Career and Professional Development

Program Details


Certificate in Entrepreneurship (Program suspended.)

Objectives

This program has been suspended and is currently closed for admission. To explore alternative programs available to you at this time, please contact info.conted@mcgill.ca or call 514-398-6200.

Program as of Fall 2020.

This program is designed primarily for non-business students who are interested in starting a business of their own. It provides a thorough understanding of what is required to start and maintain a sustainable venture. Students will acquire the tools necessary to identify opportunity, assess entrepreneurial potential, produce a business plan, organize, promote and finance the business, and prepare a marketing and sales structure. Business and intellectual property law, buying an existing business or considering a franchise will also be taught. This program will utilize guest speakers from varied entrepreneurial backgrounds to provide a practical context.

The schedule is tentative and subject to change.

Courses

Number Title Prerequisites Available Times
Winter 2022 Spring/Summer 2022 Fall 2022 Winter 2023
CO-REQUISITE COURSE:
CMSC 101 Mathematical Tools for Management Professionals CMSC 000 (or the Exemption by Examination) WED
WED
REQUIRED COURSES (27 credits):
CACC 220 Accounting Concepts for Managers CMSC 000 or Exemption by Examination Test THU
CCLW 205 Introduction to Business Law TUE/THU
THU
CENT 306 Launching a New Business TUE
CENT 307 Creating a Business Plan MON
CENT 308 Financing a New Business TUE
CENT 309 Business Growth Strategies and Issues SAT
CGMG 318 Selling Models and Business Negotiation SAT
CGMG 319 International Business Practices MON/WED
CMSC 310 Managerial Economics and Analysis CMSC 000 or Exemption by Examination MON
COMPLEMENTARY COURSE (3 credits):
1 COURSE TO BE CHOSEN FROM THE FOLLOWING:
CGMG 210 Fundamentals of Project Management Restriction: Open to students currently in a program. Not open to Special Students. MON
FRI/SAT
MON
TUE
CPRL 221 Professional Communication and Networking MON/WED