Aspiring entrepreneurs will learn to create, promote, and market a company to win over the judges in a Business Competition. This course is designed and taught by an M.B.A. professor and judge of graduate Business Pitch competitions. Topics include the differences between start-ups and small businesses, business ideation, designing business plans, environmental scanning, raising capital, developing budgets, establishing organizational structure, marketing and promotion strategies, persuasive sales pitches, and pitch decks.
Students who complete this course will know:
- Business Ideation Techniques
- How to create a Business Plan
- How to create Organizational Structure
- How to perform a S.W.O.T. analysis
- How to raise Capital
- Writing Your Business Proposal
- Deliver Persuasive Sales Pitches and Pitch-Decks
|1||Introductions, Review of Syllabus, overview of American Business Landscape|
|3||Intro to Business Planning|
|5||Business Plan development proposal|
|6||Written Proposal Development|
Students and their parents will receive brief feedback after each class regarding the student’s general participation in class. Students will also receive feedback on graded assignments via email.