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                                                            COURSE OUTLINE                                                Latest Revision: 11/1/10
                                                          Palo Verde College                                             Board Approval: 12/14/11
                                                  One College Drive, Blythe, CA 92225
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         Palo V College                                     (760) 921-5500




    1.   Course Information. Course Initiator: Vicki Attaway

   Subject Area and Course Number:                       Course Title:
   MAN 107                                               SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
   New Course       Revised     Updated            Static ID I10701       TOP Code 0506.00                 Credit Status Request
                                                                                                           For Credit-Degree applicable
   Classification Code                         SAM Code                                                    Course prior to college level
   I=Occupational Education                    D=Possibly occupational                                     Y=Not applicable
   Noncredit category                                       Meets a unique need:      Course duplicated:      Demand/Enrollment Potential:
   Choose one:                                              Yes        No             Yes       No            Yes          No
   Transfer request                                    Articulation request:
   A=UC and CSU                                        UC              CSU              CSU-GE               IGETC            CAN


    2.   Some or all aspects of this course may be delivered in a Distance Education mode: Yes                  No
         If checked yes, all questions pertaining to Distance Education must be answered.

    3.   This course has laboratory or clinic/field hours: Yes       No
         If checked yes, this outline must include a list of laboratory or clinic/field activities or topics.

    4.   This course has prerequisites, co-requisites, or advisories: Yes    No
         If checked yes, please complete a Prerequisite Justification Form .

    5.   Curriculum Committee Approval Date: 11/18/10

    6.   After Curriculum Committee approval, the following is to be completed by the Office of Instruction:

             TRANSFER
                                                                 ARTICULATION APPROVAL STATUS
          APPROVAL STATUS
                                                  Not                               Approval      Approval
         Approval Pending                                    Date of Submission                                      Date Approved
                                                Requested                           Pending        Denied
                                     UC
                                    CSU
                                   CSU-GE
                                   IGETC
                                    CAN



CATALOG DESCRIPTION:

Factors in business success and the advantages and disadvantages of business ownership are analyzed. Problems of finance, location,
layout, and equipment buying, policies, pricing, advertising, sales promotion, expense and inventory control, records and record
keeping, and employee relations are discussed.



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UNITS:

FACE TO FACE: 3       Hours Per Week: Lecture: 3        Laboratory:          Clinic/Field:


CORRESPONDENCE EDUCATION:




ENTRY LEVEL SKILLS, PRE-REQUISITES, CO-REQUISITES AND ADVISORIES:

Eligible for ENG 099.




OBJECTIVES and LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:

1.       List the advantages and disadvantages of being an entrepreneur and the opportunities and challenges which exist within our economic
system for a typical small business.
2.       Define the forms of business ownership and list the advantages and disadvantages of creating your own business, buying an existing
business, or franchise.
3.       Demonstrate how to create a marketing plan, financial plan, and the difficulties in managing cash flow.
4.       List the key components of a business plan and the essential questions which such a plan must address.
5.       List the elements which must be considered in setting prices for a product or service and the need for advertising and promotion in various
forms of media.
6.       List the opportunities and challenges facing a small business involved in international commerce.
7.       Define and discuss sources and the advantages and disadvantages of equity or debt financing.
8.       List the steps in conducting a search for personnel and problems found in the area of human resource management in a growing company.
9.       Lead a discussion about the importance of quality control and the control of inventories and layout of physical facilities for a small
business.
10.      Define the impact of technology on a small business and the use of E-commerce to gain a competitive edge.
11.      Demonstrate an understanding of risk management, ethics, and social responsibility within our legal and governmental regulatory
environment.




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COURSE OUTLINE AND SCOPE:


1. Outline of Topics or Content:

1.       Entrepreneurship in America
2.       Strategic Management and the Entrepreneur
3.       Forms of Business Ownership
4.       Starting Your Own Business, Buying an Existing Business or Franchise
5.       Marketing and Financial Plans and the Importance of Controlling Cash Flow
6.       Crafting a Business Plan
7.       Product/Service Pricing and Creative Use of Advertising and Promotion
8.       Sources of Equity and Debt Financing and the Advantages and Disadvantages of Each
9.       Quality Control, Vendor Analysis, Physical Facilities and Inventory Control
10.      Technology Use to Gain a Competitive Edge
11.      Human Resource Management
12.      Ethics, Social Responsibility and the Legal Regulatory Environment of the Entrepreneur


2. If a course contains laboratory or clinic/field hours, list activities or topics:




3. Examples of Reading Assignments:

Textbooks
Special readings in business publications and journals as assigned by instructor




4. Examples of Writing Assignments:

2-3 page analyses of case studies and other questions based on readings, class lectures and class discussions.




5. Appropriate Assignments to be completed outside of class:

Readings from the Textbook
Written Assignments



6. Appropriate Assignments that demonstrate critical thinking:


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Problem solving and analyzing key problems and issues. Writing persuasive and credible arguments supporting a particular strategy.



7. Other Assignments:

Oral reports in class.



8. Indicate any assignments that are unique to the Correspondence Education mode of delivery:

Other assignments for Correspondence Education may include computer-based technology, Internet-based research and response projects, or
collaborative home-school-community projects.




METHOD OF EVALUATION—FACE TO FACE:

Written reports, examinations, class participation, and oral reports.




METHOD OF EVALUATION—CORRESPONDENCE EDUCATION:

Correspondence Education methods of evaluation of student performance may include quizzes, exams, written assignments,
and business plans.




METHOD OF INSTRUCTION—FACE TO FACE:

Lecture and Discussion



METHOD OF INSTRUCTION—CORRESPONDENCE EDUCATION:

Instructor-student contact in Correspondence Education sections is maintained through various means, including but not
limited to, telephone, e-mail, conventional mail, correspondence, face-to-face review sessions, courier, and office hour
conferencing. Correspondence Education instructional technologies may include reading responses, videos, synchronous
and asynchronous chat or messaging, response forms, and progress reports.




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REPRESENTATIVE TEXTBOOKS, AND OTHER READING AND STUDY MATERIALS:
This section shall include author(s), title, and current publication date of all representative materials.

Small Business Management, 14 ed., Longenecker, Moore, Petty, and Palich




SIGNATURES:


COURSE INITIATOR:                                                          DATE:

LIBRARY:                                                                   DATE:

CHAIR OF CURRICULUM COMMITTEE:                                             DATE:

SUPERINTENDENT/PRESIDENT:                                                   DATE:




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