Courses and learning
Our entrepreneurial design courses give students the chance to turn brilliant ideas into business ventures in a step-by-step framework, equipping them with the tools and the skills needed. The courses offered are open to all engineering students.
Design courses with industry and clients
GNG 1103 - Engineering Design
- Controlled interaction with clients.
- One client per section, meet clients 3 times.
- Approximately 600 students enrolled per year.
- See previous GNG 1103 projects
GNG 2101 - Introduction to Product Development
- Each student group has a client.
- Teams go and meet clients.
- At least 3 meetings with clients off campus.
- Approximately 350 students enrolled per year.
- See previous GNG 2102 projects
GNG 4120 - Introduction to Technology Entrepreneurship
- Students find clients.
- Students meet with 4 potential customers per week for 6 weeks.
- Approximately 200 students enrolled per year.
GNG 4100 - Design Studio
- Teaching the implication of design implementation, organization and salesmanship.
- Designed for engineering students who participate in collegiate design competitions.
- See GNG 4100 design teams
We offer several programs and initiatives to help students develop their design and entrepreneurship skills.
- Our entrepreneurial ecosystem provides several programs to develop entrepreneurial skills such as Simon Nehme Summer Entrepreneurship School, the entrepreneurship internship and many more
- Our design spaces provide several training workshops every week in Makerlab, Manufacturing Training Centre (MTC) and the Richard L’abbe Makerspace.
The school offers hands-on workshops and events, delivered by members of the entrepreneurial community as well as academia, covering ideation, pitching, customer discovery, marketing, sales and legal issues for startups.