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VENT 0200 - The Enterpriser - Venture Program Online Business Planner

Venture Development Centre Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Enterpriser is a 12 week online program designed for individuals who have a business idea or those who are simply curious about what it takes to launch a business. A unique feature of this program is that Venture Development Centre advisors will be available online to assist you with specific issues or difficulties you may encounter. Throughout the program you will develop the tools necessary to complete a comprehensive business plan and launch a new venture. The program offers an interactive, module based, learning environment covering the essential areas of business start-up. The self-paced modules cover the opportunity analysis, the anatomy of a business plan, as well as marketing, financing, taxation and cutting through red-tape. Helpful online templates are available in each module to be filled out and added to your online portfolio. Special online tools include a sample business plan, a start-up checklist, a discussion board, private email and links to strategic resources.



This course was retired after the Fall 2013 term and is no longer offered through BCIT Part-time Studies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand components/purpose of the Business Plan.
  • Understand basic accounting skills.
  • Acquire an ability to develop and analyze Financial Statements / Cash Flow.
  • Understand what banks need from business owners in order to lend money.
  • Develop a marketing strategy: product/service definition, market research, pricing, direct marketing.
  • Understand and use negotiation and relationship selling as a tool to sell themselves and their products/services.

Effective as of Fall 2003

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