Fall 2011 Week 1 Lecture 1 Women and Minorities

Fall 2011 Week 1 Lecture 1 Women and Minorities - 1 Women...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–5. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 1 Women and Minority Entrepreneurship ---EEE 3033--- August, 2011 Elizabeth M Payne, J.D. Department of Entrepreneurship Spears School of Business Oklahoma State University ht p:/ www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wgmNtcRmu8 Entrepreneurship What is it? A Revolution A Real Dynamic A Philosophy of Life -Dr. Michael Morris Entrepreneurship Why do you care? 10% of Americans are actively engaged in starting a business or are the owner/manager of a business that is less than three years old. Small Business represents 99.7% of all employers 2 Why Study Women and Minorities? Minorities currently represent approximately 28 percent of the U.S. population and own 15 percent of all U.S. businesses. Though the ownership figures may seem low at first glance, they represent significant progress Why Study Women and Minorities? Between 1982 and 1997, the number of minority- owned firms increased at a rate of 8.5 percent per year - three times that of U.S. business overall, according to the Census Bureau. Why Study Women and Minorities? Revenues from minority-owned firms increased at an annual rate of 10 percent per year . 3 Who is teaching this section? Elizabeth Payne JD 5 years litigation 10 years OPUBCO Start up Advanced Financial Solutions sold for $150 Million Bus Dev for $5B Public Company and $25M Private Company Started GenXY Cafe Women and Minority Entrepreneurship What should you expect? Course Overview The status of minority and womens entrepreneurship Societal conditions that support or block minority or women entrepreneurs Challenges to their entrepreneurial success Entrepreneurial strategies used Unique opportunities and resources, including the need for specialized communities, funding, government policies and regulations Empowerment through entrepreneurship Women and Minority Entrepreneurship What should you expect? Course Objectives Define minority entrepreneurship and womens entrepreneurship; Explain the philosophical and theoretical bases of both minority and womens entrepreneurship; Understand the legal, historical social, and political factors that help explain both; Begin to identify and unpack the roles of sexism, racism, xenophobia, and poverty in both minority and womens entrepreneurship; 4 Women and Minority Entrepreneurship What should you expect? Course Objectives Use this understanding to begin to form insights and strategies for how the number of successful ventures launched by women and minorities can be increased Identify ways in which public policies can be modified to support women and minority entrepreneurship....
View Full Document

Page1 / 9

Fall 2011 Week 1 Lecture 1 Women and Minorities - 1 Women...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 5. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online