Business and Management

Business - Entrepreneurship

General information

Program code
BENT
Duration
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential
Ontario College Diploma
Academic area
Campuses

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2017 Barrie

Program description

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.

Admission information

Admission requirements

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)

Admission details

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.

Pathways

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

Courses

Mandatory Courses

ACCT1000 Financial Accounting Principles 1
BUSI1001 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour
ENTR1002 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
ENTR2000 Business Planning
BUSI2015 E-Commerce
ENTR2001 Pitching the Plan
COMP1003 Microcomputer Applications
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
ENTR2002 Media Strategies for Entrepreneurs
ENTR1003 Entrepreneurship Opportunity Analysis
ENTR2003 Small Business Operations
ENTR2004 Innovation and Creativity in Entrepreneurial Practice

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

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