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2017-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LLS 1341 - Minding your Own Business: the Business of “The Arts” and the Art of Business

Credits: 3 hrs.
Do you someday want to own your own business? Do you have an interest in the Creative Arts or Scientific Arts and want to someday pursue that as a way to earn a living? This seminar will expose you to a variety of scenarios of talented and creative people in business and the entrepreneur in general. Topics may include: being creative is a business, having gifts and talent make you a prime candidate for entrepreneurship, the challenges to having a successful business, the cultural and gender barriers of doing business, the state of Black businesses today, how to mind your own business, the meaning of entrepreneurship, the rules of owning your own business, bad or dangerous habits that can kill your businesses, politics and business, and maintaining the motivation to continue in business when all seems stacked against you. During the seminar you will develop a business proposal and/or plan for a successful business using your talents and/or creativity.