Entrepreneurs produce solutions that fly in the face of established knowledge, and they are unafraid to challenge the status quo. They are risk-takers who pursue opportunities that others may fail to recognize, and they see a challenge to be solved in what others may view as a threat to flee. Entrepreneurs embrace strategic change, creativity, knowledge, innovation and flexibility and are increasingly important sources of competitiveness in an increasingly globalized world economy.
The University of Alberta Faculty of Extension Citation in Entrepreneurship is designed to foster this entrepreneurial spirit and embrace the competitive progressive movement of our culture. This citation empowers participants to maximize individual and collective success, on an economic and social scale, in all levels of society — local, national, and global.
The Citation in Entrepreneurship is designed to empower participants by providing the skills and knowledge to think innovatively. This program will teach learners how to best anticipate and solve problems, as well as how to engage and interact with business communities. Mastering these skills will provide learners with new opportunities for growth, productivity, and success.
As the University of Alberta’s primary resource for continuing education, we bring the university to the public through high-impact, part-time programs. We welcome students with a variety of educational and professional backgrounds.
Students who complete the program will be able to: