Through a multidisciplinary approach, this course focuses on recognizing a business opportunity and developing the opportunity into a business. The controlling functions’???accounting, finance, marketing, management’???as well as legal and economic considerations are applied. Student responsibility and initiative are encouraged as business strategies are created, planned, and presented as a final product’???a business plan for an actual business venture. Through the process of developing the business plan, students acquire skills necessary to operate a successful business.??¨??¨This class includes an optional learning experience.