Creating a New Business
Designed for individuals or partners who are starting a new business, this course teaches the realities of starting and managing a new business, from idea to operation
What you can learn.
- Identify and qualify a market opportunity
- Assess and determine an appropriate business model and plan
- Select the best funding option
- Gain knowledge about useful tools and resources to creating and operating a new business
About this course:Designed for individuals or partners who are starting or have started a new business, this course teaches the realities of starting and managing a new business--from idea to operation. Through planning, research, testing of viability, problem solving, decision making, and operation, gain an understanding and appreciation for cooperation, common goal setting, negotiating, and the execution required of any business organization. Topics include identifying and qualifying a market opportunity, organizing a business model, guidelines for a business plan, legal aspects (including protecting the idea), selecting the best funding option, venture capital etiquette, and other useful tools and resources for creating and operating a successful business.
Fall 2019 Schedule
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.