Catalog: 2012–2013 Catalog Year
MGT 103: Introduction to Small Business Management
- Name: Introduction to Small Business Management
- Discipline: Management (MGT)
- Units (Credits): 3
- Schedule History: See when this course was offered over the last three years.
- Transfer Information: Courses with numbers 100 to 299: This course is designed to apply toward a WNC degree and/or transfer to other schools within the Nevada System of Higher Education, depending on the degree chosen and other courses completed. It may transfer to colleges and universities outside Nevada. For information about how this course can transfer and apply to your program of study, please contact a counselor.
- Academic Division: Social Science, Education, Humanities, Business & Public Service
- Prerequisites: None
I: Catalog Course Description
Develops an understanding of the small business enterprise with emphasis on how such businesses are started and managed successfully, including planning, finance, marketing, administrative control, and other type of activities.
II: Course Objectives
Upon completion of this course, successful students will be able to:
- Set goals and develop ideas for business opportunities.
- Analyze the market and financial feasibility of business ideas.
- Determine the financial needs and also the sources of funding to start or buy a business.
- Devise practical marketing, promotion, sales ideas, and methods.
- Develop and implement appropriate management and financial controls.
- Prepare a comprehensive business plan to start, purchase, or evaluate a small business.
III: Course Linkage
Linkage of course to educational program mission and at least one educational program outcome.
This class meets a requirement of the following degree programs: AAS-Accounting Emphasis, AAS- Applied Accounting Emphasis, AAS- General Business Emphasis, AAS- Management Emphasis, and AAS- Real Estate Emphasis.
MGT 103 (SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT) addresses the following Student Learning Objectives of ensuring that students:
- Know the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.
- Have developed the necessary managerial and personal skills which are essential to the current business environment.