Nathan and Levi, business students at Grand Canyon University’s Colangelo College of Business, are putting their skills into practice with their electric longboard company, Lectric Longboards. This company puts motors on longboards, making them faster and better for getting around campus.
By Amanda Ronan
Entrepreneurs think big and innovate. They take seedling ideas and grow them into successful businesses. Entrepreneurs are forward-thinkers. They can imagine a world where their product or service is widely-used. Entrepreneurs have vision.
Marketing, accounting, networking and ethical leadership are just a few of the core competencies you will gain as you work to earn your Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurial Studies. With such a broad skillset, you will have many career options available to you. There is no need to rush into a decision. Stay flexible, and let your skillset and passion guide you in finding the right career path for you.
If you would like to bring your business plans to life, then Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurial Studies may be your chance to gain a solid academic foundation to help make your ideas a reality. This degree program, offered by the Colangelo College of Business, will help prepare you for a career in the contemporary business field funding and maintaining your enterprise.
By Judah Esparza
Business Management and Marketing Major, Colangelo College of Business
Grand Canyon University has a wide variety of resources available for both students and the community. Recently, the Colangelo College of Business opened the New Business Development Center (NBDC). The NBDC exists to support local entrepreneurism and job creation within the community in and around GCU.
By Breanna Alverson
Business Administration Major, Colangelo College of Business
As a fourth year student in the Colangelo College of Business, I am about to graduate with a Bachelor of Science and roughly three years of work experience. While I would like to say that I have the practical knowledge to at once be an expert in my field, this would be a gross overestimation. However, I am prepared to start my career using the crucial, fundamental knowledge and theory I have gained in subjects such as management, human resources, accounting, economics, finance, marketing, public relations and the list goes on. Perhaps the most important skill I have learned in my studies is how to manage and effectively use one of man’s most precious resources: time.
“And what do you plan to do with that degree?”
As scary as that question may be, it is an enlightening one, and one that most students will have to answer. Many students have become hesitant to commit to a degree program, in fear of earning a degree that will no longer be relevant or valuable by the time they enter the workforce. If you have never considered GCU’s Colangelo College of Business, it is absolutely worth looking into. In a world of competing industries, here is why there is no better time than now to pursue a business degree:
In today’s competitive job market, it is common to receive rejection letters. After putting large amounts of time and hard work into applying for a position, it can be disappointing to be turned down. However, GCU students recently learned that there is a way to turn rejection into motivation!
By Jessica Meyer
Marketing Major, Colangelo College of Business
Are you unsure about how to make the most of your business degree? Do not worry! There are plenty of strategies to help you, whether you are newly graduated or still a college student. Discover the best tips and tricks for any business student:
Colangelo College of Business faculty member Tim Kelley became an entrepreneur at nine years-old. He has done everything from mowing lawns, to owning a top-ranked real estate business.
Currently, he and his wife oversee multiple businesses involving construction, Spanish immersion preschools and a private equity fund.
Kelley first became involved with Grand Canyon University as an online adjunct in 2009. Since then, he has started Canyon Angels in collaboration with the Colangelo College of Business. This organization strives to be a channel for investors to make successful investments in young entrepreneurs.