Mohawk Business Support Forum -- Ask an Expert, Hosted by Team Burlington

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Team Burlington is proud to continue to offer our COVID-19 Virtual Business Support Forum Series, supporting businesses of all sizes.

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Team Burlington has partnered with Mohawk College for another Business Support Forum. During this upcoming video conference, you will have an opportunity to speak directly with a team of experts from Mohawk College to explore and discover how Mohawk College can support your business as the economy enters into the recovery stage.

Ideaworks | Applied Research at Mohawk College

Panelists: Jeff McIsaac, Dean Applied Research and Neil Wilkinson, Director, Business Development

Mohawk College’s applied researchers are available to support Burlington’s business community innovate into economic recovery. With financial support from government partners and the expertise and the equipment available at Mohawk, we can help you develop new products and services or rethink how you manufacture or deliver existing ones. Join us to learn more about the researchers and facilities available to you.

Recruit with Mohawk | Supporting your workforce development

Panelist: Amanda Malkiewich, Director, Co-operative Education and Experiential Learning

Mohawk College has the job-ready talent for your organization. Whether it be to hire a recent graduate, short-term co-op placement or a work-integrated experiential learning initiatives. We can support your needs as your company prepares to open back up. Learn about programs and funds to support during this transition whether your business is a small startup, a blue-chip enterprise – or any size in between – Mohawk has the workforce and training to take your business higher.

Digital Technology | Preparing for Changing Trends

Panelist: Tracy Dallaire, Senior Director Technology Integration

Cyber Security

Mohawk College’s Cyber Security Center has a team of Cyber Professionals that are available to support Burlington’s business community manage the evolving Cyber Risks impacting their businesses and customers. With financial support from government partners and the expertise and the equipment available at Mohawk, we can help you review your Cyber plans, strategy, and technologies to predict, prevent, detect and respond to Cyber threats. We have Cyber education simulation workshops that we will customize for your business for both your technical and non-technical employees.

Augmented and Virtual Reality

Mohawk College’s state of the art Mixed Reality (XR) Center can support Burlington’s business community rapidly evolve how they do business, train employees, interact with customers and showcase their products and services. Our team of AR/ VR content creators can work with your business to identify the opportunities in your business to leverage this technology, define projects and apply our resources to delivery AR/ VR solutions.

MCE | Strength in Leadership

Panelist: Audie McCarthy, President & CEO

Strength in leadership is important everyday but these times require a more resilient leadership style. MCE offers complimentary online learning modules, webinars and videos that can support you and your management team to be resilient and develop leadership skills as they support their teams to improve engagement and effectiveness. Topics for these professional development opportunities include Leadership Dynamics; Strong Communications; Coaching and Managing Performance, Facilitating Change, Leadership Resilience and Effective Remote Teams.

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