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5 required courses (35 hours)


Classroom, Online, Fast Track | Learn more


Complete in 4 months, or up to 3 years

Entrepreneurship involves developing and managing a business venture. Entrepreneurs build and scale new business ideas while taking on financial risks in the hopes of profit.

Do you have a business idea you want to bring to life? Take your vision from concept to a ready-made business plan with the skills and knowledge you gain in our Entrepreneurship Certificate of Completion. Facilitated by subject matter experts who are entrepreneurs in their own right, these courses feature practical learning that you can put into practice right away.

Over the course of five days, learn the fundamental skills of entrepreneurship that help you grow your business. Start by developing a business planning canvas to determine the feasibility of your idea. Strengthen your business management techniques and learn new marketing strategies for attracting the right customers. Gain in-depth knowledge of the launch process, including strategies for implementation, timelines and resources.

At the end of this hands-on program, you will possess a business plan designed for success and the know-how to put your plan into action.


Highlights and benefits

Earn a recognized credential | Enhance your career prospects

Enhance your life | Develop your personal and professional skills

Real-world knowledge | Learn from experienced industry professionals

 Important notice:

Effective August 1, 2024, The Entrepreneurship Certificate of Competition program is suspended. Current students will have the opportunity to complete the required courses from July 22 - July 26 (Fast Track session). After August 1, 2024, these courses will no longer be scheduled. If you have any questions, please contact us at or 403.440.6861.

Course schedule by semester

Required courses Fall
(Sept. - Dec.)
(Jan. - April)
(May - Aug.)
Entrepreneurship and You ON* ON* CL/FT
Planning Your Business ON* ON* CL/FT
Marketing Your Business ON* ON* CL/FT
Managing Your Business ON* ON* CL/FT
Launching Your Business ON* ON* CL/FT

*This online course is offered in a live, online format. Learn more about our online learning options.



BL: Blended (Online & Classroom)
CL: Classroom
FT: Fast Track
ON: Online
IDS: Independent Study
P: Practicum

This schedule is subject to change. Courses start on various dates within each semester. Fall schedule and registration is available in June; Winter schedule and registration is available in November; and Spring/Summer schedule and registration is available in March.



Additional Details


Minimum required

5 Course(s)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The Entrepreneurship Certificate of Completion is suspended. Students have until August 1, 2024 to complete all requirements.

Complete five required courses to earn your certificate of completion. 

Courses in this certificate can be taken in any order.

Funding opportunities

This program qualifies for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant and other funding opportunities. Learn more.

Connect with us

Have a question about our programs or need help with course registration? Call or email us:

403.440.6875 or 1.866.775.2673



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