Humber’s Business Management – Entrepreneurial Enterprise graduate certificate program provides the practical skills and knowledge you’ll need to take on a wide variety of leadership roles in innovative entrepreneurial enterprises.
This program covers every area of entrepreneurship from the fundamentals of developing and refining ideas to launching, growing and managing the enterprise. You will be prepared to take on key management roles in entrepreneurial enterprises including operations, marketing and sales, finance, human resources and strategic planning. Plus, you will learn all you need to start and manage your own new enterprise.
Students in this program can participate in Humber’s Business funding competitions for a chance to obtain seed funding for their new enterprise and other contests and progams sponsored by Humber's Centre for Entrepreneurship. Students in this program automatically become members of Humber’s Centre for Entrepreneurship which gives them access to mentorship, coaching, networking events, seminars, workshops, and entrepreneurial facilities and workspaces.Courses Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
Develop and implement a comprehensive business plan for a new business enterprise.
Present an executive summary of a comprehensive business plan to potential financial backers.
Set up and operate a basic bookkeeping and accounting system for a new enterprise that will enable effective financial management.
Construct, interpret and analyze key financial statements.
Devise marketing plans encompassing development, implementation, performance monitoring and adjustment using appropriate tools, techniques and applications.
Execute leadership strategies by modelling ethical practices and corporate social responsibility to enhance a firm’s competitive position and sustainability.
Comply with legal and regulatory requirements, tax and other financial requirements, and non-financial compliance requirements and controls systems.
Apply various selling structures, methods and techniques to generate revenue and effectively manage client relationships.
Develop and implement an effective human resource management plan to support new ventures and ongoing business operations.
Build and manage relationships using communication, networking, teamwork and leadership skills.
Use evidence-based analysis and decision-making in all functional business areas.
Analyze and realign business strategies to contribute to the operational sustainability of new or ongoing small or medium size enterprise.
Get hands-on experience through our 160-hour (minimum) work placement that will give you the opportunity to apply what you’ve learned in class to real-world situations. With our support, you’ll find your placement with a manager in an innovative small- to medium-sized enterprise, an entrepreneur in an early-stage venture or you can use your placement to start your own business. Placements can be completed part time throughout the academic year or full time once classes finish.
The Centre for Entrepreneurship is a student focused destination for everyone who wants to explore the world of entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship. The Centre features a variety of special rooms and physical resources available to it's members. The centre offers focus group rooms, a media production lab, a 3D printer board rooms, meeting rooms, and co-working spaces equipped with video-conferencing capabilities and computers.
Start your career by working in an innovative entrepreneurial organization instead of a large, established corporation. Entrepreneurial organizations often require expertise in a wide range of management functions – operations, marketing and sales, finance, human resources, and strategic planning – and provide a strong basis of experience to grow on. Or, be your own boss.
Whether you have a skill, a trade, a passion or just a great idea, this program will provide the knowledge and skills you’ll need to develop a viable enterprise and manage it successfully on an ongoing basis.
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Business, Accounting & Management Success Stories
Digital Business Student Association Hosts First Webinar
Fri, November 08, 2019
Digital Business Management graduate Vik Joshi volunteered to host the Digital Business Student Association's (DBSA) first webinar.
Industry Seminar Class Panel Discussion a Success
Wed, October 30, 2019
Several PAC members and alumni of the Global Business Management program were invited to the Industry Seminar class on October 28th and 29th.
Sport Management Students Study in Finland
Mon, October 14, 2019
Alvina Cassiani, Dean of The Faculty of Business, visited four Sports Management students completing a study abroad opportunity in northern Finland.
In addition to their studies at JAMK University, they are also completing work placements in the sport management field. The students are enjoying classes, the sights, and culture of Finland as well as the opportunity to learn about the sport industry in Europe.
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Faculty of Business Events
Last Day of Classes
Fri, December 13, 2019
Faculty of Business News
Metro Info Session and Work-Integrated Learning Opportunities Event a Success
Fri, October 04, 2019
On Friday, September 27th, the Faculty of Business Work-Integrated Learning Centre welcomed four industry professionals from Metro.
Humber Partners With GTAA for Future Immersive Learning Opportunities
Thu, October 03, 2019
On September 26th, the Greater Toronto Airport Authority (GTAA) hosted an Open House for work-integrated learning representatives.
The DBSA Organizes Another Successful TechWeek
Mon, September 30, 2019
A big shout-out to our DBSA team and our presenters for making this Fall’s TechWeek series a huge success!
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