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e101 Entrepreneurship Course in High Demand

Published on Friday, November 15, 2013

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Sauder School of Business has recently added an additional section for next term’s Entrepreneurship 101, to meet the high demand for this course.

Open to post first year students in any faculty, Entrepreneurship 101 (COMM486A) attracts students with business aspirations from across the university. Taught by the Sauder School of Business, the interdisciplinary course draws together students from every faculty, from mathematics to music, business to biology. The class focuses on providing entrepreneurial essentials – building a team to launch a new venture, strategic planning, going to market, building capacity and taking a start-up to the next stage. It draws on industry experts from Vancouver’s internationally renowned entrepreneurial community and leading research in the field produced at Sauder.

Taking a broad perspective, the course looks at venture creation in high tech, e-commerce and mobile, along with start-ups in arts, media, science and sustainability based fields. It also leads students to investigate how entrepreneurial approaches can be used to launch social enterprises and non-profit organizations.