mgt465 | undergraduate

Small Business And Entrepreneurial Planning

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This course focuses on the development of a strategic business plan applicable for the needs of a small business or entrepreneurial venture. This will include a strategic application of financial planning, capital management, marketing, people management, and leadership. Special emphasis is placed on adapting the business plan to the realistic needs of a small business owner and entrepreneur.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Seizing Business Opportunities

    • Identify opportunities for starting a small business
    • Analyze the competitive advantage(s) of a small business
    • Analyze the Economics of One Unit (EOU) in a small business

    Exploring Marketing & Customer Service

    • Determine the target market and the position of a product or service
    • Evaluate the feasibility of a marketing plan by using break-even analysis
    • Explain how principles of selling apply to a product or service

    Acquiring and Managing Business Finances

    • Calculate the Return on Investment (ROI) for a small business
    • Estimate cash flow for a small business
    • Identify venture financing possibilities for a small business

    Operating a Business

    • Explain the importance of effective leadership and management in small business
    • Determine the appropriate the legal structure for a small business

    Preparing an Effective Business Plan Venture

    • Prepare an effective business plan for a small business
    • Evaluate the benefits of developing a brand
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