Dec 01, 2022  
2022–2023 University Catalog/Handbook (Fall) 
    
2022–2023 University Catalog/Handbook (Fall)
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HSC 7440 - Fundamentals of the Health Care Startup Business

Hours: 3
This course will provide a pragmatic overview and exploration of basic business skills and principles necessary for preparing for and starting a health care business. A developmental continuum from idea generation to launch is discussed. Business strategies are examined to provide the learner with critical-thinking skills necessary to become successful in the startup within the health care industry. The advantage of entrepreneurial thinking and problem solving is reviewed. The course investigates substantive strategic marketing concepts and the process utilized to analyze, develop, implement, and evaluate the business/practice environment. Emphasis will be placed on objective planning and evaluating metrics for success. The intricacies of legal considerations, finance and accounting strategies, and human resource management are not the focus of this course. Learners will have the opportunity to develop key components of a business plan for a startup.



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