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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Small Business Management (BUS-401)


Various; distance learning format.


Varies (self-study; self-paced). 


August 2018 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: describe the importance of organizational training programs and the characteristics of various types of such programs; assist in the conducting of a training needs analysis to determine the goals and objectives of an organizational training program; assist in the designing of a training program to comply with existing organizational needs; facilitate the success of trainees and organizational training program using various methods; determine methods of training that are most likely to succeed based on a given set of organizational objectives; evaluate the success of organizational training programs by reviewing the data from the results of such programs; and describe various types of organizational training programs and identify their key components and objectives.


This course examines fundamental principles, problems and practices of entrepreneurship, focusing on providing students with a foundation of small business management skills and the creativity and knowledge of what it takes to develop a successful business. Major topics include: marketing strategies and principles including location, pricing methods, and funding, developing a successful online business, and elements of a good business plan and other aspects of business ownership.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Entrepreneurship, Management, Finance, or Human Resource Management (8/18).