MGT 418 Course Material MGT 418 Entire Course (2 Sets) MGT 418 Week 1 DQs What challenges would businesses have if they were underfunded? What is a business plan? What are some components of a business plan? Why is a business plan important? Why do you think it is important to have a primary and perhaps a couple secondary target markets ? • This tutorial contains 2 Papers for each Assignment (Except Week 5 LT) • MGT 418 Week 1 Individual Assignment Self-Evaluation (2 Sets) • MGT 418 Week 1 DQs • MGT 418 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment: Evaluating Trends and Opportunities (2 Papers) • MGT 418 Week 2 DQs
MGT 418 Course Material MGT 418 Week 1 Individual Assignment Self-Evaluation (2 Sets) MGT 418 Week 2 DQs Why is it important for firms to differentiate themselves from their competitors? Provide an example of a firm that has clearly succeeded in standing out from its competitors. What criteria determine the appropriate purchase price of a nonfranchised business? Should you ask for a written business plan from the seller when deciding whether to buy an existing nonfranchised business? • Locate the Self-Assessment Inventories from Organizational Behavior in your Materials section. Choose and complete three self-assessments from the following list to determine your personal strengths and weaknesses: • o Assessment number 3: Turbulence Tolerance Test • o Assessment number 4: Global Readiness Index • o Assessment number 5: Personal Values
MGT 418 Course Material MGT 418 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment: Evaluating Trends and Opportunities (2 Papers) MGT 418 Week 3 DQs What is the legal purpose of the Uniform Franchise Offering Circular (UFOC) and the Franchise Agreement? What was your understanding about buying a franchise prior to reading the course materials this week? • This Tutorial contains 2 Different Papers • Imagine you are going into business in an industry of your choice. Assume that your business is located in the city or state where you live. • As a team, identify at least three different sources of information you might use to learn more about the industry.
MGT 418 Course Material MGT 418 Week 3 Individual Assignment: Non Franchised Small Business Analysis (2 Papers) MGT 418 Week 4 DQs Why is a formal partnership agreement important? Describe three risks involved in starting a partnership. When considering what organizational form to choose, what factors would be part of the consideration? • This Tutorial contains 2 Different Papers • Select one of the following businesses to research on the Web: • o Mel’s Country Cafe, Tomball, Texas • o Hope Blooms Flowers and Things, Eagle, Idaho
MGT 418 Course Material MGT 418 Week 4 Learning Team Assignment: Franchise Analysis (2 Papers) MGT 418 Week 5 DQs How can being certified as a Women's Business Enterprise or a Historically Underutilized Business, or being identified as a veteran-owned business, assist a business owner? What are the differences between equity financing and debt financing? • This Tutorial contains 2 Different Papers • Visit the Franchise for Sale Web site at http://www.franchiseforsale.com/ • . Select three franchises from the same industry and assume you are going to purchase one of the three businesses.
MGT 418 Course Material MGT 418 Week 5 Individual Assignment: Entrepreneurial Advisor (2 Papers) MGT 418 Week 5 Team Assignment James Confectioners A Case Study Resource: Essentials of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management pgs. 678-681 Case 6: James Confectioners--Part 1 Respond to all the five Questions in a concise manner in a 700- to -1050-word paper. Format your report consistent with APA guidelines. • This Tutorial contains 2 Different Papers magine you are a consultant providing advice to small business owners. There are two different customers, a woman and a veteran, who come to you for advice. • Read the two scenarios provided below.