BUAD 7004 - Small Business Planning & Mgmt, 4 Credits

Prerequisite(s): MKTG 2073 with D or better or BUAD 3153 with D or better or TMGT 7153 with D or better

Level: Upper

This course offers the student a step-by-step approach to starting and managing a small business. The course covers the fundamental principles of marketing, law, management, and office administration as applied to beginning a new venture. Each student 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.