Workshops & Events

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PMP 4 days Classroom Includes: • 4 days of instructor-led in-person classroom(guaranteed) • Approved PMP study guide • 5 Exam-based mock tests • Tips and Tricks by a certified instructor • Chapter end quizzes • 100% pass guarantee • 35 Contact hours certificate • Dedicated support by PMP certified staff • PMP exam fee and PMI Membership optional* Please contact [email protected] or click here to chat with us now. We offer guaranteed to run classes and training location and other information will be shared via email. About our course: At CP, we ensure you prepare for the PMP examination with the right set of course material aligned with PMBOK 6th edition, meeting PMI exam guidelines, practice tests and case studies. 35 contact hours certificate will be offered to the participant after completion of our 4 days classroom. www.certificationplanner.com • Develop your skills in initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing a project to achieve specific goals • CP PMP course curriculum is aligned with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK6® Guide). • Pass the PMP certification exam and become a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) in 1st attempt. Who must attend? Associate project managers, project managers, IT project managers, project coordinators, project analysts, project leaders, senior project managers, team leaders, product managers, program managers, project sponsors, and project team members seeking the PMP or CAPM certification. 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A certified Project Manager demonstrates the experience, education, skill and competency required to lead, manage and direct projects. With over 1 million PMP and CAPM certified project managers, PMP is the most sought-after certification making it mandatory by many organizations globally. Appear for the PMP exam before Dec 31st, 2020. New exam material is still not ready and may affect your 2020 career goals, salary hike, promotion or getting a new job. PMP 4 days Classroom Includes: • 4 days of instructor-led in-person classroom(guaranteed) • Approved PMP study guide • 5 Exam-based mock tests • Tips and Tricks by a certified instructor • Chapter end quizzes • 100% pass guarantee • 35 Contact hours certificate • Dedicated support by PMP certified staff • PMP exam fee and PMI Membership optional* Please contact [email protected] or click here to chat with us now. We offer guaranteed to run classes and training location and other information will be shared via email. About our course: At CP, we ensure you prepare for the PMP examination with the right set of course material aligned with PMBOK 6th edition, meeting PMI exam guidelines, practice tests and case studies. 35 contact hours certificate will be offered to the participant after completion of our 4 days classroom. www.certificationplanner.com • Develop your skills in initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing a project to achieve specific goals • CP PMP course curriculum is aligned with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK6® Guide). • Pass the PMP certification exam and become a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) in 1st attempt. Who must attend? Associate project managers, project managers, IT project managers, project coordinators, project analysts, project leaders, senior project managers, team leaders, product managers, program managers, project sponsors, and project team members seeking the PMP or CAPM certification. 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About this Webinar
This session is targeted at entrepreneurs who are at the idea stage of starting a business. There are many great ideas, but do you have a great business idea? This session will discuss many of the factors you need to consider before you jump into business. In this 1.5 hour session, you will be introduced to The Lean Start Up Canvas, which is a tool used to help validate your business. It is important to develop a business model that clearly explains how your business could function and this session will help you take that first step. This session does not cover writing a business plan. About the Speaker: Paula Hopkins Paula Hopkins is a passionate entrepreneurship advocate. She is the Senior Manager of the Entrepreneurship Team, and has worked with Invest Ottawa for over 7 years to help people start and grow their businesses.  

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  • New! Finding Opportunities and Supplying Goods and Services to the Government of Canada during COVID-19
  • Overview of the contracting process
  • Registering in supplier databases
  • Finding key purchasing contacts
  • Conducting market research through searching previously awarded contracts
  • Searching for opportunities on the Tenders mini-site
  • Finding subcontracting opportunities
  • Obtaining security clearances
  • Bidding on opportunities
This session will be hosted in English only. For French sessions or for more information, contact the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises, National Capital Region, either by telephone at 873-355-9796 or by email at [email protected] Login information to connect to the webinar will be sent to you a day prior to the event. 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We believe parenthood and professional development don't have to be mutually exclusive. Register For Our First FREE Babies, Business + Breakfast™ Virtual Event On Wednesday, September 30th! 🚼📈 TOPIC + GUEST SPEAKERS: TBC Invest in yourself alongside your loved ones at these parent-friendly professional development events, complete with virtual networking and family-friendly activities! Whether you're setting out to build a startup, launch a small business, remote work, freelance or seeking a career change, learn from guest speakers whom have built and/or worked in successful companies – all while raising their families. EVENT AGENDA: 10:00 a.m. – Online Registration Open, Welcome Message + Warm Up Activity For Attendees (And Their Families) 10:10 a.m. – Introduction + Guest Speaker Bios 10:15 a.m. – Guest Speaker(s) + Interactive Activities (15-20 minutes) 10:35 a.m. – Audience Q&A 10:45 a.m. – Extra Time (if required) + Session Recap 11:00 a.m. – Event Close + Everyone Logged Off WHO IS THIS EVENT FOR? Founders, freelancers, remote workers and potential career changers who are also parents (moms AND dads, parents-to-be welcome too!) who want to learn how to mix business and babies. TECH INFO: Register to reserve your space (each ticket is valid for one household to attend the live online session). You'll receive details of the online meeting room 24 hours prior to the event start time and you'll need to download the Zoom app and install it on your desktop computer, tablet or mobile device: https://zoom.us/download These events will be recorded and you'll also receive access to a video replay within 72 hours of the event finish time. If you'd prefer not to be recorded, please mute your audio and turn off your video upon joining the online event. FEEDBACK FROM PREVIOUS ATTENDEES: “Appreciated the interaction, networking tips, simplicity of the presentation. Love the concept and hope to attend future events.” “Wish there was time for more! Good amount of info in short time. Thank you, would love to see more opportunities like this.” “FUN!” (from one of the children in attendance) “Love the interactive and engaging activities.” “I really enjoyed it and it was nice to meet parents in the same boat as me.” OTHER INFO + Q's? Contact us via our Eventbrite Organizer profile or via: http://babiesbusinessbreakfast.com/ We're looking forward to connecting with you! Amy Lynch (+ family) Founder of Babies, Business + Breakfast™ ABOUT BABIES, BUSINESS + BREAKFAST™ We believe parenthood and professional development don’t have to be mutually exclusive. Babies, Business + Breakfast™ is a social impact business and community focused on producing parent-friendly professional development, digital resources and more inclusive and flexible work solutions for primary caregivers. Since 2018, parents like you–and their children–have been attending our events, reading our newsletters and showing up because they believe the future of work includes making space for them, alongside their families. Join our movement. Bring your kids. http://babiesbusinessbreakfast.com/ Can't make it but still want to stay in the loop!?! We get it, life happens. 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The world of work was already bracing for massive change before the arrival of COVID-19. Businesses that have been feeling the sting of automation, an ageing workforce and rapid changes in technology have been forced to adapt to remote work, social distancing, and dramatic shifts in consumer expectations and needs. Though the arrival of the novel coronavirus has had a lasting impact on many businesses, it would be a mistake to think that this one event has brought about the Future of Work. While most of us enjoy fewer meetings, the new and widespread delivery and online ordering options, and less paper, there is still lots of change happening to the ways we will work and operate our businesses in the future. 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That’s why we’ve teamed up with our Ottawa friends from Rebel.com for a brand new monthly series: Ask the Experts! Join us for session three on Wednesday, September 30, as Mat Dupont, Rebel's R&D Technical Lead, presents his free 1-hour workshop "How to design a welcoming, accessible website.” Learn what to consider when building an inclusive website: • Easy to navigate • Mobile-friendly and meets accessibility needs • Doesn’t alienate your customers Come join us!" 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Presented by Invest Ottawa partner,
Logan Katz
About this Webinar
No matter your business model, a lack of attention to financial information will hurt your business. This 2-hour workshop will help you understand how to develop sound financial projections and a working cash flow model, as well as interpret related financial statement components.
You may wish to consult the Canada Revenue Agency guide “Information for Canadian Businesses” which is a great reference tool: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/forms-publications/publications/rc4070.html About the Speaker: David Logan David Logan, FCPA, FCA – Partner – A Chartered Accountant since 1983, David’s proactive and courteous approach has rewarded him with a diverse group of clients in a variety of industries, including retail, service sector, high-tech and construction, as well as not-for-profit organizations. David can be trusted to provide his clients with up-to-date expertise with respect to accounting and auditing requirements, personal and corporate tax planning and compliance, and business advisory services. David has provided professional time to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario since 1989 and was a member of the ICAO’s Professional Conduct Committee for 9 years and the Practice Inspection Committee for 3 years. Also on a volunteer basis, David is a frequent speaker for associations and business groups and provides business expertise to businesses through Invest Ottawa. About Logan Katz LLP Logan Katz LLP is an established firm of Chartered Professional Accountants. In business since 1994, we are a team of forty-five enthusiastic and energetic professionals and administrative staff offering proactive, leading-edge expertise in a timely and responsive manner. We are trusted advisors to individuals, businesses, and not-for-profit organizations. As a full service, boutique firm, we offer uncompromising high standards of client care and personalized service in the areas of personal, corporate, Canadian, U.S. and cross-border taxation, assurance, accounting, financial reporting, and business advisory, with specializations in advanced tax planning, corporate restructuring, commodity taxes, and inbound investment. We grow with our clients, supporting their needs both nationally and internationally through our affiliation with AGN International. Our span is global, but we like to call Ottawa home. We are active contributors to the well-being of our local community through our fundraising, sponsorship, and volunteering efforts.

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For the third year, Ottawa-Gatineau's cybersecurity community will come together to share expertise and highlight innovation in the fight for increased cybersecurity. Over two days, attendees will hear from expert panelists and have a chance to take part in virtual networking sessions. Topics of focus will include Canada’s digital identity and how disruptive technologies could impact defense systems. This year’s event is supported by Invest Ottawa, lead economic development agency for Canada’s Capital, Ville de Gatineau, ID Gatineau, IN-SEC-M and the Ottawa Cyber Security Meetup. Event Objectives: o Provide the opportunity for cybersecurity SMEs to engage with large organizations in Canada and across the globe, o Promote innovative cybersecurity solutions of businesses based in Ottawa-Gatineau, o Share information about cybersecurity programs and projects in the defense and cybersecurity sector of the Canadian government. Program Outline Thursday, October 1 Day 1 Sponsored by: Converge Technology Solutions 1:45 – 2:00pm Networking 2:00 - 2:15pm Welcome Remarks Mayors of Ottawa and Gatineau (Confirmed) Deborah Clark-Forster | Senior Advisor, Ministry of Economic Development (Ontario) 2:15 – 3:00pm Panel Presentation plus Q&A Canadian Digital Identity: A Bridge Between Europe and North America? Moderator: Pierre A. Roberge, Funder and General Manager, Digital Identity Laboratory of Canada • Joni Brennan, President, DIACC • Dan Butnaru, Senior Advisor Digital Identity, ATOS 3:00 – 4:00pm Industry Innovations – 10 min presentations Aujas Becker-Carroll Calian ISA - Cybersecurity Vivvo 4:00 – 4:30pm Industry Innovator Meetings & Networking continues Friday, October 2 10:00 – 10:15am Networking 10:15 – 10:30am Welcome Remarks – Industry Address from Women in Cyber Program Government of Canada Representatives (invited) 10:30 – 11:00am Artificial intelligence (AI) for Defense systems – opportunities and challenges New technologies such as AI are already starting to provide enhanced performance, scalability and agility to existing systems. Kaoutar will provide a view on foreseen impacts on defense systems. Speaker: KAOUTAR SGHIOUER, Global Chief Data Science 11:00am – 12:00pm Pitch event ---------------------- Les 1er et 2 octobre prochains, soulignez avec nous le Mois de la sensibilisation à la cybersécurité entièrement en ligne! Pour la troisième année, des intervenants de la région d’Ottawa-Gatineau se réuniront pour partager leur expertise et discuter de solutions novatrices pour améliorer la cybersécurité. Durant deux jours, les participants assisteront à des présentations d’experts et pourront participer à des séances de réseautage virtuel. Les thèmes de l’identité numérique du Canada et de l’incidence des technologies de rupture sur les systèmes de défense seront notamment abordés. L’événement de cette année est présenté par Investir Ottawa, principal organisme de développement économique de la capitale nationale, la Ville de Gatineau, ID Gatineau, IN-SEC-M et le forum Ottawa Cyber Security Meetup. • Objectifs o Offrir aux PME du domaine de la cybersécurité une occasion d’entrer en contact avec de grandes organisations canadiennes et internationales. o Promouvoir des solutions de cybersécurité novatrices issues d’entreprises de la région d’Ottawa-Gatineau. o Diffuser de l’information sur des programmes et des projets de cybersécurité du gouvernement du Canada dans les secteurs de la défense et de la cybersécurité. 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Learn how to future-proof your business with ecommerce leader Shopify. Discover multichannel strategies that can help you sell more online.

Ecommerce is unpredictable. Just when retailers think they've set up shop in all the right places, new channels emerge that present new opportunities and change the landscape.

Discover strategies that help you effectively reach customers online and sell more online through our upcoming event Future-Proofing Your Business with Shopify - hosted by Krysta Roney, Local Community Manager at Shopify.

Join us on Tuesday September 22nd to learn about:

  • The importance of future-proofing
  • Omnichannel vs Multichannel
  • How an omnichannel strategy can help
  • How you can use the Shopify platform to maximize your omnichannel sales

Whether your customers are browsing in the online marketplace, or they’re on mobile platforms and social media, adopting the right channels into an effective omnichannel strategy can help boost your sales and enhance the online shopping experience for your customers.

Register for this event today and learn how to build a future proof strategy for your business!

About Shopify:

Shopify is a commerce platform that allows anyone to set up a free online store and sell their products or services. Merchants can also sell their products in person with Shopify POS. Shopify is now the leading commerce platform designed for businesses of all sizes.

Whether you sell online, on social media, in store, or out of the trunk of your car, Shopify has you covered. The first Shopify store was our own, and it’s been our mission to make commerce better for everyone ever since.

About - Krysta Roney - Local Community Manager at Shopify

Krysta has been with Shopify for almost three years and has a deep passion for fostering entrepreneurship and helping businesses achieve success through workshops, events, and 1:1 appointments to discuss growth and strategy.

Krysta has worked with businesses of all sizes in the Ottawa area. Whether you’re just starting out or you’re looking to grow, Krysta can provide resources and guidance to help you reach your goals and achieve success.

She's also an avid Disney fan and dog lover, and in her spare time you can find her sailing on the Ottawa River, checking out local markets and events, or baking up a storm.

About Digital Main Street

Digital Main Street is helping small businesses impacted by COVID-19 in Ontario to recover and grow. Through the Digital Main Street Future Proof Program, qualified applicants (restaurant, retail shops, skilled trades, and home-based businesses) can access their own digital squad, business advisors, and training resources – for free.

Learn more about Digital Main Street programs at Investottawa.ca/digital-main-street.

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COVID-19 changed consumer behaviour and rocked the retail industry. How can retailers prepare for the future?

With consumers changing their shopping behaviour, retail store owners have had to adapt to a new retail environment online and in-store.

Some sectors like home improvement and grocery have experienced growth, but for others, change is hard and pivoting their business to the new environment is a challenging process.

For insight into the impact of COVID-19 on the retail industry, join us for The Future of Canadian Retail a discussion with Craig Patterson - Founder and Editor in Chief of Retail Insider.

Craig has studied the Canadian retail landscape for over 25 years, and will share his insights on:

  • The retail landscape Canada/Ottawa prior to COVID-19.
  • The breakdown of the pandemic on the Canadian retail landscape.
  • What me might expect to see in the future in terms of retail in Canada.

Sign up for this free event to gain valuable insights from an expert in Canadian retail and take the opportunity to join and connect with others looking to prepare for what tomorrow brings.

About our Speaker

Craig Patterson is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Canada’s most-read online retail industry news publication, Retail Insider. He is also a Director at the University of Alberta School of Retailing, as well as a research consultant at Retail Council of Canada.

Craig has studied the Canadian retail landscape for over 25 years and has also been involved with strategy pertaining to urban revitalization in several cities, as well as retail and shopping centre-related design.

He is an industry consultant who also gives retail tours and is a public speaker, a graduate of the University of Alberta and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and Bachelor of Laws degree.

About Digital Main Street

Digital Main Street is helping small businesses impacted by COVID-19 in Ontario to recover and grow. Through the Digital Main Street Future Proof Program, qualified applicants (restaurant, retail shops, skilled trades, and home-based businesses) can access their own digital squad, business advisors, and training resources – for free.

Learn more about Digital Main Street visit investottawa.ca/digital-main-street.

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Calling restaurant owners in Ottawa, Brockville, Cornwall and Kingston: Join Recovery Roundtables to help each other rebound, grow & thrive.

The restaurant industry was forever changed by COVID-19 in the spring of 2020.

As the summer patio season winds down and fall approaches, restaurants that survived the summer fulfilling take-out orders and serving to limited seats with a skeleton crew are about to face even more tough challenges ahead.

To face these challenges together, Invest Ottawa is hosting a series of Restaurant Roundtables - to provide support to restaurants in Eastern Ontario.

Are you a restaurant owner in Ottawa, Brockville, Cornwall, or Kingston Region struggling with how to:

  • Rehire and manage staff?
  • Market your restaurant to old and new customers?
  • Find food delivery solutions that make sense for your restaurant?
  • Find new ways to earn revenue during COVID-19?
  • Operate your restaurant in a profitable and sustainable way?

If challenges like these are keeping you up at night, you are not alone.

Sign up and join other restaurant owners who are experiencing similar challenges who might have proven solutions to share.

Please note that ONLY restaurant owners and operators are eligible for these sessions. You'll receive a calendar invitation with your custom login if your registration has been accepted.

Why Attend?

This exclusive virtual forum is offered only to restaurant owners like you, making it an opportunity to come together with fellow owners and operators in a small, confidential and intimate setting to:

  • Discuss common key challenges, ideas and potential solutions.
  • Get insight, ideas and solutions that you can implement and pilot test in your own business .
  • Build new relationships while supporting and receiving support from fellow restauranteurs grappling with similar issues .
  • Help shape the DMS Future-Proofing Program delivered by Invest Ottawa, to ensure it positively impacts and provides maximum value to restaurant owners who need support.
  • Contribute to the growth of Ottawa’s restaurant industry and our economy.

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The DMS Program is made possible by the generous support of the Government of Canada and FedDev Ontario through the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund. Invest Ottawa extends sincere thanks to these critical investors for their generous support of main street businesses in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario.

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Calling retail store owners/managers in Ottawa, Brockville, Cornwall & Kingston join our recovery roundtables & discover re-open solutions.

How do you provide positive experiences to shoppers who make it in to your store during COVID-19 ? And how can you pivot your retail business model to reach consumers online as people adapt to working and studying remotely from home?

Retail store owners who survived long enough to re-open are now faced with new challenges like these. And with the busiest retail season of the year fast approaching, adapting to offer customers new shopping experiences - both in store and online, is more important than ever.

Are you a retail store owner in Ottawa, Brockville, Cornwall, or Kingston Region struggling with how to:

  • Regain customer confidence and get them to start shopping in your store again.
  • Reach new and existing customers online?
  • Ensure staffing levels while workers are juggling family obligations
  • Increase sales, manage costs and close the revenue gaps.
  • Provide a positive in-store shopping experience during COVID-19.
  • Pivot to create a new sustainable and profitable business model?

If these or other challenges are keeping you up at night, you are not alone.

Sign up to join other retail owners who are experiencing similar challenges; maybe someone has proven solutions to share!

Please note that ONLY RETAIL OWNERS AND MANAGERS WITH A PHYSICAL STORE are eligible for these sessions. You will receive a calendar invitation with your custom login if your registration has been accepted.

Why Attend?

This exclusive virtual forum is a great opportunity to join fellow retail store owners and managers in a small, confidential and intimate setting to:

  • Share challenges and learn that you are not alone in your struggles
  • Learn ideas and solutions from your peers that you can adapt and implement in your business .
  • Find your community; build new relationships while offering and receiving support from other owners.
  • Help shape the Digital Main Street Future-Proofing Program in Eastern Ontario, let us know what we can do to better support you.

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The DMS Program is made possible by the generous support of the Government of Canada and FedDev Ontario through the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund. Invest Ottawa extends sincere thanks to these critical investors for their generous support of main street businesses in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario.

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Skilled trade company owners/managers in Ottawa, Brockville, Cornwall & Kingston -join our recovery roundtables & discover re-open solutions
You want your trades business to grow. But with so many administrative tasks like bookkeeping, invoicing, scheduling and staffing, it's hard to find the time to focus on what you need to do. For many trades business owners, the COVID-19 crisis has helped to identify areas where digital tools could help them be more efficient. If you're looking for ways to run your trades business more efficiently and cut down on administrative headaches, this session will help you technology to your toolkit.
  • Discover digital tools to help with bookkeeping, scheduling, online payments, invoicing.
  • Learn about technology solutions that will help you organize and take care of important work documents.
  • Find new ways digital tools can help your business run on time and on budget.
  • Learn how to help your workers adapt to new technology.
The trade business is changing. Learn how to embrace the digital world along with your trade industry peers. If you know you should embrace technology, but just don't know where to start - join us at our virtual roundtable. Sign up to discover a world of new opportunities for your business! This session will be moderated by Bill McMillan. Bill McMillan has worked in the service and trade sector for over 25 years. Bill has lead change management projects by implementing the right software to improve efficiency in business workflows and processes. You will receive a calendar invitation with your custom login when your registration has been accepted. ============================== The DMS Program is made possible by the generous support of the Government of Canada and FedDev Ontario through the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund. Invest Ottawa extends sincere thanks to these critical investors for their generous support of main street businesses in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario.
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