Testimonial by Steve Launière

PROGRAM DESTINED TO ENTREPRENEURS AND BUSINESS CEOS

SOLIDIFY AND SHARPEN YOUR ENTREPRENEURIAL APTITUDES

Portage your business to prosperous and sustainable horizons

*Be in business for a minimum of 2 years

Pedagogical directors : Ken Rock and Robert Dutton
Durations: 18 days (maximum of 3 consecutive days)
Approximately 60 hours total of training
Bilingual (simultaneous translation)

NEXT COHORTS

Workshop dates:

  • Nov 22-24 2023, @ HEC Montréal
  • Nov 29, 2023 @ Online
  • Dec 13, 2023 @ Online
  • January 17-18-19, 2024 @ Wendake
  • January 31, 2024 @ Online
  • February 21, 2024 @ Online
  • March 6-7-8, 2024 @ Online
  • March 20, 2024 @ Online
  • April 12-13, 2024 @ HEC Montréal
  • April 17, 2024 @ Online
  • Nov 14-15, 2024 @ HEC Montréal

Workshop dates:

  • Nov 6-7-8, 2024 @ HEC Montréal
  • Nov 27, 2024 @ Online
  • Dec 11, 2024 @ Online
  • Jan 15-16-17, 2025 @ Wendake
  • Jan 29, 2025 @ Online
  • Feb 19, 2025 @ Online
  • Mar 12-13-14, 2025 @ In community (to determine)
  • Mar 19, 2025 @ Online
  • April 10-11, 2025 @ HEC Montréal
  • Apr 16, 2025 @ Online
  • Nov 13-14, 2025 @ HEC Montréal

PROGRAM CONTENT

THEMED WORKSHOPS

  • Leadership and management skills
  • Managing your team’s efficiency and dynamics

THEMED WORKSHOPS

  • Improving your management decisions
  • Techniques and strategies for successful negotiation
  • Finance
    • Analyze your company’s profitability with the ultimate ratios
    • Investment and financing
      • Evaluating an investment project
      • Determining the structure and cost of financing

THEMED WORKSHOPS

  • Developing a culture of change and innovation
  • Innovative business model design
  • Operations management: How to create value with your supply chain

REVIEWING WHAT HAS BEEN LEARNT AND EXCHANGING ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE.

Presentation of personal projects, conference, certification ceremony

Partner – Entrepreneurship program

École des dirigeants des Premières Nations - Partenaire programme Entrepreneurs BDC
Program poster for Chiefs/Grand-Chiefs, Vice-Chiefs, and board chairs
FNEE brochure 3rd edition - 2024-2025

CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION – PROGRAMS FOR ENTREPRENEURS

    1. Hold one of the following positions in a company owned by First Nations, Inuit or Métis community or individual:
      • Entrepreneurs
      • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
      • General manager
    2. To have an open mind and wanting to invest throughout the program.
    3. Thanks to the generous support of our partners, this program is offered to you free of charge. Participants must cover their transport and lodging expenses

*This program is designed for entrepreneurs who have been established for a number of years, as well as for managers of community businesses who wish to promote the development and sustainability of their organization.

A UNIQUE TRAINING EXPERIENCE BASED ON A COLLABORATIVE APPROACH

Our high-level programs aim to enhance the skills of current and future First Nations leaders. In so doing, this forward-looking approach will boost and enrich First Nations’ economic successes.

FNEE will offer participants an immersive experience that is true to First Nations’ traditional values of sustainability and the circular economy.

OBJECTIVES

Our programs will give you the tools to:

  • Embrace and utilize a collaboration-based leadership mindset.
  • Focus on sustainable development within your communities.
  • Adopt an open, innovation-oriented and future-focused leadership practice, rooted in your values.

A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE

The immersive experience in our programs features a range of activities, including:

  • Receptions
  • Dinner conferences
  • Inspiring testimonials
  • Discussion panels
  • Visits to organizations
  • Traditional ceremonies
  • Sharing circles
  • Participant feedback
  • Leadership challenges
  • And more!

OUR PROGRAMS ARE DESIGNED TO:

FOSTER

Better management and business practices within communities.

CULTIVATE

Leadership based on a collaborative mindset.

EMPOWER

Participants with tools to stimulate and enhance business success and management of services.

SPECIAL FEATURES

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Trainers from the academic and business worlds
  • Training delivered by HEC Montréal teachers in tandem with First Nations trainers
  • Learning methods based on real-life cases that are directly transferable to an organizational setting
  • Teaching approach based on real-life cases that are directly transferable to the workplace
  • Programs jointly developed and taught in line with your values
  • Eligibility for university-level certification

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