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  • Overview

    This minor introduces a variety of strategic design and management methodologies and skills necessary for the creation and growth of entrepreneurial ventures in a fast-changing environment. Students will hone their competencies in recognizing and developing business opportunities. Students must have a disciplined and deliberate mindset as well as an openness to participating in group dynamics within creative and collaborative contexts.

    The Creative Entrepreneurship minor requires successful completion of 18 credits across six subject areas, as outlined in the curriculum chart.

    Course availability may vary from semester to semester. Some courses may be in development and offered at a later time. Students seeking to pursue alternative coursework to fulfill the minor should consult with their advisors.

  • Learning Outcomes

    A student who has completed this minor should be able to demonstrate:

    • An understanding of the economic, social, and environmental contexts that shape organizational practices and spur the adoption of new business models.
    • Competence in applying basic strategic design methodologies to conceive and develop innovative product and service ventures.
    • Competence in effectively collaborating and interacting with colleagues, partners, and customers in flat and organic creative settings.
    • Understanding of techniques, methods, and practices for successfully engaging stakeholders and launching new products and services.
    • Competence in managing the financial resources of an organization.
    • Competence in running the core finance, marketing, and operations functions of a business for successful planning, launching, and growth of entrepreneurial ventures.
  • Eligibility

    The Creative Entrepreneurship minor is available to undergraduate students across The New School, with the exception of students enrolled in the BBA in Strategic Design and Management. This minor requires an application for admission. 

    For questions regarding this minor's curriculum, including requests for course substitutions, please contact Carol Overby, Assistant Professor of Design and Management, at overbyc@newschool.edu.

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