Grading for the Course

Welcome to MGT 6410 – Enterprise Creation. In this course you will create a new venture. This can be a new product, a new service, a new company, a new division of an existing business, or a new nonprofit organization. The important thing is, you are going to learn to solve problems, add value, and make life better for a group of customers.

You will receive a grade in this course based on how you perform in the following areas:

  1. Written Answers: Throughout the course you will provide written answers in every lesson. These answers will form the basis for the business plan you will develop.

  2. Unit Quizzes: At the end of each unit you will take a brief quiz to see how well you understand the material that has been covered.

  3. Final Exam: At the beginning of the course you will take a pre-exam to determine what you already know about entrepreneurship. This exam will not be graded. At the end of the course you will retake this exam and it will be graded.

  4. Business Plan: During the course you will write a business plan for your new venture. Most of the content for this plan can be taken from the written answers you provide in the units. The plan must be 15 to 20 pages in length including cover page, table of contents, and any tables and graphs you provide. Your plan will be due during test week for the semester.

Grades for the course will be given based on the following scale:

  • 94 to 100 Percent = A

  • 90 to 93 Percent = A-

  • 87 to 89 Percent = B+

  • 84 to 86 Percent = B

  • 80 to 83 Percent = B-

  • 77 to 79 Percent = C+

  • 74 to 76 Percent = C

  • 70 to 73 Percent = C-

  • 60 to 69 Percent = D

  • Below 60 Percent = F

Feel free to contact your instructor for this course with any questions or concerns you may have. Good luck learning the skills of entrepreneurship.