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Our students and graduates transform companies of all sizes, drive social enterprise, create new ventures, and build dynamic communities. Innovation and Entrepreneurship is for everyone. Whether you're majoring in Biology, Computer Information Systems, Criminal Justice, or Business, the skills you gain in our classrooms are trans-disciplinary.


Innovation and Entrepreneurship courses focus on fostering your entrepreneurial mindset as well as the skills to execute that result in a new way of solving problems and looking at the world. You will graduate with an attitude marked by creativity, a readiness to identify and take on new opportunities, and perseverance to overcome all obstacles through:

  • Hands-on classroom projects
  • Extracurricular opportunities
  • Community-engaged networking
  • No exams, just real-life projects and challenges that help build the entrepreneurial mindset.


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LaunchPad Accelerator Course


Pop by Slate Innovation Lab (EB3121) to chat with an on-campus entrepreneurship mentor, email innovate@mtroyal.ca with questions, or talk to your academic advisor.



Minor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Mount Royal University faculty and staff recognize the interdisciplinary value of an entrepreneurial mindset and weave it throughout our curricular and extra-curricular programs. The skills learned in our innovation and entrepreneurship classes are vital to the success of any business - large or small, corporate or not-for-profit, local or global. Mount Royal students learn to recognize, create and launch opportunities. The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Minor is offered to students from across campus. Strategically designed to encourage students to add this expertise to their current interests, many are GNEDS.

• You want to spark your creativity and curiosity
• You want to work for an organization that embraces change
• You want permission to try and fail and be rewarded for what you’ve learned
• You want to unleash that idea you’ve been noodling on
• You want to learn through experience, not through a textbook 

 Review the full course listings included in the minor




BBA with a Concentration in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneurship concentration focuses on the creation of social and economic value by developing core capabilities of idea generation, opportunity recognition, sales, business development and product management. Entrepreneurship students will learn to shape entrepreneurial opportunities, assess financial feasibility, develop a unique business model, while living an entrepreneurial experience.

This experience includes forming teams, constructing business models, talking with customers and users, assessing feasibility, while launching a new venture or initiative. The skills and competencies gained in an Entrepreneurship concentration are vital for the success of any business or organization. The concentration also provides customized paths for students wishing to specialize in venture creation [VC] or intrapreneurship.

• You want to work for a dynamic, growth-oriented company that values innovative employees
• You want to understand all aspects of a business
• You want to learn to spot opportunities and to build a problem solving mindset
• You want to build a valuable network of professionals and peers
• You want to leave your mark on the world and possibly start your own venture 

View the full course listings included in the concentration 

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