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Entrepreneurial Enterprise, Business Management

Ministry Title: Business Management - Entrepreneurial Enterprise
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Program Code: EE511 Credential: Ontario Graduate Certificate Program Length: 2 semesters Delivery Mode (Fall 2020)  : Online Current Students can view program and course details at Current Student Resources  
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Program Overview

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

Current students, please make sure to review your MyHumber Academic Progress report to confirm which courses you should register into for your Fall semester. Courses with in-person requirements will likely also have online components. Humber may need to change plans for in-person learning, subject to government and public health directives and/or additional health and safety considerations.


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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.


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Work Placement

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.


Explore the Centre for Entrepreneurship

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.

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Your Career

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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On October 21, 2019, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU). Both names may appear on this website.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

  • Academic

    To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    • A bachelor’s degree, advanced diploma or diploma

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

  • English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

  • International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC EQUIVALENCY

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Post-Admission Requirements

Once you have been accepted, and have confirmed your offer, you may need to complete a further set of requirements related to your program (Post-Admission Requirements).

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Fees

The 2020-2021 fee for two semesters is:

  • domestic: $5,946.98
  • international: $17,027.00

Fees are subject to change.

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

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Fees by Semester

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Pathways

Pathways are academic routes that students can take to move from one credential to another.

PATHWAYS OUT TO ANOTHER PROGRAM:

TO A PARTNER INSTITUTION

MBA - Community Economic Development

Humber and Cape Breton University have partnered for the purpose of offering a masters degree completion option to students of both the International Development and Business Management - Entrepreneurial Enterprise graduate certificate programs.  

Students completing these programs with a minimum grade of B+ or 75% in each course will receive up to a maximum of 12 credits transfer towards the 48 credits required for CBU's MBA-CED program and will also receive an exemption of the GMAT test requirement towards admission.

The CBU MBA-CED program requires the completion of a minimum of 36 credits of course work after successful completion of one of the Humber programs specified above.  This normally requires a minimum of three semesters of full time study to complete.  On a part time basis, the program can be completed over three intensive residencies in the month of July.  Students can take classes for all required coursese by spending three July sessions on campus.  Alternatively, the program is also offered on select weekends in Edmonton, Saskatoon and Toronto.

A number of CBU courses are available by distance including some of the required courses for the MBA-CED program and may, in some instances, be the ony offering of that particular course that year.  CBU distance courses can be used to fulfill the credit residency requirement.

For more information see:  https://www.cbu.ca/academic-programs/program/mba-ced/

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

MSc Management

Humber and Robert Gordon University (RGU) have entered into an agreement where graduates of Humber's Entrepreneurial Enterprise, Business Management Graduate Certificate may receive advanced entry (at the Postgraduate Diploma stage) to RGU's MSc International Business or MS Management programs.  Graduates must have:

  • completed the Entrepreneurial Enterprise, Business Management program
  • acheived a Grade Point Average of 3.5 or above
  • a suitable reference from a Humber faculty member
  • where the applicant's first language is not English, provide satisfactory evidence that the applicant meets the general English language requirements of the University. Applicants who require a Tier 4 visa must meet the requirements set out by the UK Visas and Immigration Secure English Language Testing (SELT) for postgraduate entry to the UK as published on their website.
  • the requisite visa to enter the United Kingdom for study purposes.

For more information, contact:  international@rgu.ac.uk

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Master of Applied Management

Graduates of the Ontario Graduate Certificate from Humber College are eligible to enroll in the Master of Applied Management at Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) in New Zealand. Students who have met the following criterial will be eligible to enter into the final 75 credits of the EIT Master of Applied Management program:

  1. Successful completion of the Humber Ontario Graduate Certificate in (A) Entrepreneurial Enterprise, Business Management, (B) Human Resources Management, (C) Global Business Management, (D) Marketing Management, (E) Project Management, (F) Supply Chain Management, (G) Hospitality and Tourism Operations Management, (H) Sport Business Management, (I) Event Management, or (J) Music Business;
  2. Successful completion of an approved research methods course from Humber; and,
  3. Achievement of the NZQA minimum English proficiency standards for a degree program by completing any Ontario Graduate Certificate.

To complete the EIT Master of Applied Management, graduates of the Humber’s Ontario Graduate Certificates listed above require 75 credits at NZQF Levels 8 and 9 with a minimum of 45 credits at NZQF Level 9.

The EIT Master of Applied Management is a term-based program with four terms per year; each term consists of nine teaching weeks and a term break.

All Humber graduates articulating through this pathway will be provided with academic guidance by the EIT Master of Applied Management (180) Programme Coordinator in regards to EIT’s supervision capability at the time of student application.

Graduates of Ontario Graduate Certificate from Humber College who enroll at EIT will enroll as international students and will have the rights and obligations of international students.

For more information, contact: teubanks@eit.ac.nz

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

MBA: International Business Management

Humber and JAMK University of Applied Sciences have established a transfer pathway agreement allowing Humber graduates holding an Ontario Graduate Certificate to complete their MBA: International Business Management (90 ECTS) in Finland in just two semesters. You can choose if you wish to study both semesters on campus or alternatively just one semester after which you complete the thesis by distance learning from anywhere in the world. Humber’s Ontario Graduate Certificate is equivalent to one semester (30 ECTS) of studies at JAMK.

To be eligible to apply you need to have a relevant bachelor’s degree and minimum of 2 years of relevant working experience after the bachelor’s degree, plus successful completion of one of the following Humber Ontario Graduate Certificates:

  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Entrepreneurial Enterprise, Business Management
  • Event Management
  • Global Business Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Marketing Management

The tuition fee is 9,000€/year (two semesters). In the first year the scholarship covers 50% of the tuition fee for all students. Thus, the tuition fee for the first year is 4,500€ - the length of time it should take to complete the degree requirements. The average monthly living costs are between 750 and 1,200 Euros, depending on the student's individual needs and habits.

The next application period for MBA programs in International Business Management and Sport Business Management is 8 - 22 January 2020. The entrance exam will be held in Toronto on 7 April 2020. To begin your application, see:  https://www.jamk.fi/en/Education/degree-programmes/Masters-Degrees/

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Master IB - Entrepreneurship

Humber and Cologne Business School (CBS) have entered into an agreement to facilitate the transfer of students from Humber with appropriate prerequisite qualifications and grades for advanced standing into CBS's Master of Arts in International Business - Entrepreneurship.

Students from Humber will be admitted into the second year of the Master of Arts in International Business - Entrepreneurship. Minimum requirements for admission are:

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree in Business or a Business-related study program (minimum equivalent to 60 ECTS credits of Business topics)
  • Humber Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurial Enterprise, Business Management
  • Recommended prior knowledge: Micro-/Macroeconomics, Operations Management, Digital Business Management topics

During Semester 1 at CBS, students will complete a full workload of coursework (26 ECTS credits). Semester 2 will be a combination of coursework (6-12 ECTS) and a Master Thesis (24 ECTS). After having successfully completed all coursework as well as the thesis, students will receive a Master of Arts in International Business with a specialization from CBS.

In order to apply, students need to:

  • Submit an online application through: http://cbs.de/en/internationality/international-students/visiting-students
  • Submit official transcripts in English: (1) undergraduate degree and, (2) Humber Entrepreneurial Enterprise, Business Management graduate certificate
  • Provide proof of English language proficiency, if English is not the mother tongue (minimum level TOEFL 83 lbT or equivalent)
  • Submit CV (tabular form, 1 page max)
  • Supply a passport-sized photo

Tuition fees for the program are set as a package price per term, which includes cost of the course (full workload of modules per semester), on-campus orientation program, most events of an extra-curricular social program during semester, and official academic transcript. In addition, students are to pay Student Social fees which include costs for a ticket for all public transport in and around the state of North-Rhine Westphalia. The current prices are available at: https://cbs.de/en/advice-admission/tuition-fees/#ma-ib-es

Humber students are eligible for a discount on international student fees. The same rates as those for German and EU students apply to students from Humber.

For more information, please contact:

Silke Bochow, Head of International Office
s.bochow@cbs.de

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Contact Us

Program Specific Questions

Cheryl Mitchell, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 3738
cheryl.mitchell@humber.ca

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students  

Phone: 416-675-5000
Email: enquiry@humber.ca

International Students  

Contact the International Centre

How to Apply

Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

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