BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

ACED-120 - Venture Development - 3.00 Credits

ACED-120 - Venture Development - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
ACED 120 introduces students to the fundamentals of entrepreneurship. Students examine the concepts, activities and new ways to meet the needs and demands of entrepreneurs. There will be a focus on opportunities for venture development in Aboriginal communities.
Part of the:
  • CAREER TRAINING (HUMAN SERVICES) Department
  • Prerequisites : ACED 100, or permission of instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Masters Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 Per Week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • relate concepts and ideas of entrepreneurship to venture development;

  • locate and further define different sources of venture ideas;

  • conduct market research and analysis to support venture development ideas;

  • describe and evaluate different business alternatives;

  • build a successful business plan;

  • understand how different ventures are financed, both on and off reserve; and

  • understand the challenges facing the entrepreneur and venture businesses.
  • Text and Materials: 1. Vinturella, J.B. The Entrepreneur’s Fieldbook. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1999.
    2. Lambing, Peggy and Charles Kuehl. Entrepreneurship. 2nd edition. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2000.
    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: Education Council approved December 2000.