver

Course Description: Designed as a hands-on experience to prepare students for executive-level strategy execution, this class is a culmination of the completion of four years of Dyson courses in managerial economics, finance, accounting, marketing, and macroeconomics, in which students will use real-time strategic decision-making from each topic area to influence the success of virtual companies.…

AEM 3220 – Digital Business Strategy – Leiponen

Course Description Explores the impact of new technologies on business processes and industries. Focuses particularly on the effects of information and communication technologies (ICT). The objective is to understand the nature of information as an economic good, business opportunities and challenges created by ICT, and organizational constraints involved in exploiting these opportunities. Fall. 3 credits.…

Gain Hands-on Experience in the Green Business Lab ENGRG 3030

  Last March, Cornell introduced the Green Business Lab in order to promote communication, leadership skills and business ethics among Cornell students. Deborah Mann, on-site facilitator for the Green Business Simulation Lab, said that the lab provided students with hands-on business experience “in real time, under real stressful conditions.” This year, the Green Business Lab…

AEM 3440 – Consumer Behavior – Wansink

1.  Why is the course valuable to entrepreneurial students? Students in AEM 3440 learn how to specifically target consumers, a skill that is essential to building a successful business.  The psychology behind consumer decisions is uncovered and discussed.  Through a variety of class projects, students get several opportunities to actively work through a marketing problem…