Online Learning Resources for Entrepreneurs

Introduction to Entrepreneurship offered by the Research Innovation Office

Find out what makes an entrepreneur, how to create a business idea and start a business and what the lifestyle of an entrepreneur is like in the Research Innovation Office’s Introduction to Entrepreneurship course.

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is a video-based training library where users can access online learning modules to build specific skills and achieve personal and professional goals. Taught by industry professionals, modules are delivered in five languages and topics range from software development, website design, animation, audio and music, soft-skill training, photography, and more. 

University of Guelph student, staff, and faculty members have access to LinkedIn Learning, an online learning resource with high-quality instructional videos taught by recognized experts. To find out how to access this resource with your U of G account visit the CCS LinkedIn Learning page. was formed as a free, online international resource designed to help build entrepreneurial economies. This site features a vast array of content and resources to assist entrepreneurs, business mentors, policymakers, academics and investors through each phase of the entrepreneurial process.

R-Purpose MICRO by Provision Coalition Inc.

R-Purpose MICRO is an intensive 12-week high-impact program to help micro-sized companies accelerate their growth and build resiliency through purpose, sustainability and circularity. The program offers a unique combination of training, mentorship and practical tools to help food and beverage businesses build a future-proof strategy. As part of Our Food Future's response to COVID-19 and the plan to support an inclusive green, social and economic recovery, this program will be offered free of charge for the first 50 small food and beverage businesses based in Guelph-Wellington to register using the code "SeedingOurFuture". provides tools to walk aspiring founders through the entire startup process: including education, business planning, mentorship, customer acquisition, funding, and staffing. With a focus on academic entrepreneurs, offers engaging and comprehensive tutorials on every aspect of starting a company - from finding investors to acquiring customers to validating your idea - all at your fingertips. Accelerator Guelph Teams are provided free access to this valuable resource.


Live webinars for Entrepreneurs

On-demand Webinars for Entrepreneurs