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Undergraduate and graduate students at Western University can access a number of courses, certificates and programs related to entrepreneurship. Here's a sample of what you can find, and ways to access more information for your own program.

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Ivey New Venture Project

The New Venture is an entrepreneurial, team-based Ivey Field Project (IFP) that takes students through the process of:

  • Developing and refining an idea for a new venture.
  • Researching and analyzing the opportunity,
  • Building a detailed and compelling Business Model and Plan.
  • Creating and presenting an "Investor Pitch" to an external review panel or potential investors.

Design Thinking 101 With RBC

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This workshop series gives you the chance to apply design thinking knowledge to a real-world challenge, strengthen your design thinking skills, and gain a competitive advantage for employability. Students will exercise their creativity and learn human-centred design skills to work toward creating a better future.

The workshop will take place virtually on Zoom on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, September 28, from 4:00-7:00pm
  • Thursday, October 28, from 4:30-7:30pm
  • Monday, November 8, 4:30-7:30pm

Undergraduate and Graduate students from all faculties are welcome to register.

How to Change the World | Western

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Are you driven to change the world? Get an experiential education that empowers you to tackle real-world sustainability challenges in collaboration with diverse community stakeholders and global experts. How to Change the World | Western is a four-day program that runs over Fall reading week (November 2 - 5, 2021). Open to all Western students from all schools, faculties and programs.

Bonus: Completing this program can provide you points towards your Global & Intercultural Engagement Honour, and prepares you to find a team and bring your very best ideas to Western's World's Challenge Challenge 2022 competition!

Undergraduate Programs

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Certificate Programs