Venture Management

Course Objectives

Entrepreneurial ventures need to overcome various challenges to startup and grow. In this course, students acquire the skills and mindsets for that.

This course is designed as specialized courses that requires all the knowledge you learned in the former classes. Throughout the course, students virtually experience growth processes (including pitfalls) of entrepreneurial ventures.

Who is this course designed for?
This course is delivered for the students who have the following career aspirations;
- Want to start his / her own business
- Want to become a management member of an entrepreneurial venture.
- Want to become 'intrapreneur' who start a new venture in existing organization.

 

Course Details

Programs: Full-time MBA, Part-time & Online MBA
Discipline: Creation
Course Level: Specialized Course
Required/Elective Course: Elective Course
Number of Credits: 1.5
Report: Day 4
Hours Per Class: 3 hours
Class Capacity: 35

 

Recommended Preliminary Courses

- Critical Thinking
- Marketing I
- Human Resource Management
- Strategy

 

Theme/Reading Materials

Day 1
Session A
THEMEEntrepreneurial Thinking and Behavior
CASEMyDrug (A)
MyDrug (B) (to be distributed in class)
Session B
THEMEDilemmas When Founding
CASE

MyDrug (C) (to be distributed in class)

MyDrug (D) (to be distributed in class)

Day 2
Session A
THEMEThe Evaluation of an Entrepreneurial Business Opportunity
CASEQuickMedx Inc.
Session B
THEMEStrategic options for entrepreneurial managers
CASEQuickMedx Inc.
 
Day 3
Session A
THEMEAnalyzing the Competitive Environment of Entrepreneurial Ventures
CASECaSy and Taskaji (A)
Session B
THEMECompetitive strategies of entrepreneurial ventures
CASECaSy and Taskaji (B) (to be distributed in class)
 
Day 4
Session A
THEMEEvaluating a Venture in Its Growth Stage
CASE・SCORE! Educational Centers (A)
Session B
THEMEThe Development of an Operation System
CASE

・SCORE! Educational Centers (A)

・SCORE! Educational Centers (B) (to be distributed in class)

・SCORE! Educational Centers (C) (to be distributed in class)

・SCORE! Educational Centers (D) (to be distributed in class)

 
Day 5
Session A
THEMEDesigning and Gaining Free Acceptance of Management Systems
CASEUzabase (A)
Session B
THEMEManagement Systems for Expanding Organizations
CASEUzabase (B)
 
Day 6
Session A
THEMEStrategic Decisions as an Entrepreneur
CASEShintaro Yamada: An Entrepreneur (A)
Shintaro Yamada: An Entrepreneur (B)
Session B
THEMEEntrepreneurial Aspirations and Long-term Goals
CASEShintaro Yamada: An Entrepreneur (C)
Shintaro Yamada: An Entrepreneur (D)

 

Faculty

Reiji Yamanaka
Reiji Yamanaka
Creation, Specialization
COURSES:
Venture Management
Venture Capital & Finance
Research Project
Timothy Connor
Timothy Connor
Creation
COURSES:
Venture Management
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