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NORCAT Innovation Mill launches Startup 101

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The NORCAT Innovation Mill, in collaboration with the Regional Business Centre, is excited to announce the launch of Startup 101 (formally Entrepreneurship 101) – a free educational certificate program delivered by “been there, done that” entrepreneurs, designed to provide participants with relevant and practical information they need to start and grow their businesses.  Returning on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 and …

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NORCAT Innovation Mill Launches Startup Series

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The NORCAT Innovation Mill is excited to announce the launch of the Startup Series – an array of entrepreneurship educational programs, networking and online resources to help startups grow. The series is comprised of three streams; Startup 101 (formally Entrepreneurship 101), Startup Labs and Startup Drinks. Launching in September, Startup 101 is a 25 week program delivered by ‘been there, …

Entrepreneurship 101 Graduating Class

Entrepreneurship 101 – Looking to the Future

Hailey Short Blog

On Wednesday, May 18th we celebrated 30 weeks of hard work and dedication of an elite group of Sudbury entrepreneurs. After 30 weeks of intensive work, fifteen individuals walked away with invaluable knowledge of what it takes to start and grow a business. The program taught the fundamentals of what every entrepreneur needs to start a business – whether it’s …

Sudbury's first and only accredited music therapist Kylie Klym officially launched her business, Kadence Music Therapy on Feb. 18. Photo by Matt Durnan - Northern Life

Music therapist uses harmonies to heal

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Kylie Klym is northeast’s lone accredited music therapist Sudbury is now home to Northeastern Ontario’s first and only accredited music therapist. Kylie Klym officially launched Kadence Music Therapy on Feb. 18 at Finlandia Village, one of many clients she will serve in Greater Sudbury. The city is now home to Klym, who made her way to the Nickel City via …

NORCAT Program Helps Budding Entrepreneurs

Hailey Short Blog

Entrepreneurship 101 starts Sept. 30 By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff For the third year, the Northern Centre for Advanced Technology’s (NORCAT) will start its Entrepreneurship 101 program in the fall, which aims to help people who want to start their own businesses. The free course will feature 29 one-hour lectures – by experienced entrepreneurs – every Wednesday evening from Sept. …

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NORCAT Innovation Mill’s Entrepreneurship 101 Program Returns for Third Season – Sudbury’s Entrepreneurship Certificate Program

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NORCAT Innovation Mill is excited to announce the return of Entrepreneurship 101 – a free educational certificate program delivered by “been there, done that” entrepreneurs, designed to provide participants with relevant and practical information they need to start and grow their business. Beginning on Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 and continuing for approximately 29 weeks, the program will feature a mix …

Up-Start! Competition winner Adric Cluff

Season Two of Entrepreneurship 101 finishes with a bang!

Hailey Short News

Another Entrepreneurship 101 season has come and gone. Thirty weeks of extensive entrepreneurship education has left 21 participants with the knowledge they need to start and grow their business.  Many of these individuals started the program in September with just an idea, with the knowledge they’ve acquired they now have the tools to bring these ideas into fruition. Entrepreneurship 101 …

Entrepreneurship 101: ‘You need a support system’

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By Jonathan Migneault – Sudbury Northern Life Sudbury’s three post-secondary institutions involved in hub Every successful entrepreneur needs a support system to achieve their goals, says the co-ordinator of the Sudbury Youth Entrepreneurship Hub, Matthieu Dasys. “No entrepreneur is the beginning, middle and end of anything,” Dasys said. “You need a support system, you need complimentary skills, and you need …

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Entrepreneurship 101 surpasses filmmaker’s expectations

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By: Jonathan Migneault – Sudbury Northern Life First-time filmmaker Amanda Darling never expected she would become an entrepreneur one day. “I’m not business focused, mostly,” she said. But to produce her first movie, “A lot like Marriage,” Darling knew she would need to hire a cast and crew and become an employer, at least for a short period of time. …

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What do our students have to say about Entrepreneurship 101?

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“I appreciated having access to recorded lectures through the website” “I am so pleased this initiative was launched!” “The NORCAT staff was incredible!” Entrepreneurship 101 – First Hand Experience By Hugh Kruzel Certainly one can learn from experience, but why go to the School of Hard Knocks when practical knowledge from successful serial entrepreneurs can help avoid bumps or disaster. …

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NORCAT leads regionally and internationally in skills training, health and safety and business/technology innovation

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By Northern Ontario Construction News See the story in Northern Ontario Contruction News’ digital magazine here. NORCAT, a Canadian-based global non-profit organization, serves among other things as one of the world’s leading skilled training centres. It focuses on developing and providing world-class programs, services and resources to reduce injuries, save lives and enhance workplace productivity. Founded in 1995 and headquartered …

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NORCAT Innovation Mill’s Entrepreneurship 101 Program Returns for Second Season – Sudbury’s Flagship Entrepreneurship Certificate Program

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Sudbury, ON – NORCAT is excited to announce the return of Entrepreneurship 101 – a free educational certificate program delivered by “been there, done that” entrepreneurs, designed to provide participants with relevant and practical information they need to start and grow their business. Beginning on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 and continuing for approximately 30 weeks, the program will feature a …

Up-Start! Competition 2014

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The crowd mingled, and the anticipation was palpable, as presenters fought their way through any last minute jitters and received encouragement from friends, family and acquaintances. Finally it was time to start. Everyone took their seat, and the pitches got underway. Last night NORCAT Innovation Mill’s Entrepreneurship 101 course (ENT 101) culminated in the very first Up-Start! Competition held here …

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NORCAT Launches the Innovation Mill

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Sudbury. NORCAT is excited to announce the launch of the Innovation Mill – Sudbury’s designate regional innovation centre partnering with community stakeholders to help start and accelerate the growth of innovative companies. “As part of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs, our role as Sudbury’s regional innovation centre is to accelerate the creation of sustainable jobs and wealth,” says Don Duval, …

David Murdoch

Think Big and Good Things Will Happen!

Hailey Short Blog

With every seat filled, NORCAT’s Entrepreneurship 101 program, brought together likeminded business enthusiasts last night for a riveting lecture delivered by ‘been there, done that’ entrepreneur David Murdoch. David is an accomplished entrepreneur, who has recently been involved in the education technology sector. He is involved in a number of education technology start-ups including, ClevrU Corporation, which is a world …