This course surveys the business environment, establishing a firm, decision-making processes, marketing assessments, financing, operations considerations, and government regulations. It also covers development of a business plan. It is designed for those who wish to start or are currently operating their own business.
This course covers key concepts and issues underlying the modern practice of marketing for the small business. The course provides a clear understanding of marketing's role in the management of a small business including marketing terminology, consumer-oriented approach to marketing, channels of distribution, marketing research, concepts and practices of retailing, wholesaling, physical distribution, marketing communication, personal selling, and marketing organization.
Class Hours3 lecture
This course introduces accounting concepts and principles, procedures, and systems for the entrepreneur. Application skills include recording, summarizing, reporting, analyzing, and using accounting information for the small business. The development of a financial plan for a small business will incorporate the basic concepts pertaining to financial statements and financial planning.