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Programs and course offerings for entrepreneurial undergraduate students
Do you want to put an entrepreneurial spin on your undergraduate degree at Waterloo? Get a jump-start on your entrepreneurial path by enrolling in one of the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business' specialized programs or courses today.
Open to undergrad students from all faculties at Waterloo
Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (BET) courses
Interactive, experiential and fun. Taught by award-winning faculty, BET courses teach you how to solve problems and turn ideas into opportunities.
Enterprise Co-op (E Co-op)
A signature program at Waterloo, Enterprise Co-op (E Co-op) allows students to start or work on their own business while earning a co-op credit.
Minor in Entrepreneurship
Enhance your academic degree with the business skills required to move ideas from concept to commercial, organizational, or social success.
Awards and scholarships
Generous support from our donors allows us to offer support to our students as they pursue their ventures at the undergraduate level.
Exclusively for Engineering students only
Bridging Entrepreneurs to Students (BETS)
A specialized co-op program established to support two key groups: first-year engineering co-op students, and seed and early-stage startup companies.
Entrepreneurship Option in Engineering
This alternative to a minor is for Engineering students who want to explore entrepreneurship and enhance their technical background with business skills.
Capstone fourth-year design project award
The Norman Esch Entrepreneurship Award is for student teams enrolled in the Faculty of Engineering's Fourth-Year Capstone Design Project.
Entrepreneurial Mindset Career Specialization
Exclusive to School of Accounting and Finance students, develop an understanding of opportunity identification and evaluation. Explore strategy, business planning and execution, customer experience design, marketing, sales, and leadership - all from a new venture perspective. An entrepreneurial mindset is tremendously valuable for those working at large organizations, scale-ups and start-ups.