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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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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Level up Your Social Media Skills - Part 2

In part 2 of this series, we will expand on how to create a professional social media brand for your business, student group or department. Topics Covered:
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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.

Entrepreneurship and AI Current Trends: Learn about one CEO's experiences and gain strategies for your own journey

Do you have a great idea for an AI (Artificial Intelligence) product but do not know how to market it? Do you have a great marketing strategy but just need the right product?  Are you curious about the world of AI and Entrepreneurship? Join CARE-AI (the Centre for Advancing Responsible and Ethical AI), John F. Wood Centre for Business and Student Enterprise, and Connor Atchison founder and CEO of Wisedocs, in the unique joint seminar series where we will discuss the current trends in AI and Entrepreneurship.

Workshop: App Prototype

Prototyping is the act of getting ideas out of your head and into a tangible representations (a picture, an object, a story) that people can react to. In this workshop, you will learn how to take your ideas and what steps you need to take to design an app prototype. Our workshop facilitator is a graduate student in Engineering at the University of Guelph and has extensive experience with 3-D printing, app design and prototyping. 

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