Course Description

Engineering Entrepreneurship Essentials is the second* course required to complete the Certificate in Engineering Entrepreneurship.

*The first course in the certificate, SSE 100 – Innovation and Core Concepts of Engineering Entrepreneurship, is embedded in the first year core programming for engineering students

This non-credit course is offered across the Fall 2021/Winter 2022 terms and is completed through a combination of in-person workshops (held outside of class time) and independent online guided learning modules.

Learning outcomes:

  • Students will be introduced to key entrepreneurial concepts and skills, including value proposition and market intelligence, product design and development, and Startup financials
  • Students will build and develop key interpersonal skills including communication, teamwork, adaptability and resilience, and more

To complete this course, students must:

  • Complete 6 modules, including 4 in-person workshops (one workshop per month on average) and 2 online guided learning modules (to be completed independently in D2L)
  • Participate in the final event (to be held early January)

By fulfilling requirements, students can:

  • Earn a digital badge for the successful completion of the Engineering Entrepreneurship Essentials course
  • Earn a certificate of completion for Engineering Entrepreneurship once tiers 1, 2, and 3 are completed


Registration in this course is free. The deadline to register for the Fall 2021/Winter 2022 session is Monday, September 13 (11:59pm MT).

Please email schulich.ent@ucalgary.ca with any questions related to registration. 


This course is available for undergraduate students who are actively enrolled fulltime in the Schulich School of Engineering. 


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