BBA | Bachelor of Business Administration

The Bachelor’s Degree Courses at CalSouthern’s School of Business

Below, you’ll find all of the online bachelor’s degree courses offered by CalSouthern’s School of Business. By taking 15 semester hours of elective online bachelor’s courses, you can focus your studies in your particular area of interest, earning your Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with a concentration in management, accounting, human resources management, marketing, international business, or criminal justice.

Required Core Courses

Lower Division Courses

ENT 2101 Business Plans for New Ventures

Credits : 3

This course focuses on how to turn a great idea into a profitable business by developing a powerful and persuasive business plan. The student learns how to develop the skills and tools needed to communicate the value of their idea to investors and attract key talent. The business plan can also be used as a guide throughout the entire process of starting and operating a business. The student learns the specific skills for determining what to include in the plan, securing capital needed, assessing opportunities and risks, and avoiding common pitfalls that cost money, time, and effort. Students also explore techniques for developing sales, marketing, operations, and distribution strategies.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss a nascent entrepreneur and Zach’s “Star of Success.”
  • Describe the business planning guide and types of business plans.
  • Discuss the development of the cover page, executive summary, and table of contents.
  • Identify why the development of a business plan is referred to as a process.
  • Define industry analysis and market space for the target consumers.
  • Describe competition analysis, company description, and product description.
  • Explain marketing plan elements, plus, product and service strategies.
  • Discuss pricing, distribution, and sales strategies.
  • Evaluate operations plan and strategy, plus, scope and ongoing operations.
  • Discuss development plan and strategy, plus, developing a timeline.
  • Define team roles, compensation, ownership, and critical risks.
  • Examine how to evaluate operating expenses and develop a sources and uses table.
  • Discuss the comparable and build-up methods.
  • Discuss the three basic types of financial statements used in a business plan.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
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Upper Division Courses

ENT 2101 Business Plans for New Ventures

Credits : 3

This course focuses on how to turn a great idea into a profitable business by developing a powerful and persuasive business plan. The student learns how to develop the skills and tools needed to communicate the value of their idea to investors and attract key talent. The business plan can also be used as a guide throughout the entire process of starting and operating a business. The student learns the specific skills for determining what to include in the plan, securing capital needed, assessing opportunities and risks, and avoiding common pitfalls that cost money, time, and effort. Students also explore techniques for developing sales, marketing, operations, and distribution strategies.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss a nascent entrepreneur and Zach’s “Star of Success.”
  • Describe the business planning guide and types of business plans.
  • Discuss the development of the cover page, executive summary, and table of contents.
  • Identify why the development of a business plan is referred to as a process.
  • Define industry analysis and market space for the target consumers.
  • Describe competition analysis, company description, and product description.
  • Explain marketing plan elements, plus, product and service strategies.
  • Discuss pricing, distribution, and sales strategies.
  • Evaluate operations plan and strategy, plus, scope and ongoing operations.
  • Discuss development plan and strategy, plus, developing a timeline.
  • Define team roles, compensation, ownership, and critical risks.
  • Examine how to evaluate operating expenses and develop a sources and uses table.
  • Discuss the comparable and build-up methods.
  • Discuss the three basic types of financial statements used in a business plan.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
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Business Elective Courses

Management Electives

Lower Division Courses

ENT 2101 Business Plans for New Ventures

Credits : 3

This course focuses on how to turn a great idea into a profitable business by developing a powerful and persuasive business plan. The student learns how to develop the skills and tools needed to communicate the value of their idea to investors and attract key talent. The business plan can also be used as a guide throughout the entire process of starting and operating a business. The student learns the specific skills for determining what to include in the plan, securing capital needed, assessing opportunities and risks, and avoiding common pitfalls that cost money, time, and effort. Students also explore techniques for developing sales, marketing, operations, and distribution strategies.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss a nascent entrepreneur and Zach’s “Star of Success.”
  • Describe the business planning guide and types of business plans.
  • Discuss the development of the cover page, executive summary, and table of contents.
  • Identify why the development of a business plan is referred to as a process.
  • Define industry analysis and market space for the target consumers.
  • Describe competition analysis, company description, and product description.
  • Explain marketing plan elements, plus, product and service strategies.
  • Discuss pricing, distribution, and sales strategies.
  • Evaluate operations plan and strategy, plus, scope and ongoing operations.
  • Discuss development plan and strategy, plus, developing a timeline.
  • Define team roles, compensation, ownership, and critical risks.
  • Examine how to evaluate operating expenses and develop a sources and uses table.
  • Discuss the comparable and build-up methods.
  • Discuss the three basic types of financial statements used in a business plan.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
Back


Upper Division Courses

ENT 2101 Business Plans for New Ventures

Credits : 3

This course focuses on how to turn a great idea into a profitable business by developing a powerful and persuasive business plan. The student learns how to develop the skills and tools needed to communicate the value of their idea to investors and attract key talent. The business plan can also be used as a guide throughout the entire process of starting and operating a business. The student learns the specific skills for determining what to include in the plan, securing capital needed, assessing opportunities and risks, and avoiding common pitfalls that cost money, time, and effort. Students also explore techniques for developing sales, marketing, operations, and distribution strategies.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss a nascent entrepreneur and Zach’s “Star of Success.”
  • Describe the business planning guide and types of business plans.
  • Discuss the development of the cover page, executive summary, and table of contents.
  • Identify why the development of a business plan is referred to as a process.
  • Define industry analysis and market space for the target consumers.
  • Describe competition analysis, company description, and product description.
  • Explain marketing plan elements, plus, product and service strategies.
  • Discuss pricing, distribution, and sales strategies.
  • Evaluate operations plan and strategy, plus, scope and ongoing operations.
  • Discuss development plan and strategy, plus, developing a timeline.
  • Define team roles, compensation, ownership, and critical risks.
  • Examine how to evaluate operating expenses and develop a sources and uses table.
  • Discuss the comparable and build-up methods.
  • Discuss the three basic types of financial statements used in a business plan.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
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Accounting Electives

Lower Division Courses

ENT 2101 Business Plans for New Ventures

Credits : 3

This course focuses on how to turn a great idea into a profitable business by developing a powerful and persuasive business plan. The student learns how to develop the skills and tools needed to communicate the value of their idea to investors and attract key talent. The business plan can also be used as a guide throughout the entire process of starting and operating a business. The student learns the specific skills for determining what to include in the plan, securing capital needed, assessing opportunities and risks, and avoiding common pitfalls that cost money, time, and effort. Students also explore techniques for developing sales, marketing, operations, and distribution strategies.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss a nascent entrepreneur and Zach’s “Star of Success.”
  • Describe the business planning guide and types of business plans.
  • Discuss the development of the cover page, executive summary, and table of contents.
  • Identify why the development of a business plan is referred to as a process.
  • Define industry analysis and market space for the target consumers.
  • Describe competition analysis, company description, and product description.
  • Explain marketing plan elements, plus, product and service strategies.
  • Discuss pricing, distribution, and sales strategies.
  • Evaluate operations plan and strategy, plus, scope and ongoing operations.
  • Discuss development plan and strategy, plus, developing a timeline.
  • Define team roles, compensation, ownership, and critical risks.
  • Examine how to evaluate operating expenses and develop a sources and uses table.
  • Discuss the comparable and build-up methods.
  • Discuss the three basic types of financial statements used in a business plan.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
Back


Upper Division Courses

ENT 2101 Business Plans for New Ventures

Credits : 3

This course focuses on how to turn a great idea into a profitable business by developing a powerful and persuasive business plan. The student learns how to develop the skills and tools needed to communicate the value of their idea to investors and attract key talent. The business plan can also be used as a guide throughout the entire process of starting and operating a business. The student learns the specific skills for determining what to include in the plan, securing capital needed, assessing opportunities and risks, and avoiding common pitfalls that cost money, time, and effort. Students also explore techniques for developing sales, marketing, operations, and distribution strategies.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss a nascent entrepreneur and Zach’s “Star of Success.”
  • Describe the business planning guide and types of business plans.
  • Discuss the development of the cover page, executive summary, and table of contents.
  • Identify why the development of a business plan is referred to as a process.
  • Define industry analysis and market space for the target consumers.
  • Describe competition analysis, company description, and product description.
  • Explain marketing plan elements, plus, product and service strategies.
  • Discuss pricing, distribution, and sales strategies.
  • Evaluate operations plan and strategy, plus, scope and ongoing operations.
  • Discuss development plan and strategy, plus, developing a timeline.
  • Define team roles, compensation, ownership, and critical risks.
  • Examine how to evaluate operating expenses and develop a sources and uses table.
  • Discuss the comparable and build-up methods.
  • Discuss the three basic types of financial statements used in a business plan.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
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Human Resource Management Electives

Lower Division Courses

ENT 2101 Business Plans for New Ventures

Credits : 3

This course focuses on how to turn a great idea into a profitable business by developing a powerful and persuasive business plan. The student learns how to develop the skills and tools needed to communicate the value of their idea to investors and attract key talent. The business plan can also be used as a guide throughout the entire process of starting and operating a business. The student learns the specific skills for determining what to include in the plan, securing capital needed, assessing opportunities and risks, and avoiding common pitfalls that cost money, time, and effort. Students also explore techniques for developing sales, marketing, operations, and distribution strategies.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss a nascent entrepreneur and Zach’s “Star of Success.”
  • Describe the business planning guide and types of business plans.
  • Discuss the development of the cover page, executive summary, and table of contents.
  • Identify why the development of a business plan is referred to as a process.
  • Define industry analysis and market space for the target consumers.
  • Describe competition analysis, company description, and product description.
  • Explain marketing plan elements, plus, product and service strategies.
  • Discuss pricing, distribution, and sales strategies.
  • Evaluate operations plan and strategy, plus, scope and ongoing operations.
  • Discuss development plan and strategy, plus, developing a timeline.
  • Define team roles, compensation, ownership, and critical risks.
  • Examine how to evaluate operating expenses and develop a sources and uses table.
  • Discuss the comparable and build-up methods.
  • Discuss the three basic types of financial statements used in a business plan.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
Back


Upper Division Courses

ENT 2101 Business Plans for New Ventures

Credits : 3

This course focuses on how to turn a great idea into a profitable business by developing a powerful and persuasive business plan. The student learns how to develop the skills and tools needed to communicate the value of their idea to investors and attract key talent. The business plan can also be used as a guide throughout the entire process of starting and operating a business. The student learns the specific skills for determining what to include in the plan, securing capital needed, assessing opportunities and risks, and avoiding common pitfalls that cost money, time, and effort. Students also explore techniques for developing sales, marketing, operations, and distribution strategies.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss a nascent entrepreneur and Zach’s “Star of Success.”
  • Describe the business planning guide and types of business plans.
  • Discuss the development of the cover page, executive summary, and table of contents.
  • Identify why the development of a business plan is referred to as a process.
  • Define industry analysis and market space for the target consumers.
  • Describe competition analysis, company description, and product description.
  • Explain marketing plan elements, plus, product and service strategies.
  • Discuss pricing, distribution, and sales strategies.
  • Evaluate operations plan and strategy, plus, scope and ongoing operations.
  • Discuss development plan and strategy, plus, developing a timeline.
  • Define team roles, compensation, ownership, and critical risks.
  • Examine how to evaluate operating expenses and develop a sources and uses table.
  • Discuss the comparable and build-up methods.
  • Discuss the three basic types of financial statements used in a business plan.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
Back


Marketing Electives

Lower Division Courses

ENT 2101 Business Plans for New Ventures

Credits : 3

This course focuses on how to turn a great idea into a profitable business by developing a powerful and persuasive business plan. The student learns how to develop the skills and tools needed to communicate the value of their idea to investors and attract key talent. The business plan can also be used as a guide throughout the entire process of starting and operating a business. The student learns the specific skills for determining what to include in the plan, securing capital needed, assessing opportunities and risks, and avoiding common pitfalls that cost money, time, and effort. Students also explore techniques for developing sales, marketing, operations, and distribution strategies.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss a nascent entrepreneur and Zach’s “Star of Success.”
  • Describe the business planning guide and types of business plans.
  • Discuss the development of the cover page, executive summary, and table of contents.
  • Identify why the development of a business plan is referred to as a process.
  • Define industry analysis and market space for the target consumers.
  • Describe competition analysis, company description, and product description.
  • Explain marketing plan elements, plus, product and service strategies.
  • Discuss pricing, distribution, and sales strategies.
  • Evaluate operations plan and strategy, plus, scope and ongoing operations.
  • Discuss development plan and strategy, plus, developing a timeline.
  • Define team roles, compensation, ownership, and critical risks.
  • Examine how to evaluate operating expenses and develop a sources and uses table.
  • Discuss the comparable and build-up methods.
  • Discuss the three basic types of financial statements used in a business plan.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
Back


Upper Division Courses

ENT 2101 Business Plans for New Ventures

Credits : 3

This course focuses on how to turn a great idea into a profitable business by developing a powerful and persuasive business plan. The student learns how to develop the skills and tools needed to communicate the value of their idea to investors and attract key talent. The business plan can also be used as a guide throughout the entire process of starting and operating a business. The student learns the specific skills for determining what to include in the plan, securing capital needed, assessing opportunities and risks, and avoiding common pitfalls that cost money, time, and effort. Students also explore techniques for developing sales, marketing, operations, and distribution strategies.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss a nascent entrepreneur and Zach’s “Star of Success.”
  • Describe the business planning guide and types of business plans.
  • Discuss the development of the cover page, executive summary, and table of contents.
  • Identify why the development of a business plan is referred to as a process.
  • Define industry analysis and market space for the target consumers.
  • Describe competition analysis, company description, and product description.
  • Explain marketing plan elements, plus, product and service strategies.
  • Discuss pricing, distribution, and sales strategies.
  • Evaluate operations plan and strategy, plus, scope and ongoing operations.
  • Discuss development plan and strategy, plus, developing a timeline.
  • Define team roles, compensation, ownership, and critical risks.
  • Examine how to evaluate operating expenses and develop a sources and uses table.
  • Discuss the comparable and build-up methods.
  • Discuss the three basic types of financial statements used in a business plan.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
Back


Entrepreneurship Electives

Lower Division Courses

ENT 2101 Business Plans for New Ventures

Credits : 3

This course focuses on how to turn a great idea into a profitable business by developing a powerful and persuasive business plan. The student learns how to develop the skills and tools needed to communicate the value of their idea to investors and attract key talent. The business plan can also be used as a guide throughout the entire process of starting and operating a business. The student learns the specific skills for determining what to include in the plan, securing capital needed, assessing opportunities and risks, and avoiding common pitfalls that cost money, time, and effort. Students also explore techniques for developing sales, marketing, operations, and distribution strategies.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss a nascent entrepreneur and Zach’s “Star of Success.”
  • Describe the business planning guide and types of business plans.
  • Discuss the development of the cover page, executive summary, and table of contents.
  • Identify why the development of a business plan is referred to as a process.
  • Define industry analysis and market space for the target consumers.
  • Describe competition analysis, company description, and product description.
  • Explain marketing plan elements, plus, product and service strategies.
  • Discuss pricing, distribution, and sales strategies.
  • Evaluate operations plan and strategy, plus, scope and ongoing operations.
  • Discuss development plan and strategy, plus, developing a timeline.
  • Define team roles, compensation, ownership, and critical risks.
  • Examine how to evaluate operating expenses and develop a sources and uses table.
  • Discuss the comparable and build-up methods.
  • Discuss the three basic types of financial statements used in a business plan.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
Back


Upper Division Courses

ENT 2101 Business Plans for New Ventures

Credits : 3

This course focuses on how to turn a great idea into a profitable business by developing a powerful and persuasive business plan. The student learns how to develop the skills and tools needed to communicate the value of their idea to investors and attract key talent. The business plan can also be used as a guide throughout the entire process of starting and operating a business. The student learns the specific skills for determining what to include in the plan, securing capital needed, assessing opportunities and risks, and avoiding common pitfalls that cost money, time, and effort. Students also explore techniques for developing sales, marketing, operations, and distribution strategies.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss a nascent entrepreneur and Zach’s “Star of Success.”
  • Describe the business planning guide and types of business plans.
  • Discuss the development of the cover page, executive summary, and table of contents.
  • Identify why the development of a business plan is referred to as a process.
  • Define industry analysis and market space for the target consumers.
  • Describe competition analysis, company description, and product description.
  • Explain marketing plan elements, plus, product and service strategies.
  • Discuss pricing, distribution, and sales strategies.
  • Evaluate operations plan and strategy, plus, scope and ongoing operations.
  • Discuss development plan and strategy, plus, developing a timeline.
  • Define team roles, compensation, ownership, and critical risks.
  • Examine how to evaluate operating expenses and develop a sources and uses table.
  • Discuss the comparable and build-up methods.
  • Discuss the three basic types of financial statements used in a business plan.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
Back


Leadership Electives

Lower Division Courses

ENT 2101 Business Plans for New Ventures

Credits : 3

This course focuses on how to turn a great idea into a profitable business by developing a powerful and persuasive business plan. The student learns how to develop the skills and tools needed to communicate the value of their idea to investors and attract key talent. The business plan can also be used as a guide throughout the entire process of starting and operating a business. The student learns the specific skills for determining what to include in the plan, securing capital needed, assessing opportunities and risks, and avoiding common pitfalls that cost money, time, and effort. Students also explore techniques for developing sales, marketing, operations, and distribution strategies.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss a nascent entrepreneur and Zach’s “Star of Success.”
  • Describe the business planning guide and types of business plans.
  • Discuss the development of the cover page, executive summary, and table of contents.
  • Identify why the development of a business plan is referred to as a process.
  • Define industry analysis and market space for the target consumers.
  • Describe competition analysis, company description, and product description.
  • Explain marketing plan elements, plus, product and service strategies.
  • Discuss pricing, distribution, and sales strategies.
  • Evaluate operations plan and strategy, plus, scope and ongoing operations.
  • Discuss development plan and strategy, plus, developing a timeline.
  • Define team roles, compensation, ownership, and critical risks.
  • Examine how to evaluate operating expenses and develop a sources and uses table.
  • Discuss the comparable and build-up methods.
  • Discuss the three basic types of financial statements used in a business plan.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
Back


Upper Division Courses

ENT 2101 Business Plans for New Ventures

Credits : 3

This course focuses on how to turn a great idea into a profitable business by developing a powerful and persuasive business plan. The student learns how to develop the skills and tools needed to communicate the value of their idea to investors and attract key talent. The business plan can also be used as a guide throughout the entire process of starting and operating a business. The student learns the specific skills for determining what to include in the plan, securing capital needed, assessing opportunities and risks, and avoiding common pitfalls that cost money, time, and effort. Students also explore techniques for developing sales, marketing, operations, and distribution strategies.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss a nascent entrepreneur and Zach’s “Star of Success.”
  • Describe the business planning guide and types of business plans.
  • Discuss the development of the cover page, executive summary, and table of contents.
  • Identify why the development of a business plan is referred to as a process.
  • Define industry analysis and market space for the target consumers.
  • Describe competition analysis, company description, and product description.
  • Explain marketing plan elements, plus, product and service strategies.
  • Discuss pricing, distribution, and sales strategies.
  • Evaluate operations plan and strategy, plus, scope and ongoing operations.
  • Discuss development plan and strategy, plus, developing a timeline.
  • Define team roles, compensation, ownership, and critical risks.
  • Examine how to evaluate operating expenses and develop a sources and uses table.
  • Discuss the comparable and build-up methods.
  • Discuss the three basic types of financial statements used in a business plan.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
Back


International Business Electives

Lower Division Courses

ENT 2101 Business Plans for New Ventures

Credits : 3

This course focuses on how to turn a great idea into a profitable business by developing a powerful and persuasive business plan. The student learns how to develop the skills and tools needed to communicate the value of their idea to investors and attract key talent. The business plan can also be used as a guide throughout the entire process of starting and operating a business. The student learns the specific skills for determining what to include in the plan, securing capital needed, assessing opportunities and risks, and avoiding common pitfalls that cost money, time, and effort. Students also explore techniques for developing sales, marketing, operations, and distribution strategies.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss a nascent entrepreneur and Zach’s “Star of Success.”
  • Describe the business planning guide and types of business plans.
  • Discuss the development of the cover page, executive summary, and table of contents.
  • Identify why the development of a business plan is referred to as a process.
  • Define industry analysis and market space for the target consumers.
  • Describe competition analysis, company description, and product description.
  • Explain marketing plan elements, plus, product and service strategies.
  • Discuss pricing, distribution, and sales strategies.
  • Evaluate operations plan and strategy, plus, scope and ongoing operations.
  • Discuss development plan and strategy, plus, developing a timeline.
  • Define team roles, compensation, ownership, and critical risks.
  • Examine how to evaluate operating expenses and develop a sources and uses table.
  • Discuss the comparable and build-up methods.
  • Discuss the three basic types of financial statements used in a business plan.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
Back


Upper Division Courses

ENT 2101 Business Plans for New Ventures

Credits : 3

This course focuses on how to turn a great idea into a profitable business by developing a powerful and persuasive business plan. The student learns how to develop the skills and tools needed to communicate the value of their idea to investors and attract key talent. The business plan can also be used as a guide throughout the entire process of starting and operating a business. The student learns the specific skills for determining what to include in the plan, securing capital needed, assessing opportunities and risks, and avoiding common pitfalls that cost money, time, and effort. Students also explore techniques for developing sales, marketing, operations, and distribution strategies.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss a nascent entrepreneur and Zach’s “Star of Success.”
  • Describe the business planning guide and types of business plans.
  • Discuss the development of the cover page, executive summary, and table of contents.
  • Identify why the development of a business plan is referred to as a process.
  • Define industry analysis and market space for the target consumers.
  • Describe competition analysis, company description, and product description.
  • Explain marketing plan elements, plus, product and service strategies.
  • Discuss pricing, distribution, and sales strategies.
  • Evaluate operations plan and strategy, plus, scope and ongoing operations.
  • Discuss development plan and strategy, plus, developing a timeline.
  • Define team roles, compensation, ownership, and critical risks.
  • Examine how to evaluate operating expenses and develop a sources and uses table.
  • Discuss the comparable and build-up methods.
  • Discuss the three basic types of financial statements used in a business plan.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
Back


Technology Electives

Lower Division Courses

ENT 2101 Business Plans for New Ventures

Credits : 3

This course focuses on how to turn a great idea into a profitable business by developing a powerful and persuasive business plan. The student learns how to develop the skills and tools needed to communicate the value of their idea to investors and attract key talent. The business plan can also be used as a guide throughout the entire process of starting and operating a business. The student learns the specific skills for determining what to include in the plan, securing capital needed, assessing opportunities and risks, and avoiding common pitfalls that cost money, time, and effort. Students also explore techniques for developing sales, marketing, operations, and distribution strategies.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss a nascent entrepreneur and Zach’s “Star of Success.”
  • Describe the business planning guide and types of business plans.
  • Discuss the development of the cover page, executive summary, and table of contents.
  • Identify why the development of a business plan is referred to as a process.
  • Define industry analysis and market space for the target consumers.
  • Describe competition analysis, company description, and product description.
  • Explain marketing plan elements, plus, product and service strategies.
  • Discuss pricing, distribution, and sales strategies.
  • Evaluate operations plan and strategy, plus, scope and ongoing operations.
  • Discuss development plan and strategy, plus, developing a timeline.
  • Define team roles, compensation, ownership, and critical risks.
  • Examine how to evaluate operating expenses and develop a sources and uses table.
  • Discuss the comparable and build-up methods.
  • Discuss the three basic types of financial statements used in a business plan.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
Back


Upper Division Courses

ENT 2101 Business Plans for New Ventures

Credits : 3

This course focuses on how to turn a great idea into a profitable business by developing a powerful and persuasive business plan. The student learns how to develop the skills and tools needed to communicate the value of their idea to investors and attract key talent. The business plan can also be used as a guide throughout the entire process of starting and operating a business. The student learns the specific skills for determining what to include in the plan, securing capital needed, assessing opportunities and risks, and avoiding common pitfalls that cost money, time, and effort. Students also explore techniques for developing sales, marketing, operations, and distribution strategies.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss a nascent entrepreneur and Zach’s “Star of Success.”
  • Describe the business planning guide and types of business plans.
  • Discuss the development of the cover page, executive summary, and table of contents.
  • Identify why the development of a business plan is referred to as a process.
  • Define industry analysis and market space for the target consumers.
  • Describe competition analysis, company description, and product description.
  • Explain marketing plan elements, plus, product and service strategies.
  • Discuss pricing, distribution, and sales strategies.
  • Evaluate operations plan and strategy, plus, scope and ongoing operations.
  • Discuss development plan and strategy, plus, developing a timeline.
  • Define team roles, compensation, ownership, and critical risks.
  • Examine how to evaluate operating expenses and develop a sources and uses table.
  • Discuss the comparable and build-up methods.
  • Discuss the three basic types of financial statements used in a business plan.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
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