There are no prerequisites for this course.
There are no corequisites for this course.
This course prepares students to start their own business and is
designed to assist entrepreneurs to strengthen and manage their
business skills. Fundamentals of starting and operating a business,
developing a business plan, obtaining financing, marketing a product
or service, developing an effective accounting system will be
- Katz and Green. Entrepreneurial Small Business, 4 ed., McGraw-HIll, 2013. ISBN: 9780078029424
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|Program Learning Outcomes:
1. Identifying the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs.
2. Comparing the rewards of entrepreneurship with its potential
3. Analyzing the personal needs, skills, and degree of commitment
necessary to launch a new enterprise.
4. Indicating personal considerations to take into account before
initiating a small business operation.
5. Contrasting the skills necessary for successful entrepreneurship
with the skills necessary for successful small business management.
|Course Learning Outcomes:
1. Understand the role of the manager and the entrepreneur.
2. Develop a business plan.
3. Plan a marketing strategy.
4. Plan sales promotion techniques and procedures to market goods
5. Finance and business.
6. Deal with legal issues.
7. Manage the business.
8. Keep business records.
9. Manage finances.
|Methods of Evaluation:
Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning
outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the
instructor, within the policies of the college and the department.
Detailed explanations are included in the expanded Syllabus
developed by the instructor for each section being taught.
It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.
|Student Email Accounts
||Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.
For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.