Are you looking to start your own business? Entrepreneurship and small business development are vital components of economic growth in Canada with 75 per cent of all new jobs being created in the small business sector. You will learn and work with industry-experienced professors and business professionals as your mentors who have started and run successful businesses. This program will help prepare you to launch your business with business industry connections and a complete business plan the day you finish.
NOTE: Students enrolling in this program are required to purchase their own laptop. For specific hardware and software requirements for this program click here.
Entrepreneurship and small business development are vital components to a successful economy. This program will provide you with the skills required to start, grow and manage a small business including developing the personal skills needed for success as an entrepreneur.
Upon successful completion of the program you will be able to produce a business plan that includes concept identification and development; planning; start-up; maintenance; management; and the expansion of a small business enterprise.
After completing one year of business study, you may choose to graduate with a certificate in Business Fundamentals.
Professional Development For Entrepreneurs I (ENTR 2202)
Business Development For Entrepreneurship & Small Business (MKTG 3232)
Taxation For Entrepreneurs (ACCT 3208)
Prof Dev For Entre II (ENTR 3304)
Entrepreneurship II (ENTR 4200)
General Education Elective (GNED 0000)
Business Law (LAW 1213)
Digital Marketing (MKTG 4300)
Courses and course descriptions are subject to change.
YEAR ONE FEES
Please note: fees are based on the 2019-2020 academic year and do not include textbooks. For more information please
Other fees to consider.
As a graduate you will be prepared to pursue self-employment as an entrepreneur/small business owner or employment in a small business.
Your learning experience will be complemented by an entrepreneur mentorship, which will give you the opportunity to consult with, observe and network with an assigned entrepreneur/small business owner.
Program Transfer, Degree Completion and Additional Credentials
Durham College also offers degree completion opportunities with a number of Canadian and international institutions. Sample diploma-to-degree opportunities include: