Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Bachelor of Commerce (BComm)
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What you will learn in this program
Entrepreneurs ask questions such as: Is there a market need for this service? How should I acquire and retain customers? Does staffing fit the current state of my business?
Entrepreneurship and Innovation focuses on the start up and operation of high potential businesses. The key to any successful venture is being prepared, doing your research, and building your knowledge and connections related to your business venture. You'll complete formal presentations, group projects and various case studies during the course of your degree.
As a graduate of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation program, you'll be prepared for global career opportunities in the areas of management, consulting, business development, and more. A degree in commerce can also be used as a stepping-stone to graduate studies or another professional degree such as law, medicine, veterinary medicine, or education.
Courses you'll take:
Entrepreneurial Thinking, Introduction to Business Analytics, Introduction to Business Skills, Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics
Admission requirements and information
Co-operative work placement - Gain valuable full-time paid work experience that alternates with your academic studies.
Mentorship opportunities - A formal or informal relationship where you connect with, and learn from, an established professional.
As an entrepreneurship and innovation student at the Haskayne School of Business, I was exposed to the full range of business disciplines which gave me a solid foundation in business operations. The experience I received leading the Solar Car project was invaluable for helping me understand the collaboration between different fields of expertise. Working in this cross-disciplinary environment gave me the skills to really succeed in building my current IT business. I now have the confidence to sell our services to a range of industries, and deliver on our promises in a successful manner.
Adam B., BComm'07
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