Summer 2011 EMBA Course

B7713-001: Introduction to Venturing

2011 BA, 2012EM & Global 2012, Menu C - 03:00AM to 04:00AM

Instructor: Jack Kaplan

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This course provides an overview of the entrepreneurial process. The focus is on identifying and evaluating ideas and learning the steps and competencies required to launch a successful new venture. Students are challenged to consider the appropriateness of an entrepreneurial career for themselves. Specific topics include characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, techniques for finding and screening ideas, entrepreneurial finance, the politics of new ventures, valuation and deal making, writing a business plan, buying a business, family business dynamics, and managing crisis and failure.


Jack Kaplan

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Jack M. Kaplan, President, Founder of Datamark Technologies Inc, is a serial entrepreneur who has founded and managed three successful companies in high tech ventures. His focus is on businesses that require guidance and management team expertise during the initial growth stages. Companies started and acquired include Comprehensive Computer Systems, Health Information Technologies and his current company Datamark technologies Inc. specializing in electronic gift...

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