Newcomer Entrepreneurship Training Program

Current session starting soon, beginning in July 2023

Newcomer Entrepreneurship Training Program

The Newcomers Entrepreneurship Training program is a 14 week program designed to introduce the concepts ranging from business idea development to launching a product, while learning about the requirements to establish a business in Newfoundland and Labrador. This program is aimed at providing the potential entrepreneurs with both theoretical and practical knowledge that can enhance their entrepreneurial skills and build an entrepreneurial mindset. Popular concepts and methodologies like lean start-up, design thinking, business canvas models, among others, will be introduced while learning how to pitch business ideas to different audiences. 

Length of the program: 14 Weeks
Schedule: Offered every 4 months 


  • To help immigrants with entrepreneurial skills and mindset to establish their business in Newfoundland and Labrador;
  • To introduce individuals to entrepreneurial ecosystem;
  • To connect aspiring entrepreneurs to local successful entrepreneurs for mentorship;
  • To introduce various incubator and accelerator programs offered in the region for growth;
  • To educate new entrepreneurs to understand the process of launching new products or services;
  • To help participants understand state of the art approaches to adapt in order to improve their chances of success;
  • To facilitate new venture creation for aspiring entrepreneurs;

Teaching Points

  • Training
  • Mentorship
  • Networking with local entrepreneurs
  • Prospects of joining accelerator programs
  • Business idea pitching

Our Sponsors

For partnerships, contact:

Farzan Moghaddam
Project Lead, Newcomer Entrepreneurship Training Program

To apply to the program, contact:

Nataliya Boyko
Program Facilitator