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The Willes Center for International Entrepreneurship


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Director

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Associate Professor

  • Earl, Jason Scott, (2013) B.S. 1996, Brigham Young University; M.S. 1998, Brigham Young University; MBA 2000, Tulane University; Ph.D. in Business Administration, Capella University.
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Small Business & Entrepreneurship Minor and Certificate 

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Minor (18 credits)

  • Core requirements- 15 credits
    • ENTR 180 The Cycle of Cash (2)
    • ENTR 499 Cash and Valuation (3)
    • ENTR 375R Lecture Series (1)
    • ENTR 283 Small Business Creation (3)
    • ENTR 383 Small Business Management (3)
    • ENTR 483 Entrepreneurial Management (3)
  • Elective Coursework- 3 credits
    • ENTR 275 Leadership (1)
    • ENTR 380 Social Entrepreneurship(3)
    • ENTR 390R Special Topics (1-3)
    • ENTR 401R Leadership Practicum (1)

 

Certificate of Entrepreneurship Program

The Willes Center offers a Certificate of Entrepreneurship that consists of 13 credit hours of classes and 2 specified activities. These classes and activities are designed to develop attributes in entrepreneurship, leadership, and critical management skills.

Please see the requirements below. If you have any exceptions you would like to have considered, only the Director of the Willes Center can address your request. No certificate can be issued without the Director's signature on the checklist.

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Certificate (13 credits)

  • Core requirements- 10 credits
    • ENTR 180 The Cycle of Cash (2)
    • ENTR 275 Leadership (1)
    • ENTR 375R Lecture Series (1)
    • ENTR 283 Small Business Creation (3)
    • ENTR 483 Entrepreneurial Management (3)
  • Required Participation
    • Great Ideas Entry
    • Empower Your Dreams
  • Elective Coursework- 3 credits
    • ENTR 201R Entrepreneurship Leadership Practicum (1)
    • ENTR 380 Social Entrepreneurship (3)
    • ENTR 383 Small Business Management (3)
    • Special Topics (1-3)

Awards Ceremony for Willes Center Certification Recipients

Upon completion of certification, recipients may attend the College of Business, Computing, and Government's graduation/awards dinner where recipients will be recognized. Each recipient is invited to bring one guest. You will be invited to receive your certificate only in the semester you walk for graduation.

To be a recipient at the awards dinner, you must complete the certificate checklist no later than one month prior to your graduation date. If you are leaving campus but not graduating and would like to receive your certificate at the graduation/awards dinner, you must complete the certificate checklist (and get it signed by the Director of the Willes Center) no later than one month prior to the graduation date that aligns closest to your departure date. There are no exceptions.