SRJC Course Outlines

11/24/2020 3:33:25 AMBMG 85.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BMG 85.1Title:  PRE-BUS FUNDAMENTAL  
Full Title:  Pre-Business Fundamentals
Last Reviewed:4/2/2012

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

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 85A

Catalog Description:
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This course assists students in making the decision to enter the field of small business.  Covers strategic planning, how to start a small business from conception, buy a franchise or small business, or inherit a business.  Introduction to the need for planning and initial financial considerations.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course assists students in making the decision to enter the field of small business.  Covers strategic planning, how to start a small business from conception, buy a franchise or small business, or inherit a business.  Introduction to the need for planning and initial financial considerations.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
 
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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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1.  Analyze the requirements needed for success in a small business.
2.  Design a strategic plan based on a business type.
3.  Describe the impact of financial considerations in a small business.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Small business types
    a.  From conception (start ups)
    b.  Buying an existing business
    c.  Buying a franchise
    d.  Inheriting a family business
2.  Evaluating financial needs
    a.  Start-up costs
    b.  Break-even analysis
    c.  Profit and loss
3.  Business entities
     a.  To manage risk
    b.  Tax management
4.  Legal entities
    a.  Partnerships
         1)  General
         2)  Limited
    b.  Corporations
         1)  S-Corporation (sub Chapter S of IRS Code)
         2)  C-Corporation (sub Chapter C of IRS Code)
    c.  Limited Liability Companies

Assignments:
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1.  Reading of 5 to 15 pages per week
2.  Weekly financial risk, tax, and legal assessment exercises
3.  Written strategic plan (5-10 pages)
4.  Topical discussions in class
3.  Essay-based final exam

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 - 15%
Strategic plan
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
50 - 60%
Assessment exercises
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
30 - 40%
Final exam of essay questions
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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