BUS 104

Operating a Small Business

Course Description

This course is designed to explore the many considerations involved in owning and operating a small business. The course will emphasize the operation of a small business including insurance, employee relations, inventory control, purchasing, e-commerce, succession planning, financing, international business, legal and ethical issues.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Determine risk management programs in a small business.
  • Develop human resource management practices for small business.
  • Evaluate family business succession plans.
  • Explore basic business law principles.
  • Justify vendor selection and inventory control procedures.
  • Select debt and equity finance options for a small business.
  • Analyze E-commerce opportunities for small business.
  • Apply business ethics and social responsibility to small business practices.
  • Assess small business practices in the global marketplace.

Course Schedule

        No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2015; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2015

 104142632Operating Small Business 3Ontko S 13/30/0Open
T R 10:30AM-11:50AMAS830
 104142957Operating Small Business Online3Ontko S$30.0016/31/0Open

Winter; 2016; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/01/2016

 104112957Operating Small Business Online3Viksne E$30.0025/31/0Open

Winter; 2016; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2016

 104112315Operating Small Business Online3Ontko S$30.0021/31/0Open
 104112609Operating Small Business 3Ontko S 13/30/0Open
T R 01:00PM-02:20PMAS830

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