This Month’s Top Pick

Each month we’ll feature a best practice in entrepreneurship capacity building or student support. This month features Wilfrid Laurier University.

– Each year, the BDO New Venture Competition introduces over 700 first-year BBA students to entrepreneurship. In the fall term, during BU111, students work in teams to generate ideas for a new venture. Then, in the winter term, as part of BU121, they develop a business plan and present it to their peers during lab classes throughout March. The top team in each lab goes on to present their business plan to a panel of external business community members that selects the winning team. Scholarships and the BDO New Venture Competition Cup are presented at the awards reception at the end of March.

http://www.wlu.ca/page.php?grp_id=370&p=3538

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