How do you approach the functional areas of business such as human resources and finance? Do you know how to channel creativity and generate new business ideas? What do you, as an entrepreneur, need to know about ethical business practices and social responsibility? Entrepreneurship and New Venture Management fifth edition explains the theoretical aspects that should be considered when starting a new business venture and offers practical examples to place this theory into a real-life perspective. The book covers vital elements of entrepreneurship such as how to write a business plan as well as other elements involved in running your own business venture such as financial planning and forecasting.