Credits: 0.5
Term: Spring 2018


Course Description:

What does it really take to own your own business? Does the sound of being your own boss make you feel excited or anxious? Either way, Entrepreneurship: Starting Your Business will get you started in the right direction. This course explains the ins and outs of such an enterprise, giving you the confidence needed to be your very own boss. You will discover what is needed to operate a personal business from creating a plan, generating financing, and pricing products to marketing services and managing employees. If you’ve ever dreamed of being a true entrepreneur but feel daunted by the prospect, this is your chance to learn all you need to know.

Topics & Concepts:
  • Unit 1: Becoming an Entrepreneur
  • Unit 2: Options Starting Out
  • Unit 3: Regulation and Global Concerns
  • Unit 4: Creating a Business Plan
  • Unit 5: Accounting Basics
  • Entrepreneurship Midterm Exam
  • Unit 6: Getting and Keeping Customers
  • Unit 7: Pricing and Products
  • Unit 8: Innovation and Growth
  • Unit 9: Business Leadership
  • Unit 10: Finding Employment in Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship Final Exam

Offerings and courses subject to change. Please refer to the VTVLC Student Information System as the most up-to-date resource of current offerings and required materials for courses.