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Ch 5: Forms of Business Ownership: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Forms of Business Ownership chapter of this College-Level Introduction to Business Help and Review course is the simplest way to master forms of business ownership. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of forms of business ownership.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering college-level business material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn college-level business. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding sole proprietorships or working with franchises
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning business topics (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about forms of business ownership
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra business learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Forms of Business Ownership chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Forms of Business Ownership chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any forms of business ownership question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Forms of Business Ownership unit of a standard college-level introduction to business course. Topics covered include:

  • Partnerships
  • Limited liability companies
  • Corporations
  • Corporate expansion
  • The role of cooperatives in business

11 Lessons in Chapter 5: Forms of Business Ownership: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Corporate Expansion: Mergers and Acquisitions

1. Corporate Expansion: Mergers and Acquisitions

Corporations can grow in two different ways: through expansion of their current business or through mergers and acquisitions. In this lesson, you'll learn about mergers and acquisitions. A short quiz follows.

Franchises: Opportunities and Challenges

2. Franchises: Opportunities and Challenges

Franchises offer a way for a person to start a proven business. In this lesson, you'll learn about franchises, including their advantages and disadvantages. You'll also learn about diversity and global challenges in franchising.

Wholly Owned Subsidiary: Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages

3. Wholly Owned Subsidiary: Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages

It's not unusual for one company to own another company. In this lesson, you'll learn about wholly owned subsidiaries, including their advantages and disadvantages. You'll also have a chance to take a short quiz after the lesson.

What Is a Private Limited Company? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages

4. What Is a Private Limited Company? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages

A private limited company is one type of business structure. In this lesson, you will learn what a private limited company is and explore some of its advantages and disadvantages.

What Is a Holding Company? - Definition & Advantages

5. What Is a Holding Company? - Definition & Advantages

After completing this lesson, you will understand what constitutes a holding company. In addition, you will review the advantages of a holding company and have an overall understanding of these advantages.

What Is Corporate Structure? - Definition, Types & Examples

6. What Is Corporate Structure? - Definition, Types & Examples

Corporations are a powerful force in business. It's important to understand how they are controlled, owned and operated. Learn the key concepts of corporate structure, and test your knowledge with the quiz that follows.

What is a Sole Proprietorship? - Definition, Advantages, Disadvantages & Examples

7. What is a Sole Proprietorship? - Definition, Advantages, Disadvantages & Examples

Many businesses start out as sole proprietorships. In this lesson, you'll learn what a sole proprietorship is and its advantages and disadvantages. You'll also have a chance to reinforce your knowledge with a short quiz.

The Basics of Partnerships: Types & Examples

8. The Basics of Partnerships: Types & Examples

Partnerships are a common way to organize a business in the United States. In this lesson, you'll learn about different types of business partnerships and their respective advantages and disadvantages. A short quiz follows the lesson.

The Basics of LLCs: Limited Liability Companies

9. The Basics of LLCs: Limited Liability Companies

The limited liability company is one of the most popular business organizational forms for small and medium-sized businesses. In this lesson, you'll learn about the key characteristics of a limited liability company. A short quiz follows.

Corporations: Types, Advantages, Disadvantages & Examples

10. Corporations: Types, Advantages, Disadvantages & Examples

Corporations are a popular form of business organization for large and small businesses. In this lesson, you'll learn about the advantages and disadvantages of a corporation. You'll also learn about S-corporations and C-corporations.

The Role of Cooperatives in Business

11. The Role of Cooperatives in Business

A cooperative is a type of business organization used for a variety of economic and social purposes. In this lesson, you'll learn about cooperatives, their characteristics and the role they serve in the economy. A short quiz follows.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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