SRJC Course Outlines

1/25/2022 6:49:40 AMBMG 85.5 Course Outline as of Fall 1997

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BMG 85.5Title:  SMALL BUS PLAN  
Full Title:  The Business Plan
Last Reviewed:4/4/2011

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled3.006 max.Lecture Scheduled18.00
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled01 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total18.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  36.00Total Student Learning Hours: 54.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  BMG 85E

Catalog Description:
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This course covers the development of a business plan and explains why a well-developed business plan is very important to the success of a new small business venture.  The plan can be an invaluable managment tool and is crucial when looking for financial aid.  The plan must cover all areas of the business.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Business plan or portfolio development. The plan as a management tool & aid to financial search.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1983Inactive:Spring 2017
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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The students will understand the importance of having a complete business
plan.
The students will develop an understanding of the procedures for writing
a business plan.
The students will know what to include in a business plan.

Topics and Scope
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Plan development including:
1.  the people involved--qualifications and experience;
2.  business strengths and weaknesses--image;
3.  location--present and future;
4.  market analysis--present market and projections;
5.  cost estimates--opening costs--first year projections;
6.  suppliers and competitors--who are they and where are they;
7.  financial considerations--sales estimates and projections for 6
   month; 1 year; 5 years;
The financial search - sources of financial assistance.
Expectations of the financiers.

Assignments:
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Develop your initial plan.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 70%
Written homework, Lab reports, Essay exams, Term papers, DEVELOPING A PLAN
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 40%
Homework problems, Lab reports, DEVELOPING A PLAN
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
ATTENDANCE


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, Nicholas C. Siropolos, Houghton/Mifflin,
5th Edition, 1994.

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