EBM530 - Planning A New Business Venture

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Subject Title
Planning A New Business Venture

Subject Description
This course provides students with the opportunity to investigate a new business venture of interest, and determine its feasibility. Students prepare a business plan, requiring them to apply and synthesize what has been learned in their business program to date. As well, they present their product and service in a professional manner to others. Throughout the course, students develop an appreciation for the requirements of a successful entrepreneurial venture.

Credit Status
This is a required credit course for the Entrepreneurial and Small Business Management Specialization and a professional option for the other business specializations within the Business Administration Diploma.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Identify and evaluate business opportunities.

2. Prepare a new venture business plan in collaboration with others.

3. Access the government regulations and legislation that would apply to your new business.

4. Present a product or service at a public event such as an investors' forum.

5. Incorporate sustainability and green business practices into all aspects of the business and implementation plan.

6. Prepare and present all the steps/materials necessary to lead up to the starting date of the business.

7. Apply time management and organizational skills to facilitate the completion of project-related goals.

8. Demonstrate effective team/co-worker skills.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.