SRJC Course Outlines

4/22/2021 4:55:34 PMADLTED 752 Course Outline as of Fall 2017

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ADLTED 752Title:  SMALL BUS FINANCE  
Full Title:  Small Business Financing
Last Reviewed:2/27/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum0Lecture Scheduled06 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum0Lab Scheduled3.006 min.Lab Scheduled18.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total18.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 18.00 

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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Overview of the financial aspects of operating a small business. Topics include: credit and personal budgeting; financial record-keeping; managing cash flow; banking; choosing an adequate record-keeping system; and financing a small business.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Overview of the financial aspects of operating a small business. Topics include: credit and personal budgeting; financial record-keeping; managing cash flow; banking; choosing an adequate record-keeping system; and financing a small business.
(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 best practices in financial management for small businesses.
2.  Evaluate sources for capital financing.
 

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Describe financial considerations for starting a small business
2. Project income and expense for forecasting purposes in a small business
3. Evaluate various business record-keeping systems
4. Identify financial documents to make business decisions
5. Identify cash flow mechanisms
6. List sources for start-up capital

Topics and Scope
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I. Personal Budgeting and Credit
    A. Personal spending plan/budget that estimates income and expenses
    B. Ways to increase income and decrease expenses
    C. Financial goals
    D. Credit and why it is important
    E. Credit report and credit scoring
    F. Good vs. bad credit
    G. Ways to build and repair credit history
II. Cash Flow Management
    A. The cash flow cycle
    B. Cash flow projections
    C. Using cash flow as a management tool
    D. Financial statements
III. Keeping Books and Records
    A. Developing a professional mindset
    B. Accounting basics
    C. Business ownership and tax forms
    D. Getting professional help
IV. Introduction to Software for Record-keeping
    A. Microsoft Excel
    B. QuickBooks
V. Financing Options
    A. Money sources
    B. Preparing to seek financing
    C. Credit and collections

Assignments:
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Group exercises, handouts, and oral presentations:
 
1. Personal budgeting
2. Credit danger signals
3. Reading a credit report
4. Cash flow projection
5. Record-keeping checklist
6. Business forms
7. Sources and uses of financing
8. Credit and collections

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
60 - 70%
Group exercises and handouts
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
30 - 40%
Attendance and Participation: oral presentations


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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