Open to students in any faculty at Simon Fraser University, the Charles Chang Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship develops future entrepreneurs using the power of learning by doing. As students taking the Certificate learn and apply market-based approaches to innovation and venture development, they also cultivate connections between peers, faculty members, and experienced entrepreneurs. Equipped with the skills and acumen to create, collaborate and adapt, students will be ready to navigate a world that is rapidly changing.
At the heart of the Charles Chang Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship is the interplay between new ideas and different perspectives. The Certificate was developed as a collaboration within SFU to foster interdisciplinary skills and teamwork. The certificate is hosted by SFU’s Beedie School of Business, in collaboration with the Faculties of Applied Sciences; Communication, Art and Technology; Environment; Science; and Health Science. The certificate is also supported by SFU’s Venture Connection Student Incubator.
I learned from some amazing professors, and even got to meet and work with some amazing group members, who have now become my closest friends. This Certificate will always hold a higher precedence for me than my Major.Dedarul, 6th Year Communications Student
I learned from some amazing professors, and even got to meet and work with some amazing group members, who have now become my closest friends. This Certificate will always hold a higher precedence for me than my Major.
The Charles Chang Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship is delivered by the Beedie School of Business in collaboration with the Faculties of Applied Sciences; Communications, Arts and Technologies; Environment and Science; Health Science; and the School of Political Science with the support of RADIUS and Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection.
Technology Entrepreneurship @ SFU Tech e@SFU at a Glance The 2023-24 cohort starts in Fall 2023 Would you like to: • Build a high-impact startup from the ground up? • Work collaboratively on real-world problems with students from other faculties?• Speak with real customers and work on creative solutions. Join this Fall’s Tech e@SFU program to focus on team and solution-building in two […]
BUS 477 – Startup Experience (4) One of the Capstone courses in the Certificate of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Prerequisites: BUS 338, BUS 360W (or another upper division Writing (W) course); 60 units. Recommended: BUS 314, BUS 361. This experiential course will expose students to the planning and development process of creating a startup. Emphasis is placed on integrating and applying all of […]