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YES Employment + Entrepreneurship's Entrepreneurship Program offers workshops and seminars that will help you refine your ideas, start or grow your business and locate the resources you need to succeed. Entrepreneurship clients have free access to a computer lab with Internet and have access to a fax machine, a photocopier, a scanner, a telephone, and a resource library filled with the latest magazines and books.

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The 10 Essential Steps to Starting Your Business

Online event

CA$10.00

Cost: $10.00* *As part of our ongoing effort to support entrepreneurs, small business owners and artists, we have applied a 50% discount on select workshops up until December 31st, 2020. The online price reflects the 50% discount. Launching a business is both an exciting and challenging time. Launch your business on the right foot and understand the critical steps required in the early stages of any venture. Demystify the basic registration requirements, financing options, tips on choosing an accounting software, record keeping and hiring employees. You will gain valuable insight on the various accounting statements, including how to build sales projections, that you will need to launch your business. Speaker: Robert Therriault, YES Business Coach, CPA, MBA, McGill University Pre-registration is required. Available as an online, live streaming webinar. Limited spaces available. Register here >>> http://bit.ly/yesessentialsteps Once you have registered, you will receive an email with instructions on how to log on a few hours prior to the start time of the workshop.

Jump-Start Your Business & Financing Tips

Online event

If you are going to take the leap and start your own business, there are several things you need to consider ahead of time. As an entrepreneur you do not want to miss this orientation session which will walk you through the steps you need to take and the different types of financing options that are available to get your new or existing venture funded. Following this workshop, if you are interested in receiving a one-on-one consult with a YES Business Coach for 15 minutes or to book an appointment please email [masked]. This is a great opportunity to get answers to your questions and determine your individualized service plan. Please Note: This workshop is available as an online, live streaming webinar only. Clients wishing to obtain entrepreneurship services are encouraged to first attend this free workshop. Pre-registration is required. In order to attend, you must pre-register using this link>>>http://bit.ly/jumpstartbusinessyes Once you have registered, you will be receiving an email with instructions on how logon a few hours prior to the starting time of the workshop. For more information, please call[masked] ext 316.

Jump-Start Your Business & Financing Tips

Online event

If you are going to take the leap and start your own business, there are several things you need to consider ahead of time. As an entrepreneur you do not want to miss this orientation session which will walk you through the steps you need to take and the different types of financing options that are available to get your new or existing venture funded. Following this workshop, if you are interested in receiving a one-on-one consult with a YES Business Coach for 15 minutes or to book an appointment please email [masked]. This is a great opportunity to get answers to your questions and determine your individualized service plan. Please Note: This workshop is available as an online, live streaming webinar only. Clients wishing to obtain entrepreneurship services are encouraged to first attend this free workshop. Pre-registration is required. In order to attend, you must pre-register using this link>>>http://bit.ly/jumpstartbusinessyes Once you have registered, you will be receiving an email with instructions on how logon a few hours prior to the starting time of the workshop. For more information, please call[masked] ext 316.

Business Basics for Startups Seminar Series

Online event

CA$25.00

Cost: $25.00* *As part of our ongoing effort to support entrepreneurs, small business owners and artists, we have applied a 50% discount on select workshops up until December 31st, 2020. The online price reflects the 50% discount. Ready to launch a new venture or grappling with a new business idea? This three-week seminar is suitable for both novice entrepreneurs as well as the more experienced owner who is launching a new venture or is new to business in Quebec. We will provide you with pragmatic insights, tools and theories to help get your business started on the right foot. Webex services are also available to our clients in Montreal and the surrounding Quebec regions. This series sells out quickly. Register now! Tuesday, November 10: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Ideation and Validation How can I make this idea work? Have a great business idea but aren’t sure if it will catch on? Incorporating lean start-up philosophies, this seminar will provide you with tools to check the validity and viability of your project and to identify workable business models. Learn how to clarify your vision, test your ideas and focus your efforts to maximize your probability of success. Speaker: Ron Abraira, John Molson School of Business Tuesday, November 17: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Business Structure and Legal Implications How can I avoid legal pitfalls and protect my business? How do I register my business, what are the options, and how do I decide? What are the legal issues related to leases and intellectual property? What are the roles of professional advisors such as lawyers? This seminar will provide valuable insights into how to navigate the implications of your business structure to avoid headaches later. Speaker: Larry Markowitz, Senior Advisor, Financial Communications and Investor Relations Tuesday, November 24: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Building Awareness and Sales How can I make sales and grow my business? Whether you’re selling a product or a service, let us help by offering valuable tips on how to build your sales machine. This seminar will cover the entire sales process from how to identify your best potential customers, model your sales process, gather and process leads, communicate your value proposition, build relationships, and close the deal. Speaker: Chris Ramoutar, Sales Director at Momentum Ventures Pre-registration is required. Available as an online, live streaming webinar. Limited spaces available. Register here >>> http://bit.ly/yesbusinessbasics Once you have registered, you will receive an email with instructions on how to log on a few hours prior to the start time of the workshop.

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