Youth Entrepreneurship Mentorship Program

This program brings together young, aspiring business leaders and provides them with the tools, knowledge, and support necessary to turn their innovative ideas into successful enterprises. Through a blend of mentorship, hands-on workshops, and invaluable networking opportunities, YEMP aims to cultivate a dynamic and thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Event Date:

June 28 – August 17, 2024


10 AM – 1 PM (MST)


Canadian Imperial Advantage, 11525 23 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB

Program Overview

The Youth Entrepreneurship Mentorship Program (YEMP), organised by Canadian Imperial Advantage, is a comprehensive initiative aimed at empowering young entrepreneurs through a series of structured and interactive sessions. Spanning from June 28 to August 17, 2024, this free program offers participants a unique opportunity to gain critical entrepreneurial skills, receive mentorship from experienced business leaders, and network with peers and industry experts. The program includes a variety of activities such as entrepreneurship workshops, mentoring sessions, pitch competitions, and certification processes, all designed to enhance the business acumen and readiness of aspiring young entrepreneurs.

Program Goal

The primary goal of the Youth Entrepreneurship Mentorship Program is to equip young individuals with the knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to succeed in the competitive world of business. By providing mentorship, practical workshops, and access to business advisory services and capital, YEMP aims to foster a new generation of innovative and resilient entrepreneurs. The program seeks to create an environment that encourages creativity, critical thinking, and networking, ultimately contributing to the economic growth and development of the community by empowering its youth.


Program Highlights
  • Orientation
  • Entrepreneurship workshops
  • Mentoring sessions
  • Pitch competition
  • Certification
  • Access to business advisory services and capital
  • Infinite networking opportunities
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