The birth and infancy of entrepreneurship was turned into a specific area of academic
study and empirical research quite early. The field greatly evolved, and at the same
time, a constant urge to deal with real problems existed, from firm creation to
industrial growth, including firm strategy and economic policy.
Economic, sociological, and managerial academics began to devise a detailed and
interpretative framework for the study of entrepreneurship.
There have also been significant changes to existing veterinary business models, with a
marked decrease in the number of small private, independent practices and a drive toward
partnerships, groups and large corporate structures with shared resources and strengthened
buying powers. As a result of the latter, new management career opportunities have opened
up within the corporate sector for appropriately trained and entrepreneurially motivated
veterinarians to run individual clinics or sites as semi-independent business units. ...
One of my friends from Taiwan is studying in an MBA program right now, so he can return to work in his father's company. This student wants to attend school now so that he can develop the entrepreneurial skills which will help him grow his father's business.
Readings in Business Administration (3-4 semester credits)
Students pursue detailed readings in the theories, principles and practices of business and economic
development. Individualized reading projects might include studies in banking and finance, business
management, entrepreneurial studies, business communications, business ethics, human resource management,
logistics and materials management.