Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Certificate in Entrepreneurial Skills 2

The Certificate in Entrepreneurial Skills 2 program is a continuation of the Certificate in Entrepreneurial Skills 1 and is designed for you, a small business owner or operator with a larger number of employees.

What Can You Do With This Credential?

Further your entrepreneurial acumen and pave your way to success.

This certificate can lead to the Diploma in Management Studies program, which can ladder into the Bachelor of Commerce.

 Program Requirements

Admission Requirements

Open admission

A strong grounding in quantitative courses such as Mathematics 11 (Principles), MATH 0523, or equivalent

If you plan to complete this or another Open Learning credential program, please fill out the Program Admission Form and send it to OL Admissions.

Residency Requirements

A minimum of 6 TRU credits (distance or on-campus)

Certificate Requirements

Completion of the Certificate in Entrepreneurial Skills 1

15 additional credits, with a GPA of 2.00 or higher over all courses required to complete this credential, as follows:

Core Knowledge Requirements (9 credits)

ACCT 1221, Accounting II (3)
MNGT 2131, Motivation and Productivity (3)
MNGT 4711, Decision Analysis (3)

Elective Requirements (6 credits)

6 credits from the following electives:

MATH 1091, Business Mathematics (3)
MNGT 1211, Management Principles and Practices (3)
FNCE 2121, Financial Management (3)
MIST 2611, Management Information Systems (3)
HRMN 2821, Human Resource Management (3)
BLAW 2911, Commercial Law (3)
BBUS 3331, Introduction to Production and Operations Management (3)
MKTG 3451, Professional Selling (3)
MKTG 4431, Retail Marketing (3)
MKTG 4451, E-Commerce (3)
ENTR 4751, New Venture Creation (3)

Student Responsibility

Consult with your Program Advisor to ensure that the courses you select can be applied toward the program requirements of your chosen credential.

Also, before you register in a course not listed on the OL website, you must apply for a Letter of Permission (LOP).

If you proceed otherwise, you may find that either course credits cannot be applied to your program or you must pay a transcript reassessment fee.


Please see Tuition and Fees for details.


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