startSMART international

startSMART international Program Modules

startSMART international is the signature entrepreneurship training program provided by our Praxis School of Entrepreneurship for foreign nationals.  This program trains individuals to start and operate a business beginning with the idea through launch and the first 6 months of operation and is suitable for clients fluent in English (minimum CLB7). 

  I.Introduction to Canadian Business

II.Entrepreneurship and Canadian Business Life Skills

III.Starting a New Venture

IV.Research Techniques

V.Market Research

VI.Market Strategy

VII.Operational Strategy

VIII.Human Resources


X.Financial Strategy

XI.Business Communication

XII.Personal Development

XIII.Computers in the Workplace

XIV. Co-op Term (Optional)

startSMART international Program Structure/Cost

Phase 1 - Classroom - 24 weeks

Phase 2 - Start-Up - 16 weeks

Phase 3 - Operations - 12 weeks

Optional Phase - Co-op Term - 16 weeks ($6,000 CAD)

Resource People

Program Tuition

$25,000 CAD - Standard Program
$6,000 CAD - Optional Co-op Term

To apply for this program start here.

International Study

For more information about attending the startSMART International program as an International Student, please contact our head office for the International Student Manual.

99 – 120 Sonnenschein Way
Saskatoon, SK Canada S7M 0W2