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Course Number: Course Title: Palm Beach State College Course Syllabus – Classroom Course
Palm Beach State College
Course Syllabus – Classroom Course
General Class and Course Information
Course Number: ENT1000
Course Title: Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
Term/Dates: 8/23 to 12/19/2016
216199
Credit Hours: 3
48
Days: Wednesdays
Time: 6:30 PM to 9:15 PM
AH309
Course Description: Students will learn about the entrepreneurial process and the role of entrepreneurship in the
economy. Topics include starting and running a business, idea and product development, building a business model,
marketing research, team building, basic business plan development, and funding opportunities.
Professor’s Information
Name: Donald T. Keller
Office Location: N/A
Telephone: 561-373-8362
Email: [email protected]
Faculty Web Page:
Office Hours: N/A
https://www.palmbeachstate.edu/faculty/index.asp?id=kellerd
Information on REQUIRED Textbooks:
Title
Entrepreneurship
Supplementary Books/Materials
Title
N/A
Edition Author
9th
Hisrich, Peters, and
Shepherd
Publisher
McGraw-Hill
Irwin
ISBN
978-0-07-802919-6 or
0-07-802919-8 or
9781308454429
Edition Author
Publisher
ISBN
Other Information on Textbooks and Materials needed for class:
N/A
Course Learning Outcomes: As a result of taking this course, the student will be able to:
*Explain the concept of entrepreneurship and its role in the national economy.
*Identify various types of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial ventures.
*Explain the factors involved in starting a new business and making it successful.
*Explain the steps involved before opening the doors of a new business.
*Develop business ideas and assess whether or not they are good opportunities for a new business.
*Explain how to develop a business model.
*Identify the component parts of the market research process.
*Identify and explain the parts of the business plan.
*Explain how to build and maintain a supportive team of employees and to establish a strong business culture.
*Demonstrate the ability to interpret balance sheets, income statements, and the statement of cash flows for the
purpose of decision making in a small business.
*Identify the sources of funding for starting and growing a new business.
*Explain the legal and tax issues associated with a new business.
*Explain how to grow a business into one that provides rewards for the entrepreneur and employees.
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Course Syllabus – Classroom Courses
Full Course Outline - Click on the following link: Course and enter the course number (no space between the prefix
and the number).
Class Information
Classes start on time. If you are late, you may miss some valuable information. Please select a “study buddy” to help you
with material missed in the classroom. Your instructor will attempt to Email you any materials covered in the session you
have missed upon your request.
Scoring Menu
Examinations 440 points
Case Studies
20 points total (HW-1 and HW-2)
Major Paper
40 points
Total
500 points
Paper Assignments
You will be given three short case studies from which you select two to prepare a college level written analysis. Each
paper is worth 10 points of your final grade or 20 in total. An additional 5 extra credit points can be earned with an
optional oral presentation of ONE of the cases. These are identified as HW-1 and 2 on the schedule.
A major paper will involve the analysis of a case study involving a true story of a business person that had to make a
decision between accepting full time employment at a company when his present company laid him off or go into
business for himself. This paper will be graded based on a Rubric Grid in addition to MLA compliance. This paper is worth
40 points in your final grade. Guidelines will be presented the first session of class.
Examinations:
There are 5 examinations. Each examination counts 110 points for a total of 440 points towards your final grade. The
lowest scored examination will be dropped.
Children in the Classroom:
Children not registered for a course are not permitted in the classroom. Please do not ask for an exception.
Tutoring:
Your instructor will be available, at no charge, at prearranged times for assistance in the preparation of course papers or
other assignments including lectures on Saturdays by appointment.
Academic Dishonesty Policy and Penalty for Violation:
Any student who is found to have been involved in any type of academic dishonesty (as defined below under academic
dishonesty) will receive a zero for the assignment or assessment and may be dismissed from the course with an "F".
Academic dishonesty includes the following actions, as well as other similar conduct aimed at making false
representation with respect to the student's academic performance.
(1) Cheating on an exam, (2) Collaborating with others on work to be presented, if contrary to the stated rules of the
course, (3) Submitting, if contrary to the rules of the course, work previously submitted in another course, (4) Knowingly
and intentionally assisting another student in any of the above actions, including assistance in an arrangement whereby
work, classroom performance, examination, or other activity is submitted or performed by a person other than the
student under whose name the work is submitted or performed, (5) Plagiarism.
Please refer to the Palm Beach State College Student Handbook (www.palmbeachstate.edu/current) for link to the
student handbook).
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Assignments, Tests, Quizzes and Final Exam Schedule, with percentage/points of grade:
DATE
08/24
08/31
09/07
09/14
09/21
09/28
10/05
10/12
10/19
10/26
11/02
11/09
11/16
11/23
11/30
12/07
12/14
SESSION CHAPTER(S) ACTIVITY
1
1-2
Introduction, syllabus, and discussion of papers
2
1-2-3
Case studies and review for EXAM-1
3
4
EXAM-1 (CHAPTERS 1-2-3)
4
5
Return and review EXAM-1
5
4-5-6
Review for EXAM-2
6
7
EXAM-2 (CHAPTERS 4-5-6)
7
8
Return and review EXAM-2
8
7-8-9
Review for EXAM-3
N/A
N/A
NO CLASS – DEVELOPMENT DAY
9
10
EXAM-3 (CHAPTERS 7-8-9)
10
10-11
Return and review EXAM-3
11
12
Review for Exam-4
12
13
EXAM-4 (CHAPTERS 10-11-12)
N/A
N/A
NO CLASS – ENJOY THE THANKSGIVING HOLDDAY
13
14
Return and review EXAM-4 and presentations
14
13-14-15
Review for EXAM-5
15
N/A
EXAM-5 (FINAL) (CHAPTERS 13-14-15)
IMPORTANT DATES
EXAM-1
HW-1 DUE
EXAM-2
EXAM-3
HW-2 DUE
EXAM-4
MAJOR PAPER DUE
EXAM-5
Examinations are closed book and closed note examinations. A calculator will not be necessary.
Examinations are taken during the last 75 minutes of the class session. There are no exceptions. If you have made plans
to pick someone up at the airport later in the evening, please have your guests plan to wait for you.
Grading:
Letter Grade
A
B
C
D
F
P
N
S
U
Points
448-500
398-447
348-397
298-347
Less than 298
Percentage (if applicable)
Class Policies
Attendance: Professors are required to take attendance.
A written attendance will be taken every class session. If you do not sign in, you are absent. Arriving 15 minutes late or
leaving early results in a 1/2 session absence.
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You are permitted 3 absences before your grade is impacted. Each unexcused absence after 3 results in a 5-point
reduction in your total points for the course.
Electronic Device Use and Email Policy:
If your electronic device rings or you use it during a class when in session, you will be assessed a 20-point penalty on
your overall grade. PLAY IT SAFE- TURN IT TO SILENT OR VIBRATE AND TELL YOUR FRIENDS NOT TO CALL YOU DURING
CLASS TIME.
Your college Email address is the official method of communicating with you instructor other than his telephone
number, which is contained in this syllabus.
Papers will not be accepted for grading via Email. However, you can send me a draft (appropriately identified) for me to
review for formatting but not for formal grading.
.
Late Assignment Policy:
Papers received after the due date are assessed a 50% reduction in grade for each session late. After two sessions late,
the paper will be reviewed at your request, but no points will be awarded.
Make-up Exam Policy:
There are no make-up exams unless you have written documentation as to a personal illness, illness of a child, family
emergency or Palm Beach State College sponsored activity. Make-up exams, when approved, are taken in the Testing
Center for a charge of $5.00 and identification is required.
Withdrawal Policy:
If you are absent 2 sessions in a row, your instructor will Email you. If you do not respond and are absent a 3rd. session in
a row, your instructor will withdraw you from the course with a WX. Your instructor cannot withdraw you after
November 4, 2016.
College Policies and Web Information
Academic Dishonesty
Academic dishonesty includes the following actions, as well as other similar conduct aimed at making false representation with
respect to the student's academic performance:
(1) Cheating on an exam, (2) Collaborating with others on work to be presented, if contrary to the stated rules of the course,
(3) Submitting, if contrary to the rules of the course, work previously submitted in another course, (4) Knowingly and intentionally
assisting another student in any of the above actions, including assistance in an arrangement whereby work, classroom
performance, examination, or other activity is submitted or performed by a person other than the student under whose name the
work is submitted or performed, (5) Plagiarism.
Please refer to the Palm Beach State College Student Handbook (www.palmbeachstate.edu/currentfor link to the student
handbook).
Classroom Etiquette and Student Behavior Guidelines
Students will demonstrate respect for professors and fellow students. Behavior that is disruptive to a positive learning environment
reported by the professor will result in a warning on the first instance; the second instance might result in expulsion from the course
or campus.
Computer Competency Component
Each student will, to the satisfaction of the professor, demonstrate a fundamental understanding of basic computer operations
through various professor-determined exercises and/or assignments.
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Disability Support Services
Students with disabilities are advised, in compliance with federal and state laws, that accommodations and services are available
through the office of Disability Support Services (DSS). It is the student's responsibility to contact Disabled Student Services Advisors
and to submit appropriate documentation prior to receiving services. Please see the website at www.palmbeachstate.edu/current
for web address for Disability Support Services.
Eating, Drinking and Smoking
Eating and drinking are confined to areas designated on the campus. Smoking is not permitted in any College building and only in
areas designated at each campus.
Final Course Grade Appeal
The evaluation of academic work is the responsibility of the faculty member/instructor. The method for assigning the final course
grade is established by the faculty member/instructor. Per Board Rule6Hx-18-3.191, faculty/instructors shall communicate the
grading policy of the course to their students in writing. If this policy changes during the term, students should be notified of any
changes in writing. The method to determine final course grades must be given to students in a course syllabus at the beginning of
the class. Should a student have a question about a final course grade, please follow the procedures as outlined in the student
handbook: www.palmbeachstate.edu/current.
Mid-Term Grade Reporting
Within one week after the close of the mid-term grading period, mid-term grades will be made available to all students for each
class by either written notification or individual conference.
Student Responsibility Policy
When a student attends the College, s/he becomes subject to its jurisdiction. Students are expected to conduct themselves in a
responsible manner, in all areas of campus life. By enrolling, they pledge to obey the rules and regulations of the College and are
responsible for observing all College policies and procedures as published in the student handbook, the College catalog, and other
College publications. The student will be responsible for preparing for class, participating in class, and completing assignments on
time.
Palm Beach State Websites of Interest
Please see this web page (www.palmbeachstate.edu/current) for a list of web addresses for students.
Withdrawal Policy for Individual Courses
The last day to withdraw from a College course with a "W" grade in this course is November 4, 2016. It is the responsibility of the
student to use the PantherWeb system or visit a campus Registrar’s office to withdraw. An official withdrawal entitles the student
to a grade of "W" in the class.
WARNING: If you plan to withdraw, please consult with the Financial Aid Department with which you are
working since a withdrawal might impact your future eligibility.
Department Contact Information
Name: Juliett Tracey
Telephone: 561-868-3813
Job Title: Associate Professor of Business.
Department Chair of Accounting, Business,
Economics, and Office Administration.
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Email: [email protected]
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