Entrepreneurship 30


Course Description

Entrepreneurship 30 is designed to help learners appreciate and better understand the role of business in our society. Through Entrepreneurship 30, learners will develop the entrepreneurial skills required to start-up, run, and maintain a business enterprise. Learners will not only learn how businesses function, they also learn about the structure of the Canadian economic system and the benefits it provides.

The primary purpose of this course is to promote and nurture a positive attitude and approach to innovation. Throughout this course you will be encouraged to find new ways to look at problems, and to examine the process of change and its importance to you, your family, your community, and your world.

This course will increase your awareness of the challenges and rewards of the entrepreneurial process and spirit. It will reinforce the skills that you already possess, and develop new skills and behaviours which will aid in any entrepreneurial activities which you may choose to undertake in the future.

This course, while delivered online, is made of scans from the print-based correspondence course and provides you with information on generating ideas and avoiding problems which are common to new business ventures. You will learn about where and how to obtain assistance and support in creating an enterprise. Throughout the course you will be engaged in a wide range of learning activities and opportunities designed to develop, apply, and challenge your entrepreneurial skills.

Learners will work through the entrepreneurial process, including ideation, research, planning, marketing, and the law. By working through the entrepreneurial process, learners will develop the skills necessary to create a venture plan.





Units of Study

  • Entrepreneurship — The Basics
  • Preparation; What Do You Need?
  • The Venture Plan, Career Options, and Course Review


Course Materials

Supplied by the DLC

None

Obtained by Student

Microsoft Excel or Microsoft Excel Online (2013 or newer);
Audio device (EX: Computer speakers, headphones, or a device with built in speakers);
Audio recorder (EX: Cellphone, microphone, or digital camera);
Video recorder (EX: Cellphone or digital camera).


Suggested Career Pathways

  • Entrepreneur
  • Accountant
  • Comptroller
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Chief Operations Officer (COO)
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Personnel or Human Resources Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Director

Pre-requisite

None

Delivery Method

Online Asynchronous

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