Aspire to achieve

I am a...

    • https://www.effatuniversity.edu.sa/English/Academics/Undergraduate/Pages/Default.aspx, Undergraduatehttps://www.effatuniversity.edu.sa/Arabic/Academics/Undergraduate/Pages/notdefault.aspx, البكالوريوس
      Undergraduate
    • https://www.effatuniversity.edu.sa/English/Academics/Graduate/Pages/Default.aspx, Graduatehttps://www.effatuniversity.edu.sa/Arabic/Academics/Graduate/Pages/notdefault.aspx, الدراسات العليا
      Graduate
Entrepreneurship
Key Fact
  • Program name
    Entrepreneurship
  • Program code
    ENT
  • Chair of the Department
    Dr. Yosra Hamas
  • Program length
    4 years
  • Credit hours
    129

 About the Program

In a constantly changing world, it’s entrepreneurs who rise to the challenge of leading businesses.
Our Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Entrepreneurship will equip you with the entrepreneurial skills and knowledge to lead businesses of all sizes in any sector. The ENTP Program will teach you to organize and manage domestic, regional and global companies, but focuses on doing business here in the Middle East, particularly Saudi Arabia.

Vision

The ENTP Department aims to be recognized, nationally and internationally, as the reference in building and nurturing an innovative entrepreneurial mindset that will inspire its graduates to be the leaders of the future economical and societal changes in the Kingdom.

Mission

The Entrepreneurship Department aims to provide world-class education through an integrated and contemporary curriculum, delivered by highly qualified and passionate faculty who will prepare graduates to effectively contribute to the Kingdom's economic prosperity through a global, innovative and entrepreneurial mindset.

Goals

  1. Position and market the ENTP program as a national and international reference in Entrepreneurship education.
  2. Encourage a positive work environment that promotes integrity and team spirit through effective and inspiring leadership.
  3. To enhance the department’s quality measures to maintain the national accreditation and gain the international accreditation.
  4. Sustain excellence in all academic activities of the department through the introduction of innovative approaches.
  5. Attract and retain high quality students to the Entrepreneurship program.
  6. Continue to provide innovative learning resources and promote their effective use among faculty and students in support of teaching, learning, and research activities.
  7. Optimize the use of the teaching and research facilities provided by the college to increase collaborative and entrepreneurial initiatives.
  8. Further develop the department of Entrepreneurship’s financial situation to ensure growth and sustainability
  9. Hire, retain and support high profile faculty and staff to effectively manage and lead the department.
  10. Further, support quality research and scholarly activities in the department through an effective allocation and management of the available resources.
  11. Further, enhance the collaboration activities of the department with the academic and non-academic partners as well as the alumni and other stakeholders in the general community.

 Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge​

    • ​Develop a strong foundation in the liberal arts to prepare for a future career.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of a wide range of models and approaches to the starting and running of a business.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the functional areas of business enterprise.
    • Demonstrate knowledge and skills relating to the collection of information pertaining to entrepreneurship and related fields.

    Cognitive Skills

    • ​Demonstrate innovative skills through the creation of new ideas and strategies.
    • Critically analyze business problems, devise solutions and recognize business opportunities.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of how to analyze the domestic and global business environments.
    • Demonstrate the capability to launch new ventures, either as a start-up businesses or within existing corporate structures.

    Interpersonal Skills and Responsibility

    • ​Work effectively in diverse teams to demonstrate an understanding of group dynamics in organizations.
    • Demonstrate ethical behavior, with an appreciation for the social and legal responsibilities of business.
    • Demonstrate responsible leadership by being a role model and a motivated team player.

    Communication, IT and Numeracy Skills

    • ​Effectively utilize information systems and technologies in communicating business ideas.
    • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills in pursuing business transactions.
    • Demonstrate statistical and analytical skills that enable stakeholders to make sense of quantitative information being used in the decision-making process.
    • Apply numeracy skills in the analysis and interpretation of financial statements and reports.

    Psychomotor Skills

    • Demonstrate the enhancement of creativity, as well as the acquisition of knowledge and skills to develop a product or service.​

 Career Opportunities


    • Entrepreneur – start your own business or be self-employed.
    • Corporate entrepreneur or intrapreneur – start working in an existing entrepreneurial enterprise or join the corporate world.
    • Business consultant – serve as a business consultant in any industry.
    • Sales – represent a company, manage accounts, and follow up on leads, or run the sales and marketing department.
    • Research and Development (R&D) – expand core business concepts, procedures, practices, and training and education.
    • Entrepreneurship coach  – train people from the community or corporate world on how to become self-employed or sustainable.
    • Small/Medium-sized business manager.
    • Manager of change and development.
    • Business awareness training center owner.
    • Enterprise team leader.​

 Graduation Requirements

General Education Requirements: 42
Core Requirements: 51
Technical Requirements: 12
Technical Elective Requirements: 6
Business Elective Requirements: 9
Free Elective Requirements: 6
Supervised Internships: 3
Total: 129​

 Program Plan

Course Title LEC LAB CR Course Title LEC LAB CR
Freshman Year
Semester 1 Semester 2
GCS 150 Digital Skills: Information and Computer Literacy 2 2 3 ACCT 140 Financial Accounting 2 2 3
GMAT 141 B Pre-Calculus 3 0 3 MATH 160 Mathematics for Management – Applied Calculus (GMAT 142) 2 2 3
  Scientific Literacy Requirement  - - 3 GSTA 140 Elementary Statistics 2 2 3
GENG 161 Project Based Language Learning & Critical Thinking 2 1 2 GENG xxx English Language  2 1 2
GISL 171 Social and Moral Values in Islam 2 0 2 GISL xxx Islamic Thought and Ethics Requirement II 2 0 2
GARB xxx Arabic Language 3 0 3 GHE xxx Physical and Environmental Wellbeing  2 0 2
   

16         15
Sophomore Year
Semester 3 Semester 4
ACCT 240 Managerial Accounting (ACCT 140) 3 0 3 MKT 210 Principles of Marketing 3 0 3
ECON 270 Microeconomics 3 0 3 ECON 271 Macroeconomics  (ECON270) 3 0 3
OPIM 230 Decision Sciences (GMAT 142, GSTA 140) 2 2 3 GISL xxx Islamic Thought and Ethics Requirement III 2 0 2
MGT 220 Principles of Management 3 0 3 MGT 223 Business Communication (GENG 161) 3 0 3
  Cultural Literacy Requirement 3 0 3 FIN 240 Finance (ACCT 140) 3 0 3
   


  Foreign Languages I 2 0 2
   

15         16
Junior Year
Semester 5 Semester 6
MGT 325 Business Legal Environment 3 0 3 MGT 326 Organizational Behavior (MGT 220) 3 0 3
OPIM 330 Operations Management (Junior) 3 0 3 ENTP 253 Creativity and Innovation (MGT 220) 3 0 3
OPIM 338 Enterprise IT Systems (Junior) 3 0 3 ENTP 350 Entrepreneurship (MGT 220) 3 0 3
ENTP 252 Entrepreneurship and Entreprise (MGT 220) 3 0 3 GSEM 200 Interdisciplinary Seminar and Research 2 2 3
  Business Elective I 3 0 3   Business Elective  II 3 0 3
  Foreign Languages II 2 0 2   Civic Engagement 2 0 2
   

17         17
Summer Session
ENTP 480 Supervised Internship in ENTP 0 0 3          
Senior Year
Semester 7 Semester 8
MGT 427 Strategic Management (Senior) 3 0 3 MGT 428 Business Social Responsibility (Senior) 3 0 3
ENTP 353 Launching Entrepreneurial Ventures (ENTP 252) 3 0 3 ENTP xxx ENTP Elective II 3 0 3
ENTP xxx ENTP  Elective  I 3 0 3   Business Elective III 3 0 3
  Global Awarness Requirement 3 0 3 MGT490 Research Project 0 0 3
  Free Elective I 3 0 3   Free Elective II 3 0 3
   

15         15
Total credit hours required for ENTP Program
129          
Admissions
Hi-School Percentage
Science Section
80%
Art Section
80%
Qudurat *(SAT)
65%
Math Level *DTMS
Part
1, 2
Cut-Score
512, 612
Effat Placement Tests
*TOEFL+ *TWE
TOEFL (525) - TWE (5)
**IELTS
5.5
Additional Department Requirement
Interview
Required
Recommendation
Letter
3
Personal Statement
Required
Contact Information
Dept. Chair
Tel.+966 122137842
Assistants
Tel.+966 122137834 

Effat faculty

Effat Alumnae