Innovators Training

The StFX Extension Innovation and Enterprise Centre offers a wide variety of skill building workshops designed to meet the needs of researchers with a product or an idea they want to take to market. Our training packages include proven and newly developed workshops, most focus on skills required for idea evaluation, assessing product feasibility, market readiness, new venture creation, and others that can assist you in marketing your idea to investors/funding agencies. For more information on training, or other educational and commercialization services, please contact us at (902) 867-5433.

Project Management Fundamentals

This workshop provides an overview of Project Management (PM). Topics include:
• Compare and critique common PM frameworks
• Review and discuss fundamental PM concepts
• Basic versus complex projects
• Critical success factors in PM
• Risk management as it applies to PM
• Challenges of managing multiple projects


The Art of Networking

Networking is an essential business skill that many people never master. Whether operating your own business, trying to build support for your social enterprise, attempting to attract investors, or looking for the perfect job, this session will assist you in learning how to network effectively to foster the vital connections needed to prosper in today’s super-connected economy.