Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Objective

Distinguish between entrepreneurship and small business

Discussion Overview

This discussion forum examines the ways entrepreneurship differs from small business.

Deliverables

Your participation in the discussion forum, including the following:

  • Responses to the initial questions
  • Responses to at least two other students’ posts

Step 1 Post a response to the following on the discussion board.

Post your response to the following on the discussion board. If appropriate, include personal experience in your response. List at least two answers to each of the questions.

  • What are some specific differences between entrepreneurship and small business ownership? What are some similarities?
  • What characteristics increase the likelihood of success for entrepreneurs and small business owners? What are characteristics that decrease the likelihood of success?

Step 2 
Read other students’ posts and respond to at least two other students.

Read other students’ posts and respond to at least two of them. Use your personal experience, if it’s relevant, to support or debate other students’ posts. If differences of opinion occur, debate the issues professionally and provide examples to support opinions.