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Entrepreneurship 101
Shim, Jae K.
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Hauppauge, NY : Barron's Educational Series, 2000.
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ix, 243 pages ; 20 cm.
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Includes index.
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A successful entrepreneur is a man or woman who knows how to combine venture capital with hard work to create an entirely new and profitable enterprise. For those with the talent and imagination to become entrepreneurs, this book summarizes things they must know and tasks they must accomplish. Factors include financing, management of assets, legal considerations, accounting, human resource management, knowledge of the selected business type, taxes, marketing, and daily operations. Barron's Business Success books offer useful advice and instruction to career-minded men and women looking to get ahead in the business and corporate world.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. vii
Dedicationp. ix
Chapter 1 Planning: The Whats and Hows of Starting a Small and Entrepreneurial Businessp. 1
Chapter 2 Developing the Business Plan: The Write Way to Successp. 21
Chapter 3 Financing: Money for the Asking and Venture Capital Financingp. 33
Chapter 4 Management of Assets: Managing Your Cash Flows and Financesp. 57
Chapter 5 Legal Considerations: An Owner Needs Sound Legal Advice and Protectionp. 79
Chapter 6 Accounting: The Accounting Frameworks for Budgeting, Control, and Decision Makingp. 95
Chapter 7 Human Resource Management: Handling Employee Hiring, Training, and Developmentp. 121
Chapter 8 Types of Businesses: Select a Business in Which You Are Knowledgeable and Comfortablep. 135
Chapter 9 Taxes: Tax Return Preparation Is a Fact of Lifep. 151
Chapter 10 Marketing: The Key to Success Is Promoting What You Havep. 165
Chapter 11 Operations: A Smoothly Running Business Is a Successful Onep. 193
Appendix I Resourcesp. 213
Appendix II Create a Small-Business Web Sitep. 225
Appendix III Glossaryp. 229
Indexp. 239