Call for Applications, Toronto Business Academy 2018 in Canada

Open to: international students and young individuals (<29 years old) from business or any other field of study interested in gainingadditional valuable experience, knowledge and skills in entrepreneurship and business. Candidate should have a sufficient knowledge of English to be able to follow the course.

Venue: Toronto, Canada, Summer session I: July 15th – August 4th, 2018 (undergraduates) ; Summer session II: July 22th -  August 11th, 2017 (graduate or professionals)


Program overview

Throughout the summer program you will work on different market cases that aim to improve your analytical and leadership skills. However, the whole program revolves around a core strategic learning task: Business plan competition. You will have the opportunity to devise and develop a unique business plan for your breakthrough idea! In small groups, you will go through and learn all the steps from market analysis to financial plans and strategy that lead to an excellent business plan. Finally, you will pitch your plan to potential investors and leaders in the Canadian industry, who in this case have the role of judges.

Our summer business academy in Toronto gives you the opportunity to gain insights into the functioning of the highly competitive North American market. Besides learning a lot about the American business environment from our guest speakers, you will have a chance to visit some of the world’s largest companies like Twitter, BMO, LinkedIn, Toronto Stock Exchange etc.

Course outline

The course is designed to improve managerial practices with entrepreneurial thinking. The objectives of this course are to leverage the Canadian business culture of innovation and international resources to help individuals prepare to understand the role of entrepreneurs and to assist them in starting and successfully operating their own businesses. The focus is entrepreneurial start-ups, the process of start-ups, their ecosystem and what is required to develop management plans to take ideas to national and international markets. 

The course itself consists of 60 working hours, where 40 hours are reserved for the course The New Business Development and 20 hours for corporate visits and guest speakers. 

More on the program available on the website


Tuition fee of 2600 CAD + HST (13%) includes: accommodation, welcome package, lectures, course material, seminars and corporate visits, certificate of completion, transcript, 24/7 assistance from our coordinators, exclusive access to our Alumni network, possibility to become part of our team, 1-day trip to Niagara Falls and an experience that you will remember for the rest of your life!

Toronto Business Academy is not able to grant any financial support for participation in the program, but we have prepared (super) early bird discounts for you!

Additional info

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