This course provides an introduction to entrepreneurship for students wishing to start their own business or who wish to learn about fundamental entrepreneurial skills that will help them with their career. Application of these skills can occur in many environments outside of the startup of a business, including working as an independent contractor, an employee, a manager or team leader, or the management team of a large private or public organization. Employers look for self-starting professionals who can work independently and innovate on the job. This course offers full coverage of the foundation skills for today’s entrepreneur who is starting a business or building a career. The course follows a cycle starting with the new business idea and moving forward to the implementation of the business opportunity. Several key entrepreneurial skills are covered, including: (1) how to identify and define a new business idea; (2) how to evaluate a new business opportunity; (3) financial assessment of a new idea; and (4) how to assess market potential of a new idea. Other topics include how to set up a business (incorporation, proprietorship, partnership), business insurance, business taxes, working with partners and an introduction to financing sources.
Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.
Thu Jan 14 - Thu Apr 01 12 Weeks
|Jan 14 - Apr 01||Thu||18:00 - 21:00||
See Notes below
TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2016
VENT 1810 is offered as a part of the following programs:
The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.
Books for Winter 2021 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.
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.
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