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VENT 1821 - Growing A Business

Venture Development Centre Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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

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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

Related Programs

VENT 1821 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Coast Capital Savings Entrepreneurial Program
    Part-time   Statement of Completion
  2. Marketing Management (Professional Sales Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Marketing Management - Entrepreneurship
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  4. Marketing Management - Retail Marketing Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate

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