Discovering the Entrepreneur Within - Waterloo (February 7, 2014)

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Discovering the Entrepreneur Within - Waterloo, ON

When: Friday, February 7, 2014

Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm (Registration begins at 8:45am)

Where: Wilfrid Laurier University, Kitchener Campus (120 Duke Street West)

Room: 301

Cost: This workshop, as with all Mitacs Step workshops, is free for both graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. However, the preauthorization of a valid credit card is required as part of the registration process. A $50 penalty will be applied to all late cancellations (cancellations that are not made 5 days or more before the workshop date), no shows, or incomplete attendance. These penalties are only charged after the completion of a workshop and no charges are ever made to students who participate in full. For answers to some frequently asked questions, please visit our help page:


Workshop Description

Would you like to be an entrepreneur, do you have what it takes? Discover the important traits required to be a successful entrepreneur, how to assess risk, what makes a good business plan - and how to pitch it! Join Mitacs Step for an informative and interactive full-day workshop.

Learning Outcomes

  • Elements of successful businesses, elements of unsuccessful businesses
  • What it takes to be an Entrepreneur, self-assessment
  • Types of businesses
  • Different Sources of financing
  • Business planning
  • Elements of a successful pitch


Class Date: 
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 8:00am
Wilfrid Laurier University (Kitchener Campus - Room 301)
120 Duke Street West
N2L 3C5 Waterloo, ON