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CAP500 - Career Planning and The Job Search
This subject is designed to enable students in their final semester to compile a database of personal information, company research, and current job market trends which will assist them in conducting a successful job search. In addition to exploring the skills and qualities essential to obtaining a position in their chosen career, students will prepare a career development campaign which will consist of sample applications of employment, resumes and cover letters, practice interviews, and follow-up techniques. The importance of ethics and etiquette in the workplace will also be discussed. Students will be shown how to keep their business network alive and how to retain and build on their initial database.
EBM630 - Taxation Matters for The Entrepreneur
This subject will give the entrepreneur a greater awareness of some of the principles and concepts of the Income Tax Act and related statutes. Particular emphasis will be placed on self-employed income as well as the expenses and taxes payable by a small business owner. Some of the topics to be discussed will include personal taxation, corporate taxation, and the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST).
EBM650 - Small Business Problem Solving
Small business owners regularly face a variety of problems and opportunities in the finance, marketing, operations, human resources and management areas of their business. This subject engages students in business problems and opportunities, the analysis of such, and the development of sound strategies to deal with the situations.
EBM660 - Venture Practicum
In this capstone course, each student or team will gain practical experience as an entrepreneur of their own venture or under the direction of another entrepreneur. Possible ventures include a new startup, a short-term venture, a Green initiative, or an opportunity within an existing small medium enterprise (SME), family business, or social enterprise. A component of this will involve managing a project in consultation with a Board of Advisors.