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entrepreneurship and innovative thinking News Archive


UM Faces and Spaces: Rajeev Koyal

April 5, 2024 — 
Can your idea be turned into a business? In this month's UM Faces and Spaces, meet Rajeev Koyal, the Program Manager for Idea Start who wants to help you find out.


Instructor Snehil Dua

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Nutritional Sciences students get a true taste of the real world

March 27, 2024 — 
The hot lunch project is one of many ways that Dr. Snehil Dua incorporates Experiential Learning (EL) into her teaching. She is always looking for ways to help her students prepare for the dynamic demands of the food industry.

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A graphic illustration of two faces looking away from a symbol in the centre. Beneath them sits a mountain.

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Give teaching through entrepreneurship a second look

March 5, 2024 — 
The Teaching Through Entrepreneurship workshop is on March 19 at 10 am

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Aspiring entrepreneurs can book an appointment with Startup Coach Ben Isakov today.

Asper School of Business

Your success is his story

February 12, 2024 — 
Ben Isakov, Startup Coach at the Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship, welcomes aspiring entrepreneurs by getting to know the “why” behind their vision.

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Attendees at Better Together listening to a presenter

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Better Together event builds entrepreneurial thinking skills

January 4, 2024 — 
Enthusiasm and creative energy filled the Multi-Purpose Room in UMSU University Centre at the first-ever Better Together event in November, a two-day exploration of entrepreneurial thinking for UM students, staff and faculty.

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Cover of report, featuring several students walking on campus

Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

What a great idea! Annual report showcases entrepreneurial thinking

December 14, 2023 — 
UM’s first Entrepreneurship and Innovative Thinking Report explores the opportunities UM provides for students, staff and faculty to learn about, for and through entrepreneurship.

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November is Entrepreneurship and Innovative Thinking Month at UM

October 6, 2023 — 
Throughout November, faculty, staff and students will have opportunities to learn about, for and through entrepreneurship.

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One of Carl Szczerski's painted 3D models.

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Entrepreneurial thinking in teaching and learning

June 7, 2023 — 
Sparked by his own curiosity, Carl Szczerski, a technician in the Faculty of Science, purchased his first personal 3D printer in 2018. Now, he’s using the technology to support teaching and learning, too.

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Students walk across the crosswalk in front of the administration building.

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Instructors invited to attend a Map the System information session Monday, June 19

May 19, 2023 — 
Map the System is a global competition out of the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Oxford. Map the System requires participants to use a systems-thinking approach to demonstrate deep understanding of a pressing social or environmental challenge. In doing so, students ultimately uncover levers for change. Last year 16 Canadian post-secondary institutions participated in this global challenge. In 2024, Map the System is coming to the University of Manitoba!

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Headshot of Farzana Ebrahim

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Farzana Ebrahim finds ways to be entrepreneurial as a staff member at UM

March 30, 2023 — 
Farzana Ebrahim is an excellent example of intrapreneurship, a way for employees of organizations to bring entrepreneurial thinking to their work.

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