ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND GIG ECONOMY
Course Description:The Gig Economy and the New Entrepreneurial Imperative EPS7552 1.5 credit elective Named by Forbes.com as one of The 10 Most Innovative Business School Classes in the country, this module introduces students to the entrepreneurial skills to navigate the _gig_ economy of sequential jobs and temporary consulting work-and how to shape a work life where long-term full-time corporate jobs are increasingly obsolete. Students will develop the skills to develop an entrepreneurial career plan, create a personal brand and public identity, market their skills, and create engaged social and professional networks. Students will also evaluate case studies of new business models and successful companies built around a gig workforce, and analyze the competitive, structural and cost implications as well as the broader economic and societal implications.
Course Level:Graduate Elective (Grad)