SRJC Course Outlines

1/26/2023 9:41:15 PMINDE 114 Course Outline as of Fall 2017

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  INDE 114Title:  INDE COMP BUSINESS MGT  
Full Title:  Computerized Business Management for Interior Design
Last Reviewed:5/7/2012

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.006 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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This course covers the business aspects of interior design, ethical practices and working relationships with clients, vendors and staff. Also includes methods of compensation, creating client files of sourcing products, creating proposals, estimating clients' budget, billing and invoicing using the Design Manager Software Program.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of CS 101A OR CS 105A

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course covers the business aspects of interior design, ethical practices and working relationships with clients, vendors and staff. Also includes methods of compensation, creating client files of sourcing products, creating proposals, estimating clients' budget, billing and invoicing using the Design Manager Software Program.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of CS 101A OR CS 105A
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:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1.  Identify the process used to establish credit and/or credit worthiness for a business.
2.  Identify and develop a mission statement for a business by completing a self-evaluation
    and setting goals.
3.  Review various types of business structures, methods of compensation, and contracts.
4.  Record various business transactions related to clients, vendors, shippers, and employees
    using the Design Manager Software Program.
5.  Develop and record sales proposals, sales orders, purchase orders, work orders, invoices
    and consulting hours using the Design Manager Software Program.
6.  Create reports sorted by date, client, vendor, or employee using the Design Manager
     Software Program.
7.  Identify product warranties, vendor liabilities, and mechanics liens using the Design Manager
    Software Program.
8.  Identify methods and practices for post ordering considerations used in the Interior Design industry.
9.  Demonstrate the ability to market services for an interior design business.
10. Compile a terminology list related to the design profession and finances.

Topics and Scope
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I.    Understanding Credit and Establishing Credit Worthiness
         A.  FICO (Fair Isaac Corporation ) scores and importance -  Improve FICO scores, federal and state agency               support phishing, fraud, freezing credit, ID theft
         B.  Personal ID theft
                  1.  Review forms needed for reporting
                  2.  Agencies reporting grading
                  3.  Timelines for filing
                  4.  Consumer costs involved
II.  Developing a Mission Statement
         A.  Importance
         B.  Self evaluation
         C.  Focus areas to develop mission statement
III.  Setting Goals for Business
         A.  Review business structure
                  1.  Sole proprietorship
                  2.  Partnership
                  3.  Corporation
         B.  Methods of compensation
                  1.  Design fees
                  2.  Product pricing
                  3.  Discounting
                  4.  Trade association review
                  5.  Professional Trade Association and value of participation
         C.  Interpersonal communication skills
                  1.  Listening
                  2.  Communicating
                  3.  Professionalism
                  4.  Team building
IV.   Basic Maneuvering in Design Manager Software
         A.  Windows/tabs/fields/defaults
         B.  Company and project data/advanced options for printing and formatting documents
         C.  Databases: clients, vendors, shipping, tax codes
         D.  Input components building items
         E.  Create and manipulate documents (as proposals, purchase orders, status reports, invoices)
         F.  Shippers and vendors
                  1.  Input terms
                  2.  Pricing
                  3.  Payables
                  4.  Contacts
                  5.  Status management
         G.  Purchases and receiving
                  1.  Purchase orders
                  2.  Receiving
                  3.  Packing slips
                  4.  RGA's (Return Goods Authorization)
                  5.  Back orders
         H.  Invoicing client/vendor (receivables)
                  1.  Design Manager Software Program automatically creates invoice from data input
                  2.  Client pays invoice (receivable)
          I.  Payable vendors
                  1.  Design Manager Software Program automatically creates documentation when
                        items are received
                  2.  Design Manager Software Program automatically prints checks
V.    Contracts and Business Form:
         A.  Mastering client budgets
         B.  Transmittal form
         C.  Designer/client contract
         D.  Contract with independent contracts
         E.  Contract with fabrication
         F.  Equipment rental
         G.  Storage contract
         H.  Scope of services schedule
VI.   Vendor Terms and Conditions
          A.  Warranties
          B.  Pricing
          C.  Liabilities
VII.  Mechanics Liens
          A.  Definition
          B.  Importance of filing
          C.  Timeline for filing
          D.  Eligibility for filing
                  1.  Electricians, plumbers, design groups, contractors, roofers, tile setters
                  2.  Heating/air companies, window/door suppliers, sheet rock vendors and installers, etc.
VIII. Post Ordering Considerations -  Follow up calls to clients, vendors
IX.   Marketing Your Services
         A.  Asking for referrals
         B.  Sending notes of appreciation
                  1.  Trade (plumbers, carpenters, etc.)
                  2.  Clients
                  3.  Vendors

Assignments:
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1.  Class worksheets and lab projects using the various screens in Design Manager Software
    Program.  (approximately 20-25)
2.  Lab reports including financial summary reports (approximately 4)
3.  Weekly written and verbal summary reports (6-8) covering business articles, credit and finance
     employee/client relationships, analyzing skills, prospecting, qualifying
4.  Reference notebook including a terminology list related to the interior design profession
    and finance
5.  Quizzes (3-6)
6.  Midterm (1) and final exam
7.  Read approximately 8-15 pages per week from Design Manager Manual and other sources

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 - 20%
Weekly written summary reports, interior design profession and finance terminology list
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 25%
Class worksheets and lab reports
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Lab reports and financial summary reports
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Quizzes, midterm, final exam: short answer, multiple choice, true/false
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 15%
Attendance and Participation, reference notebook


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Design Manager Software and Manual for Windows, Franklin Potter, DM 2011.
Reader for Design Manager Software
Instructor prepared materials

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