This course provides an overview of business, focusing on the world of business today within the context of our global society. Basic principles and concepts include; business models, entrepreneurship, functional areas of business, management, organizational structure, human resources, marketing, information systems, finance, ethics and social responsibility, as well as emerging business topics. Key themes woven throughout the course include exploration of career options and development of business problem-solving skills. Taught in the context of a Business Plan and Entrepreneurial project. Students will be in a cohort group and course will be tightly integrated with other Entrepreneurial course work required for the certificate. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.