Newcomer Entrepreneurship Hub
- New to Canada?
- Looking to start a business?
- Want to learn about start-ups and hear from start-up experts?
- Need guidance to develop your vision and business plan?
Let us help you get started!
The Newcomer Entrepreneurship Hub focuses on the entrepreneurial spirit of newcomers and assists in breaking down barriers by helping them to successfully establish a business and/or obtain employment. Additionally, the Entrepreneurship Hub (eHub) is available to all participants as a free co-working space for start-ups that require the space to establish and/or work on their businesses.
Why join the program?
The Newcomer Entrepreneur Hub is an accessible program that uses a holistic training approach combining in-class curriculum, off-site trips, speakers and workshops. It is a pre-incubator for newcomers who want to turn their ideas into start-up businesses!
Our instructor-led (in class and in the community) training and workshops include:
The Newcomer Entrepreneurship Hub at Skills for Change is a FREE program and is funded by Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada.
To learn more about the Newcomer Entrepreneurship Program, please click here to email our program specialists or call 416-658-3101
Tel: 416-658-3101 ex 0
791 St Clair Avenue West
Toronto, Ontario M6C 1B7
Cohort 1 (evening class 4-8 pm)
Starts: Apr 23, 2019
Cohort 2 (evening class 4-8 pm)
Starts: Sep 9, 2019
Cohort 3 (daytime 12-4 pm)
Starts: Nov 4, 2019 to Dec 20, 2019 (Break)
Resumes: Jan 6, 2020
Cohort 4 (evening class 4-8 pm)
Starts: Jan 13, 2020
*Please note learning will be in class, in the community and in the co-working space at 791 St. Clair Ave. West (free membership for all NEH participants!)
|1||Introduction to Entrepreneurship|
|2||Business model canvas, business plan template, developing a business plan|
|3||Mission, vision, goal setting and objectives, how to research market demand|
|4||Financial literacy, financial management of small businesses, taxes|
|5||Networking, learning about your industry, SMART goals (specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, time based)|
|6||Customer connections, how to find & keep customers and identify competition/risk|
|7||Marketing and market strategies, branding, social media, preparing to pitch your concept|
|8||Business plan finalization, finishing pitch|
|9||Preparing to launch – steps to make it happen
Working with Mentors
Work in the Entrepreneurship Hub (eHub) co-working space