Program information

Entering our second year of operation, AgENT is designed to continue the tremendous growth for returning students while introducing new students to the world of entrepreneurship and innovation. Collaboration between all AgENTs is welcome and encouraged.

AgENT 001: Inspiring Innovation

The first year of AgENT focuses on generating awareness and interest in innovation and building entrepreneurial spirit. We achieve this through:

  • workshops on human-centred design and business model generation
  • collaborative projects based on real and immediate industry-provided challenges/opportunities
  • industry mentorship and networking opportunities
  • a guest speaker series
  • an innovation showcase where student-entrepreneurs present their solutions to industry-provided challenges/opportunities

See the schedule for 2019-20 here.

 

AgENT 002: Exploring Entrepreneurship

The second year of AgENT provides space, tools and resources that support student-run businesses as they launch and grow.

We achieve this through:

  • workshops on ideation, validation, product/service development, finances, marketing, commercialization and more
  • customized on-site business advising for start-ups
  • industry mentorship and networking opportunities
  • a guest speaker series
  • a pitching competition where student-entrepreneurs present their business ideas to industry experts
  • opportunities to pitch business ideas in provincial and national competitions

See the schedule for 2019-20 here.