All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.
An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older (21 or older for degree programs) as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U level or equivalent.
An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber will use your college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. You may also be eligible for transfer credit if you are admitted to a Humber program.
An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber will use your university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. You may also be eligible for transfer credit if you are admitted to a Humber program.
Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.
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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.
If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.
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*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140
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 New Ventures Seed Fund contest for a chance at up to $10,000 in seed funding. And, they can compete in our LaunchPad pitch competition for a share of up to $40,000 in prize money. Annual amounts may vary. 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.
Start your career by working in an innovative entrepreneurial organization instead of a large, established corporation. These positions 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.
Students may be eligible for a number of scholarships and awards.
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.
Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained in this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.