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(3 sessions, 4 hours each)
Entrepreneur's Toolkit Workshops are experiential, hands-on workshops facilitated by experienced entrepreneurs. The workshops offer ventures tools, mentoring and peer feedback to solve specific problems and develop essential business components.
In each four-hour session you will generate a deliverable that you will use frequently in the business development process.
“However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.” –Unknown
Do you understand the financial metrics of your business? Do you want to be able to speak knowledgeably to your accountant, bank or investors about your company finances, or to manage a plan to ensure that you have the necessary cash available when your business needs it? This three-part workshop series is designed to help entrepreneurs understand basic financial concepts, build a forecasting model to use in running their businesses and identify key concepts of valuation that apply to their businesses.
This workshop is geared toward entrepreneurs who are working on their business model, starting to incur expenses and potentially starting to generate revenue, and who are looking to get control of company finances to support decision making for future growth and potential investment.
- A laptop with access to spreadsheet software for the duration of the workshop.
Session 1 - Preparing your Business Forcast // October 7, 2016 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
In this session, we help you understand the basics of financial statements and begin to build a detailed cash-flow forecast to be used in making day-to-day business decisions around growth.
Deliverable: Expense cash flow template for your business.
Session 2 - Understanding Revenue Forecasting and Funding // October 14, 2016 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
In the second session, we will demonstrate how to add revenue estimates to your cash-flow forecast, taking you through inputs such as pricing, sales funnel and revenue types. The result will be a complete cash-flow forecasting model you can use in your business.
Deliverable: Revenue cash-flow template for your business
Session 3 - Business Valuation and Tutorial Session // October 21, 2016 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
First half: Outline basic concepts surrounding different types of business valuations, and the inputs and factors that impact valuation from an investor perspective.
Second half: Working session/finance lab.
Deliverable: Basic complete 12-month cash flow forecast for your business.
Please note: Doors open for this session at 8:30 a.m. and instruction begins at 9:00 a.m sharp.
Introduction to Leadership
(1 sessions, 4 hours)
Are you leading a start-up venture for the first time?
Do you know what your approach to leadership is? What is the "entrepreneurial roller coaster" and how will you lead people through the ride? Whether you are leading 1 person or many in your venture, it's important to understand your personal leadership behaviours and how to use them in order to move your team, and your venture forward.
Introduction to Leadership is for entrepreneurs who are first time leaders . They might have lead teams in the past but want to become aware of different leadership styles and approaches, so they can more effectively lead their teams.
You will learn the top leadership skills that help make entrepreneurs successful and become aware of the different leadership behaviours that will affect your team. You will also use these insights to create interview questions for perspective partners as you build your leadership team.
Workshop topics include:
- The difference between a Manager and a Leader
- The key leadership skill set
- The different leadership styles and when to apply them
- What to consider when creating a Leadership Team
- Insights into the personal journey of an entrepreneurial Leader
Benefits to you:
Self awareness is an important trait for all leaders. This workshop will help you become more aware of how you employ your natural leadership style. It will help you become more aware of your personal interactions with your team, and inevitably help you deal with a variety of entrepreneurial challenges more effectively.
Cost of Workshops - $100.00 Refundable Deposit*
ONE Client Refundable Deposit
Purchase this ticket if you are a client of a regional innovation centre (Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs). When prompted on the registration page, please list the regional centre of which you are a member and your current advisor’s name. You will be refunded your full ticket price at the end of the workshop series and upon completion of our post-workshop survey.**
**If you are unable to attend a workshop session, please let us know four business days in advance. We regret that failure to do so may result in the loss of your deposit.
**The post-workshop survey must be completed within four days of the last day of a workshop series for a registration deposit or discount to be refunded.
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