Schulich School of Engineering - Certificate in Engineering Entrepreneurship

Certificate in Engineering Entrepreneurship

About the certificate

The Certificate in Engineering Entrepreneurship provides students with an entrepreneurial toolkit to help them inspire change and create value in their communities, develop creative and innovative solutions to current challenges, and build their capacity for adaptability in the face of technological and societal change.

Students who complete the certificate will gain meaningful exposure to engineering entrepreneurship through a combination of hands-on practice, formal training around key entrepreneurial concepts, interaction with industry experts, and interpersonal skills development and improvement. These valuable skills can be applied at any stage of their careers and help them graduate ready to make a difference in Calgary’s entrepreneurial community.

 

Enhance your entrepreneurial and interpersonal skills: 

Ideation

Product design and development

Start-up financials

Marketing and customer development

Project management

Communication

Teamwork

Adaptability and resilience


Certificate requirements

This non-credit certificate is offered to all full-time undergraduate Schulich School of Engineering students.

Three courses are required to complete the certificate:

Schulich Engineering Entrepreneurship Certificate

Level 1: Innovation and Core Concepts of Engineering Entrepreneurship

This course is called SSE 100 (Innovation and Core Concepts of Engineering Entrepreneurship). Content for SSE 100 is embedded in the ENGG 200 professional development seminars in the winter term, and covers the basics of entrepreneurial thinking to prepare students for Level 2.

Schulich Engineering Entrepreneurship Certificate

Level 2: Engineering Entrepreneurship Essentials

This continuing education course is listed as SSE 200 (Engineering Entrepreneurship Essentials) and is offered every fall term. Students will need to successfully complete the first-year course ENGG 200 (SSE 100) to be eligible. Registration is now open until September 12, 2022.

Schulich Engineering Entrepreneurship Certificate

Level 3: Advanced Engineering Entrepreneurship

This continuing education course is listed as SSE 300 (Advanced Engineering Entrepreneurship) and is offered every winter term. Students will need to successfully complete Level 2 (SSE 200) to be eligible. Registration will open on November 1, 2022.

Students can earn digital badges for successful completion of Levels 1, 2 and 3, and earn a Certificate of Completion for successfully finishing all three levels.

*Registration in levels 2 and 3 requires successful completion of the preceding levels