Outline: DCP340



SEWING BUSINESS PRACTICES

Prerequisites

None

Topic Outline

  • Introduction to small business
  • Essentials for planning self assessment
  • Building a business plan
  • Surveying the market
  • Basic financial statements
  • Choosing a legal form or organization
  • Essential accounting and record keeping
  • Marketing
  • Product pricing strategies
  • Advertising and promotion
  • Distribution strategies
  • Sources of funds and government assistance
  • Incorporation, taxes and licenses
As stated in the Academic Policy, a student must successfully complete all major segemnts of a subject in order to earn a passing grade.  Students who have not passed the term work may not be permitted to write the final examination.  For further information on evaluation and academic standing, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available at Seneca Registartion offices.

Modes of Instruction

Lectures and class discussions with emphasis on student participation.  Students are expected to research for class discussion. 

Prescribed Texts and Tutorials

The Canadian Small Business Survival Guide; Benjamin Gallander

Modes of Evaluation

 
Interview

20%

Business Plan

40%

Mid-Term Exam

20%

Final Exam

20%

Total

100%

Grading Policy

 

A+

90% - 100%

4.0

A

80% - 89%

4.0

B+

75% - 79%

3.5

B

70% - 74%

3.0

C+

65% - 69%

2.5

C

60% -64%

2.0

D

55% - 59%

1.0

F

0% - 54%

0

Minmium Performance For Graduation

No student will be eligible to graduate with a Seneca College certificate or diploma if, in more than 30% of the subjects required for graduation, the student has received a "D" grade. 


Approved by __________________________ 
                     Lisa Somers, Chair 
                     Community Services and Health Sciences 

**Please retain this document for future educational / employment use.


Last Reviewed:   Fall  2012