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Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation

Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation

  • Specialization: Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation
    • Job Skills Development

      This course provides the foundational knowledge and practical skills needed to acquire, retain, and grow in a career. Students will develop transferable skills that employers look for when making hiring and promotional decisions. Topics covered in this course include professionalism, adaptability, planning and organization, numeracy, information security, safety, and the use of office technologies.

      Course Code: EBI-NA-001
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 70

    • Business Seminars

      This course includes a variety of personal development seminars that enhance employability and career success. Through interactive and focused seminars, students will develop highly sought-after skills for employment while supporting their journey towards entrepreneurship. Seminar topics include handling difficult situations, stress management, teambuilding, conflict resolution, communication, professionalism and/or other business relevant topics.

      Course Code: EBI-NA-002
      Course Requirements: Job Skills Development

      Hours: 35

    • Cultural Essentials

      Cultural Essentials refers directly to the workplace experience and the values, attitudes and cultures that are common throughout places of work in Canada. Students will develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that a new employee needs in order to build confidence and successfully adapt to Canadian workplace cultures. Topics include workplace communication, working with diverse individuals, professionalism, and health and wellness.

      Course Code: EBI-NA-003
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 80

    • Microsoft Word – Level 1

      During this hands-on course students will learn how to use Microsoft Word to create, format, review and edit professional business documents. Students will learn the various functions and benefits that MS Office provides in a business context and will practice document formatting, data entry, proofreading and collaborative document review.

      Course Code: EBI-NA-004
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 35

    • Microsoft Outlook – Level 1

      During this hands-on course students will learn how to use Microsoft Outlook to compose, organize and respond to emails in a professional manner, as well a schedule tasks, meetings and manage contact lists. Students will also learn how to use time-saving keyboard shortcuts and proper keyboarding techniques.

      Course Code: EBI-NA-005
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 25

    • Microsoft Excel - Level 1

      During this hands-on course students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel to create, format, review and edit professional business spreadsheets. Students will learn the various functions and benefits that MS Excel provides in a business context and will practice spreadsheet formatting, data entry, filtering and sorting, using formulas, and creating and interpreting basic MS Excel charts and graphs.

      Course Code: EBI-NA-006
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 50

    • Fundamentals of Human Resource Management

      This course provides students with an introduction to Human Resource Management and the key roles, objectives and priorities of a Human Resources department that are essential to business operations. Topics covered include effective communication, human resource planning, talent management, total rewards, training and development, compliance with regulations, policy and procedures, and workplace safety and health.

      Course Code: EBI-NA-007
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 40

    • Budgeting for Self-Employment

      This course provides the foundational knowledge, strategies and practical skills needed to conduct business budgeting for a small business venture or a corporate department. Topics include basic financial concepts and terminology, the budgeting process, cash flow and related issues, risk management for budgeting, business savings and cost cutting, ethical accounting practices, and tax responsibilities for small or independent business owners.

      Course Code: EBI-NA-008
      Course Requirements: Microsoft Word – Level 1,Microsoft Excel - Level 1

      Hours: 65

    • QuickBooks – Level 1

      QuickBooks is a valuable accounting and payroll software that facilitates enhanced control of business finances and cash flow. This introductory course presents the various features of QuickBooks software, as well as helpful tools and shortcuts useful for organizing the accounting of a small or independent business. Topics include creating of a company profile and chart of accounts, tracking income and expenses, uploading receipts and sales, invoicing, preparing and processing payroll data/transactions, managing inventory, and producing financial statements.

      Course Code: EBI-NA-009
      Course Requirements: Budgeting for Self-Employment

      Hours: 40

    • Foundations of Entrepreneurship

      This course introduces the key skills and mindset essential of an entrepreneur starting their own business, or an intrapreneur seeking to expand an existing business framework. Students will gain foundational knowledge and skills in leadership, communication, ownership, negotiation, networking, and critical thinking.

      Course Code: EBI-NA-010
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 80

    • Business Innovation

      This course introduces business innovation, and the strategies needed to effectively prepare for and adapt to business growth, disruption and change. Topics include change management and design thinking theories and tools, creative problem-solving models, disruptive technologies and processes, and risk management approaches.

      Course Code: EBI-NA-011
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 40

    • Business Planning and Development

      This course introduces students to the seven steps necessary to develop a comprehensive business plan. This plan can be used to develop a start-up business, or to expand an existing business. By the end of the course students will have developed their own simulated business plan and will assess whether the proposed business is viable. Using the Business Plan Creator Portal, students will gain knowledge and practical skills in market research and analysis, client/customer profiles, marketing plans, financial projections, business goal setting, operations and risk assessment, and networking best practices.

      Course Code: EBI-NA-012
      Course Requirements: Job Skills Development,Business Seminars,Cultural Essentials,Microsoft Word – Level 1,Microsoft Outlook – Level 1,Microsoft Excel - Level 1,Fundamentals of Human Resource Management,Budgeting for Self-Employment,Foundations of Entrepreneurship

      Hours: 100

    • Career Development

      This course will provide students with the knowledge and tools to create professional cover letters, resumes, and portfolios specific to a job description and organization. Students will increase their confidence for future job interviews by practicing mock job interview sessions.

      Course Code: EBI-NA-013
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 40

    • Workplace Practicum

      During this practicum, students are provided the opportunity to apply their skills and knowledge to meet the expectations of an employer in a real work situation. Students will observe and learn the daily routines and tasks that organizational staff are responsible for. Students will also job shadow a manager, intrapreneur or business owner in the organization to reflect on business management, innovation and/or entrepreneurship practices.

      Note: Students must successfully complete all other courses in this program with a minimum grade of 50% to attend practicum.

      Course Code: EBI-NA-014
      Course Requirements: Job Skills Development,Business Seminars,Cultural Essentials,Microsoft Word – Level 1,Microsoft Outlook – Level 1,Microsoft Excel - Level 1,Fundamentals of Human Resource Management,Budgeting for Self-Employment,QuickBooks – Level 1,Foundations of Entrepreneurship,Business Innovation,Business Planning and Development,Career Development

      Hours: 100

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