Entrepreneurship Training: Launching the Idea


Course Delivery

Live Instructor-Led Training

Course Description

Have a great idea, energy, drive and a goal? Need some concrete direction on how to move your idea from a dream to reality? The course Launching the Idea (Entrepreneurship Training) will help you understand the foundations of entrepreneurship: explore, develop, launch and scale. It will dive into the nuts and bolts of Business Basics to ensure you have a good foundation to build your business. This course is perfect for people with a great idea, a prototype, a small-scale home-based businesses, Tech Start-Up, or self-employed trades and professionals looking to grow!

Course Dates and Pricing


Jun 18 - 19, 2018$799.00Sep 10 - 11, 2018$1,150.00Oct 8 - 9, 2018$1,150.00Nov 5 - 6, 2018$1,150.00Dec 3 - 4, 2018$1,150.00

Course Outline

Developing the Idea

Overview Business Development Cycle
I Have a Great Idea: Now What?
Self-Inventory
Brainstorming for Success
Understanding Obstacles, Assumptions and Limitations

Personal Skills for Professional Success

Growing a Thick Skin: Building Resiliency
Understanding your Personality Style
Understanding Others
Communication Etiquette: face-to-face, email, phone, social networks
Understanding Bias, Overcoming Bias

The Power of Design Thinking

What is Design Thinking?
Who Can Use Design Thinking?
Pros and Cons of Using Design Thinking

Understanding Business Basics

Business Types: Service, Merchandising, Manufacturing, Social, Hybrid
Why a Business Model?

Let's Get Started

Case Study
Business Brainstorming
Practical Feedback on Business Ideas
Next Steps

Course Locations

  • Ottawa

  • Montreal

  • Toronto

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