Solve problems—Entrepreneurship

22Sep202112:00
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13:15
 Workshop #3 - Market Research and Analysis of Competition

This workshop will provide an overview of the different types of market research, how to analyze the competition, and the resources available at McGill to perform market research.

Classified as: McGill Engine Centre
29Sep202112:00
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13:15
 Workshop #4 – Foundations of IP and Patent Searching

This workshop will demystify and explain the various form of intellectual property (IP), namely, patents, industrial designs, copyright, trademarks, and trade secrets. We will then do some actual patent searching with our librarian April Colosimo using the DERWENT worldwide patent database.

 

Classified as: McGill Engine Centre
6Oct202112:00
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13:15
 Workshop #5 – Customer Discovery

This workshop will provide an overview of the customer discovery process and then delve deeper into how to conduct customer interviews and how to iterate on your business model or lean canvas.

 

Classified as: McGill Engine Centre
18Oct202112:00
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14:00
 Investing and Taxation

Under what circumstances does an RRSP or a TFSA contribution make more sense? What are some of the most tax-efficient investments available? How is the RRSP tax refund calculated?

Classified as: SKILLSETS Graduate Workshops, teaching and learning services
10Nov202114:30
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16:00
Women in Project Management

Targeting Leadership skills as outlined in PMI®’s Talent Triangle, this workshop will help women advance their project management careers by making talent instead of gender the focus of their leadership style.

Learning Objectives:

In this workshop, students will:

Classified as: SKILLSETS Graduate Workshops, teaching and learning services
15Nov202112:00
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14:00
 Managing People

In this workshop, participants will learn basic principles to manage individual employees. Managing people involves identifying potential in employees, assigning tasks accordingly, supporting employees to develop to their full potential, and manage lack of performance.

Classified as: SKILLSETS Graduate Workshops, teaching and learning services
26Nov202112:00
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13:30
Entrepreneurship 101

Do you have a business idea but don’t know where to start? What are the key factors that lead to start-up success? This webinar will identify different resources available to start-ups, show you how to create a basic business plan, and highlight key documents that are important when setting up a new business.

Classified as: SKILLSETS Graduate Workshops, teaching and learning services, SKILLS21, SKILLS21 Collaboration, SKILLS21 Leadership
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