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This course provides students with the opportunity to explore the range of skills and knowledge required to develop a plan to set up a small business or private practice in Therapeutic Recreation. With the view to developing a basic outline for a business plan, students focus on a number of key elements in this process including business and personal financial literacy, personal characteristics of a successful entrepreneur, the importance of gathering market information, basic marketing and business networking concepts, and relevant regulations and documents specific to running a Therapeutic Recreation business.