Gain the knowledge, skills and tools needed to start a business. Learn the fundamental components of a complete business model. Key activities in the course will be identifying resources and supports for starting a business including research techniques to validate markets for new business ideas. Identify entrepreneurial risks and explore tactics to mitigate those risks. Apply the concepts learned by developing and presenting a compelling and persuasive business plan proposal.
By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:
Classify and categorize the fundamental components of a complete business model
Identify key resources and supports available for starting a business
Utilize research techniques to market validate new business ideas
Identify sources of entrepreneurial risk and mitigation tactics
Develop a complete business plan proposal supported with a compelling and persuasive business presentation