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Advantage Workshop: Intellectual Property (IP) Essentials

Useful for researchers at all career stages, this workshop helps inventors and creatives understand the options they have to maximize the financial potential of their work. Insights on current Canadian and international IP law as well as University of Guelph services and rules will be discussed. This session includes time for a robust question and answer period. In this FREE online workshop, UofG research teams will:

Skills for Research Impact: Evaluating KTT Activities

When all is said and done, how do you know it worked? Go beyond the anecdote and learn to use evaluation techniques to assess the impact of your knowledge mobilization efforts. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

Perfecting Your Pitch

Presented by: Frank Erschen, Angel Investor & Pitch Coach Frank Erschen’s experience, results and passion for helping entrepreneurs define and refine their pitch has earned him the praise ‘Canada’s best pitch coach’ and ‘the startup whisperer’. He’s active in the start-up and investment scene across Canada, adding his unique insights and ‘Artful Science of Pitching®’ method to training programs, investment funds, and individual companies.

Skills for Research Impact: KTT Strategies and Dissemination

How do you share your research with non-academic audiences? Learn about a number of potential mechanisms you can use for knowledge mobilization, discover how to choose a mechanism that’s appropriate for your audience, and take a deep dive into several popular mechanisms for dissemination, including social media, research summaries, infographics, and media.  By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

Advantage Workshop: Building Productive Research Partnerships

Many researchers achieve more impact and success because of long-term relationships formed with industry and external partners. This workshop will help researchers to develop a strategy for cultivating fruitful collaborations and to optimize the way they work with external partners. In this FREE online workshop, UofG research teams will:

How to Build a Business Plan

An in-depth look all the stages and sections within the business plan and business model canvas. A business plan is a formal written document containing business goals, the methods on how these goals can be attained, and the time frame within which these goals need to be achieved. The structure is standard no matter where you are located or what your business entails.

Skills for Research Impact: Clear Language Writing

Hone your clear communications skills! Get tips on how to structure and write clear language summaries of your research for dissemination to lay audiences. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

Business 101 Workshop

Completing this workshop will give you the tools you need to create a Business Model canvas as a precursor to a business plan. Additionally, you may be introduced to additional workshops to help your business get to the next level. Register This event is hosted by an organization external to the University of Guelph.

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