Please note: Admissions to this program are no longer accepted as of Winter 2016
The School of Continuing Studies in cooperation with The Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies offers the Diploma in Management with an Entrepreneurship Concentration. The program is open to those who have completed an undergraduate degree other than a Bachelor of Commerce (or equivalent) and wish to obtain a solid understanding of the entrepreneurial skills required to launch a sustainable venture. The course selections are designed to provide a broad range of theory along with fundamentals, soft skills and practical issues presented by experienced entrepreneurs. Participants who complete the program will acquire the tools necessary to considerably increase their odds of successfully launching and maintaining a new business venture. In addition to the admission requirements for Diploma Programs, students must have an undergraduate degree in an area other than Commerce or equivalent.
Diploma in Entrepreneurship
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 to 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 it all: from success to failure and success again.
In addition to the admission requirements for Diploma Programs, students must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 or 3.2 out of 4.0 in the last two years of full-time academic studies.
The Graduate Certificate consists of four required three-credit courses and one three-credit elective course. As a person with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, which provides a solid academic background in business, this 15 credit program is designed to provide you with the specialized knowledge you need for today's changing business world in the shortest possible time. In addition to the admission requirements stipulated for Graduate Certificates, students must have a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 or 3.2 out of 4.0 in the last two years of full-time academic studies.