Centre for Enterprise and Law

Program offers mentorship—and money—to youth entrepreneurs

Students and recent graduates who need help in starting or growing businesses may benefit from a program of the Centre for Enterprise and Law.

The centre’s internship and mentorship program offers expert advice and up to $5,000 in funding for local entrepreneurs ready to turn their ideas into reality.

Find details, including eligibility criteria and application requirements, on the centre’s Web site.

Workshop to provide information on starting businesses

A workshop July 12 promises to provide experiential learning opportunities to help student entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses.

The Centre for Enterprise and Law presents the Business of Innovation Program from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 12, in Alumni Hall’s McPherson Lounge.

Attendees will get essential business and legal insight, as well as free refreshments. To RSVP, e-mail nsleiman@uwindsor.ca.

Workshop to offer insight into student business plan competition

A workshop hosted by the Centre for Enterprise and Law on Thursday, March 15, offers students help with writing a business plan in preparation for a $25,000 Ontario-wide competition.

The competition will bring investment to new businesses that can demonstrate the potential for economic impact. It is open to students or recent grads from the University of Windsor and St. Clair College.

Thursday’s workshop starts at 4 p.m. in Alumni Hall’s McPherson Lounge. Register for the business plan workshop here.

Business project introduces engineering students to the big picture

Putting together business plans gives his students an appreciation of “the big picture,” says industrial and manufacturing systems engineering professor Zbigniew Pasek.

“Hopefully, it helps them to understand their profession requires communication and collaboration skills,” he said.

Students in his second-year course, Engineering Management and Globalization, presented their projects in a business plan competition Thursday, judged by students from the Centre for Enterprise and Law.