BUSG 2309
Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship

Western Texas College

  1. Basic Course Information
    1. Course Description: Starting, operating, and growing a small business. Includes essential management skills, how to prepare a business plan, accounting, financial needs, staffing, marketing strategies, and legal issues.
  2. Information about Learning Objectives and Outcomes - Student Learning Outcomes:
    1. Explain the major concepts in the functional areas of accounting, marketing, finance, and management.
    2. Evaluate the legal, social, and economic environments of business.
    3. Describe the global environment of business.
    4. Describe and explain the ethical obligations and responsibilities of business.
    5. Apply decision-support tools to business decision making.
    6. Construct and present effective oral and written forms of professional communication.
    7. Apply knowledge of business concepts and functions in an integrated manner.
    8. Use specialized knowledge to solve business processes.
  3. Major Course Requirements
    1. Major course requirement: Chapter quizzes
    2. Major course requirement: Chapter exams
    3. Major course requirement: Writing Assignments
  4. Information on Readings
    1. Required text: Small Business Management: Launching & Growing Entrepreneurial Ventures 16e, Longenecker, Petty, Palich & Hoy, ISBN-13: 9781111532871, Cengage Learning.
  5. Other Policies: Please refer to the WTC Course Catalog for the following:
    1. Campus Calendar
    2. Final Exam schedule
    3. How to drop a class
    4. Withdrawal information
    5. Student Conduct/Academic Integrity
    6. Students with disabilities


*The above schedule, policies, procedures, and assignments in this course are subject to change.



Last Modified: April 12, 2019