Georgian launches entrepreneurship training programs for students

October 9, 2014

Georgian College has announced it will match $200,000 in funding from the Ontario government in order to establish a broad series of programs and activities to promote and support student entrepreneurship. The funding, provided by the On Campus Entrepreneurship Activities program through the Ontario Centres of Excellence, will be used to establish a program that helps students create a business plan; to facilitate virtual collaboration with other young entrepreneurs in ON; to hold seminars, discussions, idea exchanges, and mentorship opportunities; to offer entrepreneurship boot camps; and to stage innovation showcases. “As a postsecondary leader in entrepreneurship education, Georgian is proud to launch this initiative,” said Georgian President MaryLynn West-Moynes. “This forms part of our ongoing commitment to accelerating the success of students and youth on our campuses and in our communities.” Georgian News | Simcoe.com