CBaSE: U of Guelph Business/Marketing Plan Development Program Deadline Nov. 15, 2013

small business grants for hiringThe Co-operators and the University of Guelph have formed a partnership to create the Centre for Business and Social Entrepreneurship (CBaSE).  Through this Centre, the University aims to aid the collaboration of University of Guelph students and professors with local businesses.

What does the CBaSE post-secondary collaboration program offer businesses?

CBaSE is an excellent program offered through the University of Guelph which pairs a 4-5 person team of senior commerce students and their professor with local businesses to tackle an organizational project.

CBaSE students from the following disciplines are available to join your post-secondary collaboration program team:

  • Accounting
  • Management Economics and Finance
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Food and Agricultural Business
  • Hotel and Food Administration
  • Tourism Management
  • Real Estate and Housing

What types of post-secondary collaboration projects does CBaSE support?

The following is a list of some of the most popular areas of researched by CBaSE teams:

  • Market Research
  • Competitive Research
  • Marketing Plans
  • Business Plans
  • Human Resource Policy
  • Sustainable Research and Analysis

How long does a CBaSE project typically last?

All CBaSE projects run for a 12-week period.  The next round of CBaSE projects will be from January to April 2014.

What else do I need to know about the CBaSE Program?

CBaSE projects are one semester (12-weeks) in length and run in both the fall (September-December) and winter semesters (January-April).  There is a $1200 administrative fee to carry out each project.

The Deadline for the next application is:  November 15, 2013.

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