SBM046 Introduction to Small
Business Management -Three Credits
A practical course designed for prospective and present small business
owners and managers. It includes the principles of organization, finance,
location, personnel, marketing and accounting.
SBM0039 Understanding Financial
Statements to Operate a Business -Three Credits
The course looks at the financial statements needed to manage and operate
a small business. It includes resource development, cash flow management,
and control functions as part of a broad decision-making context. It includes
ethical aspects of accounting and financial reporting.
SBM044 Operating a Small
Business - Three Credits
This course is designed for students who seek knowledge about the day-to-day
operations of a small business. It will follow a "planning and operations
approach" and will acquaint students with the fundamentals of effective
small business operations and management.
SBM037 Venture Capital -
The small firm in need of capital must pursue financial resources but
each source, bank, venture capital team or other source varies in expectations,
ownership and management requirements. The role of the business plan and
other venture practices are covered to illustrate contact strategies.
SBM043 Analytical Decisions
in Opening/Acquiring a Small Business - Three Credits
Be able to base decisions about opening a new business or acquiring an
existing business on objective standards by analyzing the potential market.
Discuss methods and means of acquiring initial financing, identify location
and layout considerations, and know how to market to your customers.
SBM067 Strategic Planning
and Leadership - Three Credits
This course provides SBM majors the opportunity to integrate the areas
of marketing, finance , accounting , economics and personnel into a managerial
strategy driving managerial decision-making. A project is required outlining
policy problems facing business organizations and how the various aspects
of business disciplines are utilized in problem solving and policy development.