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Be Your Own Boss - How to Get Money for Your Start-Up

Tue, 18 October 2022 | 06:00 PM

Location: 17 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive, Toronto, ON M8V 4B6

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Be Your Own Boss - Business Operations

Tue, 11 October 2022 | 06:00 PM

Location: 17 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive, Toronto, ON M8V 4B6

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Be Your Own Boss- Marketing Strategy 2

Tue, 04 October 2022 | 06:00 PM

Location: 17 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive, Toronto, ON M8V 4B6

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Be Your Own Boss- Marketing Strategy 1

Tue, 27 September 2022 | 06:00 PM

Location: 17 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive, Toronto, ON M8V 4B6

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Be Your Own Boss - Researching the Business

Tue, 20 September 2022 | 06:00 PM

Location: 17 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive, Toronto, ON M8V 4B6

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Be Your Own Boss - The Business Choice

Tue, 13 September 2022 | 06:00 PM

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Be Your Own Boss - Being Your Own Boss

Tue, 06 September 2022 | 06:00 PM

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Ownr Legal Bootcamp

Tue, 09 August 2022 | 01:00 PM
Online

Legal bootcamp for entrepreneurs

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One of the biggest hurdles entrepreneurs face is right at the beginning of starting a business: deciding which business structure is right for you. But don’t worry, we’re here to help.

On August 9th, Ownr is hosting Understanding Legal Structures—a free virtual bootcamp built to help you break down the differences between sole proprietorships and corporations and consider the benefits of each one. After the bootcamp, you’ll be able to confidently decide which business structure is best for your venture.

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Culture's Compass 2022

Tue, 26 July 2022
Online

Back for its third iteration, Culture's Compass: Reimagining the Arts and Culture Landscape is returning to its original FREE two-day virtual format. 

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The conference will take place on Tuesday, July 26, and Wednesday, July 27, 2022, so be sure to save the date and follow the Centre for Creative Business Innovation (CCBI) as more information will be made available over the coming weeks.

Legal Basics For Entrepreneurs Workshop-Osgoode Venture Capital Clinic (Virtual)

Tue, 26 July 2022 | 12:00 PM
Online

If you are an entrepreneur starting and growing your venture, this session is for you!

 

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Join us to learn about the legal basics for early stage entrepreneurial ventures and the types of free services offered by the Osgoode Venture Capital Clinic for startups who are in the financing and equity structuring stages of growth.

What: Virtual Workshop: Legal Basics For Entrepreneurs-Osgoode Venture Capital Clinic

When: Tuesday, July 26,2022 at 12:00pm

Where:Online Via Zoom (Please register on Eventbrite) 

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/legal-basics-for-entrepreneurs-osgoode-venture-capital-clinic-tickets-386967599507

Legal services offered by the OVC include:

  • How can I optimize my business for a due diligence screen?
  • What type of contracts do I need to prepare?
  • How can I best set up ownership in order to reward employees?
  • What are the proper incorporation procedures?
  • How should I best negotiate this term sheet or financing round?
  • How can I best structure and protect my stake in the business?
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Funding Your Startup Workshop

Wed, 20 July 2022 | 04:30 PM
Online

Join us for a discussion about the many different pathways that exist for obtaining the funds you need to launch and grow your business.

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Are you an early stage entrepreneur, or working on a business idea right now? Are you looking for more information on the ways that you can fund your growing venture? Our friends from Pocketed are joining us to share their knowledge about funding your startup. Learn about and explore bank loans, grants, investment and bootstrapping and alternative routes that you may not have considered!

 

Through this session you will:

• Ask your questions in a safe, welcoming environment. 

• Learn about the pros, cons, and expectations for each funding path

• Start thinking about which path may make the most sense for your venture and goals. 

• Gain free access to the Pocketed entrepreneurship grant searching platform to find funds to support your startup

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Collision Conference

Mon, 20 June 2022

Find us at North America's fastest-growing tech conference!

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BMO - Financial Basics Workshop (ON CAMPUS)

Tue, 31 May 2022 | 01:30 PM
Lakeshore

Join us to learn more about banking, saving, budgeting, and setting financial goals. It's really pays off to start planning early!

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The Centre for Entrepreneurship is excited to present this BMO Financial Literacy for Students session.

This hands-on workshop is focused on:

• Everyday Banking Basics – The different types of accounts, ways to bank, and the basics of investing

• Budgeting Best Practices – How to set a budget and the benefits of doing so

• Optimizing Credit – How to make credit work for you

This is our first in-person workshop at the CfE, so join us at the beautiful G Building, room G105 (first floor) for snacks, learning and networking with our friends from BMO!

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CCBI Speaker Series with Dr. Anthony Schrag

Mon, 16 May 2022 | 10:30 AM
Lakeshore, Online

CCBI is excited to host its first hybrid event and lecture on campus with Dr. Anthony Schrag from Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, Scotland. 

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In this one-hour lecture, Dr. Anthony Schrag will explore the importance of ‘creative practice research’ within arts and cultural settings, looking at examples within the field as well as his own research, including a recent funded project exploring Cultural Sustainable Prosperity (CSP). Broadly, CSP explores how we can live well, with less. In a post-pandemic world, how can cultural organisations ‘degrowth’ in a way that is not only an ecological imperative, but also advocates for alternative economies and promotes well-being and social justice.

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Rockwell Automation Presents Automation Industrial Cybersecurity Perspectives Canada

Wed, 11 May 2022 | 01:00 PM
Online

Join Barrett CTI partner, Rockwell Automation, for a virtual event on Industrial Cybersecurity.  

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Rockwell Automation along with featured speakers from Public Safety Canada and the Global Syndicate for Mobility Cybersecurity will discuss the potential risks around the supply chain, the Canadian government’s initiatives on ICS cybersecurity and how Rockwell Automation is partnering with customers to design, implement and manage secure OT infrastructure to create more resilient industrial environments.

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The Art We Want: Democratizing Public Art

Wed, 04 May 2022 | 09:00 AM

Join us along with OCAD & Université de Lille to explore the art that we the public want to see in hopes to expand access and engagement in the arts.

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World Creativity and Innovation Day

Thu, 21 April 2022

Read the special edition of Spark to see how we celebrate innovation at Humber.

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Indigenous Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Fri, 08 April 2022 | 11:00 AM

This session will explore some examples of historical contributions to innovation by Indigenous communities.

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As well as what is happening now and what could happen in the future. 

“Indigenous innovation” holds key characteristics: blending of traditional Indigenous knowledge, principles and ways of knowing with modern methods and frameworks for decision making and problem solving. 

Speaker: With our partnership with RBC, we have an Indigenous representative Michael Polak who will be leading this session. Michael is dedicated to leveraging Indigenous pathways to solve global problems through his gift of Two Eyed Seeing. By incorporating principles from the Haudenosaunee Great Peace into modern Innovation frameworks like Design Thinking, and Agile to develop what Michael has coined “Creation Centered Design” he is committed to helping organizations and community reconcile modern colonial knowledge and ancient Indigenous knowledge. Michael is also known as Ken’niwahkwahrita:a (Little Dipper) and is Mohawk, Bear Clan. His current roles include:

  • Portfolio Manager Atlantic, Media & Entertainment, RBC
  • National Chair, Royal Eagles Indigenous Community, RBC
  • Co-Chair, Indigenous Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, City of Toronto
  • President, Akwekon Enterprises
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Pitching and Seeking Startup Funds

Wed, 06 April 2022 | 04:30 PM

Pitch the business you have been working on all semester to a panel of judges. Receive feedback, and learn how to refine your pitch.

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Our panel of experts will be joining us from the banking, angel investing, and government granting industries. Following the live pitches, learn more about bank loans, grants, and the world of investment, to start thinking about which options might work best for you!

Through this session you will:

  • Ask your questions in a safe, welcoming environment.
  • Learn about the pros, cons, and expectations for each funding path
  • Start thinking about which path may make the most sense for your venture and goals.
  • Experience pitching your own business
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ICE - Storytelling and the Business Pitch

Wed, 30 March 2022 | 04:30 PM

You must be enrolled in the ICE program to attend.

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This hands-on workshop focuses on the skills of story telling, and how we can communicate our value to potential clients, customers, and investors. Craft strong content that resonates with your audience for use in marketing materials, or for talking about your business in every day practice. Learn the features of a strong pitch, and prepare for future pitch competitions, funding or investor meetings, and more.

Through this session you will:

  • Learn about narrative structures: why they work, and how to harness them for communication in your business
  • Build you own business story, for use in marketing and talking about your venture
  • Learn the features and expectations for a formal pitch
  • Practice in a safe environment with peers and receive feedback
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ICE - Financials for Startups

Wed, 23 March 2022 | 04:30 PM

You must be enrolled in the ICE program to attend.

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Not sure where to start with planning the money side of your business? This introduction to startup finance will give you the tools you need to feel confident as you prepare to launch your venture. Together we will work through revenue models, including pricing, budgeting, and forecasting, and explore the basics of bookkeeping for small business.

Through the session you will:

  • Get clear on your revenue model, including revenue sources, you pricing, and the number of clients you need to serve
  • Create a budget for your startup, and start forecasting your financials
  • Learn about the good habits to establish early to keep your financials organized
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ICE - Marketing 101

Wed, 16 March 2022 | 04:30 PM

You must be enrolled in the ICE program to attend.

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Explore different marketing channels, and start putting tools in place to create a marketing strategy for reaching clients.

Through the session you will:

  • Get clear about communicating your value proposition
  • Map out the ways your target customers will interact with your business
  • Determine what channels should be part of your marketing plan
  • Build a strategy for where and how you will reach your customers
  • Start planning and receive feedback on your strategy
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Humber Skills Mechatronics Qualifying, March 11 2022

Fri, 11 March 2022 | 09:00 AM

The Humber Mechatronics Skills Qualifying Competition is taking place on Friday, March 11 at the Magna Mechatronics Training Room at the Barrett CTI.

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Join us at the Barrett CTI to cheer on our Electromechanical Engineering Technology students as they compete for a chance to participate in the 2022 Skills Ontario Provincial competition in Mechatronics!

The Humber Mechatronics Skills Qualifying Competition is taking place on Friday, March 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Magna Mechatronics Training Room on the 2nd floor of the Barrett CTI (CTI 210).

Hope to see you there!

Winners will advance to Skills Ontario Mechatronics Competition in May 2022.

The winners of Skills Ontario will advance to Skills Canada Mechatronics in June 2022 for the aim to represent Canada at the World stage in Shanghai.

 

ICE - Market Research

Wed, 09 March 2022 | 04:30 PM

You must be enrolled in the ICE program to attend.

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Learn how to use primary and secondary research to validate your business ideas.

Through the session you will:

  • Learn about the pros and cons of different research types
  • Receive guidance in conducting primary and secondary research
  • Explore the main market research tools available through the library
  • Start finding key information to validate the assumptions in your business plan
  • Walk away with a list of valuable resources to continue your research
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ICE - The Business Plan

Wed, 23 February 2022 | 04:30 PM

You must be enrolled in the ICE program to attend.

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Explore the potential business structures that are available to you, and starting thinking about which will best support your business idea. Start building a business plan and business model canvas to map out all the pieces of your business. Identify key areas where you need to complete more research or validate assumptions so you can paint an accurate picture of the venture you are creating.

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ICE - Problem/Solution Fit and Value Proposition

Wed, 16 February 2022 | 04:30 PM

You must be enrolled in the ICE program to attend.

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Now that you have a solid idea of who your target customer is, it's time to make sure that you are building a solution that truly works for them. In this session we will explore the pains, gains, and jobs your customer is looking to you to address, and create a value proposition canvas and statement that clearly communicates the value your venture will deliver.

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ICE - Understanding Your Customer

Wed, 09 February 2022 | 04:30 PM

You must be enrolled in the ICE Program to attend.

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In this strategy session, work with a business advisor to gain clarity on who your target customer is. Who are you solving a problem for, and who will be motivated to buy from you? By the end of the session, complete a customer profile, customer avatar, and start a customer journey map.

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ICE Strengths Assessment

Wed, 02 February 2022 | 04:30 PM

You must be enrolled in the ICE program to attend.

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Work with an expert facilitator to learn more about how we use our strengths as entrepreneurs. Identify and reflect on your personal skills, and start imaging how you can use them toward your future success. Identify areas where you can build out your team to complement your strenghs and address any gaps.

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ICE Onboarding Session

Wed, 26 January 2022 | 04:30 PM

You must be enrolled in the ICE program to attend.

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In this session you will:

  • Meet your cohort
  • Get your membership set up with the CfE and testdrive the programs we will be using
  • Q&A session with the program team
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Hackathon

Wed, 19 January 2022 | 09:00 AM
All Campuses

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Hackathon 2

Wed, 19 January 2022 | 09:00 AM
All Campuses

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Hackathon 3

Wed, 19 January 2022 | 09:00 AM
All Campuses

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Event 4

Wed, 19 January 2022 | 09:00 AM

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Hackathon 5

Wed, 19 January 2022 | 09:00 AM
All Campuses

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LAUNCH ME Session #5 - Putting it Together

Thu, 13 January 2022 | 04:30 PM

This session will help you prepare your business plan for submission.

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The Business Plan

Through this session you will learn what makes a strong business plan. Our partners at Futurpreneur will walk through the components of the plan, offer feedback and suggestions, and help you assemble a plan that will serve your business well.

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Barrett CTI Information Sessions for all Faculty & Staff

Wed, 27 October 2021
All Campuses

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Each Information Session will introduce participants to our Barrett CTI team, the objectives/purpose of the Barrett CTI, how to book activities & spaces in the building through our Resource Management System, learn about the equipment & technology we have and how to access it. This session is for all Humber faculty & staff. Each session can be attended either in-person or online.

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New Course Offering! Modern Industrial Pneumatics

Tue, 11 May 2021

In collaboration with Festo Didactic, Humber College is proud to offer the Modern Industrial Pneumatics course once again.

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Re-Ignite our Manufacturing Engine - Virtual Webinar Series

Mon, 09 November 2020 | 11:00 AM
All Campuses

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Join us for a limited time one-week series of free virtual webinars presented by Humber College's Advanced Manufacturing Skills Consortium. 

These free webinars are for employees from small to medium sized enterprises, Humber faculty, staff, and students, or anyone else who is interested in the webinar topics.

IT IS TIME TO RECOVER AND COME BACK EVEN STRONGER. 

Humber Skills Varsity Mechatronics Qualifying Competition

Thu, 20 February 2020 | 09:00 AM
North

Cheer on our Electromechanical Engineering students as they compete for a chance to participate in the 2020 Skills Ontario Provincial competition!

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The Humber Mechatronics Skills competition is taking place on Thursday, February 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on the first floor of the Barrett CTI. Teams of students will race against the clock to build an automated factories and production systems. Humber students have dominated the provincials, nationals and world levels. Since 2004, Humber students have won 42 medals at Skills Ontario, Skills Canada and WorldSkills competitions.

Light refreshments available. Hope to see you there!

Go For Gold Rally

Wed, 14 August 2019 | 01:30 PM
North

Support our Mechatronics Skills Varsity Team before they leave for the 2019 WorldSkills competition in Kazan, Russia!

Light refreshments provided. 

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Grand Opening of the Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation

Wed, 10 April 2019 | 06:00 PM
North

The grand opening of the Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation is less than one week away, here is all the information you need.

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Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Time: 6:00 p.m. (Please note that Registration will open at 5:30 p.m.)

6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. – Cocktail Reception
6:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Special Presentation
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Self-Guided Tours

Location: Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation, 205 Humber College Blvd. Toronto, ON M9W 5L7

Parking: We have arranged for complimentary valet parking for the event. In order to access valet parking, please enter Humber College from entrance B on the map, Great Hawk Road (Mishi Kaykayk Meekina), previously called Silver Bell Lane, and drive past the bus loop towards Shipping and Receiving. Valet staff will direct you to pull your car over, and will provide you with a ticket for receiving your car upon your departure. Please see the attached map for details.

Checking In: You will be directed to registration upon entering the Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation. Please identify yourself by your last name at the registration desk.

Attire: Business Casual

Come Hungry! Food stations will be available and hors d’oeuvres will be passed throughout the evening.

If you are unable to attend, we ask that you please contact Raina Faza at raina.faza@humber.ca to send your regrets.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you on April 10!

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