SRJC Course Outlines

11/24/2020 5:03:14 AMBMG 85.12 Course Outline as of Spring 2017

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BMG 85.12Title:  ENTREPRENEURSHIP  
Full Title:  Small Business Entrepreneurship
Last Reviewed:5/2/2011

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum.50Lecture Scheduled.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled8.75
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled02 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total.50 Contact Total8.75
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  17.50Total Student Learning Hours: 26.25 

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 88.8

Catalog Description:
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This course explores the personal and technical skills necessary to become a successful entrepreneur for a home-based business or company.  Learn how to analyze the requirements for success and how to assess risks and rewards.  Examine legal considerations and entrepreneurial resources.  Review action plans for various businesses.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course explores the personal and technical skills necessary to become a successful entrepreneur for a home-based business or company.  Learn how to analyze the requirements for success and how to assess risks and rewards.  Examine legal considerations and entrepreneurial resources.  Review action plans for various businesses.
(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 the course, students will be able to:
1. Determine traits traditionally associated with entrepreneurial success.
2. Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses as they relate to an entrepreneurial venture.
3. Analyze and evaluate potential business opportunities.
4. Examine the legal considerations of new ventures.
5. Select appropriate entrepreneurial resources for a specific enterprise.
6. Prepare a procedural action plan for a specific business.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Traits associated with entrepreneurial success
2.  Starting an independent business
    a.  Advantages
    b.  Disadvantages
3.  Legal considerations of new ventures
4.  Step-by-step business procedures
     a.  Starting
      b.  Operating
      c.  Growing and sustaining
5.  Entrepreneurial resource options
6.  Financial plan
     a.  Development
     b.  Analysis
     c.  Implementation
7.  Case studies of various types of businesses
     a.  Manufacturing
     b.  Retail
     c.  Professional services
     d.  Project management
     e.  Internet-based business

Assignments:
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1. Analyze case studies
2. Participate in experiential exercises
3. Develop a brief action plan for a specific business

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
20 - 30%
Action plan
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 40%
Analyze case studies
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 50%
Experiential exercises
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 and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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