The Minor in Entrepreneurship

 

As a student in the minor in entrepreneurship you'll be entrenched in the Waterloo startup ecosystem, the second most dense ecosystem of its kind in the world. We take an experiential approach to entrepreneurship education, meaning you will be building businesses, working with startups, and moving forward with ideas as part of the learning process.

Read on to find out how to kick-start your entrepreneurial career while you study, with the minor in entrepreneurship. 

The minor is open to all students in Arts, Environment, Math, Science, and Applied Health Sciences (Engineering students are eligible to pursue the Entrepreneurship Option).

Environment and Business E Co-op student Kevin Rotsaert on the job with his aerial mapping business.

Environment and Business E Co-op student Kevin Rotsaert on the job with his aerial mapping business.


Questions? 

Refer to the Frequently Asked Questions page for more details. Further questions can be directed to Marc Hurwitz at the Conrad Centre. 

Meet the minor professors

 
 

Nada Basir entrepreneurship professor

David Rose entrepreneurship professorWayne Chang entrepreneurship professorMarc Hurwitz entrepreneurship professorHarvir Bansal entrepreneurship professorDoug Sparkes entrepreneurship professor

 
Larry Smith
 
Shavin Malhotra

Professor Nada Basir, BET 420 Social Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility

Professor David RoseBET 100 Essentials of Entrepreneurial Behaviour

 
 
 

Professor Wayne ChangBET 300 Foundations of Venture Creation  

 

Professor Marc HurwitzBET 310 Enterprise Co-op Companion   

 

Professor Harvir Bansal, BET 400 Growing Early-Stage Ventures

 

Professor Doug Sparkes, BET 411 Capstone Entrepreneurship Planning and Execution; BET 412 Advanced Topics in Entrepreneurship

Professor Larry Smith, BET 100 Essentials of Entrepreneurial Behaviour

Professor Shavin Malhotra, BET 320 Introduction to Commercialization Management