What does it take to make it in the business world as a business owner?

Can one person make a difference?

This course will help you see what it’s like to own and manage a business by introducing you to the major activities associated with operating a business, including marketing, finance, management, operations, and human resources.  Students will learn basic concepts and terminology associated with the field of business, compete with classmates through a business simulation, and even develop a business plan for a small business.

This is a basic business course, designed to acquaint students with the major activities associated with owning and operating a business.  Students will examine entrepreneurial aspects of business including owning and marketing, financing, management, and human resources.  The course gives students a broad exposure to business operations and a solid background for enrolling in additional business courses.  Students will learn the basic concepts and terminology associated with the field of business.  The major project in the course will be the development of a business plan for a small business.

Business Games: Tycoon Business, Hot-Shot Business, Lemonade Stand, JA Titan

Business Plan Links: 7 Best Free Business Plan Templates, Free Sample Business Plans, Make Your Business Plan for FreeU.S. Small Business Administration, StartUpBiz.com, America’s Business Funding Directory, MoreBusiness.com,

Business Videos: 30 Days on Minimum Wage, Shark Tank, The ProfitBroke Busted and Disgusted, CNBC, All the Queens Horses, Crossing the Line, The Big Short

Business Books: Oh the Places You Will Go, Start with Why


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