Tag: Seminars

Spring Seminars: Cash Flow Management

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Many businesses are profitable, but poor cash flow management makes it difficult to operate. Understanding how to monitor and manage cash flow is imperative, not only to operate effectively on a daily basis, but to be prepared for the unexpected expenditures and to be able to take advantage of business opportunities.

This “hands on” seminar will provide examples and practical tips to help maximize cash flow, prevent cash flow shortages and minimize the need to borrow. Business owners, entrepreneurs and small business managers who operate a small business, or are starting a new business, will benefit from the ability to understand the difference between net income and cash flow, discover the tools to monitor cash flow, learn how to build a cash flow projection and gain practical tips on how to address a cash flow crisis.

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Spring Seminars: Home-Based Businesses Risks & Rewards

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In recent years home based businesses have increased dramatically as people search for additional sources of income and greater work-life balance. In today’s seminar I will take you through the process of starting and running a few home based businesses from the business planning stage to the succession planning stage.

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Spring Seminars: Look Great in the Inbox – The 7 Don’ts of Email Design

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First impressions matter – how are YOU doing with your emails?

This session experience will help you avoid common mistakes and maximize your emails for powerful impact!

You’ll learn:

  • Branding beyond the logo –How placement, pictures, even colors can re-inforce recognition & engagement
  •  Readability –What size fonts, white space and single-column design
  •   Images –Sizing of images for maximum exposure, placement, links and more
  •   Sharability – Are you going social with your email?

Join us for this fast, info-packed session packed with tips, techniques and tools to help you navigate the dos and the don’ts for your own email marketing!

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Spring Seminars: Services & Programs for Small Businesses in York Region

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Learn about various services and programs available for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs in York Region. This is a joint presentation delivered by ventureLAB and the York Small Business Enterprise Centre.

In this session you will learn:

  • Services available for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs
  • What is ventureLAB?
  • What is the York Small Business Enterprise Centre?
  • How do you become an eligible client?
  • Hear various Sucess Stories
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Spring Seminars: Employee Value Proposition & Performance Management

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Get the most out of your employees by promoting a continuous learning culture. Determine what your company values are, set clear expectations, measure results, and provide recognition to your employees – Highlighting your commitment to investing in your people. This workshop takes you through the basics of policy development, goal setting and how to deal with issues of non-compliance.

In this seminar, you will learn:

  • Performance Management – What it IS and IS NOT
  • What is Organizational Culture
  • The ABC’s of Employee Engagement
  • Rewards & Recognition Programs
  • Measuring & Monitoring Individual Performance
  • Performance Appraisals and Development Plans
  • Dealing with Issues of Non-Performance
  • Developing your Employee Value Proposition
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Spring Seminars: How to Maximize your Authentic Brand Voice and Capture Customer Attention

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The market has become noisy and crowded. Everybody wants an edge. With so many people clamoring for attention online and offline, how do you elevate yourself above the competition? How do you build a compelling audience for your ideas, products, and services?

This interactive, hands-on session will tackle what it takes to connect with your audience on a deeper level, and get them to fall in love with your ideas or business. Using real life examples and interactive exercises, participants will be shown how to build a strong, authentic, and compelling brand that inspires and ignites passion in your audience. Participants will walk away with tangible insights, bold ideas, fresh thought processes, and proven strategies that will help them, and their businesses inspire and prosper.

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Fire up your Presence and Activity on LinkedIn

 

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With more than 400 million members across 200 countries, LinkedIn has become the most effective social media channel for business professionals to connect, network and engage. 

 

Within the session, Javed S. Khan will share his experience, best practices, tips & tricks, and checklists that will transform your participation from a participant to a fanatic user of LinkedIn.

You will learn:

  • The 5 Step Plan to Start Generating Leads on LinkedIn
  • How to build a Solid LinkedIn Profile to get you noticed – Your Foundation
  • How to Become a Content Generator – Leveraging LinkedIn Pulse
  • How to engage with your connections & groups

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Spring Seminars: Recruitment 101: Building an Effective Recruitment & Selection Process

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Getting ready to hire an employee? Set yourself up for success in the complicated business of finding the best talent for your organization. From writing an effective job posting to conducting meaningful interviews, we’ll show you how to plan appropriately, screen candidates, stay in control of the process, and ultimately hire the best candidate.

In this seminar, you will learn: 

  • The finanical investment with employees
  • Types of help & sourcing candidates
  • How to write an effective job posting
  • Resume/Applicant Screening
  • Interviewing candidates
  • Assessment adn evaluation
  • Refrences and job offers
  • Onboarding
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Spring Seminars: Tax Planning for Small Business

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As an owner or manager of a small business there are a number of tax strategies that allow you to minimize or defer the tax you pay. This seminar will introduce the options available to help you create an effective plan.

Topics covered will include

– Selecting structures; Self-Employed vs. Incorporated

– Understanding Common Business Deductions

– Avoiding Common Pitfalls

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