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startGBC Monthly Newsletter | September 2021

 

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startGBC Work Integrated Learning Program | Open to Students Requiring Co-op Placement

 

startGBC Work Integrated Learning Entrepreneurship Program

 

startGBC Work Integrated Learning Entrepreneurship Program might be the solution for you if you have considered starting your own business and are looking for an alternative work-integrated learning experience (co-op placement). Starting on September 14, 2021, we have a 12-week program that begins with two, 3-hour workshop sessions per week for the first 6-weeks. For the following 6 weeks, you will be working on your business/social innovation idea in collaboration with students from across the college.

 

Entrepreneurship + Networking Webinar by Youth Going Forward

 

Entrepreneurship & Networking Webinar by Youth Going Forward


An MSc from the London School of Economics, Michel is an expert at helping people develop confidence and guiding them on how to Upskill. She is the founder of The Upskill Corporation, whose motto is to help people develop soft skills.

Date & Time: Sun, Sep 5, 12 PM – 1 PM

 

George Brown College Entrepreneurship Club Relaunch

 

George Brown College Entrepreneurship Club Relaunch

George Brown College Entrepreneurship Club is relaunching! All George Brown College students interested in entrepreneurship are welcome to join this club. Here you will learn & grow the basic skills & knowledge required to run a business, & have the chance to connect with a wide number of mentors & advisors.

 

GBC #WhyNotMe Entrepreneur Spotlight

George Brown College

As the streets of Toronto are coming alive with marketplaces on sidewalks and many cultural events throughout the city – we bring to you the news of a new business launch for our September Spotlight!

22-year-old Fashion student Ben has launched a clothing brand that will showcase the essence of Toronto, with the motto - Exploring the street of Toronto with Of The Hills.


ofthehills.ca

What is one piece of advice you would give to aspiring entrepreneurs?

 

"Be patient and accept failure as a lesson, not a result." - Benjamin Redhill-Simard

Upcoming Events

George Brown College

Women Take Action

 

Online Speed Networking

It is our honor to offer a platform that celebrates, uplifts, and empowers women who have risen above adversity as a motivation to assist others in their community to create positive changes. This year’s theme is “Building a Brand” and will feature a panel of some popular business women sharing their stories, tips, and tricks for prospective entrepreneurs.

Date & Time: Mon, Sep 6, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grant Writing 101


Grant Writing 101

Join the Research Training Centre and Grant Development Office for our Grant Writing 101 seminar–the tools and techniques you need to succeed with your fall scholarship and fellowship applications. The seminar will also include a Q&A session about applying to awards through SickKids. The seminar will be led by Dr. Natalia Kaniuk, Sr. Manager of the RTC and Faculty Office.

Date & Time: Wed, Sep 8, 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Be.Build.Brand. – B3 I AM Series

 

Be.Build.Brand. – B3 I AM Series

 

The B3 I AM series is a four-part virtual workshop series targeting women aged 18+ who seek practical entrepreneurship knowledge. The introductory workshop provides an overview of the skills and tools needed when deciding to start a business. The second workshop will focus on tips that entrepreneurs can use to invest in their work-life emotional and mental well-being and work-life balance.

Date & Time: Wed, Sep 8, 6 PM - 8 PM

STRONGER THAN EVER

 

STRONGER THAN EVER

 

Toronto, Ontario & Canada are Making a Come Back – Stronger Than Ever. Toronto will host global leaders business summit celebrating the beginning of the end of COVID-19 restrictions. It will be in-person at Billy Bishop Airport & virtual around the world. Toronto Mayor John Tory & Ontario Premier Doug Ford will kick off the summit. This session will be followed by discussions with domestic & global business leaders.

Date & Time: Thu, Sep 9, 8 AM - 5 PM

Women’s Business Accelerator

 

Women’s Business Accelerator

 

Are you a newcomer woman with a business idea? The Women’s Business Accelerator (WBA) is a free, online workshop series that will equip you with the tools you need to build a profitable business. In the WBA program, you’ll: Develop your idea and craft a business plan, receive coaching support to enhance your learning, network with other entrepreneurs, and practice and refine your pitching skills.

Start Date: Mon, Sep 13, 2021

EnterpRlSEing Youth Plus


EnterpRlSEing Youth Plus

Design your business online with EnterpRlSEing Youth Plus, a free 8-week entrepreneurship program, which combines the accessibility and flexibility of online learning with virtual classroom support and coaching. This is for you if you are an aspiring entrepreneur aged 16 to 29 and you self-identify as having experienced mental health and/or addiction challenges. Rise will offer six cohorts from Sep 2021 to Mar 2022.

Start Date: Tue, Sep 14, 2021

Entrepreneurs Point | Brand Management

 

Entrepreneurs Point | Brand Management

 

Branding is one of the most important aspects of marketing and entrepreneurship. Join us at the second branding event, last time we learned bout the importance of creating a personal and corporate brand in promoting a business or product. Our speakers are professionals drawn from EP Academy Faculty, and Advisors within our Networks.

Date & Time: Tue, Sep 14, 5 PM - 6:30 PM

Legal Bootcamp – How to Start & Grow Your Business


Legal Bootcamp – How to Start & Grow Your Business

Legal Bootcamp – How to Start & Grow Your Business webinar is for entrepreneurs early in their business venture. It will be helpful for those that haven’t launched yet, as well as those that have been in operation for under 3 years. Upon the completion of this seminar, you will get practical solutions to directly implement towards your business.

Date & Time: Wed, Sep 15, 10 AM - 11 AM

SIAL Canada 2021

 

SIAL Canada 2021

 

SIAL Canada looks forward to seeing you on September 21st, 2021 for a unique and 100% virtual event, SIALCanadaConnect! For this 18th edition, we have chosen to evolve our event into a content event focused on food innovation. Access rich and enlightening content on the theme “Vision 2030, towards a more sustainable agri-food industry”.

Date & Time: Tue, Sep 21, 2021

Small Business Accelerator


Small Business Accelerator

The Small Business Accelerator (SBA) is a workshop series that will equip you with the tools you need to develop your business idea and plan. You will develop your idea and craft a business plan, receive coaching support to enhance your learning, practice and refine your pitching skills, have networking opportunities & much more.

Start Date: Tue, Sep 21, 2021

Business Competition

George Brown College

 

RBC EPIC Business Model Canvas Competition

 

The RBC EPIC Business Model Canvas Competition invites student entrepreneurs to learn about all things BMC! Starting from business models, business model validation, and the business model canvas and then demonstrate their understanding. They will do so through a video submission of their own entrepreneurial experiences that exhibit these concepts. Semi-finalists will then be chosen to participate in live presentations based on their video submissions.

Opening Date: September 27th, 2021

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