This course will require the student to use all of the entrepreneurial tools and business skills acquired in the Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management program by preparing two complete business plans. To that end, the course will cover the sections of a business plan in detail including: Executive Summary, Mission Statement/Business Description, Business Environment, Marketing Plan, Operations Plan, Management Team, Financial Section (forecasts), Legal/Insurance Section, Critical Risks, Assumptions/Conclusions, and Harvest Strategy. Each Student will be required to research and complete two full and detailed business plans for their chosen ventures. Students will also be required to give a 15-minute presentation of one of their business plans.
Prerequisites: ENTR 335, 342, 352, and 338
3 credits (3 lecture hours), fall semester