PARO Events

PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise offers a variety of events throughout the year. Our aim is to help women develop their knowledge, skills and networks through workshops, training, coaching and conferences. Make it your habit to regularly check our events calendar, and don't forget to bring your business cards!

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for any of the workshops, register by emailing info(at)paro.ca  

Indicate which Contact North Access Centre location you wish to attend. Registration must be submitted two business days prior to workshop.  No fee to participate!

Upcoming and Workshop

GLOW AND GROW at PARO’
February 2019

Time listed in Eastern Standard Time
 Embracing Innovation, Productivity, & Profitability for Business and Social Entrepreneurship

Wednesday

February 6th

11:00am-12:00pm

    
 

 

The Psychology of Money
Action Plan & Goal Setting
Presented by PARO Centre For Women`s Enterprise

  • 7 Keys to Achieve Any Goal
  • Steps to Create an Action Plan Now
  • Setting Smart Goals

Wednesday

February 6th
 12:15 -1:15pm

 

It’s Your Money

The Top 5 Mistakes Start-ups Make

Presented by Earl McIvor, CPA

 

Learning Objectives:

 

  • Identify the value of developing a business plan & business structure
  • Get better understanding of monitoring cash flow
  • Be able to make informed decisions regarding taxes

Wednesday

February 13th     
 11:00-12:00pm

 

 Managing the Money
The Sustainable Livelihoods Model
Presented by PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprise  

  • Understand the strategy, activities and choices people make in order to achieve livelihood goals.
  • Learn how to apply the model strategies in your personal, professional and business life, as they are directly dependent on status, policies, institutions and processes. 

Wednesday

February 13th    

 12:15-1:15pm

The Psychology of Money
Empowerment for Entrepreneurs and Leaders: Part II
Presented by Ashleigh Presenger - M.Ed, HBA (Clinician)

  • TBD

 

Wednesday

February 20   
 11:00-1:15pm

The Psychology of Money

Communication for Biz Professionals and Entrepreneurs

Presented by Deanna Ford, Speaker and Author of “Command the Stage”

Part I: Introduction to Speech Preparation: How to be ready for that next pitch, speech or presentation

Are you pitching to customers or clients? Are you pitching your business to local groups or organizations? Are you pitching to city officials over zoning changes to accommodate your business? If you’re doing any of these, you’re doing speeches and the better you do them, the better your chances at success. In this session, you will learn how to plan, draft and refine what you’re going to say. You'll also get ideas for how to hone your delivery.

Part II: Confidently Speaking: 5 methods for dealing with nerves

Whether you are meeting one on one, or speaking to the Board of Directors or an audience of potential customers, effective communication is critical in business. But for many people, nerves can get in the way and hamper success. In this session, learn effective strategies to help that next time go more smoothly and comfortably.

Wednesday

February 27th     
 11:00-12:00pm

Managing the Money

Record Keeping
Presented by PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprise

  • Review the paper and data that flows into, within and out of a business
  • What CAN and SHOULD be done with that paper and data
  • HOW it should be done

Wednesday

February 27th
 12:15-1:15pm

Psychology of Money

Empowerment for Entrepreneurs and Leaders: Part III

Presented by Ashleigh Presenger - M.Ed, HBA (Clinician)

  • TBD