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Business Administration Department

Minor in Entrepreneurship

Why is this Minor Unique?

The minor program in Entrepreneurship is tool we will use to empower all of our students who pursue this minor effectively leading them to better future productive careers. Our proposed program is unique because it blends the traditional business education model with practical and real-world experiences through the following features:

  1. Focus more on case studies.
  2. Link curricula to the real-world business.
  3. Students will be given the opportunity to participate in entrepreneurship contests.
  4. The faculty of business partners with business.
  5. Inviting business executives to give lectures as guest speakers.
  6. Provide consulting services to small businesses and other institutions.
  7. Help students launch their own business.
  8. Emphasize technology topics in curricula.
  9. Opportunities given to students to participate in exchange programs.

Intended Learning Outcomes

This minor will help students in different aspects. Enrolling in this minor will not only improve the knowledge base that students have, but will also influence their attitudes and improve their skills. The following is a short description of the intended learning outcomes classified into three main categories: Attitude, Knowledge and Skills.

  1. Attitude: Attending the program will improve:
    1. Students' motivation to succeed;
    2. Students' tolerance of failure;
    3. Students' ability to solve problems creatively;
    4. Students' independence and commitment to succeed in their business venture.
  2. Knowledge: Students will:
    1. End up having improved knowledge in the basics of accounting, finance, IT, marketing, business planning and opportunity recognition.
    2. Acquire knowledge and understanding of the entrepreneurship theories, business start-up and its requirements and procedures.
    3. Understand the meaning of risk and how to manage risk given the minimum resources.
  1. Skills: Skills will be enhanced including the following:
    1. Teamwork abilities, conflict resolution and negotiation skills;
    2. Prioritizing activities;
    3. Analyzing the market;
    4. Marketing skills;
    5. Skills to adapt to changes and become creative in problem solving.

Shucri Ibrahim Daboub Faculty of Business Administration

Dr. Fadi Kattan
Dean
fkattan@bethlehem.edu
Tel: 02-2741241 ext 2445

Mary Hodali
Secretary
maryh@bethlehem.edu
Phone: 02-2741241 ext 2447

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