This course is designed to provide the entrepreneur with the basic, practical procedures and tools that are required when strategically planning to enter international markets. The course is designed in such a way that it assists students in the commencement process of international trade and areas directly linked to it. Emphasis is on entrepreneurial activities, including sourcing, purchasing from Canadian sources (i.e. manufacturers, export merchants, trading houses), and placing products in strategic international markets. The importing and exporting processes will be emphasized, as will government initiatives and programs that exist to support their endeavours in international business.
Students must complete an intake with recruitment team.
- Applicants must provide a valid photo ID or birth certificate
- Applicants must hold a high school diploma or be at least 19 years of age
- Students under the age of 19 require their parent or guardian’s signature
- Student must complete an intake with Admissions team member
Student must have the following to attend classes:
Online| On-campus| Combined
Upon completion of this course the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:
- Learn the impact of entrepreneurship and innovation on growth and development.
- Determine the innovative performance of entrepreneurs in developing countries.
- Identify the role of the institutional environment play in shaping the extent and impact of innovative activities
- Identify strategies to support innovation by entrepreneurs in developing countries
- Learn policies and institutions for innovation
Student will be assessed by daily attendance, assignments, and completion of in class activities.
An overall grade of 70% must be achieved to successfully complete this course.
|1||Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Development: An Overview|
|2||Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Development|
|3||Firm Ownership and Entrepreneurship|
|4||Types of Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth|
|5||Can Small Firms Innovate? The Case of Clusters of Small Producers in Northern Vietnam|
|6||Innovation and Microenterprise Growth in Ethiopia
Entrepreneurship and the National System of Innovation
|7||Innovation Policy, Entrepreneurship, and Development: A Finnish View|
|8||Promoting Knowledge-intensive Entrepreneurship in India|
|9||Incubators as Tools for Entrepreneurship Promotion in Developing Countries|
|10||Overcoming Adversity in Entrepreneurship-led Growth:|
|12||Final Exam and wrap up.|