Destination 4: Business Model

  • Opportunity Quest - The UVU Opportunity Quest gives students a chance to create, develop, and then present their business concepts to a panel of judges experienced in entrepreneurship. The UVU Entrepreneurship Institute helps prepare teams for the competition through a series of workshops
  • Business Model Canvas - The Business Model Canvas is a strategic management and lean startup template for developing new or documenting existing business models. It is a visual chart with elements describing a firm's or product's value proposition, infrastructure, customers, and finances. It assists firms in aligning their activities by illustrating potential trade-offs
  • ENTR 3180: Small Business Development - Provides a practical and theoretical foundation for managing small and medium sized enterprises with an emphasis on identifying, evaluating and developing opportunities for growth. Covers the basic elements of the business focusing on best practices in the technical, market, financial, and human resource aspects of existing small business as well as the interaction between these elements. Covers legal aspects of operating a business.

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Destination 5: Legal

  • ENTR 3220 Entrepreneurship Law - For entrepreneurship students and others desiring a to start a business. Presents current U.S. legal framework as they concern start-ups and new businesses. Topics include the American legal system, constitutional law, statutory law, common law, and administrative law and alternatives to courts. Discusses crimes, torts, negligence, contracts, negotiable instruments, and contractual relationships.
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  • Business Resource Center - The BRC has several resources to help community members start their businesses
  • BYU Law Clinic - Set up an appointment with the BYU Law clinic to ask specific legal questions you may have


On to Step 4 - Nail the Business Model