Career and Professional Development

Program Details

_Diploma in Entrepreneurship (Admissions no longer accepted. Program prior to Winter 2019)


This program is designed for students who are interested in starting a business of their own. It provides a thorough understanding of what is required to start and maintain a sustainable venture. It focuses on the specific needs of contemporary entrepreneurs, including adaptation to various circumstances in a world where business and the global marketplace are rapidly changing. It entails approaches and activities that will enable students to acquire the tools and competencies necessary to identify opportunities, assess entrepreneurial potential, produce a business plan, finance, organise, and promote a business, and prepare a marketing and sales structure. With a tailored curriculum, this program is appropriate for anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship with resource people who have seen it all: from success to failure and success again.


Number Title Prerequisites Available Times
Winter 2023 Spring/Summer 2023 Fall 2023 Winter 2024
External Pre-requisites to the Program
CMSC 000 Foundations of Mathematics Note that this is a 3-credit course as of the Fall 2021 term and is therefore subject to the fee rules. Please refer to the McGill SCS student tuition & fees on the McGill SCS website. FRI
Co-Requisites to the Program
CMS2 500 Mathematics for Management CMSC 000 (or the Exemption by Examination) WED
9 Required Courses (27 credits)
CACC 520 Accounting for Management Co-requisite: CMS2 500 (or the Exemption by Examination) THU
CCLW 511 Law 1 MON/WED
CEC2 532 Business Economics TUE
CEN2 500 New Venture Formation
CEN2 506 Financing Startups and Ventures TUE
CEN2 507 Venture Growth Strategies
CEN2 510 Practical Entrepreneurship Management CEN2 500, CEN2 505, CEN2 506
CPL2 510 Communication and Networking Skills SAT
CGM2 520 Sales Management and Negotiation Strategies WED
1 Complementary Course (3 Credits)
CGM2 510 Project Management: Tools and Techniques Not open to Special Students MON
CMIS 530 Digital Analytics and Targeting MON
CMIS 542 Strategic Internet Marketing
CMIS 544 Digital Marketing Automation, Planning and Tech. WED
CMS2 521 Applied Management Statistics CMS2 500 (or the Exemption by Examination) WED
CPL2 524 Introduction to International Business Core Program