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Program description - September 2024

Do you want to be the founder of a company, a corporate innovator, or part of a high-growth, entrepreneurial team? Conestoga's Business Management - Entrepreneurship and Innovation graduate certificate is designed to activate these goals and give you a start in this growing sector of the Canadian economy. This program will equip you with the skills, tools, and mindset necessary to succeed in the world of entrepreneurship and innovation, including ideation, new venture creation, market research and experimentation, marketing and communication, operational frameworks, accounting, and venture finance, sustainable business practices, as well as Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB). Through a variety of projects, case studies, and interactive learning opportunities, you will develop critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving skills that are fundamental to success in the field. Located in one of the most desirable hotbeds of innovation and entrepreneurship activity in the country, you will have direct access to local business start-up incubators and unlimited potential to network with start-ups and innovative companies in the community. Individuals interested in pursuing a new business idea beyond the program will also have the opportunity to work further with the Venture Lab, Conestoga's Universal Business Incubator. This one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate program is offered in both full-time and part-time delivery to best suit your schedule and encourage interest from dynamic candidates.

Program details

Code: 1587
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 1 year
Start: September 2024
Campus: Kitchener – Doon
Credential: Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Tuition & fees

Tuition and fee details for the 2024-2025 year are listed below. Books and supplies may be additional.

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Canadian fee details

International fee details

Description Fall 2024 Winter 2025
Grad. Cert. Program Tuition $7922.00 $7922.00
Administration Fee $25.00 $25.00
Capital Development Fee $84.22 $84.22
CSI Advocacy Fee $8.00 $8.00
CSI Association Fee $102.00 $102.00
CSI International Health Insurance Plan Fee (CIHIP) $825.00 -
CSI Legal Protection Fee $30.00 -
CSI Supplemental Health Insurance Plan Fee $330.00 -
CSI UPASS Fee $118.97 $118.97
eText Fee $243.00 $304.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $20.00 $20.00
ISR $375.00 $375.00
ONE Card Fee $7.50 $7.50
Recreation/Athletics Fee $70.50 $70.50
Student Services $86.00 $86.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI - Student Welcome Kit Fee (optional) $70.00 -
CSI Student Club & Society Fee (optional) $4.00 $4.00
CSI Student Events & Programming Fee (optional) $30.00 $30.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $10466.19 $9272.19
Year Total   $19738.38

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Program device requirements

Program device & software requirements

This program requires you to have a device that meets certain specifications. For most students, this cost is in addition to the tuition & fees listed above.

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Financial assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.

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Delivery sequence - September 2024 - Kitchener – Doon

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