Apply to the Entrepreneurship Major at our Bugesera campus. Classes start September 2, 2013. Applications due March 22, 2013.
Entrepreneurship is a cornerstone of economic growth in today’s new and competitive business environment in Africa. The primary objective of this program is to prepare young business women for the various aspects of business management and entrepreneurship by equipping them with the key skills required in the local and regional markets.
The Entrepreneurship Major was developed in response to the growing need to provide learners with the necessary business skills to establish their own businesses, or to scale their existing one. Graduates will be in a position to successfully assume the risk and responsibility of starting and operating their own businesses, thereby assisting in improving the economic landscape of Eastern Africa.
The Entrepreneurship Major is designed for students who have a demonstrated desire to launch their own venture.
A Student Opportunity Fund provides the opportunity for students to compete in a business plan competition and receive loans and angel investment to launch their enterprise upon graduation.
Major Courses include:
- Principles of Economics
- Guide to Entrepreneurial Process
- Organizational Management
- Product Design
- Market Research Analysis
- Operation Management
- Raising Capital in East Africa
- Supply Chain Design and Management
- Fundamentals of Customer Service
Students are required to complete an internship in a local business in order to understand the complexities of launching and managing a company in the East African company.