Introduction to Entrepreneurship

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What exactly is Entrepreneurship?

"Entrepreneurship is the pursuit of opportunity beyond resources currently controlled." - Howard Stevenson

Intrigued? Find out what makes an entrepreneur, how to create a business idea and start a business and what the lifestyle of an entrepreneur is like in our Introduction to Entrepreneurship program.

This online and on-demand program is intended to expose individuals to basic entrepreneurship concepts and ideas. This self-directed program consists of four learning modules requiring a total of approximately 2-2.5 hours.

Who can take the program:

  • People curious about entrepreneurship careers;
  • People with a business idea;
  • People seeking ways to supplement their current income; and
  • Those interested in beginning to build an understanding of entrepreneurship concepts and ideas.

Note: While most resources are readily available for any interested party there are some resources contained within the program that may have restricted access. Those with an @uoguelph.ca central login will have access to those resources.


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