MAN200 - Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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Subject Title
Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Subject Description
Innovation and entrepreneurship are increasingly relevant in our 21st century economy and society.  This course will challenge students to think creatively and inspire entrepreneurship when working in an organization or starting your own business.  Students will also gain an understanding of how to maximize Canada's world-class innovation and entrepreneurship support ecosystem.

Credit Status
One credit.

Note: This is a required subject for the Business Diploma Program and the Business Administration Diploma Programs in the School of Business Management.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Distinguish the types of entrepreneurship for alignment with personal values, interests, abilities and goals.
  2. Identify programs and organizations in Canada's entrepreneurship ecosystem that support  innovators' and entrepreneurs' goals.
  3. Generate an idea for an innovative process, product, or service that solves a problem or maximizes an opportunity for an identified community and/or market.
  4. Apply basic research skills to validate an innovation for an identified community and/or market.
  5. Create a narrated e-pitch for an innovative idea by using the elements of storytelling and digital technologies.
  6. Explain the elements of a business plan to understand the business planning process.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
Seneca upholds a learning community that values academic integrity, honesty, fairness, trust, respect, responsibility and courage. These values enhance Seneca's commitment to deliver high-quality education and teaching excellence, while supporting a positive learning environment. Ensure that you are aware of Seneca's Academic Integrity Policy which can be found at: Review section 2 of the policy for details regarding approaches to supporting integrity. Section 2.3 and Appendix B of the policy describe various sanctions that can be applied, if there is suspected academic misconduct (e.g., contract cheating, cheating, falsification, impersonation or plagiarism).

Please visit the Academic Integrity website to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.