Course description

Business Development is a very important component of the overall success of any business in today’s extremely competitive marketplace. As Entrepreneurs or Small Business managers having a good understanding of how to promote and sell your business is critical to the success of any business. This course will focus on Business Development for Entrepreneurs and Small Business. Business Development includes many topics and concepts – this course will cover Advertising, Sales Promotion and Sales. The course will also aim to give a practical overview of the sales process and its role in the development of a successful business.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: OLRN1593
Corequisites: None

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

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.

Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023. Fall 2023 registration opens July 24, 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, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

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