- NY Credits : 7.0
- TX Credits : 7.0
This course in effective operations for the small business addresses the various procedures and techniques to be used in operating a successful small business to maximize operating results and create satisfied customers that will use your business again and refer your business to other potential customers. While internal operations are stressed, financial considerations are not minimized but are used as an analytical tool and a window into operations. It addresses the general concerns of many types of small businesses wishing to survive and prosper in today's competitive environment. This course provides the information and fundamentals for you to enable to become a successful small business or to help your clients to do so and to maximize your operating results at the least cost using the most efficient methods. This course is designed to meet the needs of those desiring to start a small business or desiring your assistance.
This course is most beneficial to professional new to the small business who may be at the staff or entry level in organization but also for a seasoned professional with limited exposure to small business.
Upon successful completion of this course, the user should be able to:
identify the barriers to implementing effective operating systems and procedures,
recognize value-added operating procedures to help the small business become more economical, efficient, and effective in its operations,
identify best practices and techniques to decrease costs and increase revenues, resulting in maximizing real profits,
determine how to transform non-value added functional costs (e.g., accounting, personnel, management) to real profit contribution through the use of effective small business management, and
identify operating procedures that are necessary to each and every small business function and activity.