Evaluating Business Opportunities

    EX 1111 is offered this winter:

Explore the legal side of orga­niz­ing a busi­ness as you learn how to con­duct fea­si­bil­i­ty studies,market assess­ments, and cost and prof­itabil­i­ty assess­ments. Under­stand the dif­fer­ences between sole pro­pri­etor­ship, incor­po­ra­tion, part­ner­ship, and oth­er mod­els. Exam­ine the costs of run­ning a busi­ness and dis­cuss employ­ee stan­dards, as well as your respon­si­bil­i­ties as an employ­er. Fur­ther devel­op your busi­ness plan by set­ting finan­cial pro­jec­tions and work­ing on a mar­ket­ing strategy.


Mar 1, 2022Mar 3, 2022


8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT


8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT


8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT




Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put (such as a micro­phone-equipped head­set) is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • Cost assistance: may be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant, the Canada Training Benefit, and the Skilled Immigrant Micro-Loan.
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    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at corporate.learning@ualberta.ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until March 1, 2022. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts. Refunds, withdrawals & transfers policies
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

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EX 1111 is offered this winter: