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Business Start-Up: Turn Your Entrepreneurship Dreams into Reality

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology via Canvas Network

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Are you looking to start a new venture and are expressing an urgent need to re-educate yourself to acquire new skills in order to plan and operate your new business?

This four-week course focuses on digital storytelling and real entrepreneurial case studies with seven entrepreneurs, which effectively combines your learning in each of the four modules and your actions to apply this new knowledge to building your integrated business plan. The course is structure in four consecutive modules, each addressing the key components of a business plan:

1. Business Opportunity and Market Assessment Strategy
2. Marketing Strategy
3. Operational Strategy
4. Financial Strategy


After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply business strategy concepts to businesses.
  • Demonstrate effective knowledge that is required to execute a strategic start-up business plan.
  • Formulate an approach to deal with changes in internal and external environments while supporting organizational interests.
  • Develop a marketing plan and customer service philosophy strategy.
  • Develop an operational strategy that supports the start-up strategy.
  • Assess the financial outlook of your new business venture.


Target Audience: New entrepreneurs, those who are looking to start their own business.


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  • Shannon

    Shannon completed this course.

    This is a greatly beneficial course for me. I appreciate the wisdom being given from SAIT tremendously! This is truly a great treasure of a course that is easy to understand.
  • Taylor Pronchuk

    Taylor Pronchuk completed this course.

    This is a great course filled with technical and real-life content. It touches on multiple aspects of business and entrepreneurship. Vicky is an outstanding instructor and I would highly recommend taking her course!

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