Cultivating Entrepreneurship: Improving Accelerator & Incubator Learning

Enhance your leadership capacity with educator skills and improve the performance of your accelerator/incubator with enhanced strategies and services you can begin implementing right away.

Through a flexible and supportive inquiry-oriented environment, you will be challenged to assess your business accelerator/incubator’s functional, structural, technical, and team readiness to improve services that best support all stakeholder needs.

You’ll be guided to think critically as you explore and develop your unique accelerator/incubator  implementation plan, recommendation, or other project to advance your organization’s workplace learning goals and objectives.

Learning Outcomes

  • Examine the key advancements and trends in education for entrepreneurship and accelerator/incubator networks.
  • Explore opportunities and challenges of education strategies (work-integrated learning, cooperative education), partnership development approaches and accelerator/incubator services.
  • Discuss and examine a range of practices and approaches for education entrepreneurship strategic plan design, and strategic plan implementation for your organizational/unit entrepreneurship education goals, objectives, and commitments.
  • Investigate and determine your education entrepreneurship improvement plan for advancing your incubator/accelerator commitment and learning performance outcomes.
  • Explore creative and innovative approaches to sourcing opportunities and improving professional learning experiences within entrepreneurship education incubators and accelerators.
  • Identify, define, and reflect on project challenges and how to mitigate them.
  • Establish a network of connections to other experts within the education entrepreneurship community.
  • Enhance and demonstrate Educational Leadership skills.


The OISE Professional Learning Fellowship is open to mid-career to seasoned Education Specialists and Leaders from post-secondary education institutions and community networks (e.g., Municipalities) who are interested in and/or accountable for improving entrepreneurship education experiences and outcomes of their network, team, and/or accelerator/incubator.  

A minimum of five years of progressive work experience demonstrating growth and/or advancement in complexity, difficulty, or level of responsibility is expected. 

Applicants should be individuals or teams who have interest in pursuing an in-depth, self-directed inquiry. 









Course can be applied towards

Cultivating Entrepreneurship: Improving Accelerator & Incubator Learning: Compulsory Courses

Full Course Details

Section Title:

Cultivating Entrepreneurship: Improving Accelerator & Incubator Learning

Enrolment Session:

2023 Late Fall



Total Hours:



02 Nov 2023 to 22 Feb 2024

Delivery Option:


Course Fee(s):


Section Note(s):

Deadline to Apply: OCTOBER 20, 2023 at 11:59 PM EST.

Registration in this course requires an "Approved" application - please be sure to submit your application by the stated deadline. 

Learning within the program will take the form of facilitated self-directed exploration, online discussions and virtual seminars.  Fellows will be expected to engage in approximately 7-9 hours of learning activity per week for a total of 125 hours.


  • Click "Apply Now" to begin your course application - you will be prompted to create or login to your OISE CPL learner account
  • You will be asked to upload a Professional Learning Goals statement (500 word maximum) along with an up-to-date CV
  • If approved, you will receive a direct link to register for the course. Please note that payment is required in full in order to complete your registration
  • Requests for withdrawal received before the 14th calendar day of the session will receive a full refund, less a $300 fee. Refunds will not be issued after the 14th calendar day of the session
  • Please review OISE CPL's registration policies under Resources » OISE CPL Registration Policies

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