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Bachelor of Business Administration in Entrepreneurial Leadership

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  • Practicum and co-op provides you with hands-on learning and practical experience you need to be successful

  • Full-time and part-time intensive study options allow you to complete the program at your own pace

  • Use of open educational resources has reduced or eliminated the cost of most textbooks, labs, and other expenses

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Bachelor of Business Administration in Entrepreneurial Leadership

Build the future you want. As an entrepreneur and leader, you'll find innovative ways to solve problems, while adding value to any organization. Whether you create your own business or find a company you admire, KPU's Bachelor of Business Administration in Entrepreneurial Leadership will provide you with the hands-on experience and practical training you need to drive change.

Why Become an Entrepreneur?

Do you want to develop and manage your own business? Or maybe you want to take a leadership role within a business you respect to help drive sustainable growth? Whatever your reason, our BBA in Entrepreneurial Leadership program prepares you with the hands-on skills and real-world knowledge you need to create your ideal career.

Whether you're a recent high school grad looking to start your own business or a mature student wanting to become an innovator in your current organization, this BBA program will help make it reality. Coursework has been developed in consultation with KPU students, KPU alumni, and industry experts to ensure that KPU Entrepreneurial Leadership graduates are ready to change the world.

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How Can You Become an Entrepreneurial Leader?

To provide you with the best environment for success, our program provides you flexibility with online, face-to-face and blended course offerings. We offer courses at KPU Richmond and KPU Surrey during the late afternoons and evenings for Fall, Spring and Summer semesters, ensuring you have the freedom to continue working while learning.

This BBA program provides full-time and part-time intensive study options, allowing you to complete the program at your own pace and chart your own learning journey with fewer pre-requisites and a wide range of courses available year-long. The program also supports individual choice through Universal Design for Learning (UDL) features.

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Program Details

Our Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Entrepreneurial Leadership prepares you to fill a variety of management and leadership positions that drive small and medium-sized business growth. The program also prepares those interested in developing and managing their own business enterprise with the skills and knowledge to do so.

At the start of the program you'll focus on exploration and discovery to uncover your passions and ideas, then learn how to take that vision and find ways to make it unique. As you progress through your degree you'll learn how to make your ideas viable and finally how to set out and make it happen.

Practicum, learning partnerships with business, applied projects and assignments, and ongoing work experience provide you with real-life experience in industry. The BBA in Entrepreneurial Leadership is also offered with a Co-operative Education option.

Our students are creators and collaborators in their own education. From pioneering new ventures to guiding non-profit organizations, you're empowered to create change in the space most important to you.

Through extensive use of open educational resources (“OERs”) we’ve reduced or eliminated the cost of most textbooks, labs, and other expenses incurred by students to make this program as accessibly as possible.

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Work-Integrated Learning

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Entrepreneurial Leadership offers you several work-integrated learning (WIL) options, including a practicum and a co-op option. WIL ensures you receive a well-rounded education and offers a host of other benefits to make sure you enter the workforce confident and job-ready.


A practicum offers you a WIL opportunity to apply the academic knowledge and analytical skills you learned in the classroom in a workplace environment. You'll work under the supervision of both the employer/host and a KPU supervisor, undertaking one or more projects, during the semester.

Co-operative Education

Co-operative Education gives you the opportunity to apply the skills gained during academic study in paid, practical work experience. Degree students can complete a minimum of three work terms while completing their degree. Work terms generally occur full-time in separate 4 month work semesters. Work semesters alternate with academic study.

Career Outcomes

Graduates of the Entrepreneurial Leadership program find careers in small and medium-sized business in a variety of sectors, including, but not limited to, manufacturing and distribution, consumer goods, services, financial services, heavy equipment and not-for-profit industry.

Careers range from enterprise development to leadership roles in a variety of settings, such as operations, customer service, sales, project management, and business planning.

Graduates will also have gained the skills and knowledge to develop and manage their own business.