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
Wawanesa Donates Another $20,000 to the Insurance Management Program
Fri, September 27, 2019
After donating a gift of $30,000 to the Insurance Management Program, Wawanesa Insurance donated another $20,000 gift to support the program's growth.
Insurance Management Program Partners with the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario
Fri, September 27, 2019
Colin Simpson, CEO of the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) was on-site to speak to students about IBAO.
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Faculty of Business Events
Faculty of Business - Fall Career Fair
Tue, October 29, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
We are excited to invite you to our Faculty of Business Career Fair
Tuition Deposit Due for Winter 2020
Wed, November 06, 2019
Thu, November 07, 2019
Faculty of Business News
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!
Canadian Diplomat Speaks to Students about her Posting in Afghanistan
Thu, May 09, 2019
This April, Professor Jasteena Dhillon hosted a Fireside Chat with Eileen Olexiuk.
Ms. Olexiuk was the first Global Affairs Canadian diplomat to be posted to Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001. In a dangerous time in the region, she addressed issues with courage and conviction, including speaking out on torture and abuse taking place in Afghan prisons. 4th-year Paralegal Degree Student - Krystina Lau co-organised this event, that was attended by students and faculty from International Development, Liberal Arts and Community Development.
Students Make Health and Safety Recommendations for the Humber Valley Terrace Long Term Care Home
Thu, April 11, 2019
Ensuring good physical and psychological health and safety (PH&S) in the workplace is vitally important for all Canadians.
Through an interdisciplinary approach between the Business School and School of Health Sciences, Dr. Suzy Casimiro and her students were invited to visit, investigate and advance the physical and psychological health and safety (PH&S) at Humber Valley Terrace Long Term Care Home, Etobicoke.
Under the supervision of the Executive Director at Humber Valley Terrace, Marjorie Mossman, students identified the physical hazards and explored possible psychosocial hazards of workers within this healthcare setting. By also adopting sections of the new and – the first of its kind in the world, Canadian Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace (CSA-Z1003-13), students explored the many ways that jobs can affect health and safety, from potential exposures to physical hazards, to work-related mental health concerns within healthcare settings.
As a result, students were able to make recommendations on how to improve the policies, procedures and offer health & wellness program options. Overall, recommendations focused on improving the physical and organizational environment to lessen risks of injury and illness; from integrated protection from work-related safety and health hazards to the promotion of injury and illness prevention and the introduction of wellness programs- all to advance both workers’ well-being and the organization.
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