Courses

BUS110 - Entrepreneurial Studies I
3 Credits

First of two small business courses designed for those interested in learning how to start and manage a small business. It begins by defining and explaining the nature of small business in today's economy and entrepreneurs in the context of the free enterprise system. The topics include small business opportunities, legal forms of ownership, franchising, starting a new venture, sources of financing, developing marketing strategies and human resource management. Students will also learn the key components of a business plan, review case studies, and undertake a major project. Three class hours.

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Fall Semester 2017
Intersession 2018
Spring Semester 2018
Summer Session 2018

BUS210 - Entrepreneurial Studies II
3 Credits

Second of two courses designed for those interested in learning how to start and manage a small business. It builds on the preceding course concerning the establishment of the small business and deals with management of the on-going venture. This course takes a functional approach to managing the small business through a discussion of more advanced topics including entrepreneurial characteristics, financial planning and control, business operations, risk management, regulations, business valuation and succession issues, and other current topics. Students will develop a business plan. Three class hours. Course offered during the Spring only during the evening.

Prerequisite: BUS 110 with a grade of C or higher, or permission of the instructor.

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Fall Semester 2017
Intersession 2018
Spring Semester 2018
Summer Session 2018