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Business - Entrepreneurship-Co-op

Georgian College Applied Arts and Technology
Program overview
2 years
Full time
Diploma / certificate
English
Start dates
Barrie
05 September 2022

Barrie
16,937.67 CAD
04 September 2023
Georgian College Applied Arts and Technology

About this program

Business - Entrepreneurship-Co-op

This program is intended for students who wish to develop a strong educational and experiential base in business. Students develop skills in entrepreneurial thinking, market research, networking, financial literacy and planning, digital and traditional marketing, and human resource planning and management. Students explore intrapreneurship, social innovation, ideation and design thinking, as well as business principles and practices in order to successfully launch and operate a business.

This program is particularly appropriate for students whose goal is to enter a family business, start their own business, enter employment in a small business, or become an intrapreneur within a large corporation. One of the key experiential outcomes is the research, development and presentation of a complete business plan for a new enterprise. Students will connect with industry and entrepreneurial mentors in the community and the College.

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • any Grade 11 or 12 Mathematics (C, M, or U)

Minimum of 60% in Grade 11 College or University level Mathematics (MBF3C or MCF3M).

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing.

Applicants who have taken courses from a recognized and accredited post-secondary institution and/or have relevant life/learning experience may also be considered for admission.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the college website.


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Program content

Semester 1

  • Financial Accounting Principles 1
  • Introduction to Organizational Behaviour
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Mathematics of Finance
  • Introduction to Marketing

Semester 2

  • Microcomputer Applications
  • Entrepreneurship Opportunity Analysis
  • Founders' Forum
  • Strategic Marketing Planning

Semester 3

  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Business Planning
  • Financing a Small Business
  • Entrepreneurship Legal Issues
  • Digital Marketing

Semester 4

  • Pitching the Plan
  • Entrepreneurial Practice
  • Entrepreneurial Business Operations
  • Production and Operations Management

Tuition

Tuition fee: $16,937.67 CAD

Qualification

Credential: Ontario College Diploma, Co-op

Program Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. identify and discuss the impact of global issues on an organization's business opportunities by using an environmental scan;
  2. apply principles of corporate sustainability, corporate social responsibility and ethics to support an organization's business initiatives;
  3. use current concepts/systems and technologies to support an organization's business initiatives;
  4. apply basic research skills to support business decision making;
  5. support the planning, implementation and monitoring of projects;
  6. perform work in compliance with relevant statutes, regulations and business practices;
  7. explain the role of the human resource function and its impact on an organization;
  8. use accounting and financial principles to support the operations of an organization;
  9. describe and apply marketing and sales concepts used to support the operations of an organization;
  10. outline principles of supply chain management and operations management;
  11. outline and assess the components of a business plan;
  12. develop strategies for ongoing personal and professional development to enhance work performance in the business field;
  13. implement strategies to persuasively present entrepreneurial business solutions to a variety of prospective stakeholders;
  14. develop a business plan for potential funders, stakeholders, and for implementation by the entrepreneur;
  15. address business opportunities and challenges for entrepreneurs by selecting and utilizing creative problem solving strategies;
  16. assess the nature, function and viability of an entrepreneurial enterprise in the local business market.

Career paths

Career opportunities are endless for entrepreneurs. However, if students decide to start off on a more traditional career path with a foundation in entrepreneurship, they are also prepared for key positions in private, public, or not-for-profit organizations. Potential roles include business owner, business operator, manager, or business analyst.

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Georgian College

Established in 1967, Georgian College (Canada) is a public college with 125+ market-driven programs offered to over 13,000 full time students including about 4,500 international students from 60 countries. Its 100-acre flagship campus, located in Barrie, is just an hour...


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Contact info

Georgian College Applied Arts and Technology

1 Georgian Drive
L4M 3X9 Barrie Ontario
Canada

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www.georgiancollege.ca

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