MGMT 340 Entrepreneurship

MGMT 340
Entrepreneurship
Learning Objectives
Assignments
Resources
Learning Outcomes
- Chapter Quizzes and Midterm & Final Exams
- Foundation/Structural
Knowledge of Entrepreneurship
- Research Projects
- Executive Summary & Pro Forma
- Develop an understanding of the
key components of a Business
Plan
- Business Proposal
- Organize/Clarify Proposal for
your "Dream Business"
- Business Proposal Pro Forma
- Develop Finance Plan for a New Business
- Develop "Know How" to "Run the
Numbers" for a Potential New
Business
- Understand the Cost & Time
Requirements for Setting Up a New
Business
- Understand from the Investor's
Perspective their Yes/No
decisions
- Learn how to make the Yes/No decision as to
whether you should move forward with time
and resource commitment on the proposed
business
- Quizzes
- Midterm/Final Exam
- Papers
- Business Proposal
- Research Paper on Executive
Summaries & Pro Forma
- Pro Forma
- Based on Business Proposal
- First Year (Month-by-Month)
- Years 2-3 Annualized
- Break Even Analysis
- Assumptions on Pro Forma
- Textbook
- eBook
- Hardback Book
- Online Resources
- Chapter PowerPoint Slides
- Chapter Summaries
- Pro Forma
- Sample Template
- Pro Forma Podcast
- Instructor
- Dr. Cheek Bio Podcast
- Contact Information
- eMail
- Telephone
- Skype
- Facebook
- Twitter
- Moodle
- Help Desk
- Online Help
- Resume
- This is a senior level class & many students haven't
developed a resume. This bonus assignment will provide
input by your instructor and sources for assistance in the
preparation of your resume.
- Moodle Profile
- This is an online class & you will be interacting with other
students in the class. This bonus assignment will allow
you to introduce yourself to the other members of the
class.
- Chapter Quizzes
- The readings from the chapters & chapter
quizzes will provide a foundation knowledge
in the core components of Entrepreneurship
- Midterm Exam
- The Midterm exam will measure your understanding of
Entrepreneurship, Idea to Opportunity, & the Key
Components of a Business Plan. This knowledge will be
used by you as you begin the development of your
Business Plan.
- Final Exam
- The Final Exam will measure your understanding of
Entrepreneurship, how move from planning a business to
actually funding it, and finally launching, growing, and
ending the business.
- Projects
- Project Proposal & Research
- This research paper has two (2) components: 1.)
Business Proposal - you identify the "dream business" that
will be used in the development of your Business Plan, 2.)
you will research and write a two (2) paper on the
Executive Summaries & Pro Formas. These are two of the
key components of a Business Plan. Armed with this
information/knowledge, you will be ready to develop your
Business Pro Forma.
- Business Pro Forma
- Using the tacit knowledge obtained in their Research Project, students develop a Pro Forma. The development of the Pro Forma will provide students with an understanding of the financial decision process when determining the GO/NO GO as to whether to start a new business. In this project, students will learn how to develop a spreadsheet that will project revenues, expenses, and the amount of funds required to start their proposed "dream" business.
- Final Project
- Students will received detailed comments from the professor on their Pro
Forma developed in the previous product. After making the suggested
changes, students will learn how to determine how long it will take to make
the business profitable and to make the final decision as to whether or not to
move forward with the development of the business. For students, the
culmination of these projects will result in learning a skill set that is
commonly know in the business world as being able to "run the numbers" on business opportunities.
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