Introduction to Business & Entrepreneurship

Course Code: GMGT 100

Academic Year: 2021-2022

This course will serve as a broad introduction to business and entrepreneurial ventures in Canada today and the environmental forces influencing the nature of organizations. Students will examine the purposes and activities of organizations of various types, sizes and structures and the interrelationship among functional areas within the organization. Types of entrepreneurial businesses will be explored as well as services available for new ventures through a project tied to Humber's Centre for Entrepreneurship Students will begin to study the dynamic relationships among small, medium and large business, government and labour. The types of competition small, medium and large businesses address within various industries, both domestic and international will be studied to identify positive and negative impacts of competition at the incubator, start-up stages through to mature businesses. Throughout this course, students will develop and enhance their ability to work effectively in teams, gain confidence and take ownership of their learning, manage their time effectively and efficiently and develop and deliver professional and persuasive business presentations. These essential business and career skills will establish the foundation of future academic success while assisting students the opportunity to explore a career in business.