BUS 250 Entrepreneurship • 5 Cr.


Deals with organizing and operating a small business. Topics include development of a business plan, failure factors in small business, source of capital, record keeping, financial statements, taxation, marketing, legal and regulatory issues and management principles. Prerequisite: Completion of 30 business credits or equivalent business experience recommended.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Develop and implement a business plan
  • Analyze and evaluate various sources of funding
  • Design a marketing plan that specifically evaluates customer needs
  • Articulate why business fail
  • Assess the contributions of small business to our economy.
  • Judge the advantages of operating a small business
  • Explain how the Small Business Administration helps small businesses
  • Appraise different franchising options
  • Demonstrate mastery of Risk Management tools