Latest Course prepared for the MA programme in Rennes

(usually complemented by a start-up Business Plan)



* Small Business Environment & Creation Data

Start up formalities & assistance

Video ‘magnificent mouchoirs’


* Entrepreneurs & Managers

Differences in managing small firms

Case :Career of Sam Poole


* Small Business expansion (case Burton Walls)

Buying an existing business,(incl. MBO)

Case Small & Mallalieu


* Small Business problems ( and GTI survey)

Opportunities eg exporting


* Franchising & case of Russ Thompson

Family Business


* Roles for graduates in small business

Review case : National Lumber