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Business - Entrepreneurship

Business - Entrepreneurship Ontario College Diploma

What is Business - Entrepreneurship?

This program is intended for students who wish to develop a strong educational and experiential base in business. Students will acquire skills in acquisitions analysis; market research; selling; financial analysis and planning; various computer applications and systems; human resource planning and management; in addition to integrating the whole area of business principles and practice in the way that an entrepreneur must understand them in order to successfully operate/manage a business.

This program is particularly appropriate for students whose goal is to enter a family business, start their own business, or enter employment in a small business. One of the key experiential outcomes is the research, development, and presentation of a complete Business Plan for a new enterprise.

Program Outline 2016-2017

Major:
BENT
Length:
2 Years
Effective Dates:
2016-2017
Delivery:
4 Semesters
Credential:
Ontario College Diploma
Location:
Barrie
Start:

Fall - Barrie

Contact:
Ronald Pawlowski
Email:
Ronald.Pawlowski@GeorgianCollege.ca
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 1894

This program is intended for students who wish to develop a strong educational and experiential base in business. Students will acquire skills in acquisitions analysis; market research; selling; financial analysis and planning; various computer applications and systems; human resource planning and management; in addition to integrating the whole area of business principles and practice in the way that an entrepreneur must understand them in order to successfully operate/manage a business.

This program is particularly appropriate for students whose goal is to enter a family business, start their own business, or enter employment in a small business. One of the key experiential outcomes is the research, development, and presentation of a complete Business Plan for a new enterprise.

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • assess the nature and function of an entrepreneurial enterprise in the local business market


  • analyze the impact of local, national and global business environments on an organization, and specifically on the opportunity for a start-up enterprise


  • support the start-up of an entrepreneur-led enterprise through the use of solid business practices


  • utilize workplace and customer relationship management (CRM) practices in the development of a new business


  • develop sound business strategies applicable to an entrepreneur-led enterprise by effectively integrating business skills and knowledge from function areas such as: human resources
  • law
  • sales
  • marketing
  • finance
  • accounting
  • operations and information technology


  • enhance deliverables and provide research that will support the management of an entrepreneur-led enterprise by utilizing current and relevant information and communication technologies


  • identify, select and implement strategies to persuasively present a variety of business materials and messages in both written and oral formats


  • develop a business plan for potential funders, stakeholders, and for implementation by the entrepreneur


  • address business opportunities and challenges for entrepreneurs by selecting and utilizing creative problem-solving strategies


  • employ environmentally sustainable practices within the industry


  • integrate concepts of Social Entrepreneurship into a business plan for a new or existing venture.
Fall Intake - Barrie

Sem 1 | Sem 2 | Sem 3 | Sem 4

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Fall | Winter | Fall | Winter

2016 | 2017 | 2017 | 2018

OSSD or equivalent with

- Grade 12 English (C or U)

- any Grade 11* or 12 Mathematics (C, M, or U)

*Minimum of 60% in Grade 11 College or University level Mathematics (MBF3C or MCF3M)

You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:

Secondary school applicants:

- OSS Curriculum: OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C) or (U) (ENG4C, ENG4U); plus any Grade 11* or 12 College level Mathematics (MBF3C, MAP4C or MCT4C) or 11* or 12 University level Mathematics (MCF3M, MCV4U, MHF4U, MCB4U, MGA4U or MDM4U). (*Minimum of 60% in Grade 11 College or University level Mathematics MBF3C or MCF3M)

Non-Secondary school applicants (19 years or older):

- Any credit Communication course and most credit mathematics courses taken at Georgian College

- College preparatory programs including those taken at Georgian College: Business Foundations*

- Equivalent courses in English and mathematics taken through secondary school or Independent Learning Centres (at the general, advanced, college or university level)

- Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) program with communications and business, apprentice or technical mathematics*

- Mature student testing in English and mathematics that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through most testing services)*

- Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)

- English, Literature or Communication credit courses and most mathematics credit courses from accredited colleges/universities

Home school applicants:

- Applicants can write the mature student testing in English and mathematics that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through testing services)*

* available from Georgian College. For a complete listing please contact the Office of the Registrar.

18 Mandatory Courses

2 Communications Courses

1 Optional Course

3 General Education Courses

To graduate from this program, the passing weighted average for promotion through each semester, from year to year, and to graduate is 60%. Additionally, a student must attain a minimum of 50% or a letter grade of P (Pass) or S (Satisfactory) in each course in each semester unless otherwise stated on the course outline.

Mandatory Courses

ACCT1000 Financial Accounting Principles 1
BUSI1001 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour
BUSI2015 E-Commerce
COMP1003 Microcomputer Applications
ENTR1002 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
ENTR1003 Entrepreneurship Opportunity Analysis
ENTR2000 Business Planning
ENTR2001 Pitching the Plan
ENTR2002 Media Strategies for Entrepreneurs
ENTR2003 Small Business Operations
ENTR2004 Innovation and Creativity in Entrepreneurial Practice
FNCE2012 Financing a Small Business
LAWS1011 Entrepreneurship Legal Issues
MATH1002 Mathematics of Finance
MGMT2000 Production and Operations Management
MGMT2001 Principles of Management
MKTG1000 Introduction to Marketing
MKTG1001 Planning the Marketing Strategy
Communications Courses

To be selected at time of registration from the College list, as determined by testing.
Optional Course
To be selected from College list
General Education Courses

To be selected from College list

View the Business - Entrepreneurship articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.

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For inquiries please contact the appropriate person below.

Contact:
Ronald Pawlowski
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 1894

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