All students at the College – business and non-business majors alike – are eligible to participate in the Entrepreneurship minor program.
The coursework required for the Entrepreneurship minor starts with core business topics – including accounting, finance and marketing principles – and leads to a focus on the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and small business. Electives enable students to pursue specific interests and include the opportunity for real world experience via an internship with a small business.
Gain the In-Demand Skills to Succeed as an Entrepreneur
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, family-owned businesses account for 90 percent of all businesses in the United States.
The liberal arts foundation of a Stonehill education assists in building the characteristics and skills commonly associated with successful entrepreneurs:
- Confidence in taking risks
- Independent thinking
- The ability to communicate and inspire
Beyond the technical knowledge important to the chances for long-term success, the program emphasizes important soft skills to insure success including team building, communications (both with customers and partners) and problem solving.