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Sauder Social Entrepreneurship – Kenya information session

Are you passionate about social entrepreneurship, economic development, and global issues?

Sauder Social Entrepreneurship (SSE) is a student-led, four-week course delivered in Nairobi, Kenya that provides a unique opportunity for UBC students to apply business education in a classroom of Kenyan entrepreneurs. Students will learn about other cultures, how businesses are created and developed in different contexts, and the role of education on economic development. 

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New Venture Design Demo Day

Check out this year’s New Venture Design (COMM 466) student projects at Demo Day for a taste of what you can learn and create if you take the course next year.

Date: Tuesday, March 26
Time: 6:30 to 8:00pm
Location: David Lam 005 and 009

COMM 466 is a six-credit interdisciplinary course that will give you the knowledge and practical experience to produce a viable product prototype, and a business plan to ensure its success in the marketplace.

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Creative Destruction Lab Venture Program (COMM 486W)

COMM 486W, the Creative Destruction Lab Venture Program, is a course designed to teach students about the formation, financing and management of massively scalable companies through a series of close interactions with early-stage technology companies and their potential seed investors.

Join us for an information session to learn more:

Date: Tuesday, March 19
Time: 12:30 to 1:30pm
Location: Henry Angus Room 234

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New Venture Design information session

COMM 466 New Venture Design (NVD) is a six-credit interdisciplinary course that will give you the knowledge and practical experience to produce a viable product prototype, and a business plan to ensure its success in the marketplace.

Attend an information session to learn more about the course from the professors, current students, and alumni:

Date: Wednesday, March 6
Time: 12:15 to 1:30pm
Location: Henry Angus 254

Learn more about COMM 466

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UBC Changemaking Series: Business for Change

Hear from social enterprises, entrepreneurs, and corporations that practice social responsibility on how they advocate for issues within their professional roles. Network and explore how your own business and consulting skills can create change while enjoying free food.

Date: Tuesday, January 22
Time: 6:00 to 8:00pm
Location: Liu Institute for Global Issues

Register to attend

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e@UBC Social Venture stream

Entrepreneurship@ubc is now accepting applications to its Social Venture stream, supporting impact-driven entrepreneurs whose main goal is to solve a pressing social, environmental and/or economic issue.

Successful applicants enjoy a suite of benefits. Teams receive one-on-one mentorship, training in a series of workshops, access to a co-working space at UBC's Point Grey and Robson Square campuses, opportunities to tap into UBC's thriving entrepreneurial community, and funding opportunities.

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Sauder Social Entrepreneurship – Kenya information session

Sauder Social Entrepreneurship (SSE) is a student-led, four-week course delivered in Nairobi, Kenya that provides a unique opportunity for UBC students to apply business education in a classroom of Kenyan entrepreneurs. Students will learn about other cultures, how businesses are created and developed in different contexts, and the role of education on economic development.

Join us for an information session hosted by SSE Program Director Jeff Kroeker:

Date: Tuesday, October 30
Time: 12:30 to 2:00pm
Location: Henry Angus 492

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