MGT 315 Entrepreneurship / The Netherlands


Wednesdays at 3:30-6:15pm

This multidisciplinary course helps students learn the basic business, strategy, and leadership skills needed to launch and manage new ventures. Topics include learning how to assess the feasibility of a new venture, as well as how to apply best practices for planning, launching, and managing new companies. Students discuss a wide range of issues of importance and concern to entrepreneurs and learn models and “rules of thumb” that help them navigate uncertainty. The opportunities and challenges of entrepreneurship are explored, as is the ability to use entrepreneurial skill sets in corporate environments.

Prerequisite: EN 102

Location: Groningen, The Netherlands / Hanze University

Faculty: Dr. Behnaz Quigley

With expertise in financial accounting, managerial accounting, and entrepreneurship, Dr. Quigley has been a member of Marymount’s faculty since 2002. Dr. Quigley’s work has been published in journals like Accounting Horizons, Journal of Business and Behavioral Science, and Journal of Direct Marketing. She has served as the faculty advisor of Marymount’s SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) team since she started the organization in 2002. Under her leadership, the SIFE team has won in various regional competitions and has brought home several trophies.  She has been Sam Walton Fellow since 1991. Dr. Quigley serves on the editorial boards of several refereed journals including SAM, Advanced Management Journal, and Washington Business Journal. She also serves on several advisory boards and currently chairs the Business and Industry Relations National Committee of Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). She has served for several years on the CLEP Principles of Accounting Committee of the Educational Testing Service and is an active member of several professional organizations, including the American Accounting Association.

Program Fee: $1,100

Program Fee Includes:

  • round-trip international airfare
  • ground transportation
  • double occupancy accommodations
  • entrance fees to all required site visits and cultural activities
  • daily continental breakfast
  • international health insurance coverage

The Center for Global Education will register students for this course after the student has successfully submitted the online study abroad application. Full-time students do not need to pay additional tuition for this course provided they are registered for no more than 18 credits during the spring semester, including this course. Full-time students enrolled for more than 18 credits are subject to over-enrollment fees. MU reserves the right to make any necessary changes including adjustments in cost in the event that unforeseen circumstances arise. Financial aid may apply. For more information, please contact the Financial Aid Office. You will be responsible for making all timely payments to Marymount University.

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