Explore Entrepreneurship Workshops

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When:
March 21, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm America/Toronto Timezone
2017-03-21T13:00:00-04:00
2017-03-21T16:00:00-04:00
Where:
Room100, Woodsworth College
119 St George St
Toronto, ON M5S 1A9
Canada
Cost:
Free

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