Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship

The Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship is the interdisciplinary home and academic hub for entrepreneurship and innovation at Simon Fraser University. Here, a diverse network of people and ideas converge to create an environment that fosters entrepreneurial thinking and action. The Institute brings together SFU students, faculty, researchers and community leaders and welcomes entrepreneurs and innovators everywhere to engage and collaborate at the local and global levels.

The Charles Chang Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CCCIE) teaches market-based approaches to innovation and venture development. It helps students develop their creativity and their capacity to collaborate, adapt and implement new ventures. The CCCIE program also promotes interdisciplinary teamwork and is a collaboration between SFU’s faculties of applied sciences, health sciences, communication, art and technology, environment and science with the support from Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection. This certificate program is available to all SFU undergraduate students.