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For courses in small business management, entrepreneurship, and new venture creation and/or management.

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The foundation to building a successful small business

Taking a practical, hands-on approach to entrepreneurship, this text equips students with the tools and critical-thinking skills needed for small business success. Now in its 9th Edition, Essentials of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management teaches students how to successfully launch and manage a  business. By dissecting case studies, examining successes and failures in the context of the market, and observing the tactics used by today’s most successful small business ventures, students can develop the skills that will give them a unique advantage in a hotly competitive environment.


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0134890434 / 9780134890432 Essentials of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management Plus MyLab Entrepreneurship with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 9/e


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  • 0134741080 / 9780134741086 Essentials of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
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Table of contents

SECTION I:  THE CHALLENGE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP 

1. The Foundations of Entrepreneurship 

2. Ethics and Social Responsibility: Doing the Right Thing 

3. Creativity and Innovation: Keys to Entrepreneurial Success


SECTION II: THE ENTREPRENEURIAL JOURNEY BEGINS

4. Conducting a Feasibility Analysis and Designing a Business Model 

5. Crafting a Business Plan and Building a Solid Strategic Plan

6. Forms of Business Ownership

7. Buying an Existing Business

8. Franchising and the Entrepreneur


SECTION III: LAUNCHING THE BUSINESS 

9. Building a Powerful Bootstrap Marketing Plan 

10. E-Commerce and the Entrepreneur 

11. Pricing and Credit Strategies 

12. Creating a Successful Financial Plan 

13. Managing Cash Flow 

14. Choosing the Right Location and Layout 


SECTION IV: PUTTING THE BUSINESS PLAN TO WORK: SOURCES OF FUNDS 

15. Sources of Financing: Equity and Debt 

16. Global Aspects of Entrepreneurship 

17. Building a New Venture Team and Planning for the Next Generation


Appendix: The Daily Perc Business Plan 

Cases


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