Fusion Halifax and Enactus Dalhousie are partnering to present a weekend workshop for Syrian newcomers to Halifax. This event will feature public speakers, Syrian entrepreneurs, and Dalhousie professors that are available to guide and assist participants in the job search process.
For those interested in starting or developing their own business, extensive entrepreneurship training will be provided. Entrepreneurs will get the opportunity to pitch their business ideas in front of other participants and potential investors and compete for start-up funding!
This event will be family friendly! No alcoholic beverages and childcare will be provided.
The schedule is as follows:
1:00-1:30…Explanation of event
1:30-2:30..."Seeking Opportunities: Being a Newcomer and an Entrepreneur"
- Akram Al-Otumi
3:00-4:00..."Basics of Bookkeeping"
4:30-6:00..."Marketing in the Canadian Realm"
- Hamed Aghakhani
1:30-2:30..."Job Hunting and Overcoming Barriers"
- Representative from KBRS
- Binod Sundararajan
2:30-3:00..."Being a Syrian in the Halifax Job Market"
- Ali Alkayal
4:00-4:30..."The Value of Corporate Social Responsibility"
- David Upton
6:00-6:30...Dessert by Peace by Chocolates
- Tareq Adhad presents about his family's business transitioning from Syria
9:30-1:00...In-depth training sessions
- Pitch 101 for entrepreneurs
- First round of interview competitions for career discovery participants
1:00-2:00...Get lunch, report to competition room
- Pitch competition for entrepreneurs
- Interview competition for career discovery participants
3:00-6:00…Information Fair and Networking Opportunity
7:30-11:00...Reception and Thank You
- Announcement of winners
**By registerring for this event you am consenting to photos and videos being taken**