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Entrepreneurship for Health Professionals

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Date and Time

Saturday, September 16th, 2017 - Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
9:00 AM PDT


SFU Surrey Campus (TBC) 


This two-day  course on September 16 & 23 provides a foundation in generating a business plan by teaching Health Practitioners, and new graduates in Health Sciences, the initial first steps for small business startups. The Instructor will incorporate academic material with experience as the President of a small successful firm.

Key components include

  • Generating a business plan for a small business
  • Establishing performance goals
  • Fostering a healthy work culture between integrated systems and practice
  • Increase company value
  • Attracting and retaining clients
  • Financial management
  • Cultivating business growth.

In addition attendees will learn about the impact of internal operations such as human resources, staffing, and deciding on partners, mergers, and advisors when starting out. Comprehending how insurance, liability, licensing, permits, and registrations affect plan development. It will include recommended readings, and interactive groups. A guest speaker will present on the successes and benefits of transitioning to a Business Leader in the Health Sciences field.

Upon completion of this workshop, (attendees/students) will feel confident in navigating and overcoming the challenges of growing a small Canadian business or firm of a technical nature. They will have participated in lively discussions, produced in class assignments, and prepared presentations stimulating a true business mindset.

Course Delivery:

Verbal instruction, powerpoint, group discussion, and case scenarios. Note taking may be required.

Who Should Attend:

Health Practitioners, and Health Sciences graduates

Enrolment is limited to 20, register early! 

Questions? Email ihholloway@gtdengineering.com

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