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Sunday, June 16th 2019

Business Plan Development (MGT743)

MBA with a Specialization in Entrepreneurship

Course Description

This course will develop your skills to identify the financial opportunity of a venture, analyze a company's resources and abilities, understand and develop exit strategy as well as how to suitably fund each stage of the business.


  1. Identify, and appropriately communicate the financial opportunity for an entrepreneurial venture of any stage.
  2. Articulate technological, operational and market risks with appropriate mitigation strategies.
  3. Apply various frameworks to analyze a company's resources and abilities within each function of the organization to seize available market opportunity and take advantage of emerging market trends.
  4. Construct an optimal path that optimally achieves milestones and anticipated investment exit strategy.
  5. Use various forms of early stage financing to appropriately fund strategic plan outlined in the business plan.

Congcong Zheng
Ricardo Dos Santos
Mujtaba Ahsan

I look for three I's in an employee--integrity, industry and intelligence. Of the three, integrity is the most important.
~ Sol Price, SDSU'34
   Price Club


Passionate about entrepreneurship? Want to give an aspiring student or entrepreneur more fuel?

Building the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

The Lavin Entrepreneurship Center at San Diego State University serves SDSU students, entrepreneurs and business leaders through entrepreneurial curriculum, workshops, internships, resources and events. For information browse the Programs section of our website, subscribe to the Lavin Center Calendar and sign up for the Center's Entrepreneurial Fuel Newsletter. Entrepreneur resources such as the Lavin Center resume guide, marketing and business planning tools and more can be found in the Resources section of our site.

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