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VENT 1821 - Growing A Business

Venture Development Centre Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

The course will introduce learners to the fundamentals of growing an existing business in Canada. Topics will include strategic options for growth, estimating revenue and costs associated with growth, special considerations involved in growing a family business and environmental factors influencing growth capabilities and avenues for expanding Canadian companies.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$533.51 - $542.08 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 46271

Wed Sep 11 - Wed Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 27 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 319

Instructor

Colin McWhinnie

Course Outline

Cost

$533.51

Notes

  1. Students who have received credit for MKTG 3345 New Venture Creation are not eligible to take this course. There is no textbook for this course. BBA students can use this course to fulfill 3 credits of their Social Science or Unspecified General Education requirement.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 87593

Mon Jan 13 - Mon Apr 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Apr 06 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 BBY SE12 Rm. 302

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$542.08

Notes

  1. No class held on February 17th - Family Day

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Prepare a plan for growth of a business
  • Analyse and describe resource requirements for a growing business
  • Analyse and describe environmental factors influencing company growth capabilities
  • Assess the pros and cons of various strategic options for growth of an expanding business
  • Assess pre-growth considerations such as the amount of financing required and the stage of development of the business seeking to expand

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2016

Programs and courses are subject to change without notice.

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