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Mind Mapping for your Business

A mind map is an essential diagram used to visually organize information. It is designed to help businesses improve brainstorming sessions, as well as collaboration and communication. This can be used as an organic means to brainstorm and develop thoughts and ideas, allowing you to streamline your working process, save time and boost productivity. This 1.5 hour workshop will go over the basics of what is a mind map, how to structure a mind map and how to interpret mind maps into usable and implementable data for business development. ...

Map Our Your Shipping

A hands-on shipping workshop with 2H Media. Understanding the costs of shipping your products to customers is one of the key responsibilities of a business owner yet is often overlooked. In this workshop you will complete an ecommerce shipping canvas. The canvas will challenge your products shipping variability, packaging costs and ultimately determine whether your product is fit for competitive shipping in Canada. Additionally, the canvas evaluates the shipping tactics your competition uses and your industry standards over all. 2H Media will introduce new...

An Introduction to Copywriting for your Business

Understanding the basics of copywriting is the most cost-effective way to build your reputation, convert leads into loyal customers, and ultimately grow your business. Register for the free workshop. This event is hosted by an organization external to the University of Guelph.

Innovative Solutions Canada: Testing Stream for Innovation Prototypes

This Testing Stream call for proposals closes February 5th, 2021 at 14:00 EST. The Testing Stream aims to procure, test and evaluate innovative late stage pre-commercial prototypes. The purpose of these calls for proposals (CFPs) is to create pools of pre-qualified innovations that Canada may select from to address a broad range of the Government of Canada organizations' requirements. The estimated, total combined budget under the Calls is $20M. We are introducing a new program feature for SMEs! SMEs...

2021 OBIO Investment Summit

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Join leading global investors, scientific experts, and Canada's most promising health science companies at the 2021 OBIO Investment Summit, taking place online February 9 to 10, 2021. Building on the success of the 2020 OBIO Investment Summit, which featured hundreds of investor-company introductions, OBIO invites you to discover the best of what Canada has to offer. The Summit will drive investment in Canada by attracting capital, allowing companies and innovators to grow here, scale here and develop their businesses here. The Summit will feature a mixture of company pitch...

Stepping into Business: Last Day to Register

Starting and managing a business takes motivation, desire and talent. It also takes research and planning and at times can seem overwhelming. There is so much to do, so many things to think about, and so much to remember. This 5 week online workshop series is meant to examine, in more detail, all the components that you need to consider and help you figure a way to organize, simplify and streamline the process. Participants completing all 5 workshops will be able to complete a business plan and effectively launch their business. The program will run Wednesdays 9am-11:30am (...

Skills for Research Impact: Stakeholder Engagement

Reflect on how to engage your stakeholders throughout your research process to increase your impact, and review engagement best practices for policy, industry and community actors. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: Identify a range of key stakeholders and potential goals for engagement  List practical tips and important considerations for graduate students when planning to engage with stakeholders  Understand different levels and types of stakeholder engagement before, during, and following the research process ...

Advantage Workshop: How to Demonstrate the Value of Your Research

This FREE online workshop introduces UofG research teams to tools that will clearly communicate the potential impact of their work and enable them to write value-focused grant applications. Teams will also discover how clear communication and persuasive value propositions can mobilize teams and external partners more successfully. In this workshop, research teams will: Craft project descriptions to effectively communicate pertinent information using a step-by-step process; and Articulate, both verbally and in writing, why solving specific research problems...

Digital Marketing 101

Learn what it takes for your business to be visible online. Discuss primary marketplaces to build and promote your business, the basic tools required for a successful social media platform and where your business needs to be visible. Participants will leave with the tools to complete a Digital Marketing Canvas provided in the workshop. Workshop cost: $20. Register This event is hosted by an organization external to the University of Guelph.

Creating a New Audience on LinkedIn

Powered by The Guelph Arts Council and hosted by 2H Media. One of the best tools a small business owner can use to connect with other professionals is LinkedIn. When forging partnerships or staying in-touch with clients, this free social networking platform is often the first place they will try to connect. When building your business, it is important to go where your customers are. For connecting with professionals, posting business news, or discovering future employees, LinkedIn is the only social network that's purpose built for businesses. This workshop is hands on; you will...

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