Toronto Business Academy 2018, Canada

Publish Date: Jan 17, 2018

Deadline: Jan 31, 2018

Why Toronto Business Academy?

Do you see yourself as an entrepreneur with a great business idea, but you don’t know how to start and bring it to life? Are you a business innovator with entrepreneurial skills who is still searching for your dream job position? In both cases Toronto Business Academy is an excellent springboard for you. With a combination of interactive lectures focusing on entrepreneurship and international business and guest speakers, mentors and coaches who are leaders in Canadian industry, you will be able to develop practical business skills you will need to start up your career. Want to learn how to develop and pitch your business idea in front of real investors? Or maybe are you interested in experiencing the everyday business environment of successful companies like Twitter, Linkedin, Toronto Stock Exchange…?

Program Overview

Unlike regular summer business schools, participating in Toronto Business Academy teaches you how to function efficiently in a dynamic, fast changing International business environment.

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. Yes, 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 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, you will have a chance to visit some of the world’s largest companies like Twitter, BMO, LinkedIn, Toronto Stock Exchange etc.

Are you up for some fun? Of course we will give you some space to play hard after you work hard! You will be located on campus in downtown Toronto, so you will get to experience student life “the American way”. Besides, the program schedule is designed to give you plenty of time for fun adventures, getting to know the largest Canadian city and its vibrant nightlife.]

Course outline

Course name: The new Business Development
Class size: 40 students
Credits: 6 ECTS
Length: 60 hours
Lectures: 40 hours
  • Lectures + Consultations on the Investor deck
  • Business plan pitches
  • Study cases

Corporate visits & Guest speakers: 20 hours

  • Startup summit
  • Guest speakers
  • Corporate visits

Course content:

  • Canadian Business culture overview
  • Business plan / Investor deck topics
  • Business plan / Investor deck consultations
  • Pitch preparation
  • 2x Case studies

The course is designed to improve managerial practices with entrepreneurial thinking. To be able to think like an entrepreneur, one must be able to understand: the types, characteristics, skills and strategies that entrepreneurs use in starting, building and scaling an enterprise. But entrepreneurs do not live in isolation; they must understand their role within the entrepreneurial ecosystem, and know where support and partnerships can be made to sustain and finance growth.

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.

Special price

Super Early Bird discount $ 300 until 31. 1. 2018.

What is included in the Tuition Fee?

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!

Breakfast package – (CAD) $ 250.00 + HST (13%)

Breakfast package includes everyday meals, available from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM daily, served buffet style. Self-service breakfast includes a choice of fresh juice, yogurt, cereal, hot breakfast, eggs, ham, pastry, fruit, and coffee or tea.


  • Different discounts are not cumulative.
  • A Registration Fee of CAD $ 100,00 + HST must be paid upon confirmation from the ABC Business Academy about your participation. This amount is non-refundable and will be deducted from your Tuition Fee.

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