2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Oct 06, 2022  
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MNGT 137 Independent Contracting (3 credits)



Course Description
An introduction to running one’s own business. Students will explore the techniques and responsibilities for successfully managing an independent career.

Student Outcomes
1. Identify a legal business format to use and support decision.
2. Explain requirements for setting up basic bookkeeping, including taxes, expenses and purchases.
3. Review contracts for critical points, such as payment schedule, delivery requirements, rights and responsibilities, and propose reasonable amendments.
4. Create a time management plan that includes effective amounts of time for completing professional activities and business operations.
5. Analyze own strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) to improve marketability.
6. Create a marketing plan of action, including networking and social media.
7. Create a written viable business plan using external research.



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