Explore Entrepreneurship Workshops

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July 28, 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm America/Toronto Timezone
Innis Residence In the foyer
111 St George St
Toronto, ON M5S 2E8

We are here to support you on your entrepreneurial journey, and will help you reach your fullest potential!

Examples of problems impacting student life:

  •   Meeting/finding professors
  •   Getting students to attend events
  •   Difficult to get food with no lines
  •   Few healthy food options
  •   Office hour scheduling
  •   Time management
  •   Making friends in large classes
  •   Expensive rent
  •   Few on campus mental health resources
  •   No nap spaces
  •   Academic rule info
  •   Picking courses
  •   Rushing long distances between back-to-back classes
  •   When cars drive on street & splash pedestrians
  •   Muddy fields like queens park & front campus
  •   Out-of-province application process

Example solutions to problem of “Getting students to attend events”

  • Create a master calendar for all St George events
  • Combine all U of T “master” calendars
  • Event organizers can upload info into an app
  • Students will enter personal preferences
  • App will alert students of events based on preferences
  • Provide incentives (ie. reward for attending 5 events per year)
  • Blueprint program
  • Different types of incentives
  • Gamify (ie. points for attending events)
  • Event reviews (students can see benefits & value)
  • Access to marketing specialist/consultant