Preparing students to make difference! (Returning in 2022)

Entrepreneurship has been described as the capacity and willingness to develop, organize and manage a business venture with all its inherent risks. Entrepreneurs have a tremendous impact on their communities and local economies because they have the innovation to tackle issues in new ways and the risk appetite to try to make these ideas work. This is why CISS is excited to introduce an entrepreneurship course option to our CISS at Trinity programme for 2020!   

Students come together and cultivate skills that empower them to think creatively and acquire the unique mindset of a entrepreneur. This exciting new course aims to develop critical thinking, innovative decision-making, problem-solving, brainstorming, and teamwork skills. In their final presentations, students are challenged to present their ideas and explain their vision. 

We offer a positive and supportive learning environment in which students are inspired to embrace entrepreneurial thinking and to imagine unique career paths that complement their individual strengths and talents.  

The Ideal Candidate

  • Students aged 14 to 18 with intermediate to advanced level of English (equivalent to IELTS 4.0+), who are able to express themselves. 
  • Innovative individuals who are interested in learning how to channel their skills and develop their entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Students who are seeking inspiration to explore new opportunities.

Course outline

Fundamentals

  • Types of entrepreneurship
  • Qualities of a successful entrepreneur
  • The social impact of entrepreneurial innovation 
  • Risk-taking and resilience.
  • Pitching ideas and collaboration
  • Building a business plan
  • Profitability and success
  • Guest speaker
  • Field trip

Entrepreneurial skills

  • Essential skills for success as an entrepreneur
  • Embracing creativity and uncovering unrealized talents
  • Learning from mistakes
  • Entrepreneurship for social justice
  • Guest speaker
  • Field trip
Making it real
  • Building your plan
  • Field trip
  • Preparing for presentation
  • Shark Tank Presentations with feedback
  • Wrap-up

LocationCISS at Trinity - Toronto, ON
Ages14-18 years - boys and girls
DatesReturning in 2022
AccommodationSingle or Double Residence Rooms
Weekly Hours25 hours per week

Dates and Fees 2021

All fees are in Canadian Dollars $CAD

The Entrepreneurship course is coming back in 2022. Please visit the Global Leadership page for a great 2021 course option.

*Canadian and US citizens currently residing in Canada or the United States are asked to contact CISS for domestic rates. Taxes are included. Information updated: February 05, 2019

Facility

Welcome to one of the most beautiful campuses in Toronto, the Trinity College! Our downtown location puts the city right at your doorstep. Just south of the famous neighbourhood of Yorkville, you are a short walk to Yonge Street, coffee shops, stores and so much more.  On campus you will find a comfortable, clean, and safe residence, a beautiful garden courtyard, air conditioned student lounges, and dining facilities that are modern…with a historic charm.  Finally, WiFi is available throughout the campus.

You live in a single or double room in a university residence with other students attending this programme.  Students are separated by gender within the residence.  Each room has a bed, desk, chair, dresser and/or wardrobe.  All bed linens are provided, along with a bath towel.  Students must bring their own toiletries. There are card-operated laundry machines in the residence – we provide laundry detergent.  Shared washroom and shower facilities are located on every floor. Safety is our priority so our staff live in the same residence, providing full supervision.

We provide you with three meals daily, Monday - Saturday.  Brunch and dinner are served on Sundays to allow time for you to sleep in. All meals are provided in a modern cafeteria which features various stations offering a wide choice of main courses.  Lunch and dinner are complimented by a full salad bar, dessert offerings and unlimited drinks. All students eat together in the university dining hall that is decorated in the history of the school. Our meals are cooked on-site by professional staff and meet rigid nutritious standards. 

Facilities

  • Large classrooms
  • Dining hall and modern cafeteria
  • Beautiful garden (“The Quad”) courtyard
  • Air-conditioned student lounges
  • Full WiFi access
  • Athletic centre (within walking distance)
  • Coffee houses, shops, boutiques and shopping centres surround the campus
  • Medical centre/hospitals within 1 km

Learn more about CISS at Trinity.

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