Welcome to the Schulich Venture Academy

Unlock the secrets to success in startups with exclusive, private lectures crafted by Canada’s top venture executives.

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Your backstage pass into Canada’s venture ecosystem

You’re a working professional who’s been eyeing exciting opportunities in the world of tech and startups. You know you can pick up the extra skills needed to get your foot in the door—but that’s not enough. You want to stand out and soar. To kick your career into overdrive.


That’s why we created the Schulich Masterclass Venture Certificates.

Explore all Masterclass Venture Certificates

Taught over 6 weeks, each 30-hour Schulich Masterclass Venture Certificates program covers a specific topic within the ventures ecosystem, led by hand-picked instructors who are renowned in their field.

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Venture Certificates

In this new set of online programs, you’ll get insider access to the connections, skills, secrets, and strategies that are driving the startup landscape. Whether you’re interested in Venture Capital, Venture Finance, Venture Talent, or Venture Operations, we’ve got the Masterclass for you. 


Prepare for a startup role

Don’t just swim out into the industry without a direction and flounder. Landing a job and moving up the ladder in this competitive market means having a specialized background rather than a general one. Taking one of our programs designed for specific startup industries will help you swim straight to that position and land that promotion.


Learn from the pros

All Schulich Masterclass Certificate programs are taught by industry stars with years of experience, connections, and successes under their belts. Knowing the right things is one thing; you also need to know the right people.


Get credentials from Canada’s #1 business school

Upon completing a Schulich Masterclass Venture Certificate program, you’ll receive a digital credential that’ll give you a leg up from the competition and prove your capability to any employer.


Accelerate your career

Taking a Schulich Masterclass Venture Certificate program from Schulich ExecEd means being part of a reputable and global brand. Say hello to valuable opportunities, networking with high-quality colleagues and instructors, and joining the elites.

All-star. All-access. All online.

Get noticed by the superstars of the startup world and have the ultimate leg up for your next project, promotion or career.



With the Schulich Masterclass Venture Certificates, you’ll gain exclusive backstage access to the skills and connections needed to thrive in today’s venture ecosystem, including precious facetime with the experts who are shaping and shaking the industry.


Get an audience with big names in the field

Get personally mentored by top minds in the startup community, and make strong impressions that open up all the right doors.


Unlock insiders-only skills & strategies

Learn the ropes, then climb even higher with exclusive trade secrets, revealed by the high-level executives leading each Schulich Masterclass Venture Certificate program.


Take your Masterclass anywhere

Attend private lectures in a small virtual classroom online, wherever you are.

Make your mark with the Schulich Venture Academy

Don’t miss your shot. Learn more today and secure your spot in these exclusive programs.