BEST integrates curricular and experiential activities for Lassonde and York students to develop business skills and understand what it takes to launch a technology start-up enterprise and play entrepreneurial roles in large organizations.
We offer entrepreneurial experience for students who want to be immersed into the field, as well as offering opportunities to learn more about entrepreneurship with our specialized ENG courses at Lassonde and ENTR courses at Schulich.
Engineering capstone courses are the ultimate learning activity in an engineering undergraduate program, designed to teach students a variety of valuable skills linked to using technology to solve problems. The course should teach: [...]
Technological advances are able to create and destroy whole industries. Digital cameras assassinated film, online streaming killed Blockbuster and UBER is reshaping taxi services. This course develops concepts of how technology can create [...]
Market adoption of new technologies is of concern to researchers, interested in creating economic value from their research, and attracting research. However, technology utility, by itself, is not sufficient to achieve commercial success. [...]
Lassonde students all have the opportunity take academic courses in entrepreneurship and commercialization as part of the Bergeron Entrepreneurs in Science & Technology (BEST) program. The School’s entrepreneurial culture extends to Lassonde Co-op where [...]
Why go all the way to Israel to learn about entrepreneurship? Because it’s one of the world’s most entrepreneurial societies, with Technion providing the brains and the ideas that are driving the tech sector. [...]
Course Overview: ENG 1102 course will cover: engineering design methodology; features and elements of good design with environment and human interface considerations; aesthetics in design and idea communication using graphics and technical [...]