Entrepreneurship is the "pursuit of opportunity without regard to resources currently controlled". This definition implies that successful entrepreneurs are able to utilize resources that they do not personally own or control. They must go beyond opportunity recognition and the creation of great business concepts and find creative methods for acquiring a variety of resources. Especially critical is their ability to find money for venture start-up and then to obtain money for ongoing venture grow
Small Business Division
The Clarkson University School of Business has a goal of providing its students with competencies in organizational leadership, teamwork, communication, critical thinking and problem solving skills, interpersonal skills and an awareness of ethical issues. This course offers students a chance to explore and apply those competencies by providing a real life, multi-disciplinary, team-based consulting experience. Each semester several consulting projects are presented to the students by outside orga
Entrepreneurship and New Venture Formation
This course concentrates on the study of entrepreneurship, preparation of business plans, methods for evaluating new venture ideas, formulation and implementation of business strategies for new ventures, and the financing of new ventures. The course utilizes lecture, discussion, exercise, videotape, and case study as methods of learning. It integrates knowledge gained from the prior core business courses to sharpen the student's ability to "think entrepreneurially" and form new ventures.
Entrepreneurship (graduate level)
This course provides an introductory overview of the knowledge and skills needed for the identification, evaluation, and exploitation of opportunities in a variety of circumstances and environments. The course focuses on developing a proactive and effectual way for individuals and organizations to determine and pursue their goals. We train individuals to seek innovation (Are we doing the right things?) rather than optimization (Are we doing things right?). The course is integrative and multi-dis
Discussion of holes in the stratospheric ozone layer usually revolves around investigations of the thickness of the layer near the South Pole. This online activity allows users to study the thickness of the ozone layer over any location on Earth.
Henry Luce, co-founder of Time, Inc., invented the modern magazine when he created a magazine that contained brief, accessible, image-laden news stories to fit into the hectic lives of post-war Americans. After viewing the film that covers the major periods of Luce's life, students will create a version of a "Time" magazine, a "March of Time" video, or a photo-essay that reflects Luce's journalist style. Students will also role play people throughout history who appeared on the cover of Time mag
The backs of a man and woman, Pomona College students of the class of 1900, walking down a beach.
Mrs. Hubbard's house, Los Angeles
Exterior of a small two-story house with wood siding. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Hubbard were members of the First Baptist Church of Los Angeles (and later members of the Temple Baptist Church).
Pacific Grove coastline
An ocean wave breaks between two rocks.
Tennis Courts, Pomona College
A group of students watch a tennis match in front of Renwick Gymnasium. Photo taken from Sumner Hall.
First Baptist Church of Los Angeles, interior
A small wedding service in the First Baptist Church of Los Angeles. The interior of the church is decorated with palm fronds and flowers.
Interior of Jacobs house
A small couch and rocking chair in W. F. Jacobs' study in his house at 502 West 21st Street in Los Angeles. Jacobs was a worker at the First Baptist Church of Los Angeles.
First Baptist Church of Los Angeles, interior
Interior of the First Baptist Church of Los Angeles from the balcony. The front of the church is drapped with large American and Japanese flags and a sign over the podium reads, "Occupy Till I Come Home."
Funeral of W. F. Jacob
The interior of the First Baptist Church of Los Angeles from the balcony during a funeral service for W. F. Jacobs, who died September 11, 1901.
What Makes a Leader a Leader?
Students will read about the qualities of being a leader and answer case study problems by using the Leadership Course by Empowering Technologies on their handheld.
Students will read about two tropical ecosystems: the rain forest and the coral reef. The text, written by Mrs. Portera and created with Palm eBook Studio, will be read on Palm Reader. The students will complete a study guide as part of their reading experience. Students will create a Sketchy or PiCoMap as directed. Finally, students will take a test with the use of Quizzler.
Experimenting with Pressure and Volume
Students will study the relationship between temperature and pressure using a paper-pencil laboratory activity and a laboratory activity involving Vernier software.
Comparison of Multicultural Literature
Students will read three different versions of "Twas the Night Before Christmas" and complete a comparison activity. Students will then write and illustrate their own modern version of the poem.
Students on steps of the Fulkerson's house in Claremont, California
A group of students wearing hats and ties pose for a photograph on the front steps of the Fulkerson's house in Claremont. Back row, from left to right: Silsby Spalding, Theo Cadwalader, Morris Cadwalader. Front row unidentified. [Silsby Spalding went on to become the first mayor of Beverly Hills.]
Funeral of W. F. Jacobs
The interior of the First Baptist Church of Los Angeles during a funeral service for W. F. Jacobs, who died September 11, 1901.