Job Market Panel (Wednesday, March 7)

We are delighted to invite you to attend our annual Job Market Panel for BComm students. The event will take place on Wednesday, March 7th, from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm, room L1017 on the ground floor of L Commons.

The panel will address the realities of the student placement job market, effective job search strategies, and more. The panel format will allow you to ask questions about your own search and ideas. Based on past experience, the format is conducive to a very lively discussion.

Lunch and beverages will be served free of charge. In addition, an optional networking session will be held from 1:30 pm to about 2:00 pm. See the attached poster.

To register online:

Registration assists us with placing a proper catering order.

We look forward to seeing you all there!

Empowering Women: Success in the Workplace Event

The Placement Centre, in collaboration with the Management Studies Student Association is hosting an event entitled: Empowering Women: Success in the Workplace.  There will be an expert presentation to start the event, followed by a discussion from a panel of successful business women who will cover topics including: Keys to success, overcoming challenges, work-life balance, technological changes, among other topics.

Everyone is welcome to attend!

Date: February 27, 2018

Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Location: Humber College, Lakeshore Campus – Room L1017

Food and beverages will be served!

Space is limited; therefore please register for the event by February 22:

Humber students work with small Canadian businesses through the VEB partnership program

Our VEB 2017/2018 team is currently working with eight small businesses from various industries in Ontario through the VEB (Voucher for E-Business) partnership program. Project work started in September 2017 and is scheduled to be completed by end of March 2018


Humber Global Learning Opportunities! Apply today!

Humber is the gateway to global opportunities. Change the way you see the world!!

Travel, learn, and grow! Discover the world for academic credit, and learn about your place in today’s global community.

Follow these steps to start your journey!

Step 1: Explore the various opportunities available:

 Step 2: Consider enrolling in Humber’s FREE Global Citizenship Certificate program!

 Step 3: Contact your study abroad coordinator in The Business School to learn more and discuss your options:

Margaret Tellis:

“Travel as much as you can, as far as you can. Life’s not meant to be lived in one place.”

Be Your Own Boss: Who Else Can Help Me?

Be Your Own Boss: Startups with Jim

Join Jim Skinner, professor at The Business School and the Centre for Entrepreneurship as we discover what being your own boss is all about.

This week’s workshop will discuss what resources you need to build your business. Questions such as do you need a partner? a mentor? will be answered.

Tuesday, December 19 from 4:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. in the G building, G304

Register now! *only one-time registration is required for all BYOB workshops*


Full Schedule

Nov. 28: What’s it like:  Running Your Own Business?  Is it Right for Me?

Dec. 05: What’s the Best Way to Get Started?

Dec. 12: How Do I Make It Legal?  Do I need a Lawyer?

Dec. 19 :Do I Need a Partner?  A Mentor?  Who Else Can Help Me?

Jan. 09: Do I Have to Write a Business Plan? What’s the Easiest Way to Do This?

Jan. 16: How Do I Know If My Idea Will Work?  How Can I Research It Quickly and Cheaply?

Jan. 23: How Can I Protect My Idea?  What is My Intellectual Property?

Jan. 30: What Will My Brand Be? What Role Will Social Media Play?

Feb. 06: How Will I Develop a Marketing Strategy?

Feb. 13: How Can I Develop Negotiating Skills?

Feb. 20: How Can I Develop Selling Skills?

Feb. 27: How Will I Promote Through Social Media? How Will Web Analytics Help?

Mar. 06: How Will I Manage the Processes in My Business?

Mar. 13: How Will I Practice Leadership Skills?

Mar. 20: What Do I Need to Know About Finance? What Will My Accountant Do?

Mar. 27: Where Can I Get the Money to Start My Business?

Apr. 03: Can My “Business” Be a Social Enterprise? A Non-profit?

Apr. 10: Will My Business Need to Grow? When? How

Apr. 17: Why Do I need to Pitch My Business Idea? How?