BUAD 4004 - Ess of Entrepr & Sm Bus Mgmt, 4 Credits
This course offers the student a step-by-step approach to starting a business. The course covers the fundamental principles of marketing, law, management, and office administration as applied to beginning a new venture. The class will be divided into teams that will prepare a comprehensive individualized business plan to include a market profile, site analysis, competitive analysis, financials, goals and objectives, pricing and marketing strategies, and executive summary. A major focus of this course is to explore each step necessary in structuring and launching a new venture, and discussing ways of recruiting the necessary resources to accomplish this venture.