Concordia University


Course Code: CENT 1350
This is where it all comes together. You've completed a number of courses in business basics. You've got a great idea for a new business venture. And now, you want to bring that idea to life. Not so fast. Your investors and the bank are both going to want a business plan. And this course will teach you how to write one. In 40 short hours, you'll gain the expertise you need to develop a professional, bank-ready business plan and the opportunity to hone the presentation skills you'll need to justify its merit to a panel of experts. It's an invaluable learning experience, one that budding entrepreneurs like you can't afford to miss.

Your take-away

This course is a great way to help you:
• Develop all the components of a professional business plan;
• Analyze and critique business plans constructively;
• Present a business plan in a compelling manner;
• Anticipate and respond to critiques against your business plan.

Our approach

As in the workplace, teamwork is key here. Sure, there will be engaging assignments and activities, but you'll also form ad-hoc teams to discuss real-world subjects presented by business experts. You'll formulate strategies to solve problems or seize opportunities. Above all, you'll have ample chance to contribute personally to the process. Participation is paramount.

Who benefits the most?

• Students who have completed CEBU 1170, CENT 1240 and CENT 1340 and want to continue their studies.
• Students who want more advanced business studies.
• Students who want to go into business later on.
• Budding entrepreneurs who want to equip themselves with the knowledge and skills to succeed.
• Anyone who works in a small- to medium-sized business.
• Members of the chamber of commerce.
• Young lawyers, bankers or bank employees.
• Newcomers to Canada and foreign business students who want to improve their understanding of Canadian business practices.

Concordia CCE Loyalty Discount

All students who meet at least one of the following conditions, will receive a 10% discount on their CCE course or workshop tuition fees:

1)   Have completed a CCE, Undergraduate or Graduate course at Concordia University in a prior academic term;

2)   Have completed a language proficiency test (IELTS) at CCE;

3)   Have completed a CCE Professional Development Seminar/Workshop.

This discount is based on the information maintained in the Concordia University student information system.

NOTE: This discount does not apply to a language proficiency test enrollment (IELTS) nor to application fees for admission to a CCE program of study.



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