SRJC Course Outlines

6/30/2022 9:48:10 PMADLTED 751 Course Outline as of Fall 2022

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ADLTED 751Title:  STARTING SMALL BUSINESS  
Full Title:  How to Start a Small Business
Last Reviewed:2/7/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum0Lecture Scheduled012 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum0Lab Scheduled2.006 min.Lab Scheduled24.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total24.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 24.00 

Title 5 Category:  Non-Credit
Grading:  Non-Credit Course
Repeatability:  27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions
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Catalog Description:
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In this first course in a 3-course series, students will build knowledge and skills, and learn the requirements to start a small business. Students will analyze the requirements for success in business, assess risks and rewards, examine legal considerations, and ascertain the best use of professional assistance.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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In this first course in a 3-course series, students will build knowledge and skills, and learn the requirements to start a small business. Students will analyze the requirements for success in business, assess risks and rewards, examine legal considerations, and ascertain the best use of professional assistance.
(Non-Credit Course)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Describe the characteristics of a successful small business, including best practices for operations and procedures.
2. Identify legal requirements for starting a new business.
 

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In order to achieve these learning outcomes, during the course the students will:
1. Explain and evaluate a business idea
2. Develop a business concept
3. Recognize potential business opportunities
4. List the legal requirements for a new business
5. Identify the components of a successful small business

Topics and Scope
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I. Preparing for Success
    A. Personal traits of successful business owners
    B. Risks and rewards of business ownership
    C. Personal and business goals
    D. Keys to business success
    E. Stress management
II. Researching Business Ideas
    A. Origin of business ideas
    B. Manufacturing, service, and retail businesses
    C. Evaluating a business idea
    D. Finding a business niche
    E. Establishing a target audience
III. Business Planning
    A. The importance of planning
    B. Performing a feasibility study
    C. Contingency planning
    D. Overview of the business plan
    E. Legal requirements for starting a business

Assignments:
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Group exercises, handouts, presentations, and projects covering the following:
1. Business skills identification
2. Establishing personal and business goals
3. Time management exercise
4. Choosing a business
5. Risks and rewards
6. Customer profile
7. Business goals and objectives
8. Mission statement
9. Business description
10. Contingency planning
11. Business ownership activity
12. Business fees, permits, and taxes

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
0 - 0%
None
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
65 - 100%
Group exercises, handouts, presentations, and projects
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 - 35%
Attendance and Participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor and department prepared materials

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