9:30a.m.- 1:15 p.m. every Wednesday at PARO Centre

 
May 2012: Dream Share Succeed 
 

May 16

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Keeping the Money: What Were You Thinking? 
with Brenda McDougall, PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise 

Learn what you can do to enhance and grow a successful business
  • Do you know what your business needs to succeed? 
  • How do you know what you are doing well?
  • Can you recognize tasks that you may not do as well as others and you are spending too much time- perhaps hiring others for those tasks would be more profitable for your business

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Getting the Money: Industry & Target Market Research
with Jesse Roberts, Thunder Bay Public Library (TBPL)   

  • Where to find information to conduct Industry Research
  • Online research
  • Gathering Canadian Business Information through trade publications and news

12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
Managing the Money: What are Eligible Business Expenses? 
with Olga O. Koubrak, Buset & Partners LLP 

  • Eligible business expenses, home office vs storefront or office space 
  • Meals and entertainment, car expenses 
  • Capital vs current expenditure 

May 23 
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. 
Getting the Money: "I Spy" - Effective Job Search Strategies! 
with Brenda McDougall, PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise 
  • What's Hot, What's Not  
  • On-line resources 
  • Employment, Placement Agency Supports and Services 

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Managing the Money: Record Keeping- What to do with all that Paper!
with PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise 

  • What to do with all the paper that flows in and out of a business 
  • Filing Mechanics and Systems
  • Record retention guidelines, Bank statements, cancelled cheques, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Chart of Accounts, and posting invoices and payments

12:15 - 1:15 p.m. 
Psychology of Money: In Search of Balance 
with Lisa Beckwick, CHRP  

  • Focus on Managing Yourself
  • Getting Organized 
  • Setting Personal Goals and Timelines 
  • Reflecting Forward and Back 

May 30 

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. 
Getting the Money: Time to Shine- How to Ace an Interview or Business Meeting!
with Brenda McDougall, PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise  
  • Getting Ready
  • Interview Do's & Don'ts 
  • Less is More. How to stay on track during the interview 

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Managing the Money: Business Expenses & Budgeting 
with PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise  

Do business expenses and budgeting leave you confused? We will help you make sense of it all...

  • Variable vs Fixed Expenses
  • How to budget for your business 

12:15 - 1:15 p.m. 
What's Your Dream?
with PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise 

  • Identifying what you want is the most powerful first step to getting it  
  • Sustainable Livelihoods Model- Mapping Strengths (who you are and what you have)
  • Building on strengths for goal setting  

 


To register for any of the workshops, specify the workshop name and date and
e-mail makingadifference@paro.ca
Indicate if you would like to register via e-learning in partnership with
Contact North Contact Nord’s web conferencing technology or
Video Conferencing in partnership with KNet. No fee to participate!

PARO On Wheels

On the Road in Timmins and Chapleau
May 22 - 24

Please join us for our Press Conference in Timmins on May 24 @ 1 p.m. at Cedar Medows Resort & Spa, 1000 Rue Norman Street Timmins, ON P4N 8R2

 

For more information on any of the events listed, please email PARO at info@paro.ca

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