Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2017/2018
Canadian Excellence

BU111
Understanding the Business Environment
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3
  • Lab: 1.5

This course highlights challenges in the external business environment with a focus on their impact on business decisions. Topics include competitive analysis, and an in-depth examination of political, economic, social, and technological factors. Students will apply their knowledge using cases, and by identifying and researching the feasibility of a new venture/business opportunity. The course includes a required weekly lab in which research, writing, teamwork, and individual and group presentation skills are also developed.

Additional Course Information
Exclusions
ENTR201, MB105.