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BUSA 2205 - Entrepreneurial Management

Business Administration Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$475.00 - $480.71 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2018

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 85378

Mon Jan 08 - Mon Apr 09 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 09 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 208

Instructor

Edith Kirkpatrick

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$480.71

Notes

  1. No classes on February 12 and April 2

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

In Progress

CRN 80836

Tue Jan 09 - Sat Mar 31 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 31 Online

Instructor

Arthur Docherty

Course Outline

Cost

$475.00

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. 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. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

CRN 17859

Wed Jan 10 - Wed Mar 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 28 Wed 17:30 - 20:30 DTC Rm. 830

Instructor

David Schulte

Course Outline

Cost

$475.00

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

In Progress and Full

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 63418

Tue Apr 10 - Sat Jun 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 30 Online

Instructor

Arthur Docherty

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$475.00

Notes

  1. Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 65276

Mon May 28 - Mon Jul 09 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 28 - Jul 09 Mon/Wed 18:00 - 21:00 BBY SW03 Rm. 2620

Instructor

David Schulte

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$480.71

Notes

  1. No classes on July 2.

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

BUSA 2205 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Advanced Business Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Certificate
  2. Business Administration
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  3. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  4. Business Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  5. Leadership
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  6. Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  7. Marketing Management (Professional Sales Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  8. Marketing Management - Entrepreneurship
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  9. Small Business Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Statement of Completion

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

Canadian Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management with Connect with SmartBook COMBO
Author Wesley Balderson, Peter Mombourquette
Publisher McGraw-Hill Ryerson
Copyright 2018
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-25925-684-4
Price $157.95
Required

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

Canadian Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management with Connect with SmartBook COMBO
Author Wesley Balderson, Peter Mombourquette
Publisher McGraw-Hill Ryerson
Copyright 2018
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-25925-684-4
Price $157.95
Required

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Canadian Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management with Connect with SmartBook COMBO
Author Wesley Balderson, Peter Mombourquette
Publisher McGraw-Hill Ryerson
Copyright 2018
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-25925-684-4
Price $157.95
Required

Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

Canadian Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management with Connect with SmartBook COMBO
Author Wesley Balderson, Peter Mombourquette
Publisher McGraw-Hill Ryerson
Copyright 2018
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-25925-684-4
Price $157.95
Required

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