Introduction to Business Development

Code: BUSS8010

Course description

In simplest terms, business development can be summarized as the ideas, initiatives and activities aimed towards making a business better and increasing its value. This could include increasing revenues, achieving growth through business expansion, increasing profitability by building strategic partnerships, and making strategic business decisions. This course will help students develop skills to determine how much business could grow, recognize where that growth would come from, and define the approach to capturing that growth.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021. Winter 2022 registration opens November 1, 2021.