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Entrepreneurship @ Conestoga (E@C)

What is it?

More students are considering entrepreneurship to be the career path that is right for them. At Conestoga, students will learn why college is an excellent place to learn about the career options available through entrepreneurship. Conestoga also has the added advantage in being located in one of Canada's most attractive entrepreneurial communities.

To help our students take advantage of opportunities in entrepreneurship, the Centre for Entrepreneurship (C4E), Conestoga faculty and alumni entrepreneurs have come together to build this program.

E@C is free to access for Conestoga students and includes three learning modules, each 50 minutes in length, which are designed to introduce our students to entrepreneurial concepts.

Students who complete the E@C modules will receive Co-curricular Record credits. Be sure to complete your reflection after attending a presentation.


Whether you want to start a business or develop your leadership potential, this program will inspire the entrepreneur in you.
  1. Discover Your Entrepreneurial Spirit - Learn how you can expand your imagination by connecting ideas in creative ways while developing your entrepreneurial characteristics and skills.
  2. Opportunities to Venture - What makes a good business venture? Learn how successful entrepreneurs validate opportunities and transform them into successful start-ups. We will introduce you to some helpful and simple tools to get you started.
  3. Entrepreneurial Networking - Networking can be a fun, interesting and rewarding way to meet potential customers, partners, investors or employees. You will learn how to use key networking opportunities as a way of cultivating important business relationships.

Get Started

Students: To have these modules hosted in your class, have your instructor contact Jo-Anne Gibson at 519-748-5220 ext. 3155.

Faculty: Please contact Jo-Anne Gibson at 519-748-5220 ext. 3155 to learn more about providing these modules for your students.

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