Course Outline

BUSI 433 - Real Estate Business

Chapter 1: Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development
Chapter 2: Business Strategy
Chapter 3: Organizing and Financing the Business
Chapter 4: Accounting for Small Businesses
Chapter 5: Taxation
Chapter 6: Law in the Real Estate Context
Chapter 7: Professional Ethics
Chapter 8: Marketing
Chapter 9: People Management: Leadership and Organizational Structures
Chapter 10: Managing Employees: Motivation and Labour Relations
Chapter 11: Technology
Chapter 12: Succession Planning
Projects 

Course Structure

Weekly multiple choice assignments: 10% of final grade.

Project 1 & 2: Business research and analysis exercises: 40% of final grade.

The two projects involve creating a business plan for a new business, or carrying out a detailed strategic management review of an existing business. Project 1 covers the first half of the business plan or strategic management review, including topics such as small business development, business strategy, financial planning, accounting, taxation, and legal and ethical considerations. Project 2 covers the second half of the business plan or strategic management review, including topics such as marketing, human resources management, technology, and succession planning.

Final exam: Multiple choice and short-answer written questions: 50% of final grade.

Additional Resources

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