Academic Calendar

Entrepreneurship/Small Bus. (ENTR)

ENTR 2010  Managing the Smaller Business  3 cr  

Small firms dominated the Canadian economic scene and contribute to the nations' economic welfare in a major way but pose different managerial issues and problems for their owner/managers than larger organizations. This course will focus specifically on how to effectively manage and grow the smaller firm. Students may not hold credit for both ENTR 2010 and ENTR 3100. This course is not open to students in the Asper School of Business. This course is not for students who will pursue a major in Entrepreneurship/Small Business. U1 students may take this course.

Mutually Exclusive: ENTR 3100

Attributes: Recommended Intro Courses

ENTR 2020  Starting a New Business  3 cr  

This is a course for students in all Faculties who may wish to start a business of their own at some time or assess their potential for such an option. It will cover a broad range of topics to increase your understanding of what it takes to succeed in an entrepreneurial career. Students may not hold credit for both ENTR 2020 and ENTR 4100. This course is not open to students in the Asper School of Business. This course is not for students who will pursue a major in Entrepreneurship/Small Business. U1 students may take this course.

Mutually Exclusive: ENTR 4100

Attributes: Recommended Intro Courses

ENTR 2030  Introduction to Entrepreneurship: Business and Social Perspectives  3 cr  

Examines entrepreneurship via a social, environmental and economic sustainability perspective. Provides proven methods of entrepreneurial thinking to help students explore the relationship between society's need for economic development and cots to and benefits for the environment or other stakeholders, including rural and indigenous communities.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: GMGT 1010 (D).

ENTR 3100  Small Business Management  3 cr  

An appreciation of the primary issues that should be considered in starting and managing a small business within the Canadian context. Students may not hold credit for both ENTR 3100 and ENTR 2010.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: ACC 1100 (D), and MKT 2210 (D), and GMGT 2060 (formerly GMGT 2080) (D), and ENTR 2030 (C).

Mutually Exclusive: ENTR 2010

ENTR 3102  Technological Entrepreneurship  3 cr  

An overview of the inter-relationship between technology and entrepreneurship. An appreciation of the role of technical entrepreneurship in the economy, how a technology strategy is developed, implemented and defended as well as the societal implications of technological entrepreneurship. May not be held with the former GMGT 3050.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: MKT 2210 (D), and ENTR 2030 (C).

Equiv To: GMGT 3050

ENTR 3104  Selected Topics in Small Business/Entrepreneurship  3 cr  

A study of selected areas of recent development related to small business/entrepreneurship. Topics may include innovation and creativity, venture financing, opportunity identification and recognition, franchising and entry strategies of new business, social entrepreneurship, international entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial histories (e.g. IDEA recipients).

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: ENTR 2030 (C).

ENTR 3106  Family Business Management  3 cr  

An examination of the unique challenges inherent in the management of a family business. Topics include founder relinquishment, the need for succession planning and firm regeneration, the core actors and their issues, ownership structure and estate planning.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: (GMGT 2060 (D) or GMGT 2080 (D)), and ENTR 2030 (C).

ENTR 4100  New Venture Analysis  3 cr  

A project oriented course focusing on the identification and evaluation of viable new venture concepts and their associated risks, problems, and opportunities. Students may not hold credit for both ENTR 4100 and ENTR 2020. Students are strongly encouraged to take FIN 3240 prior to ENTR 4100.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: MKT 2210 (D) and ACC 1110 (D) and [GMGT 2060 (D) (or GMGT 2080 (D)] and FIN 2200 (D), and ENTR 2030 (C).

Mutually Exclusive: ENTR 2020, ENTR 4511