Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship

A 5-Week Program for International Students in Canada

About Program

A 5-week program to help and support aspiring international student entrepreneurs

This unique virtual program is designed specifically for international students in Canada, aiming to empower them with the skills required to become entrepreneurs. This short yet powerful program helps unleash the potential of your business idea and transform it into a full-fledged Startup.

The program participants will gain the following

Program duration

5 Weeks

2 Hours Session/Week
Early Bird



Regular price $800

*Explore the opportunity to work in a startup environment and get paid internships in marketing & business development, market research analysis, and finance through VDI’s Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship program.

What makes us unique?

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VDI’s team of Mentors guide you in all aspects of the business including Team Building, Leadership, Operations, Finance, Human Resources and Marketing.

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Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for the Program, you must:

At the end of 5 weeks, we give you a chance to present your idea to a real investor.

Pitch for an opportunity to raise $250K+ under Startup Visa Program

Our Commitment to the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

We are committed to driving the growth of Canada’s future leaders, innovators, and social change-makers. To further this goal, Venture Development Institute is proud to be a repeat sponsor of the Queen’s Entrepreneur’s Competition (QEC) and UNB’s Apex Business Plan Competition. Our initiatives are enabling the next generation of entrepreneurs, visionaries, and game-changers to make their mark on the world.