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BUS 131 - Small Business Mgmt Strategies

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Emphasizes human resource concepts and their applications to small business operations. Leadership development, management styles and decision-making strategies are stressed.
Competencies
  1. Explain how belief in oneself influences one’s entrepreneurial success.
    1. List several outcomes of one who subscribes to disbelief or self doubt.
    2. Identify several methods used to acquire and strengthen the power of belief.
  2. Identify ways to cure yourself from “excusitis.”
  3. Discuss ways to destroy fear.
    1. Identify ways to build self-confidence.
    2. Identify ways to remain objective about employees.
  4. Describe ways to think and act like a winner.
  5. Describe some tools/or ways to start thinking more creatively.
  6. Identify ways to manage one’s environment to make oneself more successful.
  7. Explain how attitude is reflected in our daily activities.
    1. Describe three attitudes that are strong allies in our lives.
    2. Identify ways to become more enthusiastic.
    3. Identify activities one can do to grow the “you-are-important” attitude.
    4. Identify actions one can take to demonstrate he/she has the “service-first” attitude.
  8. Point out behaviors owner-managers can use to get employees to support them and accept their leadership.
  9. Contrast the behavior of a Pro-Active entrepreneur-manager with the Re-Active entrepreneur-manager.
  10. Explain how entrepreneurs can use setbacks to become more successful.
    1. List methods entrepreneurs use for conditioning themselves for setbacks.
    2. Outline the guideposts entrepreneurs employee to turn defeat into victory.
  11. Appraise the successful entrepreneurs leadership traits.
    1. Assess a list of principles a successful leader would subscribe to.
    2. Evaluate a list of examples of progressive activities a successful leader would be involved in.
  12. Describe the basic philosophy of the One Minute Manager.
  13. Summarize what One Minute Goal Setting is.
  14. Identify the components of One-Minute Praising.
  15. Describe the key concepts of One Minute Reprimanding.



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