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Diploma in Technology Management & Entrepreneurship (TME)

Enhance your science and engineering skills by learning what you need to know to manage a technology-intensive department or to launch a technology-based business with the TME diploma. This flexible five-course program is open to all undergraduate students and professionals.

Putting you above the rest

You’ll learn essential skills in business management, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy while expanding your network and knowledge base through a wide variety of special events, workshops, seminars and hands-on projects with community leaders.

There are two ways to get your TME diploma:

Undergraduate students

Earn the diploma along with your degree program by choosing five TME courses as electives.


With many flexible and part-time options available, the requirements can be met within just two semesters.

Program requirements

The program is part of the Faculty of Engineering, however, students from all science, technology and business backgrounds are encouraged to apply. A minimum of 80 credit hours or equivalent from an approved post-secondary program or relevant business experience is required to enroll.

TME electives and non-TME pre-approved electives may be taken at any point during a university program but undergraduate students are encouraged to apply in their first and second years.

The DTME requires completion of five courses with a minimum grade of C.

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Product Design and Development (TME 4025)

Product Design and Development is a unique full-year course (Fall/Winter) which may be taken in place of the final-year capstone design course in most engineering programs. The course offers teams the opportunity to conceive, design and prototype a product. Through the program, students learn customer validation methods while meeting with potential partners and customers and have access to mentorship from community leaders.

Learn more about the Product Design and Development course.