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MaRS Entrepreneur’s Toolkit – Introduction to Leadership

February 18, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Introduction to Leadership

(1 sessions, 6 hours)

Entrepreneur’s Toolkit Workshops are experientialhands-on workshops facilitated by experienced entrepreneurs. The workshops offer ventures toolsmentoring and peer feedback to solve specific problems and develop essential business components.

Doors for this workshop open at 8:30am and facilitation begins at 9am and ends at 4pm. 

Are you leading a start-up venture for the first time? 

Do you know what your approach to leadership is?  What is the “entrepreneurial roller coaster” and how will you lead people through the ride? Whether you are leading 1 person or many in your venture, it’s important to understand your personal leadership behaviours and how to use them in order to move your team, and your venture forward.

Participant profile:

Introduction to Leadership is for entrepreneurs who are first time leaders . They might have lead teams in the past but want to become aware of different leadership styles and approaches, so they can more effectively lead their teams.

Key Deliverables: 

You will learn the top leadership skills that help make entrepreneurs successful and become aware of the different leadership behaviours that will affect your team.  You will also use these insights to create interview questions for perspective partners as you build your leadership team.

Workshop topics include:

  • The difference between a Manager and a Leader
  • The key leadership skill set
  • The different leadership styles and when to apply them
  • What to consider when creating a Leadership Team
  • Insights into the personal journey of an entrepreneurial Leader

Benefits to you:

Self awareness is an important trait for all leaders.  This workshop will help you become more aware of how you employ your natural leadership style.  It will help you become more aware of your personal interactions with your team, and inevitably help you deal with a variety of entrepreneurial challenges more effectively.

Cost of workshops

The Entrepreneur’s Toolkit Workshops cost $100 to attend. There are two different ticket types that can be purchased:

1.     ONE Client Refundable Deposit

Purchase this ticket if you are a client of a regional innovation centre (Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs). When prompted on the registration page, please list the regional centre of which you are a member and your current advisor’s name. You will be refunded your full ticket price at the end of the workshop series and upon completion of our post-workshop survey.

2.     General Attendance Fee

Purchase this ticket if you are not currently a member of a regional innovation centre.

**If you are unable to attend a workshop session, please let us know four business days in advance. We regret that failure to do so may result in the loss of your deposit.

**The post-workshop survey must be completed within four days of the last day of a workshop series for a registration deposit or discount to be refunded.

If you would like more information on our workshop programs or how to become a client of a regional innovation centre, please contact workshops@marsdd.com.


February 18, 2016
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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MaRS Discovery District
101 College St.
Toronto, ON Canada
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