This course provides the foundation for small business and an overview of business concepts, including topics such as: theories of entrepreneurship, types and characteristics of entrepreneurship, the business life cycle, entrepreneurial economics, accounting and financial management, legal issues, marketing research and planning, also human resource management, ethics and social responsibility product and service research development and acquisition, and the use of technology. It introduces students to the opportunities and challenges associated with the creation and management of entrepreneurial and small organizations. This course also discusses innovative and contemporary approaches in addressing areas such as: starting, acquiring a business, succeeding in business, and franchising a small business venture, Business plan development, purchasing a business, location analysis and leasing, evaluating a business opportunity, financing a business, marketing, financial management and systems, personnel management, customer relations, leadership, managing conflict and communications. The main emphasis will be on small business management or SME.
- Teacher: nicasio tabor