Intro to Business Competition

Aspiring entrepreneurs will learn to create, promote, and market a company to win over the judges in a Business Competition. Intro to Business Competition 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.
Designed for

Students who have an interest in business and entrepreneurship, and would like to attend a business competition in the future

Level

All levels

Class format

One-on-one and small group (Max. 7 students/class)

Class introduction

In this intensive course, 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.

Outcome

Students who complete this course will know:

  • Foundations of Management (planning, organizing, leading, controlling)
  • Foundations of Marketing (the 4 p’s of marketing mix)
  • How to perform a S.W.O.T. analysis
  • Business Ideation Techniques
  • How to create a Business Plan
  • How to create an Organizational Structure
  • How to raise Capitol
  • Writing Your Business Proposal
  • Deliver Persuasive Sales Pitches and Pitch-Decks

Class content

LessonTopics
1Introductions, Review of Syllabus, overview of American Business Landscape, Foundations of Management
2Review of Business Ideas, Foundations of Marketing, Branding, SWOT Analysis
3Intro to Business Planning, written proposal development
4Complete written proposal sections overview, pitch slide decks and proposals
5Pitches!
Feedback

Students and their parents will receive brief feedback after each class, via Teachworks, regarding the student’s general participation in class. Students will also receive feedback on graded assignments via email. At the end of the course, the student will receive a final report card, which thoroughly speaks to their overall participation in the course, including major assignments.

Need to prepare?

To best prepare for this program, we recommend reading:

Scroll to Top

Contact our course consultants for further class and price information

Be the first one to register for classes with our tutors!

By signing up, you agree to Aralia’s Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

How Aralia will help you achieve

Joining this list is one of them. We send weekly emails with updates about new courses, learning tips, and opportunities for 1:1 call with our consultants

By signing up, you agree to Aralia’s Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

Contact our course consultants for further class and price information

By signing up, you agree to Aralia’s Privacy Policy & Terms of Use