Mitacs Step: Discovering the Entrepreneur Within - Toronto (Oct 28, 2011)

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When: Friday October 28, 2011

Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm (Registration 8:00am SHARP)

Where: Ryerson University

Room: Room 1136 11th Floor 1 Dundas St West 


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Would you like to be an entrepreneur, do you have what it takes? Discover the important traits required to be a successful entrepreneur, how to assess risk, what makes a good business plan - and how to pitch it! Join Mitacs Step for an informative and interactive full-day workshop.

Learning Outcomes

  • Elements of successful businesses, elements of unsuccessful businesses
  • What it takes to be an Entrepreneur, self-assessment
  • Types of businesses
  • Different Sources of financing
  • Business planning
  • Elements of a successful pitch
Fri, 10/28/2011 - 07:00

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