Entrepreneurship 101 is a foundational course to help you build your startup. From crafting your startup vision to identifying your target customer to understanding the legal basics, you will be able to learn and apply the skills you need to launch your business.

Frequently Asked Questions

How is it structured?

E101 is a five-week online course, with five units. Each week, you’ll complete a set of lessons and exercises.

How long will I have access to the course material?

Enrolling in Entrepreneurship 101 includes access to the material for as long as we host the course.

Does the course ever feature live events?

Each week we hold interactive discussions with experts on Slack and on our livestream platform.

Are there opportunities to engage with other entrepreneurs?

Definitely! You can engage with other learners through your cohort’s Slack channel. Here you can exchange ideas, ask questions, gain feedback or simply get to know one another.

Is this course relevant for my startup?

E101 is geared toward early-stage technology startups. However, many of the concepts we touch upon are relevant to startups across other industries and at other stages. Entrepreneurship 101 has been useful to entrepreneurs at various stages- from discovery to ideation to validation.

How do I register for E101?

Register for E101 via the “Sign Up” button above.

Make sure to include an email address that you check regularly. Email will be our primary mode of communication with you throughout the course.

After you have registered, you will be prompted to create an account on our online learning platform.

Am I eligible to register for this course if I don’t live in Canada?

Yes! E101 is available to anyone, anywhere—the core concepts are useful for all entrepreneurs. That being said, the course was designed specifically for Ontario-based technology entrepreneurs, therefore some of the material may not be applicable to your business idea. Please refer to our syllabus before registering to ensure that the course is a good fit for you.

Am I eligible for a certificate?

Yes. Each learner who successfully completes the course will receive a non-accredited Certificate of Entrepreneurship issued by MaRS Discovery District.


Course Curriculum

Get an overview of the course curriculum and see if this course fits your current startup stage.

More questions? Email our team.