Georgian College - Course Outline

COURSE OUTLINE

Term: Fall 2017


Subject Code:
GNED
Course Number:
1056
PLA Applicable:
Yes
Course Name:
Entrepreneurial Exploration
Grade Mode:
Numeric
Credit Value:
3.0
Length:
42.0
Level:
Post Secondary

Prerequisite(s):

None

Co-requisite(s) and Concurrent Prerequisite(s):

None

Equivalent(s):

None


Students are advised to retain course outlines for future use in support of applications for employment or transfer of credits

Course Description:

Students examine the characteristics and goals of entrepreneurs as well as the relevant social, political, and economic influences. Students are encouraged to consider various perspectives of entrepreneurship, as well as their own entrepreneurial potential.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

1. Describe the concept of an entrepreneurial mindset, as well as different types of entrepreneurs.
2. Compare different conceptions of success and wealth.
3. Examine the personal characteristics and circumstances associated with entrepreneurial success.
4. Discuss the influence of social, political, and economic contexts on entrepreneurship.

Course Content:

- Entrepreneurial mindset
- Characteristics of entrepreneurs
- Conceptions of success and wealth
- Types of entrepreneurs
- Social, political, and economic contexts related to
entrepreneurship

Evaluation:

Tests/examinations/assignments must be written/submitted at the time specified. Requests for adjustments to that schedule must be made before the test/exam/assignment date to the faculty member. Failure to do so will result in a mark of “0”, unless an illness/emergency can be proven with appropriate documentation at no cost to the College.

The passing grade for all courses is 50%, or letter grade of P (Pass) or S (Satisfactory) unless otherwise noted below. The passing weighted average for promotion through each semester of a program is 60% and is a requirement to graduate.

Evaluation is based on:
Tests 40%
Assignments 60%

Prior Learning Assessment:

This course is eligible for Prior Learning Assessment. If you feel you have acquired equivalent skills and knowledge through life and work experience, you can request an assessment. Contact your program co-ordinator, or the Office of the Registrar.

Appeals:

A student at Georgian College can appeal the following:

  1. a mark on the assignment, test, examination or practical experience;
  2. a final mark for a course or co-op work term;
  3. missing or incorrect assessment information on a grade report and/or transcript

A student cannot appeal a decision regarding whether or not a PLA or Exemption is available for an individual course, nor the method of challenge used.


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