Aaron, clerical supervisor for a health maintenance organization, wants to hire the best person for the receptionist job. Ramona, his manager, is doubtful that the candidate Aaron has selected will be capable because she uses a wheel-chair. Ramona is concerned that other workers will have to spend a lot of […]
Imagine that a friend tells you about their idea to start a sports therapy clinic which they plan to operate as a sole proprietorship. What benefits and risks would you advise your friend to be aware of?
SWOT – You own a taxi/cab company. Use SWOT analysis to analyze Ubers’ entry into your geographic market. What are Ubers Strengths, Weaknesses (that you can exploit), What opportunities might they exploit or opportunities they may create for your company? What threats does their entry create?
You have decided to begin a new venture and are armed with an understanding of the market for your products or services. How do you figure out what resources (financial and nonfinancial) you will need to bring that product or service to that market? Respond to two of your classmates’ […]
Over and over again, entrepreneurs make the same mistakes when planning for venture financing. Experienced investors are alert for the pitfalls. Identify three financing pitfalls and what an entrepreneur can do about them. Respond to two of your classmates’ postings.
First, list what four stages of decision-making are outlined in the Career Action Plan reading. Second, write two paragraphs (five sentences each) related to an example of a time when you made a big decision and the steps you took to make that decision. Do you feel that the process […]