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Entrepreneurship Skills
ENTREP SKILLS
CLASS CODE: B 283 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: BUSINESS & COMMUNICATION
DEPARTMENT: BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: This course offers an introductory level overview of the major elements of entrepreneurship and small business management. This course is especially good for students who plan to launch a business while going to school or plan to have their own business in the future.
DESCRIPTION: An overview of the basic skills of entrepreneurship.
TOPICS: Entrepreneural Opportunities, New Venture Business Plan, Small Business Marketing, Managing Small Business Operations
OBJECTIVES: 1. To acquaint the student with the personality traits and practices characteristic of entrepreneurs. Evaluate personal attributes and skills associated with entrepreneurs.

2. To provide information used in the establishment and operation of a new business idea, franchise, family-owned business, or the process to select an existing business.

3. Develop analytical skills in the application of information, principles and practices to small business situations.

4. To increase communication skills useful in the business environment.

5. Learn idea generation, the basic element of a business plan, and potential sources for funding a new venture.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001