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BSM 100

The New Business: From Idea to Reality

This course is the first in a series of three tracing the evolution of an existing Canadian-based public company from inception to current state. This course focuses on the steps necessary for the idea of a visionary to be transformed into a viable business. Topics include idea generation, understanding the market and customer needs, analyzing the competition, the transition from an informal to a formal organizational structure, financing the business, developing realistic budgets and operating within the political, economic, legal and socio-cultural constraints of the external environment. This course is not available to programs within the Ted Rogers School of Management.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

None

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

Restriction: Not available to students in programs within the Ted Rogers School of Management.

Business Essentials

  • BSM 100
    The New Business: From Idea to Reality
  • BSM 200
    The Growing Business: Breaking Even
  • BSM 600
    The Mature Business