Entrepreneurship is a hot topic. Government economic studies, like One Nova Scotia's Now or Never report, repeatedly emphasize the need for an entrepreneurial economy. They recognize that new jobs are generated by start-ups.
Employers want to hire people who think like entrepreneurs, who can creatively problem solve, identify opportunities, and implement effective strategies. Many people want to work at start ups, where they can be creative and innovative. As a result, many universities are offering academic programs in entrepreneurship. The Sobey School has had a major in entrepreneurship for more than 20 years, and the work we've done to foster the entrepreneurial mindset is paying off.
Our Master of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation degree program, the Saint Mary's Enactus team's successes and the students and community members who have taken advantage of the Spark Zone sandbox all contribute to our reputation for being disruptive, innovative and a supportive community for startups.
Read this report to learn more about some of the incredible, inspiring successes our students and faculty have achieved.
Patricia Bradshaw, PhD
Dean, Sobey School of Business
Progress Report on the Strategic Plan (Download PDF)