Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship
Executive Director: Steve Farlow, MBA, firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 2615
The Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship operates within the School of Business & Economics and conducts activities to support academic programs and research in the area of entrepreneurship. The Centre provides students with experiential learning opportunities; supports the entrepreneurial community; and facilitates the incubation of student business ideas.
Key activities for undergraduate students include: BDO New Venture Competition, which is integrated into the Year 1 BBA curriculum; Entrepreneurship Mentoring Program; Entrepreneur-In-Residence; speaker series; ACE Laurier; Schlegel Student Business Operators Association; Student Connections; iGNITION $1K Pitch Competition; LaunchPad $50K Venture Creation Competition; and the Start-A-Business Program in which SBE students, through an academic course, receive professional support and guidance to launch their businesses.