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Research Guides

Entrepreneurship Research Workshops

This guide outlines the suite of entrepreneurship research workshops provided by the library, including Co-Curricular Record and Graduate Professional Skills workshops. Workshops are open to all students, faculty and staff at the university.

Startup Research Accelerator one-day bootcamp

Accelerate your entrepreneurship research skills! This one-day bootcamp provides a comprehensive set of resources and tools to support your startup, and meets all the requirements for the Entrepreneurship Research Skills co-curricular record (CCR) at the same time.

Scheduled during the fall academic break (November 2018 - exact date still to be determined), the research accelerator consists of four sessions and a networking brown bag lunch.Poster for Startup Research Accelerator

When: November 2018 (exact date still TBD), 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Where: TBD
Instructors: Christina Kim, Entrepreneurship Librarian, Gerstein Science Information Centre

Agenda

Introductory:
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. - Launchpad: Campus Resources for U of T Startups
10:45-11:45 a.m. - Introduction to Business Resources

11:45 - 12:45 p.m. - Networking lunch (coffee and tea provided)

Intermediate:
12:45-2:45 p.m. - Demystifying Business Research with the Business Model Canvas

Advanced:
3 - 5 p.m. - Primary Research Strategies and Tools

Please refer to the Session Descriptions page for details on specific sessions.

Participants must attend all four sessions (presenting a valid TCard) and complete a one-page reflection document within a week of the bootcamp to qualify for the CCR. For more information about the CCR, please refer to the Co-Curricular Record page.

Note: This workshop is free and registration is required. However, we have a minimum attendance threshold for this course to run. If you cannot attend this workshop, and fail to withdraw 48+ hours in advance, thereby preventing others on the waitlist from filling in your spot, your library account will be charged $10.

For more information please contact Christina Kim, csy.kim@utoronto.ca