Minor Program in Entrepreneurship

The Minor Program in Entrepreneurship is jointly offered by the School of Science, Engineering and the School of Business & Management. This Minor Program is designed mainly for engineering, business and science students, but is also open to all students to apply. Any undergraduate students with an overall CGA of 2.7 or above may enroll in this Minor Program. Students must declare their intention to enroll in the Minor Program no earlier than the first regular term of their second year of study but no later than the last day of the add/drop period in the first regular term of their final year of study. Students who wish to withdraw from the Minor Program should apply before the last day of the add/drop period in the last regular term of their final year of study.


 


Enrollment Requirements
Other Requirements
Enrollment Period
Curriculum Requirements
Application Procedures
Briefing Sessions
ENTR4901-4 enrollment requirements
Enquiry


Enrollment Requirements
 

Mainly for engineering, business and science students, but ALL undergraduate students at HKUST with CGA of 2.7 or above are eligible to apply.


 

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Other Requirements

To graduate with a minor in Entrepreneurship, the students must have enrolled in the Minor Program and completed a minimum total of 18 credits and all of its requirements, as well as all the requirements of their major program of study. For students admitted in 2016-17 or after, they are also required to attain an average grade point of at least 2.5 in courses taken within the Minor Program. For credit transfer, students can transfer a maximum total of 6 credits to the Minor Program.

Out of the total credits required by the minor program, at least 9 credits should be single-counted within the minor and are not used to fulfill any other requirements for graduation except the 120-credit degree requirement.

 

 

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Enrollment Period

Students must declare their intention to enroll in the Minor Program no earlier than the first regular term of their second year of study but no later than the last day of the add/drop period in the first regular term of their final year of study. Students who wish to withdraw from the Minor Program should apply before the last day of the add/drop period in the last regular term of their final year of study.

 

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Curriculum Requirements


Required courses (Any one):



Credit(s)

ENGG1130

The Impact and Value of Technology Innovation

3

ISOM1380

Technology and Innovation: Social and Business Perspectives

3

 

Elective courses:
 




Minimum credit(s)

required

ENTR


Entrepreneurship Electives



 

15





Group A (at least 6 credits)

 
ENTR 2010 Entrepreneurship Seminars and Readings 1
ENTR 3010 Structured Mentoring: Inspiring Leadership 3
ENTR 3020 Identifying Innovation Opportunities 3
ENTR 3100 Industrial Landscape: Understanding the Elements to Start a Business 3
ENTR 4901-4904 Student-led Entrepreneurship Acceleration Project 1-4





Group B (at least 3 credits)
ENTR 3030 Social Innovations and Entrepreneurship 3
COMP 4911 IT Entrepreneurship 3
ELEC 3710 Hi-Tech Entrepreneurship 3
MGMT 4220 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Studies 4
SCIE 4860 Young Entrepreneurial Syndicate in Applied Sciences Project 3





Group C (at least 2 courses. Students opting ISOM 2030 or MECH 2800 could only use either one course, but not both, to count towards the Minor Program)  
IELM 2200 Engineering Management 3
IELM 4170 Product Design and Lifecycle Management 3
MECH 2800 Intellectual Property Law in Engineering 3
FINA 2203# Fundamentals of Business Finance 3
FINA 2303# Financial Management 3
ISOM 2030 Business Protections for Innovations 3
ISOM 4020 Innovation Management and Technology Entrepreneurship 3
MARK 2120 Marketing Management 3
MGMT 3140 Negotiation 4



#FINA2203 and FINA2303 are mutually exclusive.

 

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Application Procedures

Interested students please complete the "Declaration/ Withdrawal of Undergraduate Minor Program" (RR-37) (Can be downloaded at http://arr.ust.hk/reg/forms/r-37.pdf) and follow the procedures specified on the form. Together with the copy of unofficial transcript, please submit the form to the School of Science, the School of Engineering or the School of Business & Management.

 

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Briefing Session


 

In order to provide more details to students, briefing session would be held. The schedule is as below:

 

Date

Time

Venue

7-Sep, 2017 (Thur)

6.30-7.30pm

LT-D

The powerpoint file can be downloaded here.

 


Enquiry

Prof. Robert Ko, Professor of the Division of Life Science, is the current Program Director. For enquiry, please email to sscicourse@ust.hk, sengug@ust.hk, or bmminor@ust.hk


 

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