Introduces processes involved in creating and running a professional interior design business including legal, ethical, practical and professional requirements. Emphasis on business structures and practices, professional documentation and contracts, marketing techniques, job cost estimating, setting up industry accounts and project management methods. Students become familiar with business practices in both commercial and residential design firms and develop business plans and resumes. This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. Note: This course was previously listed as IND 205.