Course description

This course will cover the creation of a comprehensive business plan. The course will capture the entrepreneurial spirit, and students will get first-hand exposure to the benefits and drawbacks of starting a new business and being your own boss. Through the steps in creating the business plan, students will have the opportunity to practice start-up skills through defining markets, targeting customers, and addressing financial planning such as cash management, budgeting, and financing. At the conclusion of the course, students will each have the opportunity to ‘pitch’ their plan to a potential investor.

Course details

Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: OLRN1271
Corequisites: None

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