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ENTR425 - Operating a Small Business

Course Details

Course Code: ENTR425 Course ID: 4576 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This is a critical operations course integrating Excel (or equivalent spreadsheet software) to formulate crucial numbers. Students learn about strategy, budgeting, cash conversion, cash considerations, analyze costs, analyze financial and operating ratios, and plan for internal controls. A working knowledge of spreadsheet software is expected. NOTE: This course uses spreadsheet software. (Prerequisite: ENTR311)





Prerequisites

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. Calculate cost savings for operational efficiency in areas of improvement.
  2. Differentiate various internal controls to help save money, improve operations, and convert sales to cash.
  3. Analyze cash control measures that improve cash inflow and outflow in the business.
  4. Evaluate the difference between a large publicly held business and a small business.
  5. Assess methods to implement outstanding customer service.
  6. Evaluate the process to properly organize the small business for maximum efficiency and effectiveness.
  7. Integrate planning and budgeting for organizational effectiveness.
NameGrade %
Forums 30.00 %
Introduction 3.33 %
Week 1 Forum 3.33 %
Week 2 Forum 3.33 %
Week 3 Forum 3.33 %
Week 4 Forum 3.33 %
Week 5 Forum 3.33 %
Week 6 Forum 3.33 %
Week 7 Forum 3.33 %
Week 8 Forum 3.33 %
Assignments 20.00 %
Week 1 Strategy 10.00 %
Week 7 IT Controls 10.00 %
Case Study 20.00 %
Week 8 Organization Structure 20.00 %
Excel Assignments 30.00 %
Week 2 Planning & Budgeting 7.50 %
Week 4 Cash Conversion 7.50 %
Week 5 Analyzing Costs 7.50 %
Week 6 Financial and Operating Ratios 7.50 %
Book Title: Effective Operations and Controls for the Small Privately Held Business - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
Author: Reider
Publication Info: Wiley Lib
ISBN: 9780470222768

Book Title:Effective Operations and Controls for the Small Privately Held Business - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780470222768
Author:Reider
Unit Cost:$56.36

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.