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Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship

The BS in Entrepreneurship program will hone and develop you to have an entrepreneurial mindset and competencies. You will learn this first hand by designing, launching, and operating your own start-up ventures. Learning enhancements are offered to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed in the field of entrepreneurship.

Why take up Entrepreneurship at MC?

  • Features an integrated entrepreneurial learning process that combines social responsibility, innovation, and critical thinking
  • Applies MC’s core values of truth, justice, peace, and integrity of creation in all aspects of the learning journey
  • Offers Specialized Program Tracks in partnership with prestigious academic organizations and industry experts: Culinary Arts, Fashion Technology, and Product Design and Development
  • Provides meaningful learning experience through Business Centers and Venture Incubation Laboratories that exposes students to hands-on business operations to hone their skills in management, operations, and product marketing

What Will I Study?

Career-relevant topics to be covered in your 4-year stay in the program include:

This course introduces the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, principles, theories, models and its role in economic development. The final output is an entrepreneurship self-assessment
The course which runs in two series that provides the entrepreneurial, mindset, values, knowledge and tools in identifying business opportunities, challenges, risks/threats and gender awareness as part of the students’ enterprise planning. The course is an application of various creative design and innovation thinking models, tools and techniques in a series of opportunity and ideation processes, research, exploration, prototyping and goal setting. Specifically, this course in an integrative cycle, serves as the venue from which the models and prototypes of their business projects/plans turns into concrete start-up ventures. Students present their product pitch and exhibit their prototype for critiquing and evaluation. These shall be subjected to further testing, refinement or change through the integration of subsequent higher courses in its development ladder of outcomes toward its launching and full operation. The course is differentiated depending on the nature of ventures of students.
This course provides a working knowledge of the various elements of marketing in general and marketing models and trends for start-ups, in particular. It discusses the basics of marketing management including consumer behavior and marketing research as well as the social and ethical concerns related to start-up ventures. The course develops the student’s ability to synthesize these elements into their own marketing plan and strategies for the venture start-ups.
This course covers basic finance principles such as: money; credit; financial statement; cash management; forecasting; and financial wellness needed for startup ventures. Students will also learn financial planning, sourcing, acquisition of startup funds and practical application for its efficient utilization and management.
This course introduces the various elements and relevant concepts of input-throughput-output process and quality systems of the Production and Operations Management. The course highlights the development of differentiated decision strategies and practical application of systems of own venture startup operations.
The course prepares the students to firm up their venture start up, business or project into a thorough business plan that tackles its essential elements based on the industry standards, venture requirements and overall sustainability. The final output is the business plan for defense and venture pitching.
This course, consisting of two phases is taken in two succeeding terms. This is the practical operation of the student business plans. The students learn business through the actual setting of a micro-business that is fully and duly registered with the proper government agencies before the soft launching of their ventures. Students are given sales quota or performance impact as goals to meet in their business operation

Aspiring young women entrepreneurs and leaders may choose any of the 3 specialized program with a 15-unit electives in each track in: Culinary Arts, Fashion Technology, and Product Design and Development.

Students firm up their strong entrepreneurial competencies, business leadership, management and lifelong skills to become successful in their chosen career or industry path in a holistic and sustainable approach through: a) partnerships with notable and highly respected institutions and the best practitioners and Philippine experts in the field and industry (e.g. Center for Culinary Arts, (CCA), Manila; Fashion Institute of the Philippines, FIP; CITEM, DTI, Philippines; Meycauyan Jewellery Industry Association, PCCI; GEW-YES International, Enactus, British Council-Social Active Citizens;; b) the foremost actual operations of their own business venture ; c) support facilities like the Business Centers , Creative Laboratories and Shops (Café Entrep, IRC, Pop Up Shops and the upcoming Entrep Shoppe for 2017-2018 open for all the 3 program tracks to commercially test and sell their final products); d) international exposure programs, short study trips, events organizations, and institutional research and experts engagements (UNESCO EE Net, Bangkok; Bangkok University, Thailand; Woodbury University, LA, USA) ; and other e) relevant supplemental local and global experiential activities and practice (e.g. Catholic University of Korea; ADB/YSDA/YELL; UNCTADD/TISS/Ashoka) to obtain a global business/venture perspective that is highly competitive, fast and efficient, in a cultural, technology, youth and/or poverty market-driven or in disruptive environments, among others.

All program tracks are expected to define and operate their ventures with: a) viable business model; b) commerce and trade value; c) adherence to industry standards; d) acceptability and relevance; d) impact to society and sustainability.

The program aims to develop the technical and scientific knowledge in culinary as applied in various areas of specialization in the food business set-ups. The highlight of the program is the actual operations of Café Entrep,. This is a business center cum culinary laboratory that is managed and operated by students as they learn the rudiments of restaurant and café operations. This also serves a venue where they develop their own food product prototypes for commerce.
Fashion Technology program track focuses on the development of the student’s knowledge, the necessary creative and business operations skills in the fast changing and highly competitive fashion industry. Aspiring young women entrepreneurs in the field create their own merchandise line for trade/trunk or buyers fair with prospects to scale up venture operations with The Creative Design Laboratory is shared by both the FT and PDD tracks for product prototyping and commercial testing.
The Product Design and Development track develops the students’ creativity, artistic inclinations, and knowledge and design skills with an entrepreneurial perspective. It correlates product innovation with design, arts, technology, and environment to attend to the rapid changes in these areas. The students are expected to produce and manufacture their final product with the intention and prospect the local or international market.
  • Total Program Units: 182 units
    General Education: 91
    Major Courses: 91

  • Standard Completion Time: 4 years

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CHED Center for Excellence

The Department of Entrepreneurship is designated as a Center for Excellence by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). More Information >

Accreditation

This program has Level III accreditation from the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges, and Universities (PAASCU). More Information >

Meet the Faculty

 

Partners
  • UNESCO Entrepreneurship Education Network (EE NET)
  • Center for Culinary Arts, Manila
  • Fashion Institute of the Philippines
  • American Hospitality Academy
  • Bangkok University School of Entrepreneurship Management
  • Woodbury University, Los Angeles, USA
  • ZIP Travel
  • ENACTUS International Philippines
  • Global Entrepreneurship Week-YES International, Philippines
Affiliations
  • Small Enterprises Research and Development Foundation
  • University of the Philippines Institute for Small Scale Industries
  • British Council – Active Citizen Program
  • Meycauyan Jewellery Industry Association of the Philippines (MJIA)
  • Enderun Extension Programs
  • Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions/Manila Fame/DTI
  • ADB/YSDA/YELL Program
  • UNCTADD/TISS/Ashoka Social Enterprise Program
  • Negosyong Pinoy (South Venture) Financing Corporation/Lend A Hand Foundation, the Netherlands
  • Spark, Amsterdam, Netherlands |Myanmar Region/ Spark Ignite: Rebuilding A State Begins With Schools
  • Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Inc. (PCCI)
  • EazyShop
  • Entrepreneurship Educators Association of the Philippines

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