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The Genesis Entrepreneurship Centre, located at the Main Campus SC128 is the gateway to entrepreneurship and professional development at St. Clair College. It is a hub that connects students with alumni, faculty and the community. The Genesis Centre provides all guests with resources, programs, and support to provide them with tools to help each one succeed in whatever path they choose – whether you work for yourself, or for someone else.


Workshops & Events

CONDUCTING AN EFFECTIVE JOB SEARCH

Friday August 30, 11:00am-12:00pm

Looking for a job? Join us for an overview of job search strategies to help you succeed. Topics include resume and cover letter writing, job search tips, utilizing job boards, exploring the hidden job market, and interview success. Presented by the St. Clair College Employment Centre staff. Open to all St. Clair College students and alumni.

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CONDUCTING AN EFFECTIVE JOB SEARCH

Friday August 30, 1:00pm-2:00pm

Looking for a job? Join us for an overview of job search strategies to help you succeed. Topics include resume and cover letter writing, job search tips, utilizing job boards, exploring the hidden job market, and interview success. Presented by the St. Clair College Employment Centre staff. Open to all St. Clair College students and alumni.

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ENACTUS ST. CLAIR OPEN HOUSE
(ENTREPRENEURIAL ACTION FOR OTHERS CREATES A BETTER WORLD FOR US ALL)

Thursday September 5, 10am-3:00pm
Location: Genesis Entrepreneurship Centre, Main Campus, Room SC128

ENACTUS is a global organization aimed to improve the standard of living by creating projects focused around the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development goals. Led by academic advisors and business experts, the student leaders of ENACUTS create and implement community projects and business ventures in communities coast to coast. ENACTUS works to help develop skills that will propel students to be leaders not only in their own communities but across the globe! Beat the September recruitment rush and get started with ENACTUS today! ENACTUS is looking to expand its team, and has a variety of open positions anywhere from general team members to VP positions. Join us for this open house to learn more.

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THE BASICS OF STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS

Thursday September 12, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Location: St Clair College TD Student Success Centre, 305 Victoria Avenue, Upstairs Lounge

Have an idea, and want to start your own small business, but you aren’t sure where to start? Find out how to register your business, different business structures, what expenses you need to keep track of and how to do it, financing options, government support programs, and free services available to you.

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THE BASICS OF STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS

Monday September 16, 10:30am – 11:30am
Location: Genesis Entrepreneurship Centre, Main Campus, Room SC128

Have an idea, and want to start your own small business, but you aren’t sure where to start? Find out how to register your business, different business structures, what expenses you need to keep track of and how to do it, financing options, government support programs, and free services available to you.

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INTRO TO DESIGN THINKING

Tuesday September 17, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Genesis Entrepreneurship Centre, Main Campus, Room SC128

Change your mindset - about challenges and problem solving - and about creating something new! Build your creative confidence and learn how to innovate using a proven Design Thinking process using the globally recognized IDEO, Standford d.school Design Thinking method.

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STARTING & GROWING A FREELANCE BUSINESS

Wednesday September 18, 10:00am – 11:00am
Location: Genesis Entrepreneurship Centre, Main Campus, Room SC128

Have a great idea or leaving your corporate job to go out on your own? Starting a freelance business will transform your dream into reality. Whether you’re starting a side hustle that’ll help you make extra money or plan to build a full-time freelance business, learn what you need to know to start your business and grow your clients.

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THE BASICS OF STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS

Thursday September 19, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Location: Genesis Entrepreneurship Centre, Main Campus, Room SC128

Have an idea, and want to start your own small business, but you aren’t sure where to start? Find out how to register your business, different business structures, what expenses you need to keep track of and how to do it, financing options, government support programs, and free services available to you.

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SAVING MONEY ON A STUDENT BUDGET

Monday September 23, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Genesis Entrepreneurship Centre, Main Campus, Room SC128

While you would be forgiven for being nose-deep in your books, it’s time to take a minute to reflect on how you’re managing your money. Do you have a budget? Or are you spending on the go? There are endless opportunities to spend your hard-earned income or student loans. By making some small changes today, you can save yourself a lot of money over time! Presented by Fredrick & Associates Accounting & Tax Professionals.

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LINKEDIN FOR SUCCESS: THE BASICS

Tuesday September 24, 10:00am – 11:00am
Location: Genesis Entrepreneurship Centre, Main Campus, Room SC128

Learn the fundamentals of LinkedIn, the social network for professionals! In this workshop, you will dive into the tools and services that LinkedIn offers to build your online profile. Valuable for employers and employees, this workshop will also give tips on searching for job openings or for talented future employees.

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INTRO TO SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Wednesday September 25, 2:00pm-3:30pm
Location: Genesis Entrepreneurship Centre, Main Campus, Room SC128

Do you want to learn about social entrepreneurship and how it's being used to make a positive impact in the world? Do you have an idea for a project, organization or business and want to learn how other change makers have brought their ideas to life? Do you want to become part of a community using entrepreneurship as a vehicle for creating bold, innovative social impact? Learn how, and also hear from Dane Fader, Founder & CEO of GreenerBins Composting Company - a social enterprise started - and flourishing - here in Windsor Ontario.

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BUILD YOUR SMALL BUSINESS WITH SOCIAL MEDIA

Wednesday September 25, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Location: Genesis Entrepreneurship Centre, Main Campus, Room SC128

Interacting with consumers on social media is an important marketing strategy for small businesses. Using social media helps you build brand awareness, increase your customer base, and connect with current customers. Learn how during this informative workshop!

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MAKING MONEY WITH YOUR ART

Wednesday September 25, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Location: Genesis Entrepreneurship Centre, Main Campus, Room SC128

For those in visual arts and digital arts, learn the importance of selecting the right gallery, why you need to showcase your work from a young age, the importance of a great reproduction process, and more! Presented by Cam Franzoi, Founder of The Art Chamber, A Cultural Art Centre.

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BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN YOUR ART & THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Friday September 27, 10:00am – 11:00am
Location: Genesis Entrepreneurship Centre, Main Campus, Room SC128

For those in visual arts and digital arts, learn about a new program through the WindsorEssex Commerce to help you grow your business through relationships, networking, and more. Presented by Cam Franzoi, Founder of The Art Chamber, A Cultural Art Centre.

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In Class Workshops

We’ll gladly deliver workshops in class. Available workshops include:

  • The Business Model Canvas – 20 Minute Business Plan - Understand the basics of a business model and learn how to sketch and communicate your idea effectively.
  • The Nuts ‘n Bolts – Basics of Starting a Small Business - how to register your business, business structure, and available government and support programs.
  • Starting & Growing a Freelance Business
  • The Basics of Writing a Business Plan - a good business plan is your road map to success; it’s also required when applying for any type of small business financing. Learn how to develop a business plan this is right for you.
  • Secrets to Success – How to Succeed in Small Business and in Life
  • Design Thinking for Beginners - Change your mindset - about challenges and problem solving - and also about creating something new! Build your creative confidence and learn how to innovate using a proven Design Thinking process using the globally recognized IDEO, Standford d.school Design Thinking method.
  • Networking & Personal Branding
  • Presentation & Public Speaking Skills

To book a classroom workshop please click here.

Genesis is a proud member of:
Ontario Centres of Excellence - Where Next Happens
ONE - Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs