Western University, RBC and The Globe and Mail collaborate to offer free, online entrepreneurship course
Added 05-16-22 09:04:01am EST - “Western University's Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship, powered by the Ivey Business School, in collaboration with RBC Future Launch and The Globe and Mail, is proud to launch The Founder's Journey ?" an Entrepreneurial Process,…” - Finance.yahoo.com
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The Founder's Journey – an Entrepreneurial Process teaches step-by-step approach to starting, growing a successful business
TORONTO, May 16, 2022 /CNW/ - Western University's Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship, powered by the Ivey Business School, in collaboration with RBC Future Launch and The Globe and Mail, is proud to launch The Founder's Journey – an Entrepreneurial Process, a free, online course that guides participants through a step-by-step approach to nurturing and growing a new venture. The program offers a formal education opportunity for Canadians to develop and hone their entrepreneurship and business skills.
"We believe entrepreneurship is a process that can be taught," says Eric Morse, Executive Director of Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship. "Our world-class researchers and instructors are excited to share their expertise and experience to help take potential entrepreneurs beyond the start of an idea toward building a successful new business. Whether someone is an ambitious self-starter with an active business, or eager to learn and test the waters, this course will equip them with the knowledge and skills to support their unique entrepreneurial journey."
The self-paced course is divided into eight modules taught by Ivey Business School professors and lecturers. Covering topics spanning ideation, planning and financing, go-to-market strategy, growth, and social enterprise, Canadians who take the course will enhance their skills and gain the knowledge they need to bring their innovative ideas to life. Participants who finish all eight modules will also receive a certificate of completion.
"Small businesses make up 98% of all enterprises in the Canadian economy, making it a huge engine for national innovation and prosperity," says Neil McLaughlin, Group Head, Personal & Commercial Banking at RBC. "Today, Canada's entrepreneurs are solving some of our country's biggest challenges while building for tomorrow – but they need more support and the right resources to put their ideas into action. Educational programs – like The Founder's Journey – are a critical part of that equation, and RBC is proud to collaborate with Western University and The Globe and Mail as part of our continued efforts to support owners and entrepreneurs in starting, growing and managing their businesses."
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