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Workshop - Level up your Social Media Skills

Social media is an effective tool that can expand your brand or company to internal and external audiences. When growing a business through a social media channel, it is crucial to understand how to make your content accessible, how to plan content, and how to decide what platforms best represent your brand. In this workshop, we will provide practical steps to help you create a consistent brand that aligns with the story behind your company or department. Topics Covered: • How to create a brand palette • How to collaborate with other brands and companies (ie. reshare...
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Workshop - How to 3D Print: Part 3

In Part 3 of this series, we will cover the practical considerations when using 3D printers. Topics Covered • How to load and change filament • Levelling the print bed • Preparing the printer for use This workshop is intended as a follow-up for those who attended the first two workshops, but the skills learned are still relevant and applicable for anyone interested in 3D printing, so all interested participants are encouraged to register! Please email woodcentre@uoguelph.ca if you have any issues registering. 
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Workshop - Master your Presentation Skills in an Online World

A skillset we have all learned throughout the past 2 years is how to present and communicate via online channels. Whether you are a student and presenting to your class, or an entrepreneur pitching to investors, this workshop will teach you the necessary skills you need to help you level up your public speaking. Join this workshop if you want to learn some public speaking techniques to help build your confidence in online meetings and presentations. In this workshop you will get to practice speaking online using the techniques we will learn. Topics Covered • How to Present...
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Workshop - Entrepreneurship 101 + Hub Incubator Information Session

Do you have a genius business idea? Not too sure what steps to take? This interactive session will provide you with the resources you need to bring your idea to life! Following the coaching session, we will be going over the steps to apply to the Hub Incubator Program. Topics Covered: • Validating your business idea • How to start business planning using the Business Model Canvas • How to conduct market research • Resources available to student entrepreneurs at the University of Guelph • How to apply to the Hub Incubator Program Current U of G...
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Workshop - Graphic Design Quick Start + Logo Creation

Do your pictures look pixelated when uploaded to the internet and you’re not quite sure why? Do you wonder what the difference between a .jpeg, .png, and an .svg are, or how to resize an image in photoshop? This workshop is intended to answer those foundational questions and to increase confidence for absolute beginners. Together we will also each create a logo, digitally tracing a pencil drawing or even from scratch. Topics Covered: • A quick overview of what graphic design is and why it matters • A comparison of various software and workflows • The difference...
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Workshop - Website Development

Have you ever wanted your own website but don’t know where to start? Do you have a website but don’t how to update it, or maybe just want a fresh look? The world of web development can be pretty complicated, but this workshop will give you the confidence to choose the right platform for you. Topics Covered: • Why you might want a website, and how it can help you or your business • Comparing the main website hosts regarding price and usability • Some of the difficulties including browser compatibility and mobile devices • Important considerations for...

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