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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.

Upcoming events (4+)

Entrepreneurs in Exploration: From Idea to Launch in One Shot!

Online event

CA$10.00

Cost $10.00

In order to attend this workshop, you must pre-register using this link >>> https://bit.ly/3DVz0ZA
RSVPing on meetup will not grant you access to this workshop.

Whether you have the most sophisticated technological idea or have your heart set on launching a brick-and-mortar neighborhood business, there are clear and quantifiable stages that every startup goes through.

Knowing what, when and how to move through the stages is critical to take your startup from idea to scale. A business process blueprint will help you and your team to understand the journey ahead and how to design experiments to validate ideas – saving you time and money. Join in on this eye-opening workshop to get the blueprint to turn your ambitions into real ventures.

Speaker: Farshad Rouhani GCBA, Entrepreneur & YES Business Coach

Pre-registration is required. Available as an online, live streaming webinar.

REGISTER NOW >>> https://bit.ly/3DVz0ZA

Once you have registered, you will receive an email with instructions on how to log on a few hours before the workshop.

Start Up Essentials Seminar Series

Online event

CA$25.00

Cost $25.00

In order to attend this workshop, you must pre-register using this link >>> https://bit.ly/3247yLJ
RSVPing on meetup will not grant you access to this workshop.

Get together with fellow entrepreneurs across Quebec and learn how to launch and grow your business. This series sells out quickly. Register now!

Ready to launch a new venture or grappling with a new business idea?
This three-week seminar is designed for both novice entrepreneurs as well as the more experienced business owner who is launching a new venture or who is new to business in Quebec. We’ll provide you with pragmatic insights, tools, and theories to help get your business started on the right foot.

Session 1: Ideation & Validation | Tuesday, January 25: 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
How can I make this idea work?

Do you have a great business idea but are not 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 profitable business models.
You’ll 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

Session 2: Business Structure & Legal Implications | Tuesday, February 1: 6:30 – 8:30 PM
How can I avoid legal pitfalls and protect my business?

Learn how to understand and approach complex legal decisions in this content packed seminar. Recognize the implications of different legal structures, business taxes, how/when to register your business and more.
If you are interested in setting up your business the right way, this workshop is for you!

Speaker: Larry Markowitz | Senior Advisor, Financial Communications and Investor Relations, National Public Relations

Session 3: Building Awareness & Sales | Tuesday, February 8: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
How can I sell more and grow my business?

Whether you’re selling a product or service, let us help by offering practical strategies on how to build your sales machine.
This seminar will cover the entire sales process including how to identify your best potential customers, test your sales process, gather and process leads, communicate your value proposition, build relationships, and close the deal.

Speaker: Chris Ramoutar, Sales Director, Momentum Ventures

Pre-registration is required. Available as online, live-streaming webinars.

Register Now >>> https://bit.ly/3247yLJ

Once you have registered, you will receive an email with instructions on how to log on a few hours before the workshop.

Jump-Start Your Business & Financing Tips

Online event

Free Online Workshop.
In order to attend, you must pre-register using this link >>> https://bit.ly/3pZti42
RSVPing on meetup will not grant you access to this workshop.

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>>>https://bit.ly/3pZti42

Once you have registered, you will be receiving an email with instructions on how log on a few hours prior to the start time of the workshop.

For more information, please call[masked] ext 316.

Learn@Lunch: TikTok 101 for Businesses

Online event

Free Online Workshop.
In order to attend, you must pre-register using this link >>> https://bit.ly/3rz3We2
RSVPing on meetup will not grant you access to this workshop.

These free seminars are offered over lunch as a live webinar. Seasoned professionals and guest speakers will cover a wide range of topics pertinent to entrepreneurs.

With over 1 billion active users, Tiktok is one of the biggest and fastest-growing social media platforms in the world. However, many businesses still struggle with understanding, using, and monetizing this new player in social media space. This is why we have designed this new webinar to teach you all the fundamentals of TikTok and put you ahead of your competitors.

The webinar is going to give you a basic understanding of TikTok, including its audience, algorithm, and functions. You are going to learn more about trending topics on the app and how to successfully use it for your business. No previous knowledge or experience with TikTok is required.

Content:

1) Introduction to TikTok
2) Social Media Strategy for TikTok
3) Monetizing your account
4) Live-streaming on TikTok
5) TikTok Top Tips
6) Q&A

About the speaker: This webinar is run by Katharina Kempf, one of TikTok’s first employees in Europe and a successful short-form video creator. After parting ways with TikTok in 2021, she is now running TokStrategies, a digital marketing agency that specializes in helping brands succeed on TikTok.

Pre-registration is required. Available as an online, live-streaming webinar.

In order to attend, you must pre-register using this link >>> https://bit.ly/3rz3We2
RSVPing on meetup will not grant you access to this workshop.

Once you have registered, you will receive an email with instructions on how to log on a few hours before the workshop.

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Jump-Start Your Business & Financing Tips

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