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ENTR200 - Leadership in Small Business Ventures

Course Details

Course Code: ENTR200 Course ID: 4565 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course outlines appropriate processes to evaluate potential employees. This course was designed and developed to guide students through recruiting, advertisement planning, and hiring the most qualified applicants. Students research comparable pay rates and the cost of compensation for employees, learn of the most effective methods for motivating employees, and learn about employment law.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

  1. Identify appropriate processes to evaluate potential employees.
  2. Summarize employment laws.
  3. Discuss the most effective methods to motivate employees.
  4. Compute the costs associated with hiring and retaining an employee.
  5. Apply leadership principles to design a benefits plan for employees.
  6. Construct a recruitment and advertisement plan that supports hiring the most qualified applicants.
  7. Construct a training program for various levels of positions within the business to meet strategic planning and goals.
  8. Determine an effective employment offer that is attractive to the potential employee and protects the employer.
NameGrade %
Forums 50.00 %
Forum Intro 7.14 %
Forum Job Analysis 7.14 %
Forum Employee Type 7.14 %
Forum Pay Rates 7.14 %
Forum Benefits 7.14 %
Forum Hiring 7.14 %
Forum The Offer 7.14 %
Assignments 50.00 %
Week 1 Assignment - Specific Position 7.14 %
Week 2 Assignment - Job Description 7.14 %
Week 3 Assignment - Specific Laws 7.14 %
Week 4 Assignment - Pay Rate and Benefits 7.14 %
Week 6 Assignment - Interview Questions 7.14 %
Week 7 Assignment - Offer Letter 7.14 %
Week 8 Assignment - Training Process 7.14 %
Book Title: HR for Small Business: From Hiring to Firing and Everything In Between - e-book available in the APUS Online Library. Link also provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section. Hard copy not available from the bookstore, please try other sources.
Author: Fleischer, Charles
Publication Info: Sourcebooks
ISBN: 9781572485044
Book Title: The Manager's Legal Handbook - e-book available in the APUS Online Library. Link also provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section. Hard copy not available from the bookstore, please try other sources.
Author: Guerin, Lisa
Publication Info: NOLO
ISBN: 9781413322378

Book Title:HR for Small Business: From Hiring to Firing and Everything In Between - e-book available in the APUS Online Library. Link also provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section. Hard copy not available from the bookstore, please try other sources.
ISBN:9781572485044
Author:Fleischer, Charles
Unit Cost:$5.99
Book Title:The Manager's Legal Handbook - e-book available in the APUS Online Library. Link also provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section. Hard copy not available from the bookstore, please try other sources.
ISBN:9781413322378
Author:Guerin, Lisa
Unit Cost:$49.99

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.