Generating New Income Streams – Dec 3rd

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Generating New Income Streams
Sault College Business

“The Youth Entrepreneurship Skills (YES) Project has been designed to empower young entrepreneurs in Northern Ontario with the tools, skills, and experiences necessary to create powerful and effective business plans to implement their small business ventures and create self-employment opportunities. With a focus on market research, marketing, operations, financial reporting, and identifying sources of funding, the YES Project strives to create professional networks of support to serve participants as they work toward creating sustainable self-employment opportunities in our northern communities.

Youth Entrepreneurship Skills Project Manager, Norman Michel, will discuss how not for profit organizations and social entrepreneurs can apply the business plan format to clearly identify  sources of revenue and create efficient and effective not for profit ventures.

Norman Michel has more than twenty years of experience as a successful entrepreneur is Sault Ste. Marie, owning and operating his own home inspection business. Most recently, he has worked to share his knowledge and experience as an instructor at Sault College and as Project Manager of the Youth Entrepreneurship Skills (YES) Project, providing business plan training for Northern Ontario’s young entrepreneurs.”

Registration is closed for this event

Sustainability in Business – Nov 26th

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November 26th  @  The Island Jar
Water Street, Little Current

Sustainability in Business Workshop

The conventional view is that businesses must choose between profitability and environmental sustainability. This workshop will demonstrate that it is possible to have both. We will discuss what sustainability means and learn about four system conditions for developing a sustainable society. By looking at case studies, participants will apply sustainable thinking to solve contemporary business problems.

Rebecca Danard is the executive director of reThink Green, an environmental non-profit network based in Greater Sudbury. Before joining reThink Green, Rebecca was a professor of music at Cambrian College. As an artist and environmentalist she is passionate about bringing diverse people together to create ideas, share expertise and develop projects.


Marketing Basics – Feb 4th

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Feb 4th - Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute
374 Hwy 551, M’Chigeeng

Marketing Basics – Getting Started!

In this lecture seminar, participants will gain an overview of the common marketing types (direct marketing, active marketing, incoming marketing, outgoing marketing, Guerrilla marketing, B2B Marketing, B2C marketing and promotional marketing) as well as an introduction to the practical use and applications of social media in marketing.  This seminar will also highlight the most common marketing mistakes made by business and entrepreneurs. At the end of the seminar, participants will  be asked to reflect and think about practices and tools to include in their own marketing strategy going forward.

Beverley Roy-Carter, B.A. (Hons), M.B.A.,

Ms. Roy-Carter is currently the Director of Business and Training at Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute.  Her formal learning consists of an undergraduate degree in Accounting with a Minor in Sociology from the University of Waterloo and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Athabasca University.  Beverley’s ongoing professional development and continuous learning interests are from the Harvard Extension School on the themes of social entrepreneurship, educational innovation and education policy analysis.


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