Recommendations: Students need to be on track for graduation and have a desire to be in an environment that
encourages teamwork in a project-based real world environment.
Course Description: This course is designed for students who have an interest
in the business innovation and creation field. This career education course will
allow students an opportunity to creatively problem solve for new, existing, and
expanding markets. Students will have the opportunity to learn from
professionals in the field of entrepreneurship, patent development, marketing,
and economic development. This course is not teacher and curriculum driven.
It is a hands-on, project-based exploratory opportunity for students. Students
should be prepared to work with professionals on real-world company based
projects. Student transportation is recommended for off-site experiences and
for students seeking internships second semester.
College Credit: This program is eligible for 1-4 credits of dual credit work through Northwest Missouri State
2nd Year Prerequisite: Students must meet eligibility requirements including 95% attendance at HCC (no
unexcused), cumulative HCC grade of 80% or higher, and positive internship evaluations. Students must also desire
to be out in industry 4 days a week on an internship setting.
What will I explore?
• Entrepreneurship • Market Research • Demographics
• Organization Structure • Business Plan Development • Product Development
• Patent Development • Marketing & Entrepreneurship
• Finance and Crowdfunding • Professionalism Skills
This course is designed for students who have an interest in the business innovation and creation field. This exploratory course will allow students an opportunity to creatively problem solve for new, existing, and expanding markets.
Students have the opportunity to earn college credit by dual enrollment through Northwest Missouri State University. (Tuition cost is determined by the University). Courses that students can enroll in for Business Innovations and Creation include:
- Profession Based Essential (1 credit)
- Profession Based Work Experience (can earn 1-3 credits depending on hours worked)
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