Career and Professional Development

Program Details

Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship (Program as of Summer 2017)


This 15-credit Graduate Certificate program is designed for students with a Bachelor of Commerce degree (or equivalent), 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. The program places an emphasis on the use of modern approaches to entrepreneurial practices.

In addition to the admission requirements stipulated for Graduate Certificates, students must have a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 or 3.2 out of 4.0 in the last two years of full-time academic studies.

The schedule is tentative and subject to change.


Number Title Prerequisites Available Times
Fall 2023 Winter 2024 Spring/Summer 2024 Fall 2024
CEN2 500 New Venture Formation
CEN2 506 Financing Startups and Ventures
CEN2 510 Practical Entrepreneurship Management CEN2 500, CEN2 505, CEN2 506
CGM2 520 Sales Management and Negotiation Strategies WED
1 COMPLEMENTARY COURSE to be chosen from the following:
CGM2 510 Project Management: Tools and Techniques Not open to Special Students
CMIS 530 Digital Analytics and Targeting MON
CMIS 544 Digital Marketing Automation, Planning and Tech.
CMS2 521 Applied Management Statistics CMS2 500 (or the Exemption by Examination)
CPL2 524 Introduction to International Business Core Program
CMIS 549 Digital Media and Search Engine Optimization
Or any other 500 or 600-level course offered and approved by
Career and Professional Development.