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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Business - BUS 104

Operating a Small Business

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

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.

Prerequisites

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

  • ENG 101 or minimum score of 22 ACT-English, 29 SAT-Writing and Language, 108 CPT-Sentence Skills or 276 NGA-Writing.

Recommended

  • BUS 103 or may be taken concurrently.

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

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 104142957Oper Small BusinessONL3Ontko S20/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2021; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/02/2021

 104112957Oper Small BusinessONL3Ontko S24/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2021; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 104112609Oper Small BusinessRMT3McCartney J28/30/0Open$12.00T R  01:00 PM-02:20 PM WEBWEB

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday