Tuesday, February 27, 2024 13:00to14:00
Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship 101

This workshop will provide an overview of what technological innovation and entrepreneurship are as well as an overview of the Entrepreneurial Mindset, the Lean Launchpad methodology, the Business Model Canvas, and the Lean Canvas.

Classified as: McGill Engine Centre, "grad student, undergrad, innovation, invention, entrepreneurship, Workshop"
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 13:00to14:00
Startup Law 101

Led by a team of caseworkers from Compass Startup Legal Clinic, this workshop provides startup founders with a clear path through the legal landscape, offering insight on important considerations such as incorporation, governance, fundraising, and selecting the ideal legal structure.             

Classified as: McGill Engine Centre, "grad student, undergrad, innovation, invention, entrepreneurship, Workshop"
Tuesday, March 19, 2024 13:00to14:00
Introduction to Industry Analysis

This workshop will introduce the fundamental tool of Industry Analysis which companies use for strategy development. For startups, understanding the industry is a critical step in determining market entry and market positioning. The Five Forces Framework will be presented and applied to during an exercise.

Classified as: McGill Engine Centre, "grad student, undergrad, innovation, invention, entrepreneurship, Workshop"
Tuesday, March 26, 2024 13:00to14:00
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. Our market research librarian Amanda Wheatley will walk us through some of those resources using a market research canvas tool.

Classified as: McGill Engine Centre, "grad student, undergrad, innovation, invention, entrepreneurship, Workshop"
Tuesday, April 2, 2024 13:00to14:00
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, "grad student, undergrad, innovation, invention, entrepreneurship, Workshop"
Tuesday, April 9, 2024 13:00to14:00
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, "grad student, undergrad, innovation, invention, entrepreneurship, Workshop"
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