Course description

This practical course provides the student with an introduction to the requirements of operating a small business. Topics covered include opportunities and challenges faced by small businesses, evaluating business opportunities, risk assessment, and development of a business plan. The course integrates prior and concurrent learning in areas of marketing, accounting, finance, operations, and human resource management.

Course details

Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: ACCT1030 MKT1040
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2023. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery