North Central College - Naperville, IL

International Entrepreneurship

International Entrepreneurship provides students with the intellectual and practical background to equip would-be international entrepreneurs with the skills and knowledge to set up their own international companies to succeed. Students will find an understanding of the key differences between large companies and SMEs (small and medium enterprises) and the advantages of each. Students will learn to appreciate the role of start-up and international entrepreneurial activity from small manufacturers to large corporations. Students will work with an existing or new product in the new international market to gain valuable experience. Also, students will study government financing programs for international development, showcasing the necessity of understanding foreign governments when executing international business plans. It will provide students with an understanding of the financing options available to start-up and developing companies, a recommendable idea when the economy is so rough on lenders. Finally, students will generate a comprehensive international business plan.