Suzanne at the Hunter Hub

Innovation and entrepreneurship for graduate students

The chance of a lifetime

As a grad student at the University of Calgary, you have access to unique opportunities and resources to help you develop an innovative business idea or commercialize your research.

Learn about hands-on training in innovation and entrepreneurship, and take advantage of all the university has to offer while you are still a student!  


Entrepreneurship and innovation courses for grad students

In partnership with the Faculty of Graduate Studies, the Haskayne School of Business offers courses in entrepreneurship and innovation for all non-MBA grad students.

Gain hands-on experience as you learn the fundamental skills of entrepreneurial thinking. 

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ENTI) Option offers two courses: 

  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship (ENTI 781 - fall block week)
  • Venture Creation (ENTI 785 - winter term)

Learn more about entrepreneurship and innovation courses


Innovation success stories

Learn about grad students who discovered a passion for entrepreneurship.

Pierre Wijdenes

Pierre Wijdenes, PhD (biomedical engineering)

Suzanna Crawford

Suzanna Crawford, Nursing

Teddy Seyed

Teddy Seyed, Computer Science