Events

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
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!
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 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 ...
Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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
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
Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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 ...
Oct
24
Wed
Social Media 101 – Small Business Basics
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Social Media 101 - Small Business Basics @ Noel Ryan Auditorium Central Public Library  | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

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 base, and optimize your marketing efforts.

Attendees will learn social media best practices, trends, tools, and techniques, including how to:

  • Select the right social media channels for your business
  • Optimize your profile to support your brand
  • Use Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram
  • Develop creative ways to engage and grow your communities
  • Maximize your time on social media to get the best results

Learning through examples, Laura will provide small business industry scenarios and encourage open discussion throughout the evening to create an engaging and informative evening.

This event is free, register at the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/social-media-101-small-business-basics-tickets-45911462420

Oct
25
Thu
Sprout: Intrapreneurship Skills Based Training Program – Session 1 – Speaking Series: The Art of Effective Communication
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sprout: Intrapreneurship Skills Based Training Program - Session 1 - Speaking Series: The Art of Effective Communication @ Humber North Campus | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

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 to effectively connect with their audience. Learn how to communicate with confidence!

 

Benefits of Effective Communication

  1. Build Larger Networks
  2. Create Long-lasting Partnerships
  3. Establish Professionalism
  4. DECREASE YOUR STRESS!
Nov
5
Mon
ICUBE Info Session + Marketing & Social Media Workshop
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
ICUBE Info Session + Marketing & Social Media Workshop @ MindShare - Erin Mills Mall | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

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

Nov
6
Tue
Starting a Not-for-Profit
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Starting a Not-for-Profit @ Central Public Library  | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

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. Clients are advised to consult a professional business adviser such as a lawyer and/or an accountant for more information and advice.

Presenter’s Bio:
Robert is a business lawyer and creative thinking facilitator whose practice focuses on supporting social innovators and entrepreneurs. Robert specializes in providing practical business and governance solutions to a wide range of organizations including not-for-profit organizations. He recharges and finds balance by walking labyrinths across the GTA.

Registration coming soon!

Nov
7
Wed
Developing you Small Business – Beyond the Basics
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Developing you Small Business - Beyond the Basics @ Central Public Library  | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

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!

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
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

 

Jan
16
Wed
Financial Strategy & Forecasting Workshops – Session 1: Where are you now?
Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 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 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

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