Sault Ste Marie Chamber Of Commerce

Your Recognized Voice of Business in Sault Ste Marie

PARO November Schedule

Starts: 2010-11-03 Ends: 2010-11-24

It’s no Act! – Aspire to Hire III November 3, 2010 - 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with Bernie Quesnelle – Ontario Ministry of Labour, Employment Standards Act What you need to know to hire employees in your business and understanding the information in the Ontario Employment Standards Act • Overview of the Act • How to get started • Resources available No workshop scheduled for November 10. Pricing Strategies for Your Business November 17, 2010 - 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. with Brenda McDougall – PARO Centre • Importance of pricing and factors overlooked when developing a pricing strategy for your business • Quality, expertise and image of your business • Intangible factors and consumer perception and value of Goods and Services • Establishing price ranges to cover costs, breakeven analysis The Art of Negotiating November 17, 2010 - 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. with Barbara Gauthier, PARO Centre • Aim to achieve a win-win solution that is acceptable to both parties • Discover how to negotiate with confidence so that everyone feels like a winner • Getting prepared Developing Your Marketing and Advertising Strategy November 24, 2010 - 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. with Lisa Vescio, PARO Centre • Developing a Business Action Plan to reach your goals • Defining measurable goals • Prioritizing and setting target dates • Measuring and evaluating progress Brainstorming for Marketing November 24, 2010 - 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. with Marcia Arpin, All the Daze • Brainstorming exercises • Collective energies and shared conversation gets results • Share your ideas and generate ideas to market your business or yourself To register for any of the workshops, e-mail Please indicate which Contact North/ location you wish to attend. No fee to participate!