Course Terms of Use

All Saylor Academy courses are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. For licensing purposes, a "course" is defined as the structure, syllabus, learning outcomes, unit descriptions, and the framing text that accompanies resources curated from third parties. That excludes the third party resources themselves, including the following resources used in this course, which contain the individual licenses listed below:

U.S. Department of State's Principles of Entrepreneurship

Kavita Ramdas' "Definition of Entrepreneurship"

OpenStax CNX: The Global Text Project's Business Fundamentals

Ayşegül Şahin, Sagiri Kitao, Anna Cororaton, and Sergiu Laiu's "Why Small Businesses Were Hit Harder by the Recent Recession"

  • Attributed to Ayşegül Şahin, Sagiri Kitao, Anna Cororaton, and Sergiu Laiu and the New York Federal Reserve Bank
  • Reposted by the kind permission of the authors and the original publisher. Use of this resource for commercial purposes is forbidden.
  • Original can be found here: http://www.newyorkfed.org/research/current_issues/ci17-4.pdf

Boundless: Management

Wikidot: Andy Birol's "Entrepreneurs vs. Intrapreneurs"

Stanford University's Entrepreneurship Corner

Developing New Products and Services, v1.0

  • Adapted by Saylor Academy without attribution as requested by the original creator or licensor.
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

The Small Business Blog

"Did You Say 'Intellectual Property?' It's a Seductive Mirage"

Principles of Management, v1.1

  • Adapted by Saylor Academy without attribution as requested by the original creator or licensor.
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

Organizational Behavior, v1.1

  • Adapted by Saylor Academy without attribution as requested by the original creator or licensor.
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

North Dakota State University's Small Business:

Adrienne Graham's "Small Business Hiring Tips"

 The People's Dynamic: "HR Basics: Recruitment and Selection"

"How to Write an Executive Summary"

"How to Write a Mission Statement for Your Business"

"Business Plans for Startups" Series

Nanyang Technological University: "Entrepreneur 3: Marketing Plan, Strategies, Distribution, and Channels"

The Community Tool Box: "Chapter 15, Section 1: Developing a Management Plan"

Wikibooks' Sustainable Business

"Entrepreneurship 101: Financial Planning with Kerri Golden"

Wikibooks' Organic Business Guide

"Template Startup Financial Model"

Boundless: Business

"Investing Wisely Through Franchising"

Principles of Marketing, v1.1

  • Adapted by Saylor Academy without attribution as requested by the original creator or licensor.
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

"Is Your Business Doing Effective Market Research?"

"Primary Market Research"

eMarketing: The Essential Guide to Online Marketing, v1.0

  • Adapted by Saylor Academy without attribution as requested by the original creator or licensor.
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

Boundless: Marketing

Mark Juliano's Entrepreneurship & Business Course Podcast

Personal Finance, v1.0

  • Adapted by Saylor Academy without attribution as requested by the original creator or licensor.
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

Boundless: Accounting

Wikipedia articles

The Daily MBA: "The Advantages of a Business Loan"

U.S. Small Businss Administration resources

  • Attributed to the U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Licensed under Public Domain
  • Original may be found here: https://www.sba.gov/

Janelle Orsi essays

Genomics Law Report: "Starting Out with Government Funding: SBIR and STTR Grants"

Ace Walmsley's "Asset Based Loans - Something to Consider"

Irish Taylor's "Angel Investors and Your Business"

  • Attributed to Irish Taylor
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
  • Original is no longer available.

The Equity Kicker: "50 Questions: How Does a VC Think About Exit Strategy?"

Small Business Management in the 21st Century, v1.0

  • Adapted by Saylor Academy without attribution as requested by the original creator or licensor.
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

Stanford University Development Research: "How Do You Determine the Value of a Private Company?"

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