This course is designed to teach students the financial issues that are important to the business owner, not the accounting practitioner. Topics include start-up funding, sources of financing, identifying and preventing fraud, buying and valuing ventures, and harvesting the value created in business ventures. This course also covers the creation of personal financial statements and pro forma financial statements which are crucial components of a business plan.
Management and Entrepreneurship (ETP)
The study of management focuses on how organizations develop and use strategies to compete. The Management and Entrepreneurship associate in applied science degree program enables students to acquire a foundation in the basics of management, marketing, accounting, entrepreneurship, business communication, business law, and customer service. Students learn to apply diverse skills such as critical thinking, organization, problem- solving and professionalism to the business world.
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Degrees and Certificates
This course is designed to develop in students a mindset for thinking creatively and prepare them to create their own businesses or revitalize a business that has lost its direction by learning to observe things from different perspectives and to reason from different viewpoints in order to develop effective solutions to problems.