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Master Course Outline
Small Business Management for Farriers

Course Number: FRR 162
Credits: 2
Hours per Quarter: 20

Lecture Hours:20


Description
Introduction to management tools for small business. Includes knowledge of financial statements, business planning and budgeting, inventory control, financing and marketing.

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes
A. Knowledge of different forms of business organization and advantages of each.
B. Knowledge of financial statements and financial terms.
C. Ability to write a business mission statement and knowledge of the benefits of a business having such a statement.
D. Ability to write a business' objectives and do a strengths and weakness analysis.
E. Knowledge of necessary financial planning needed to begin operation of a small business.
F. Knowledge of elements of a business plan.
G. Knowledge of sources of funds for a business and what elements a lender looks for when making a loan.
H. Knowledge of terms used in marketing.
I. Ability to develop a marketing strategy.
J. Knowledge of pricing policies and strategies by small businesses.
K. Knowledge of different forms of advertising, publicity and sales promotion.
L. Knowledge of supply purchasing procedures and supplier selection.
M. Knowledge of inventory costs and controls.
N. Ability to perform profit planning for a small business.
O. Abiliity to prepare a basic business budget.
P. Ability to use compounding and discounting methods to make financial decisions.
Q. Knowledge of the basis for insurance and the differing types of insurance and their uses.


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
FRR 162
Spring 2014
1126
Debora Frazier
FRR 162
Spring 2013
1126
Debora Frazier
FRR 162
Spring 2012
1126
Debora Frazier
FRR 162
Winter 2011
1126
Debora Frazier
FRR 162
Winter 2005
1126
Debora Frazier
FRR 162
Winter 2004
1126
Debora Frazier


Two Year Projected Schedule

Year One* Year Two**
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)