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October

Start Date: October 17, 2018

End Date: October 17, 2018

If you have ever thought about starting your own business, here is an opportunity to explore your idea!
Learn what to consider when starting a business, why you need a business plan, why market research is important, and where you can secure financing.
Do you have the traits of an entrepreneur? Find out how you can be successful.

Start: 9:00 AM
End: 10:45 AM

Location:
City of Quinte West Library
Multipurpose Room downstairs
7 Creswell Drive, Trenton

Registration: Send an email to Brianna@smallbusinessctr.com or call us at 613-961-0590.

Start Date: October 17, 2018

End Date: October 17, 2018

Being an entrepreneur can be the way to significant financial success.  It can also be a one way ticket to disaster if you work without a net.

You can protect yourself and your family from financial exposure if you know what to do.  This presentation will give you the 5 financial safety nets that protect you, your business equity and your family from avoidable risks. Discover how to move from the common business owner who takes unnecessary chances to the uncommon entrepreneur who has his safety nets in place.  If you want more financial peace of mind from your business, this will be time well invested.

Start:  10:00 AM
End:   12:00 PM

Location:
Avaya Building
250 Sidney St., Belleville
(former Nortel Building)

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Start Date: October 17, 2018

End Date: October 17, 2018

Nobody makes it alone, but have you taken full advantage of the help out there?  There are a number of resources available to support small businesses start, grow and evolve through succession.  This workshop provides you a one-stop shop of the resources and subsidies available from Trenval, employment service agencies, the Small Business Centre and others. Following a brief panel overview, you will then engage in a round-table discussion focused on your current situation with an additional opportunity to meet with other service providers and experts who can help with your particular challenges at whatever stage your business is in.

Start:  2:00 PM
End:  4:00 PM

Location:
Avaya Building, 250 Sidney St. Belleville
(former Nortel Building)

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Start Date: October 18, 2018

End Date: October 18, 2018

If you hire properly rarely do you have to fire someone.  Hiring the wrong people can deeply affect the culture, morale and the performance of a company.

JJ talks about a number of steps to raise the batting average when hiring, and once hired, how to get the new employee up to speed as quickly as possible.”

Presenter: Jim JJ Johnston, President, CEO, Chief Talent Coach JJ international Media/Management Solutions

Start:  10:00 AM
End:   12:00 PM

Location:
The Grange Winery
990 Closson Rd., Hillier, ON

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Start Date: October 18, 2018

End Date: October 18, 2018

A look at the impact of cannabis in the workplace from a Human Resources perspective.  Learn how businesses can prepare for the forthcoming legalization of cannabis and related products.  Identify best practices and create an action plan to ease the challenges for owners and managers.  Includes discussion on communication guidelines and implementation challenges leading to an action plan that can be applied back at the business

Presenter: Tracey Starrett, M. Ed, CHRL,  Wilkinson & Co. LLP

Start:  1:00 PM
End:   3:00 PM

Location:
The Grange Winery
990 Closson Rd., Hillier, ON

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Start Date: October 19, 2018

End Date: October 19, 2018

Join us as we recognize outstanding businesses in the Bay of Quinte Region!

5:30 PM   Cocktails and Networking
7:00 PM   Dinner & Awards

Location:
National Air Force Museum of Canada
220 Rcaf Rd, Trenton ON K0K 3W0

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Start Date: October 24, 2018

End Date: October 24, 2018

This years conference will be hosted by the Quinte Manufacturers Association (QMA), at the Travelodge – Belleville.

Start Date: October 24, 2018

End Date: October 24, 2018

Since 2011, Dolphin Disabilities Mentoring Day (DMD) has matched aspiring and motivated people with disabilities with our strong community partners to provide a unique opportunity to gain insight from practicing professionals around job requirements, jobs duties and tasks where the person’s skill sets are a best fit.

Each year more and more businesses and persons with disabilities work together to help bridge the employment gaps that exist in our communities.

This year, the Centre for Workforce Development is pleased to partner with Dolphin Digital Technologies and host DMD on October 24th for the Belleville and surrounding area.

We are seeking both mentees and employer mentors to participate in the day. To find out more about the day, please visit this link

 

November

Start Date: November 05, 2018

End Date: November 05, 2018

If you have ever thought about starting your own business, here is an opportunity to explore your idea!
Learn what to consider when starting a business, why you need a business plan, why market research is important, and where you can secure financing.
Do you have the traits of an entrepreneur? Find out how you can be successful.

Start: 9:00 AM
End: 10:45 AM

Location:
Small Business Centre
284B Wallbridge-Loyalist Road
Belleville, ON

Registration: Send an email to Brianna@smallbusinessctr.com or call us at 613-961-0590.

Start Date: November 05, 2018

End Date: November 05, 2018

Start Date: November 05, 2018

End Date: November 05, 2018

Start Date: November 09, 2018

End Date: November 09, 2018

Start:  9:00 AM
End:  12:00 PM

Duration:  1/2 Day

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Start Date: November 14, 2018

End Date: November 14, 2018

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Start Date: November 15, 2018

End Date: November 15, 2018

Start Date: November 19, 2018

End Date: November 19, 2018

Start Date: November 19, 2018

End Date: November 19, 2018

Start Date: November 20, 2018

End Date: November 21, 2018

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Course 2 of 3 – Lean Warehousing

Warehousing operations are often plagued with extended lead times and unbalanced business process connections. This course covers lean principles that can help you reduce waste in your warehousing operations by as much as 25%, manage and reduce the flow of inventory, instill disciplined processes, and effectively use visual management.

Who Should Attend?
Executive through front-line team leaders responsible for working capital improvement, supply chain, logistics, materials, purchasing, production, warehousing, and transportation.

How you’ll Benefit?
• Reduce total cost of ownership
• Reduce inventory levels
• Reduce logistics costs
• Reduce space requirements
• Reduce lead time
• Increase fill rates
• Improve supplier performance and accountability
• Improve customer satisfaction and customer relationships
• Reduce overall organizational and operational waste

Duration: 2 Days
Location: Loyalist College
Cost: $1299 per module or $1129 each when booking all 3 at the same time

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Start Date: November 22, 2018

End Date: November 22, 2018

Start:  9:00 AM
End:   4:00 PM

Duration:  2 Days   November 22 & 29 2018

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Start Date: November 24, 2018

End Date: November 24, 2018

Start:  9:00 AM
End:  3:00 PM

Duration:  1 Day

FULL DETAILS, COST AND REGISTRATION HERE 

Start Date: November 27, 2018

End Date: November 27, 2018

January

Start Date: January 15, 2019

End Date: January 15, 2019

Start: 8:00 AM
End: 3:00 PM

Duration: 1 Day

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Start Date: January 18, 2019

End Date: January 18, 2019

Start:  9:00 AM
End:  4:00 PM

Duration:  1 Day

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Start Date: January 22, 2019

End Date: January 23, 2019

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Course 3 of 3:  Lean Material Flow

This course works backward from customer demand to manufacturing conveyance and presentation to supplier replenishment methods and frequencies in order to develop, deploy and sustain end-to-end lean material flow processes. You will learn the critical components of Plan For Every Part (PFEP) that ensure delivery of the right parts, at the right time, in the right place, in the right quantity, with the right quality, at the right cost.

Who Should Attend?
Executive through front-line team leaders responsible for working capital improvement, supply chain, logistics, materials, purchasing, production, warehousing, and transportation.

How you’ll Benefit?
• Reduce total cost of ownership
• Reduce inventory levels
• Reduce logistics costs
• Reduce space requirements
• Reduce lead time
• Increase fill rates
• Improve supplier performance and accountability
• Improve customer satisfaction and customer relationships
• Reduce overall organizational and operational waste

Duration: 2 Days
Location: Loyalist College
Cost: $1299 per module or $1129 each when booking all 3 at the same time

REGISTRATION AND FACILITATOR INFORMATION

February

Start Date: February 06, 2019

End Date: February 07, 2019

Start:  9:00 AM
End:  4:00 PM

Duration:  2 Day   February 6 – 7 2019

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Start Date: February 14, 2019

End Date: February 14, 2019

Start: 9:00 AM
End: 4:00 PM

Duration: 2 Days   February 14 & 21 2019

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March

Start Date: March 02, 2019

End Date: March 02, 2019

Start: 9:00 AM
End: 3:00 PM

Duration: 1 Day

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Start Date: March 29, 2019

End Date: March 29, 2019

Start:  9:00 AM
End:   4:00 PM

Duration:  1 Day

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April

Start Date: April 16, 2019

End Date: April 16, 2019

Start: 8:00 AM
End: 3:00 PM

Duration: 1 Day

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Start Date: April 17, 2019

End Date: April 17, 2019

Start: 8:30 AM
End:  4:30 PM

Duration:  1 Day

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June

Start Date: June 11, 2019

End Date: June 11, 2019

Start:  9:00 AM
End:  4:00 PM

Duration:  1 Day

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Start Date: June 18, 2019

End Date: June 19, 2019

Start:  9:00 AM
End:  4:00 PM

Duration:  2 day.  June 18-19

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Start Date: June 22, 2019

End Date: June 22, 2019

Start: 9:00 AM
End: 3:00 PM

Duration: 1 Day

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July

Start Date: July 16, 2019

End Date: July 16, 2019

Start: 8:00 AM
End: 3:00 PM

Duration: 1 Day

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