The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Entrepreneurial Leadership program prepares graduates to fill a variety of management and leadership positions that drive small and medium-sized business growth. The program also prepares graduates with the skills and knowledge to develop and manage their own business enterprise.
Faculty's website: kpu.ca/business
Department's website: kpu.ca/business/entrepreneurial-leadership
The Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, apply to this program.
Students intending to graduate with this School of Business degree must declare the credential. At the time of declaration, the student must satisfy all of the following requirements:
- In good academic standing with the University
- Completion of a minimum of 15 credits of undergraduate coursework.
The degree program requires a minimum of 120 credits of required courses and electives. The degree program with Co-operative Education requires an additional 28 credits of Co-op Education credits.
|Business Foundation Courses|
|BUSI 1215||Organizational Behaviour||3|
|BUSI 2390||Business Law||3|
|BUSI 2405||Operations Management||3|
|MRKT 1199||Introduction to Marketing||3|
|Select one of the following groups:||3-6|
|Accelerated Introductory Financial Accounting|
|Group B 1|
|Introductory Financial Accounting I|
|Introductory Financial Accounting II|
|ACCT 3380||Managerial Finance||3|
|ENTR 3100||Business Analysis and Decision Making||3|
|ENTR 3110||Advanced Organizational Behaviour||3|
|ENTR 3120||Managerial Accounting for Entrepreneurs||3|
|ENTR 4200||Business Strategy||3|
|Entrepreneurial Leadership Courses|
|ENTR 1100||Entrepreneurial Inquiry||3|
|ENTR 1200||Introduction to Entrepreneurship||3|
|ENTR 2000||Digital Strategy for Entrepreneurs||3|
|ENTR 2110||Values, Rationality, and Power: Developing Wise Organizational Action||3|
|ENTR 2120||Persuasion and Influence||3|
|ENTR 3010||Entrepreneurial Visioning||3|
|ENTR 3160||Technology for Entrepreneurs||3|
|ENTR 4110||Entrepreneurial Action||3|
|ENTR 4120||Entrepreneurial Employee Experience||3|
|ENTR 4251||Entrepreneurial Leadership Capstone||3|
|Breadth Education Courses|
|CMNS 1140||Introduction to Professional Communication||3|
|CMNS 3000||Advanced Professional Business Communications||3|
|ECON 1150||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|ECON 1250||Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
|ENGL 1100||Introduction to University Writing||3|
|PHIL 3033||Business Ethics||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Calculus for Life Sciences I|
|Calculus I (Business Applications)|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Quantitative Data Analysis I|
|Introduction to Statistics for Business|
|Introduction to Social Research Statistics|
|Select 5 courses numbered 1100 or higher in any area of study except ACCT, BUSI, ENTR, HRMT or MRKT||15|
|Select 6 courses numbered 1100 or higher in any area of study||18|
Students who choose Group B may count the additional ACCT course as a general elective.
Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive a Bachelor of Business Administration in Entrepreneurial Leadership.
The BBA in Entrepreneurial Leadership is offered with a Co-operative Education option. Co-operative Education gives a student the opportunity to apply the skills gained during academic study in paid, practical work experience. Degree students can complete a minimum of three work terms while completing their degree. Work terms generally occur full-time in separate 4 month work semesters. Work semesters alternate with academic study.
Students wishing to enter and participate in the Co-op Option must meet the following requirements:
Declaration and Entrance Requirements
- Declaration of Co-op specialization into Bachelor of Business Administration in Entrepreneurial Leadership Program
- Minimum GPA of 2.7
- Maximum of 75 credits completed
Work Term and Program Continuance Requirements
Procedures for enrollment in Co-operative Education work terms are outlined in the COOP course descriptions. Conditions for continuance in the program are:
- Successful completion of COOP 1101 prior to completing 75 credits
- Minimum GPA of 2.7
- Instructor Permission
Co-op Course Requirements
The Co-operative Education designation requires successful completion of the following courses:
|COOP 1101||Introduction to Professional and Career Readiness||1|
|COOP 1150||Co-op Work Semester 1||9|
|COOP 2150||Co-op Work Semester 2||9|
|COOP 3150||Co-op Work Semester 3||9|
|Co-op Work Semester 4|
Note: COOP courses must be completed in ascending numerical order. Contact the Co-op office for information about the possibility of part-time work terms. COOP courses may be used only to satisfy the Co-op designation and cannot be used to satisfy other curricular requirements of the program.
In addition to the requirements stated above, all Co-op students must satisfy the General Co-operative Education Requirements.
Upon successful completion of this program with co-operative education, students are eligible to receive a Bachelor of Business Administration in Entrepreneurial Leadership, Co-operative Education Option.
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