EVL475 - Business Management - Level 2

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Subject Title
Business Management - Level 2

Subject Description
Building on the subject material from EVL 375, students will learn about the process of operating a small business and the ongoing management requirements. This subject is designed to encourage students to take advantage of expanding management opportunities in the landscape, horticulture industry. Students considering starting their own small business will benefit from this course as well.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Understand small business and small business start up procedures.
2. Identify provincial regulations for small business.
3. Assess management practices that can help to run a successful company.
4.  Evaluate marketing and promotion strategies.
5. Acquire insight into small business operations through guest speakers.
6. Examine sales and estimating methods.
7. Discuss various methods of keeping financial information in order.
8. Assess how to maintain good customer relations and quality control.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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