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Banks, Cynthia Instructor



courses taught

  • BADM 1260 - First-Year Global Experience
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2020
    In today's world of increased mobility, globally aware students have more choices for employment upon graduation and are immediately ready to contribute in global environments. They are aware of global issues and cultural differences, and their global mindset allows them to recognize good ideas from whenever they might come and new market/product opportunities wherever they might exist. This course is the first step toward the development of a global mindset. It provides a meaningful global experience to first-year business students through an in-depth perspective of a specific country or region outside the United States and a short academic trip to the region.
  • ESBM 3700 - Entrepreneurial Environments
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Introduces entrepreneurship. Addresses opportunity recognition, target markets, industry analysis, business model identification, sources of funding, managing rapid growth and writing feasibility studies. Examines alternative forms of entrepreneurship such as franchising, corporate entrepreneurship, family business and social entrepreneurship.
  • MBAX 6101 - Entrepreneurship
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Fall 2020
    Examines the environments of entrepreneurial firms from start-up to development of ventures; allows students to assess their fit with entrepreneurial firms. A key element is learning the process of determining the difference between ideas and commercializable opportunities through feasibility analysis and plans.

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