Real Estate Division

CPD 153 - Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development

Pre-requisite: this course is an introductory overview and has no prior studies required.

This course discusses entrepreneurship and the process of starting a new business from a theoretical perspective. A primary focus of the course is on constructing a thorough business plan that will eventually serve as the foundation of the enterprise. Students will be able to evaluate their potential for entrepreneurialism and explore the first steps of starting a small professional services business, including methods for evaluating a business idea and developing the idea into a business concept.

Course Outline

Foreword: Introduction to Professional Development Courses

Lesson 1 - Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development in Real Estate

  • Instructor's Comments
  • Introduction To Entrepreneurship
    • Characteristics of Entrepreneurs
    • Self-Confidence
    • The Process of Entrepreneurship
  • The Business Plan
    • The Idea
    • The Business Concept
    • Testing the Business Concept
    • Feasibility Analysis
    • Introducing the Business Plan
    • The Purpose of the Business Plan
  • Review and Discussion Questions

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