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BUSN415 - Small Business Growth and Development

Course Details

Course Code: BUSN415 Course ID: 2995 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is designed to prepare you to take a small business from the startup stage to the growth stage. This step is often a huge leap for businesses and requires special skills and management approaches. This course will focus on organizing for growth, intensive marketing for growth, creating growth strategies, and financing growth.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
03/30/20 - 09/04/20 09/07/20 - 11/01/20 Summer 2020 Session D 8 Week session
04/27/20 - 10/02/20 10/05/20 - 11/29/20 Fall 2020 Session B 8 Week session
05/25/20 - 10/30/20 11/02/20 - 12/27/20 Fall 2020 Session I 8 Week session
06/29/20 - 12/04/20 12/07/20 - 01/31/21 Fall 2020 Session D 8 Week session
07/27/20 - 01/01/21 01/04/21 - 02/28/21 Winter 2021 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

This course of instruction is intended to provide the student with a solid academic background to continue taking business courses, and for those students so inclined, the background needed to start, run, and grow successful ventures. Students will:

  • Analyze risks inherent in owning a business.
  • Analyze and evaluate case studies representative of situations new or growing businesses face.
  • Professionally interact with fellow students or business managers to learn skills necessary for entrepreneurial success.
  • Develop a business concept.
  • Understand the importance and the method of writing feasibility and business plans.
NameGrade %
Discussion Forums 35.00 %
Introduction Forum 4.38 %
Week 2 Forum 4.38 %
Week 3 Forum 4.38 %
Week 4 Forum 4.38 %
Week 5 Forum 4.38 %
Week 6 Forum 4.38 %
Week 7 Fourm 4.38 %
Week 8 Forum 4.38 %
Weekly Assignments 65.00 %
Week 2: Interview 9.29 %
Week 1: Company Identification 9.29 %
Week 3/4: Sustainability 9.29 %
Week 5 Recommendations 9.29 %
Week 6: Small Business Model 9.29 %
Week 7: Case Studies 9.29 %
Week 8: Small Business Exit Strategies 9.29 %
Unassigned 0.00 %
Week 2 Forum 0.00 %
Week 3 Forum 0.00 %
Week 4 Forum 0.00 %
Week 5 Forum 0.00 %
Week 6 Forum 0.00 %
Week 7 Fourm 0.00 %
Week 8 Forum 0.00 %
Book Title: Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*
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Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.