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Diploma (Dip.) Entrepreneurship (30 credits)

Offered by: Career & Professional Develop     Degree: D-ENTR

Program Requirements

This program is designed for students who are interested in starting a business of their own. It provides a thorough understanding of what is required to start and maintain a sustainable venture. It focuses on the specific needs of contemporary entrepreneurs, including adaptation to various circumstances in a world where business and the global marketplace are rapidly changing. It entails approaches and activities that will enable students acquire the tools and competencies necessary to identify opportunities; assess entrepreneurial potential; produce a business plan; finance, organize, and promote a business; and prepare a marketing and sales structure. With a tailored curriculum, this program is appropriate for anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship with resource people who have seen all: from success, to failure, and success again.

Note: Corequisite courses are not included in the total credit requirement for the program.

Corequisites

  • CMS2 500 Mathematics for Management (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Management Science (CCE) : Basic mathematics needed for business applications, including graphs of functions, series summation, mathematics of finance, annuity, discounted cash flow, internal rate of return, permutations, combinations, maxima and minima of functions with business applications in optimization, introductory statistics and probability

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Abdenbi, Brahim (Fall) Abdenbi, Brahim (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CMSC 000

    • Note: "Mathematics for Management" must be completed in the first semester of the Diploma in Management program.

* or the Exemption by Examination Test

Required Courses (27 credits)

  • CACC 520 Accounting for Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Accountancy : This course covers financial and managerial accounting. The course provides an understanding of the various financial statements as well as cost behaviour, cost/volume/profit relationships, budgets, responsibility accounting and relevant costing.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Cohen, Thierry (Fall) Cohen, Thierry (Winter)

  • CCLW 511 Law 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Law (CCE) : Sources and administration of law; the Canadian Constitution and the division of powers; the Quebec Civil Code, comprising the law of persons, the law of property, obligations, contracts, sale, lease and hire, mandate, suretyship, hypothecs and prescription.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Sepinwall, Bernard (Fall)

  • CEC2 532 Business Economics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Economics (CCE) : Introductory micro and macro economic theory and practice in profit and non-profit organizations from a managerial perspective. Topics include: demand and supply analysis, production costs, firms' pricing and output determination, aggregate demand and supply, national income, output and employment determination, inflation, interest rate, exchange rate determination, fiscal and monetary policies.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Sheikholeslami Salmasi, K; Matziorinis, Ken (Fall) Sheikholeslami Salmasi, K (Winter)

  • CEN2 500 New Venture Formation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Entrepreneurship : Essential business acumen required to plan and launch a new venture. The various facets of entrepreneurship dealing with idea generation, valuation techniques, funding, data sources, intellectual property, legalities and business plan development will be explored.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: McCully, Philip (Fall)

  • CEN2 506 Financing Startups and Ventures (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Entrepreneurship : Selecting and securing venture financing by evaluating the different sources of equity and debt financing (including Government financial assistance programs). Capital planning, valuation and financing deal structure will also be covered.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Sacksner, Jeffrey (Winter)

  • CEN2 507 Venture Growth Strategies (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Entrepreneurship : Practical strategies for building businesses through all the various stages will be explored. Focus will be placed on identifying potentials for growth, realizing the challenges and opportunities for growth within entrepreneurial settings, and managing growth. The course will also include a team project in which a development plan for a real or hypothetical business will be created.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • CEN2 510 Practical Entrepreneurship Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Entrepreneurship : This application-based course provides students with hands-on experience in planning a new venture in its entirety. Students will work in teams to develop a new start-up idea project during the term.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CEN2 500, CEN2 505 and CEN2 506

    • Note: The course includes live case studies by the 'Dobson Fellows' (Presidents, CEOs and industry leaders).

  • CGM2 520 Sales Management and Negotiation Strategies (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Management : Application of principles and theories of sales management for large, medium, and small-sized enterprises. Focus on crystallizing a venture’s customer value proposition to develop effective sales strategies to achieve business and marketing objectives. Strategies for personal selling, team selling, and online and offline selling as well as B-to-B and B-to-C models. Business negotiation strategies.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Sacksner, Jeffrey (Fall)

  • CPL2 510 Communication and Networking Skills (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Policy : This course will provide students with leadership skills pertaining to communication and networking in the workplace. Topics covered include influencing, appraising situations, business networking, teamwork and delivering effective presentations.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: MacGregor, Jane (Fall) Walsh, Brendan (Winter)

Complementary Courses (3 credits)

3 credits from the following:

  • CGM2 510 Project Management: Tools and Techniques (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Management : Focus on main concepts and theories of project management from initiation to close-out. Topics include: project life cycle, planning, scheduling, implementing, monitoring, controlling, close-out and ethics. The concepts presented apply to projects of various sizes, types and degrees of complexity.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Chasse, Andrew; Samia, Maroun (Fall) Gauthier, Sylvain (Winter)

    • Restrictions: Open to students currently in a program. Not open to Special Students.

    • **Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fourth lecture day.

  • CMIS 530 Digital Analytics and Targeting (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Management Information Systems : Covers fundamental techniques in measuring and analysing the digital marketing experience success and effectiveness as well as using audience data to improve advertising and content using targeting and experiments. How to measure, analyze, and act upon the evolving internet technologies and trends.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Harrisson-Boudreau, Jean-Philippe (Fall)

  • CMIS 544 Digital Marketing Automation, Planning and Technology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Management Information Systems : Covers the fundamental concepts needed to develop a digital marketing plan. Enables students to gain an understanding of market behaviour, translation of corporate goals into digital marketing objectives, basic overview of various strategic approaches to align to objectives, as well as implementation and control.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Mottaghi, Hoda (Winter)

  • CMIS 549 Digital Media and Search Engine Optimization (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Management Information Systems : Covers the fundamentals of promoting a brand through digital mediums and how to take advantage of earned digital media. Provides an understanding of how paid search, search engine optimization, various forms of digital media planning and placement, social media promotion work and, how to monitor and optimize performance.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Harrisson-Boudreau, Jean-Philippe (Fall)

  • CMS2 521 Applied Management Statistics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Management Science (CCE) : Statistical methods used in a variety of business situations, emphasizing application and providing a working knowledge of the most widely-used techniques. Topics include descriptive statistics; probability distributions; sampling procedures and distributions; inferential statistics including estimation; hypothesis testing and Anova; simple linear, multiple regression and correlation; time series and forecasting.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Kelome, Djivede (Fall) Kelome, Djivede (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CMS2 500 or the Exemption by Examination Test

  • CPL2 524 Introduction: International Business (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Policy : This course deals with fundamental international business issues: the international business environment, foreign exchange risk, multinational corporations, international organizations, international sources of financing, international marketing policies, essential factors to be considered when entering foreign markets (licensing and exporting) and international management.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Saba, John (Fall)

    • Core Program

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