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Entrepreneurial Management BUSA 2205

Business Administration Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

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.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$510.65 - $551.93 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of BUSA 2205 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 85378

Duration

Mon Jan 08 - Mon Mar 25 (11 weeks)

  • 11 weeks
  • CRN 85378
  • Domestic fees $551.93
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 25 Mon 18:00 - 21:20 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 2620
Instructor

Olga Smeeth

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$551.93

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. No classes on February 19 HYBRID: This course will be offered 50% in person - on campus and 50% synchronously online. ***Please note that the first class will be held on campus*** The instructor will provide class details in the course outline.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are two offerings of BUSA 2205 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 63418

Duration

Wed Apr 10 - Wed Jun 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 63418
  • Domestic fees $510.65
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 26 Wed 17:30 - 20:30 Online
Instructor

Olga Smeeth

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$510.65

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. *****Please note that all classes will be held online. There will be no on campus classes***** This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date. For details on technology requirements, please refer to www.bcit.ca/files/business/pdf/bcit-sobm-byod.pdf.
Status

CRN 65276

Duration

Mon Apr 15 - Mon Jul 15 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 65276
  • Domestic fees $551.51
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 15 - Jul 15 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 109
Instructor

Olga Smeeth

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$551.51

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. No class on May 20 and July 1 HYBRID: This course will be offered 50% in person - on campus and 50% synchronously online. ***Please note that the first class will be held on campus*** The instructor will provide class details in the course outline.
Status

Learning Outcomes

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

Related Programs

Entrepreneurial Management (BUSA 2205) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  2. Leadership
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Marketing Management - Entrepreneurship
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  4. Small Business Management
    Statement of Completion Part-time

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