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Pierre L. Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship

Canada's leading centre for entrepreneurship research and education.

About the Institute

Recognized globally as a premiere resource for entrepreneurship research and education, the Pierre L. Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship serves new business ventures from start-up to succession. Housed within the renowned Ivey Business School, the Institute provides entrepreneurs with the tools, resources and discipline to thrive in a competitive world.

We work at every level - from helping students develop the skills to launch new businesses, to supporting existing entrepreneurs as they take their organizations to the next level. We are also world-renowned for our research in the areas of high growth and entrepreneurial learning.

Entrepreneurship Research Centre

Entrepreneurship Research Centre

Research is a key element in providing entrepreneurs with the skills they need to succeed. The Centre serves as a forum for faculty and doctoral candidates to collaborate on research ideas, develop teaching cases and advance manuscripts for publication in leading peer-reviewed journals.

Business Families Centre

Business Families Centre

Business families face unique and complex challenges. The Business Families Centre (BFC) helps family-controlled businesses remain entrepreneurial, a key factor in ensuring long-term viability. BFC also helps foster a deeper understanding of the strengths and challenges of the business, the family and the complex relationship that ties one to the other. 

New Venture

New Venture

The Ivey New Venture program takes entrepreneurs on a journey through the entrepreneurial process - from refining an idea, to developing a business plan and pitching to an external review panel. It's a team-based project that gives students the chance to apply their business knowledge in the development of a commercial enterprise.

What's New?

Ivey faculty and alumni received the Order of Canada

  Nov 23, 2017

Retired Ivey professor Paul Boothe; Bonnie Brooks, EMBA ’08; and Pierre Morrissette, MBA ’72, LLD ’10, were the Ivey recipients of the Order of Canada on Nov. 17.

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