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Administration of Small Projects

  • Course Code :
    BSA H01
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    University Requirments

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Area of Study :

At the end of the course, students will be able to: • Learn what is meant by small business, and entrepreneurship. • Understand the importance, challenges & opportunities facing owners of a small business. • Describe the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs. • Learn about the legal forms of ownership a small business can have. And describe the reasons for and against forming a particular legal form of ownership. • Understand the factors involved in deciding to start a new small business, buy an existing one or buy a franchise. • Explain the role of strategic and operational planning, and role of business plan. • Explain the considerations for developing and implementing a marketing strategy, and differentiate between marketing goods vs. marketing services. • Explain the need for profit planning for a small business. • Explain the importance of information for a small business, and describe some potential problems with computer technology in small business. • Define risk and explain some ways of coping with it, and describe how insurance can be used to minimize loss due to risk. Describe what measures to safeguard against theft.

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Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurs; Small Entrepreneurs' Challenges & Opportunities; Importance and Challenges of Owning & Managing a Small Business; Planning, Organizing & Operating a Small Business; Marketing, Promotion & Distribution of Small Businesses' Goods & Services; Computer Technology in a Small Business; Risk Management, Insurance & Crime Prevention in a Small Business.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- a1. Listing the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs.
2- a2. Listing different considerations to start a new business.
3- a3. Listing different considerations to start a new business.
4- a4. Defining the legal forms of ownership of a small business.
5- a5. Explaining the role of strategic and operational planning, and why a business plan is needed.
6- a6. Defining the considerations for developing and implementing a marketing strategy for a small business.
7- a7. Differentiating between marketing goods vs. marketing services.
8- a8. Defining the risk management, insurance, crime prevention, and measures to safeguard against thefts.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- b1. Analyzing factors involved in running a small project, and associated challenges and risks.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- c1. Conducting a strategic plan for managing a small business.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Entrepreneurship 4 2 0
Dynamic Role of Small Business 2 1 0
Opportunities & Challenges of Small Business 2 1 0
Legal Forms of Ownership 2 1 0
How to Become the Owner of a Small Business 2 1 0
Planning & Managing a Small Business 2 1 0
Obtaining the Right Financing 2 1 0
Developing the marketing Strategies 2 1 0
Product Promotion & Distribution 2 1 0
Using Computer Technology in Small Business 2 1 0
Risk Management, Insurance & Crime Prevention 4 2 0
Family-owned Businesses 4 2 0

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Lectures

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Final exam 40.00
Midterm Exams 50.00
Participation 10.00

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Books:

Book Author Publisher

Recommended books :

Byrd; Mary Jane Megginson; & Leon, Small Business Management: An Entrepreneur's Guidebook, 7th Edition, 2012,

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