Algonquin College

Trades Entrepreneurship (Online)

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Degree:Certificate; Online
Field of Study:Business Administration and Management, General
Small Business Administration/Management
Description:This fully online College certificate program, designed specifically for qualified tradespersons, provides individuals the opportunity to develop entrepreneurial competencies and skills. Small businesses continue to show growth in today's economy providing tradespeople possessing a combination of trade and business knowledge opportunities in this growth area. Within the program, focus is on key functional areas of business related to entrepreneurship including business planning, operations, innovation, marketing and finance as well as legal and ethical considerations. Through experiential learning, students develop essential practical skills needed to improve existing and develop new small businesses.

Graduates of this program may find employment opportunities in numerous areas. Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) are the fastest growing sector of the economy, internationally and locally. Graduates would be well positioned to manage a small to medium-sized trades-related business, to start their own trades-related business or use their newly developed skills and knowledge to improve their existing business. Employment may also be obtained in both the private and public sectors where strong leadership and management skills and the ability to adapt to change are required.
URL:Trades Entrepreneurship (Online) at Algonquin College
Careers:Managers in Retail TradeManagers in Other ServicesManagers in TransportationSee More...

Admission Requirements


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    Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, OR
    Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without an OSSD).
    Ontario College of Trades Certificate of Qualification or equivalent.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 20, 2019

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