Thinking About, Planning, Forming, Starting, and Running Your Own Small Business: A Student Workbook

Thinking About, Planning, Forming, Starting, and Running Your Own Small Business: A Student Workbook

by Michael L Faulkner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0558651925

ISBN-13: 9780558651923

Pub. Date: 05/18/2010

Publisher: Pearson Learning Solutions

Starting a business is an activity–a freedom–that is possible for all individuals in America because of the free market system, the principles of capitalism, and the opportunities available in a democracy like America. Individuals who start business have a huge responsibility to operate in an ethical manner, create jobs, build wealth, increase social

Overview

Starting a business is an activity–a freedom–that is possible for all individuals in America because of the free market system, the principles of capitalism, and the opportunities available in a democracy like America. Individuals who start business have a huge responsibility to operate in an ethical manner, create jobs, build wealth, increase social capital, operate in an environmentally reasonable manner and help continue developing the free market system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780558651923
Publisher:
Pearson Learning Solutions
Publication date:
05/18/2010
Pages:
166
Sales rank:
1,137,945
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Introduction 1

What is a Small Business 5

What is a Corporation 5

Where to orm a orporation 5—6

State by State Incorporation Summary 7—10

Chapter 2 - Pre-Start-up Procedures 11—12

Assignment # 1 Memo of Your Business Model 15

Assignment # 2 Simple Business Plan 16

A Few Thoughts on Strategy 17

Break Even Analysis, Table 1 SBA Cost Estimates Worksheet 19

How to Prepare a Breakeven Analysis 20

Assignment # 3 Memo of Your Federal, State and Local Tax

Responsibilities 23

Typical taxes states may impose on businesses 23

Chapter 3 - Start-up Procedures 27

Assignment # 4 Proof of Name Search 28

Assignment # 5 Trademark Search 30

Assignment # 6 Business Registration 31

Assignment # 7 Shareholders Agreement 33

Federal Tax Identification Number 33

Assignment # 8 Federal Tax ID Number FID IRS

Form SS-4 34

Assignment # 9 Organizational Paperwork, Waiver of Notice 35

Assignment #10 By-Laws 35

Assignment # 11 Record of Minutes 35

Chapter 4 - Leadership and Management 37

Assignment # 12 Number of Staff, Titles and Jobs 38

Assignment # 13 Payroll Log 38

Assignment # 14 Classified Ad for Employee 39

Assignment # 15 Organizational Chart 39

Assignment # 16 Your Management Style Paper

Assignment 39

Thoughts on Leadership 40

Assignment # 17 Finding Operating Space 41

Assignment # 18 Business to Business Banking 41

Assignment # 19 Trade and Professional Societies 42

Chapter 5 - New Business Operations 43

Assignment # 21 Web Strategy 44

Assignment # 22 Office Equipment Needs Memo 45

Assignment # 23 Snow Removal Plan Memo #5 45

Assignment # 24 Accounting & Bookkeeping Memo # 6 47

Assignment # 25 Supplies and Vendors List 50

Assignment # 20 Communications Memo 44

Assignment # 26 Vendor Selection Process 50

Assignment # 27 P&C and Key Man Insurance 50

Assignment # 28 Required Licenses, Fees and

Assessments 50

Assignment # 29 Snack Vendors 50

Chapter 6 - Marketing and Promotion 51

Assignment # 30 Outdoor Signs 52

Assignment # 31 Yellow Page Advertising 52

Assignment #32 Bonus Assignment Multi Channel Marketing 53

Assignment # 33 Social Capital, Volunteer and Civic Service 53

Assignment # 34 Proforma Net Income Statement 54

Assignment # 35 Personal Time Schedule 54

Appendices 59

Sources 161

Index 163

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