Business Foundations-Effective HR Practices

July 12, 2022 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Business Foundations is a free nine-week virtual workshop series designed to help you kick-start your entrepreneurial career.

About this event
About Business Foundations

Interested in building your entrepreneurial skills to launch a new business or want to build on the foundation of your business?

The Town of Georgina and the Town of East Gwillimbury are continuing a partnership with York University’s YSpace to deliver a two-year Business Incubator/Accelerator pilot project to support entrepreneurs and economic growth during the recovery phase of the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Whether you want to learn how to start a business or have a business of your own this program aims to equip you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to succeed.

This free-of-charge educational workshop series covers Building a Business PlanSetting Up Business Operations, Marketing, and Social Media. Additionally, individuals who attend at least seven out of the nine workshops (minimum of one hour on each call), will receive an Innovation York Certificate of Completion, illustrating your dedication to learning about the essentials of launching a successful business.

About The Workshop
Effective HR Practices

Growing your business is no easy feat! Besides sales, marketing, and technology, you need to hire the right employees to make it all happen.

Your employees are your greatest asset. Recruiting the right talent will help your business grow and prosper. Poor hiring decisions, on the other hand, will cost your business money, time, productivity, and possibly customers.

This workshop will cover the following:

  • Developing your talent strategy
  • The winning formula for writing a job posting
  • How/where to attract the right applicants
  • How to effectively screen applications
  • How to successfully interview and evaluate candidates
  • Successful onboarding practices


*Zoom link will be accessible in your Order Confirmation page emailed to you after registration (click on "Go to Online Event").