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Business Administration STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS Social Science Ensemble II 401-BXS-03-01 (Online) Course Outline Fall 2009     Instructor: Maria Blazkiewicz Office : 4H.2 Telephone:   931-8731 ext. 5413 Email Address:  mblazkiewicz@dawsoncollege.qc.ca    Office Hours:    Course Hours: 45  Pre-requisite: None Course Ponderation: 3-0-3 PROGRAM COMPETENCIES This course is linked to the following ministerial competency: To analyze one of the major issues of our time using an approach or approaches specific to the social sciences. The elements of this competency are: 1. To formulate a question using one or more approaches specific to the social sciences. 2. To examine an issue using one or more approaches specific to the social sciences. 3. To reach conclusions. Page 1 of 8             Office Hours                        Wed: 9:30-14:00 VIRTUAL Office   Hours
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PROGRAM PERSPECTIVE This is a complementary course in social sciences developed to prepare students for the  complexities of starting and managing a small business. The focus of the course will be  the practical aspects of entrepreneurship by showing students how to develop an  effective as well as realistic business plan that would greatly increase the probability of  success. LEARNING OUTCOMES Upon completion of this course, the student will: 1. Understand the intricacies of entrepreneurship and operating a small business 2. Be familiar with the terminology as well as the concepts of a small business 3. Have practical knowledge of Marketing, Financial and Operations Management, and  Business Strategies. 4. Be able to devise an effective and comprehensive business plan. METHODOLOGY AND REQUIREMENTS This  is   an  online  course   that   will   be   conducted  on   Dawson’s  Moodle   platform.  Students must possess basic computer skills and have personal access to computers  that contain Internet access and Microsoft Office suite of software. This course will consist of electronic lecture notes, assignments, tests and a business  plan.  Students are required to read the material to supplement the lecture notes. Students are expected to make a minimum of three (3) electronic contacts (using the  mail facility from within Moodle) with the teacher as per the attached schedule as well  as two (2) in-person visits during the teacher’s office hours. The teacher commits to responding to all emails within 24 hours. If a student does not  receive a reply within 24 hours then the teacher did not receive the original email or  the teacher’s reply did not reach the student. It is then the student’s responsibility to  communicate again with the teacher. 
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