This course is designed to serve as an introduction to self-employment and small business management for the legal professional. It will introduce the concepts of entrepreneurship, marketing of a business and the business plan. Students will gain a basic understanding of the considerations involved in deciding to enter into an independent business and the steps involved in starting a new business in the legal services field. At the same time, students will be given the opportunity to develop their skills in problem solving and decision-making.
Please note that students who choose to take an online section of this course must write the final exam in person (either at the Humber North or Lakeshore campus, or (if located more than 100km from the campus) through an approved proctoring facility. Any costs associated with this are the sole responsibility of the student.