Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Connections

Entrepreneurship Connections helps newcomers who plan to start a business in Canada. If you have owned or operated a business outside Canada, or would like to launch one here, this innovative and informative program will assist you with setting up a successful small business in the Canadian market.

Program Benefits

• Learn how to develop a business plan
• Learn about the legal aspects of starting your business in Canada
• Receive techniques to present your business to different target groups
• Learn about financing options
• Hear about government resources for small business
• Strengthen your understanding of Human Resources
• Cover topics such as marketing your business, market research, cash flow, sales, taxation and social media
• Work with established entrepreneurs as mentors

Participation Criteria

• You need to be a Permanent Resident or Approved Refugee
• You need to be a client of World Skills to participate. Fill-out the contact us form to book an appointment.

Registration

• The next session will be held in fall 2018
• To learn more about Entrepreneurship Connections and how to register, please contact us.

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Entrepreneurship (part of Enhanced Language Training)

Gain the knowledge required to be a successful entrepreneur while enhancing your English language competency.

Course Benefits

• Make an informed decision about becoming an entrepreneur
• Learn how to write a business plan
• Understand customers
• Market products or services
• Look at the financial aspects of starting and running a business
• Present your business to potential investors

Participation Criteria

• You need to be a Permanent Resident, Convention Refugee or a live-in caregiver residing in Ontario
Canadian Language Benchmarks (listening, speaking, reading and writing) levels 6-9
• You need to be a client of World Skills to participate. Fill-out the contact us form to book an appointment.

Registration

• To learn more about this course and how to register, please contact us.

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Dear clients of World Skills and newcomer job seekers, due to the special circumstances related to COVID-19, from March 17, 2020 and until further notice, our employment services are being offered remotely using e-mail, telephone, and other available technologies. Please connect with us via e-mail at ws@ottawa-worldskills.org

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