Events

Developing Your Small Business, Beyond the Basics @ Class 3, Mississauga Central Library
Aug 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Developing Your Small Business, Beyond the Basics @ Class 3, Mississauga Central Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
6:30 pm
In this four-part series, go beyond the basics and learn the key components of developing your business.  This session will emphasize marketing strategy, business planning, cost and pricing, sales and more.
Sep 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
O-Week: UTM Fair
1:00 pm
 
Sep 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
O-Week: Real Talk Sessions
3:00 pm
 
Starting Your Small Business: The Basics @ Library Board Room, Mississauga Central Library
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Starting Your Small Business: The Basics @ Library Board Room, Mississauga Central Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
10:00 am
Starting a business? In this 75-minute session learn the key steps of starting a business, including business registration, licenses, taxes and regulation and more. Registration coming soon!
Sep 6 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
O-Week - Taste of UTM @ CCT Link
11:00 am
Session Title: Game-o-vation Session Description: Two teams of four go head to head in an idea generation activity aimed at showcasing just how easy entrepreneurship can be! Connects to ICUBE UTM, a year round program that supports student entrepreneurs.
HST Information for Your Business @ Central Public Library
Sep 20 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
HST Information for Your Business @ Central Public Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
9:30 am
Delivered by CRA, learn key business requirements, including exemptions, liabilities, tax credits, filing returns and remitting HST and more. Registration coming soon!
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Business in a Box, Idea to Reality @ Erin Meadows Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
7:00 pm
Want to be your own boss? Have a skill or hobby you want to turn into a business? Discover how to develop your idea, become an entrepreneur, and get support with your venture. Registration coming soon!
Digital Marketing 101, Getting Started @ Noel Ryan Auditorium, Central Public Library
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Digital Marketing 101, Getting Started @ Noel Ryan Auditorium, Central Public Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
6:30 pm
ARE YOU AN ENTREPRENEUR OR SMALL BUSINESS OWNER WHO WANTS TO LEARN HOW TO LEVERAGE DIGITAL MARKETING TO START OR GROW YOUR BUSINESS? This seminar will give attendees insight to the key aspects of digital marketing.  With a simple seven ...
Website 101, Small Business Basics @ Noel Ryan Auditorium, Central Public Library
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Website 101, Small Business Basics @ Noel Ryan Auditorium, Central Public Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
6:30 pm
ARE YOU AN ENTREPRENEUR OR SMALL BUSINESS OWNER LOOKING FOR WAYS TO LEVERAGE YOUR WEBSITE TO BUILD YOUR BUSINESS? If you are a small business owner ready to design your first website or looking to optimize your current website, this ...
Oct 17 all-day
How to Develop Your Business Idea and Plan Part I @ Central Public Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
12:00 am
In this two-part workshop series, learn how to evaluate your business idea, using the the one-page Business Model Canvas method, to help you turn your idea into a business plan. Registration and tickets coming soon!
Email Marketing 101 – Small Business Basics @ Noel Ryan Auditorium, Central Public Library
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Email Marketing 101 - Small Business Basics @ Noel Ryan Auditorium, Central Public Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
6:30 pm
ARE YOU AN ENTREPRENEUR OR SMALL BUSINESS OWNER LOOKING FOR WAYS TO LEVERAGE EMAIL MARKETING TO BUILD YOUR BUSINESS? This seminar will cover how to use email marketing as an effective communications channel to promote your business and engage with ...
Sprout: Intrapreneurship Skills Based Training Program - Session 1 - Speaking Series: The Art of Effective Communication @ Humber Lakeshore Campus | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
4:00 pm
Are you trying to communicate more effectively? Hoping to improve your relationships by developing your verbal communication skills?   This workshop targets topics like Orientation, Negotiation, and Building Rapport. Facilitated by Speakers University, this workshop will teach participants communication techniques ...
Sprout: Intrapreneurship Skills Based Training Program – Session 2: Business Modelling in Excel @ Humber Lakeshore Campus | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
1:00 pm
Are you struggling to build projections? Projections that could give you a competitive advantage? Or maybe you’re faced with analysis software programs that you can’t seem to understand. Let Humber Centre for Entrepreneurship help you!   Topics Covered –        Building ...
Social Media 101 – Small Business Basics @ Noel Ryan Auditorium Central Public Library
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Social Media 101 - Small Business Basics @ Noel Ryan Auditorium Central Public Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
6:30 pm
Are you an entrepreneur or small business owner looking for ways to harness the power of social media to build your brand? This seminar will cover how to develop a social media strategy to build your brand, grow your client ...
Sprout: Intrapreneurship Skills Based Training Program - Session 1 - Speaking Series: The Art of Effective Communication @ Humber North Campus | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
4:00 pm
Are you trying to communicate more effectively? Hoping to improve your relationships by developing your verbal communication skills?   This workshop targets topics like Orientation, Negotiation, and Building Rapport. Facilitated by Speakers University, this workshop will teach participants communication techniques ...
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
ICUBE Info Session + Marketing & Social Media Workshop @ MindShare - Erin Mills Mall | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
6:00 pm
Interested in getting your product to reach the most amount of people possible? Come to this workshop to get tips on how to use social media as a marketing tool to reach customers. Info session Poster hbspt.forms.create({ portalId: "3064398", formId: ...
Starting a Not-for-Profit @ Central Public Library
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Starting a Not-for-Profit @ Central Public Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
6:30 pm
This seminar provides an overview of the key considerations involved in starting a not-for-profit organization in Ontario including research, registration, operations, governance, taxation, funding opportunities. The information provided in this seminar does not constitute advice for any specific business situation. ...
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Developing you Small Business - Beyond the Basics @ Central Public Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
6:30 pm
In this four-part series, go beyond the basics and learn the key components of developing your business.  This session will emphasize marketing strategy, business planning, cost and pricing, sales and more. Registration coming soon!
NoteTonic Testing Session 1 @ ICube Co-Working Space(Innovation Complex, L1240)
Nov 8 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
NoteTonic Testing Session 1 @ ICube Co-Working Space(Innovation Complex, L1240) | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
11:00 am
NoteTonic is an AI-based notetaking system and they will be conducting two testing sessions in ICube’s Co-Working Space also known as L1240 in the Innovation Complex. The testing sessions will occur on: November 8th, 2018 – 11AM-4PM November 9th, 2018 ...
NoteTonic Testing Session 2 @ ICube Co-Working Space(Innovation Complex, L1240)
Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
NoteTonic Testing Session 2 @ ICube Co-Working Space(Innovation Complex, L1240) | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
12:00 pm
NoteTonic is an AI-based notetaking system and they will be conducting two testing sessions in ICube’s Co-Working Space also known as L1240 in the Innovation Complex. The testing sessions will occur on: November 8th, 2018 – 11AM-4PM November 9th, 2018 ...
Sprout: Intrapreneurship Skills Based Training Program – Session 2: Business Modelling in Excel @ Humber North Campus | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
1:00 pm
Are you struggling to build projections? Projections that could give you a competitive advantage? Or maybe you’re faced with analysis software programs that you can’t seem to understand. Let Humber Centre for Entrepreneurship help you!   Topics Covered –        Building ...
Nov 13 @ 8:00 am
Innovation in Action! @ TechPlace | Burlington | Ontario | Canada
8:00 am
The Innovation in Action Tour will take you on a full-day bus tour, stopping at three innovative South Halton Region companies (Javelin Technologies, Urtech Manufacturing, Illuma-Drive). During these company visits, guests will tour facilities and learn more about best in ...
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Business in a Box, Idea to Reality @ Cooksville Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
10:00 am
Want to be your own boss? Have a skill or hobby you want to turn into a business? Discover how to develop your idea, become an entrepreneur, and get support with your venture. This event is free, registration coming soon!
Nov 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Future-Ready? Understanding AI’s Impact @ Great Hall, Hart House | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
5:00 pm
Artificial Intelligence has made tremendous strides in recent years, and its impact has been felt both inside the university and across society.  Yet despite its successes, there remain significant technical challenges, as well as serious societal and ethical challenges.  Today’s ...
RIC Centre: Tech Forecast 2019 @ Xerox Research Centre of Canada
Dec 6 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
RIC Centre: Tech Forecast 2019 @ Xerox Research Centre of Canada | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
8:30 am
There are three major breakthroughs that will disrupt technology – and your business – in 2019. On December 6, 2018, RIC Centre’s Tech Forecast will answer these pressing questions and more. With experts in Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, and Hardware, you ...
Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Financial Strategy & Forecasting Workshops - Session 1: Where are you now? @ ICUBE Co-working space | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
12:00 pm
Session 1: Where are you now? What do entrepreneurs need to know about finance? Math is easy for one unit – what happens when you scale? The bigger you are, the more complex you get. How to even begin to ...
Jan 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Financial Strategy & Forecasting Workshops - Session 2: Where do you want to be? @ Sheridan College EDGE - Room B290 | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
5:00 pm
Session 2: Where do you want to be? Breakeven analysis: money in and money out. Pricing your product: economical model vs. luxury model Churn Sales quotas and common mistakes Compensation strategy Burn rate Use of funds hbspt.forms.create({ portalId: "3064398", formId: ...
Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Financial Strategy & Forecasting Workshops - Session 3: How do you get there? @ ICUBE Co-Working Space | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
12:00 pm
Session 3: How do you get there? Financing options for company stages Examples of lenders/investors in the Canadian Space Meaning of valuation and its methods o Market approach: depends on the company. o Income-Based Approach: Discounted Cash Flow and example ...
Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Red Shawl Youth Forum - Session 1: Increasing Employability @ ICUBE Co-Working Space
12:00 pm
Youth Forum  Agenda Did you know that unemployment and underemployment are increasing among young adults? Only you can prevent yourself from falling into the bracket of 25% who have a degree but have to work in a low-skilled job We ...
Mar 22 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Red Shawl Youth Forum - Session 2: Workshop @ ICUBE Co-Working Space
1:15 pm
Youth Forum  Agenda Did you know that unemployment and underemployment are increasing among young adults? Only you can prevent yourself from falling into the bracket of 25% who have a degree but have to work in a low-skilled job We ...
Nov
10
Sat
Sprout: Intrapreneurship Skills Based Training Program – Session 2: Business Modelling in Excel
Nov 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sprout: Intrapreneurship Skills Based Training Program – Session 2: Business Modelling in Excel @ Humber North Campus | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

Are you struggling to build projections? Projections that could give you a competitive advantage? Or maybe you’re faced with analysis software programs that you can’t seem to understand. Let Humber Centre for Entrepreneurship help you!

 

Topics Covered

–        Building assumptions and sizes of markets

–        Pricing strategy

–        Analysis of marketing spend

–        Building automated analysis

–        And a whole lot more!

 

Having successfully run at Schulich for the last five (5) years, this workshop is specifically designed for ANYONE who wants to learn how to build a working business model and perform any sort of projections. It DOES NOT require an extensive knowledge of excel, finance, accounting or computer programming.

Nov
13
Tue
Innovation in Action!
Nov 13 @ 8:00 am
Innovation in Action! @ TechPlace | Burlington | Ontario | Canada

The Innovation in Action Tour will take you on a full-day bus tour, stopping at three innovative South Halton Region companies (Javelin Technologies, Urtech Manufacturing, Illuma-Drive). During these company visits, guests will tour facilities and learn more about best in class innovative practices being used right here in Halton Region. Breakfast, Lunch, Cocktails and Transportation will be provided.

Here is what to expect:

· Learn the importance of adapting your mindset towards Innovation Economy
· Visit 3 progressive and innovative companies in Halton (Javelin Technologies, Urtech Manufacturing, iLLUMA DRIVE)
· See how these companies are adapting and revolutionizing old systems using innovative thinking
· Support the local economy and connect with local businesses
· Network with CEOs and Founders

Student Ticket Price: $42.50, General Public Ticket Price is $85.00.

See Full Agenda Here

Purchase Tickets Here

Students must use their university email and the discount code POW50 to receive the discounted price.

Nov
15
Thu
Business in a Box, Idea to Reality
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Business in a Box, Idea to Reality @ Cooksville Library  | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

Want to be your own boss? Have a skill or hobby you want to turn into a business? Discover how to develop your idea, become an entrepreneur, and get support with your venture.

This event is free, registration coming soon!

Nov
26
Mon
Future-Ready? Understanding AI’s Impact
Nov 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Future-Ready? Understanding AI’s Impact @ Great Hall, Hart House | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

Artificial Intelligence has made tremendous strides in recent years, and its impact has been felt both inside the university and across society.  Yet despite its successes, there remain significant technical challenges, as well as serious societal and ethical challenges.  Today’s students, across all disciplines, need to be prepared to both take advantage of the opportunities afforded by AI and meet the challenges it poses to us all.  Join us for a discussion on how AI is changing the nature of work during the first Future of Work Speaker Series featuring Sven Dickinson.

Doors open at 5 p.m. Light refreshments provided. Networking opportunities. See Event Poster

 

Dec
6
Thu
RIC Centre: Tech Forecast 2019
Dec 6 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
RIC Centre: Tech Forecast 2019 @ Xerox Research Centre of Canada | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

There are three major breakthroughs that will disrupt technology – and your business – in 2019.

On December 6, 2018, RIC Centre’s Tech Forecast will answer these pressing questions and more. With experts in Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, and Hardware, you will learn how technology can grow in the coming years and how it can be used to make better business decisions.

Jan
16
Wed
Financial Strategy & Forecasting Workshops – Session 1: Where are you now?
Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Financial Strategy & Forecasting Workshops - Session 1: Where are you now? @ ICUBE Co-working space | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
  • Session 1: Where are you now?
    • What do entrepreneurs need to know about finance? Math is easy for one unit – what
      happens when you scale? The bigger you are, the more complex you get.
    • How to even begin to assess your financial situation? How are you keeping your records?
    • Record keeping options
    • The three financial statements
      o Income Statement
      o Balance Sheet
      o Cash Flow Statement
    • Financial timeline
    • Financial models: budget and forecasts, capital allocation, growth organically/through
      acquisition and raising capital
    • Company stages and company types.
    • Business drivers and costs
    • Growth assumptions and common assumption pitfalls


Jan
23
Wed
Financial Strategy & Forecasting Workshops – Session 2: Where do you want to be?
Jan 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Financial Strategy & Forecasting Workshops - Session 2: Where do you want to be? @ Sheridan College EDGE - Room B290 | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

Session 2: Where do you want to be?

  • Breakeven analysis: money in and money out.
  • Pricing your product: economical model vs. luxury model
  • Churn
  • Sales quotas and common mistakes
  • Compensation strategy
  • Burn rate
  • Use of funds


Jan
30
Wed
Financial Strategy & Forecasting Workshops – Session 3: How do you get there?
Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Financial Strategy & Forecasting Workshops - Session 3: How do you get there? @ ICUBE Co-Working Space | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

Session 3: How do you get there?

  • Financing options for company stages
  • Examples of lenders/investors in the Canadian Space
  • Meaning of valuation and its methods
    o Market approach: depends on the company.
    o Income-Based Approach: Discounted Cash Flow and example
    o The Venture Capital Method
    o Pre and Post-Money Calculation
    o Score Card Method


Mar
22
Fri
Red Shawl Youth Forum – Session 1: Increasing Employability
Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Youth Forum 

Agenda

Did you know that unemployment and underemployment are increasing among young adults? Only you can prevent yourself from falling into the bracket of 25% who have a degree but have to work in a low-skilled job

We are offering two sessions, you can join one or both

Come and hear; how to enhance your employability, explore enterprise development and entrepreneurial mindset. Be your own leader and bring change as a fresh graduate.

Get a USB with presentations and relevant materials, Yes there will be door prizes too

We are located at 3359 Mississauga Road, Innovation Complex, Lower level Suite L1240. Here is a map of campus highlighting the Innovation Complex: http://map.utoronto.ca/utm/building/314A

Session One

Speaker series 

12:00 – 12:10: Welcome and Intro  (Donna Heslin)

12:10 –13:00:   Increasing Employability (Judy Lindenbach)

 Display tables: 

  • Sheridan EDGE
  • Humber Centre for Entrepreneurship and Youth Transition Program
  • New Employment Services
  • Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs

 

 


Red Shawl Youth Forum – Session 2: Workshop
Mar 22 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm

Youth Forum 

Agenda

Did you know that unemployment and underemployment are increasing among young adults? Only you can prevent yourself from falling into the bracket of 25% who have a degree but have to work in a low-skilled job

We are offering two sessions, you can join one or both

Come and hear; how to enhance your employability, explore enterprise development and entrepreneurial mindset. Be your own leader and bring change as a fresh graduate.

Get a USB with presentations and relevant materials, Yes there will be door prizes too

 

Session Two: Workshop

1:15- 2:00:  Lead Yourself for Change, Be ready for Employment trends /challenges, what companies want, how can you prepare: (Luki Danukarjanto, Shahnaz Samuel and Zari Gill)

2:15 :  Q & A / Wrap –Up/ Follow-up: (Ignacio Mongrel)

 

Display tables: 

  • Sheridan EDGE
  • Humber Centre for Entrepreneurship and Youth Transition Program
  • New Employment Services
  • Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs