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This entrepreneurship competition, a joint undertaking from Powerplay Strategies, the Charles and Eve Chang Foundation, and SFU’s Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection, is held annually at SFU Surrey and engages students from Grades 4 to 7 classrooms.
A hands-on, entrepreneurship program to prepare young leaders to thrive in an increasingly uncertain. In partnership with YELL, SFU has become the first university in Canada to give university credit for a high school entrepreneurship program.
Open to all SFU students, the certificate recognizes the value of entrepreneurship and innovation in cultivating creativity, adaptability, and collaboration. It consists of six classes, including three foundation courses and a capstone course.
An experiential program that enables students to simultaneously learn the theory and practice of both business and design. Final projects are developed and presented as new business ventures at an annual innovation showcase.
A collaboration between SFU’s Beedie School of Business and Faculty of Environment, Change Lab is an immersive one-term cohort program, delivered in a non-traditional and highly experiential format, one that empowers student changemakers.
The tech e@sfu program brings together SFU’s third and fourth year mechatronics, business and entrepreneurship students to develop a market-inspired and solution-driven technological product, along with the funding pitch to take it from benchtop to market.
Sustainability and global social entrepreneurship lie at the heart of this program. Students learn entrepreneurship and introductory Spanish at Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador and participate in a social enterprise incubator.
The 12-month, part-time graduate certificate in science and technology commercialization provides research scientists and engineers with the theory and skills to commercialize their inventions and contribute to new product development and commercialization in industry.