With more than half of the new jobs being created in the world economy by small businesses, the particular problems and experiences encountered in starting and developing new enterprises are clearly worth studying. This course of Entrepreneurship has been designed to provide the participants with an overall understanding of the concept of entrepreneurship and small business management. Participants will be prepared to start, survive, and succeed in their own businesses.
For those who consider becoming part of a big traditional business, while working for someone else, as a viable career option, it is hoped that participation in this course will orient them towards thinking and acting more entrepreneurial and creatively in the big business ambiance. Thus, regardless of their future plans and hopes, this course can benefit them greatly in how they think and act, from an entrepreneurial viewpoint, in the future.
The course puts a strong emphasis on the development of a real world, workable, implement able business plan that applies the proper methods, techniques and skills needed for successfully developing and growing a new venture. While some theory will be explored, the major thrust of this course will be to ensure that the primary product of the course, the Business Plan, and other assignments which have immediate and real world application.