Immigrants Developing Entrepreneurs Academy presents this short-form introduction to entrepreneurship in Canada. This workshop is designed for newcomers who identify as women and are at the early stages of their entrepreneurial journey. It’s broken down into three modules.
Each module helps build a stronger business foundation. The modules cover the business enironment, resources available to newcomers, and tried-and-true methods for developing and validating viable business ideas based on Canadian benchmarks.
Students will finish the workshops with:
- A solid understanding of what is available to them to get started in Canada.
- The tools and strategies to use to come up with viable business ideas
- Knowledge on how to research business idea’s potential success in Canada.
- An understanding of how to create a simple business model canvas before getting started
- A new network of fellow immigrant women interested in entrepreneurship – the beginning of an encouraging and supportive community
- Module 1 – Business Culture and Community in Canada (1.5 hours)
- Module 2 – What business to open in Canada (1.5 hours)
- Module 3 – Business Model Canvas (1 hour)
All students will leave the workshop with the following tangible takeaways:
- A downloadable resource workbook with guides, templates, checklists and cheat sheets that will help you apply what you’ve learned.
- A live follow-up one-hour private group session one month after the workshop.
This workshop is offered as a part of the Digital Main Street Program.
About the Digital Main Street Program and Future Proof
Whether you’re just getting started, or you’re looking for ways to improve your digital strategy, Digital Main Street can help.
Government-funded programs and services, professional advice and digital transformation teams are available to help you adopt digital solutions – for free.
Apply to Future Proof your business today, and access a dedicated digital transformation team that can help make technology part of your business – quickly, easily and absolutely free.
This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario.