Welcome to our free online entrepreneurship webinar series! We are thrilled to offer this unique opportunity for aspiring and established entrepreneurs to gain insights and expertise from successful business leaders and industry experts. Whether you are looking to start a new venture, grow your existing business, or simply learn more about entrepreneurship, this webinar series is designed to provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to succeed.
Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship
What we do
The Stu Clark Centre offers a variety of services and supports to students from all across the University of Manitoba wanting to explore entrepreneurship!
Our Five Pillars of focus are aimed at the development of high-impact talent while delivering a transformative community engaged learning experience in support of our students, our business community and the economic prosperity of Manitoba.
Exciting events and competitions geared to the Graduate/ Undergrad / High school level
Student Entrepreneurship Community
Startup Coach Program
Connecting to the Manitoba Entrepreneurship Ecosystem
Checkout the impact we made in 2022-23! Read our full impact report here.
Stu Clark Webinar Series
Igniting Your Creativity
Have you ever wondered where do great ideas come from? Or how to solve a problem in an unconventional way? Thinking outside the box is a powerful approach that leads to solutions that may not have been considered before and new perspectives. This webinar is designed to equip you with the tools and techniques to think outside the box and ignite innovative ideas. Join us to learn how to break away from traditional or conventional ways of thinking and generate creative ideas and innovative ideas, the World needs.
November 29, 2023 @ 11:30 am on Zoom
Competitions & Events
The Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship drives entrepreneurial awareness through a number of exciting competitions and events!
The Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship is passionate about igniting the entrepreneurial spark in students from all faculties, helping them to recognize that entrepreneurship is a viable career path!
ENTR 2030: Introduction to Entrepreneurship: Business and Social Perspectives
This course is a fantastic opportunity for students to be exposed to the entrepreneurship thought process and gain some perspective on what it takes to be an entrepreneur.
If this sparks your interest entrepreneurship may be your career path.
ENTR 2020: Starting a New Business
Not an Asper student? No problem. ENTR 2020: Starting a New Business will give you a fantastic overview and cover a broad range of topics to increase your understanding of what it takes to succeed in an entrepreneurial career.
Bachelor of Commerce - Entrepreneurship major
We are proud to have a popular major in BComm Hons major in Entrepreneurship Small Business where students are exposed to the process of a new venture startup, social initiatives, small business management and family business.
Asper MBA Program - Entrepreneurship and Innovation theme
Whether your goal is to start a company or innovate in an existing organization, this MBA theme will hone your understanding of value creation and re-creation by exploring creative, innovative and entrepreneurial perspectives and behaviours.
Startup Coach Program
Students in any faculty at the University of Manitoba have access to Carine Bado, the Startup Coach at the Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship.
Stu Clark Startup Coach
The Startup Coach at the Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship, can lead you into start-up land with FREE one-on-one meetings! No matter what stage in your entrepreneurial journey you are at, the Startup Coach is a great resource to provide coaching, guidance and mentorship to help start, build and scale your business.
Winnipeg’s vibrant, active and knowledgeable entrepreneurial ecosystem has some key players that we are honoured be connected with. It takes a village to raise a start-up!
About our benefactor
The Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship at the Asper School of Business is named after oil and gas entrepreneur Dr. Stu Clark [B.Comm.(Hons.)/76, LL.D./2011].
Over three decades, Clark translated his education into starting, running and then selling several oil and gas exploration companies. Mr. Clark moved to Calgary in 1984 with the Northland Bank. In 1986, he founded Pinnacle Resources Ltd. and raised $2 million of shareholder capital. In 1998, Pinnacle was sold for over $1 billion. Mr. Clark has been involved in the start-up and reorganization of a number of Calgary-based public and private entities during his career.
A renowned entrepreneur, philanthropist and volunteer, Mr. Clark is recognized for his tireless dedication to supporting a variety of charities and educational institutions in Canada. His donation to the University of Manitoba enabled the establishment of the Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship in the I.H. Asper School of Business. Mr. Clark has been a strong supporter of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Clark remains active in the Calgary business community and continues to support his philanthropic interests in Alberta and Manitoba.