This course is designed to provide professionals and small business owners with the skills to successfully manage their own businesses. In our rapidly changing economy, many individuals now offer their services on a contract basis. Success in this "new economy" will be significantly improved through the acquisition of the entrepreneurial skills developed. Students will develop essential skills in evaluating entrepreneurship opportunities and business processes relevant to the Canadian environment, including the development of a comprehensive business plan.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
Below is one offering of BUSA 2205 for the Fall 2023 term.
Tue Sep 12 - Sat Dec 02 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 40010
Class meeting times
|Sep 12 - Dec 02||N/A||N/A||Online|
- Internet delivery format.
- Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
Students must sign in on the first day of class. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend more than 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates.
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The primary purpose of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the requirements for success as an entrepreneur and to provide them with the tools to achieve that success. . Upon successful completion of this course, student will be able to:
- Assess own entrepreneurial potential and the requirements of entrepreneurship.
- Investigate the dynamics of a new venture start-up and development process; buying an existing business; or franchising.
- Evaluate the importance of the business plan, its role in showing viability, providing direction and obtaining financing.
- Develop a comprehensive and appropriately formatted business plan to address the significant aspects of running a business.
- Articulate fundamentals of Canadian business and to show the role of entrepreneurs in Canada.
- Plan for the challenges and opportunities for entrepreneurs in the Canadian environment.
Effective as of Winter 2017
Entrepreneurial Management (BUSA 2205) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Business + Media
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