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.
$542.08 - $552.08 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.
Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.
Thu Sep 12 - Thu Nov 28 12 Weeks
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Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.
Thu Jan 16 - Thu Apr 02 12 Weeks
TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim
A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students until Thu, Nov 14 at 9:00 am (PST). International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.}
19 seats available as of Nov 14, 2019 3:19 am (PST). Of these 19, 13 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.
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:
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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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