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Overview

Gain the latest knowledge and skills in business planning, operations, marketing, human resources, risk management, and finance for success as an entrepreneur.

Credential
VCC Award of Achievement
Tuition
Length
Start Dates
Continuous

What you will learn

 
  • Explore entrepreneurial thinking, motivations, attitudes and actions of entrepreneurs; through both “big picture” principles and messy, real world examples and hands-on applications.
  • Learn basic operations of running a small business including bookkeeping procedures such as the double-entry system, and will become familiar with financial statements, accounting terms and concepts.

Bring it all together in Foundations of Business is a gamified business simulation where students assume the role of an entrepreneur pursuing their passion of selling clothing online and in their retail store. Through self-paced gameplay, instructional guides, presentations, and discussion topics, students learn important concepts from Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Health and Safety, Risk Management, and more.

 

What to expect

 

Classes may be offered face-to-face, fully online, or through a blended delivery model, by instructors who are working in a field related to the course content.

Instruction will emphasize practical skill and knowledge development through interactive and collaborative learning activities.

 

Fees and other costs  

 
Fee description Fee Amount Notes
Tuition $1,230  
College initiative $12  
Campus resource $25  
Total $1,267  
 

Additional Details

Courses

 

Have a question? Email us - leadership@vcc.ca

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