Innovate BC Sessions
Wednesdays - April to December, 2021

L2L Innovate BC

UPCOMING SESSIONS:

 

May 12, 2021

3:00PM MT - 4:00PM MT
2:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT

Title: Online Business Development - Building First Nation Opportunity

 

Economic Development Officers are curious about using popular online platforms to participate in
today’s fast-moving digital economy. It has never been easier to find and reach out to people no
matter where they are located; learning about them and forming connections that can turn into
sales and partnerships for a First Nation community.

 

This 1-hour webinar will explore the relationship development process online at a high level giving
Economic Development Officers a better understanding of the digital environment and how to enter

it retooled with learning outcomes of:

 

  • Canada’s Evolving Digital Economy
  • Growing Awareness For Your Nation
  • Developing Your Own Professional Online Brand
  • Identifying Ideal Prospects and Partners Online
  • Using Free Tools Like Google Alerts For Research Purposes
  • Utilizing LinkedIn For B2B (Business-2-Business) Connections
  • Creating and Sharing Content That Attracts and Informs
  • Reaching Out To Others Online With Impact
  • Creating Opportunities For Your Nation In The Growing Digital Economy

 

Presenter: Loa Fridfinnson, Marketer and Trainer with Activ8

Loa Fridfinnson
Loa has 20+ years of entrepreneurial, marketing, technology
and sales expertise through her marketing agency Activ8,
consulting for emerging private and public companies
(Indigenous and non), and not-for-profit organizations in Canada. 

She also works with progressive Indigenous communities in
B.C. passing along marketing, digital media and sales
knowledge to Indigenous entrepreneurs who want to start
and grow companies that they are passionate about. 

Loa created a 15-course business training program that gives
Indigenous adults and youth the professional and personal
development tools and skills needed to succeed in today's
digital economy.  Many of her participants are operating
thriving businesses who have been recognized for their
achievements at B.C.’s Indigenous Business Awards in Vancouver. 
Read more about Loa on LinkedIn.

 

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAqd-mvpzgoEtUi6hp372Ni0WY1CEYoLQSc

 

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May 19, 2021

3:00PM MT - 4:00PM MT
2:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT

Title: TBA

Speakers: TBA

Zoom Link: TBA

 

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May 26, 2021

3:00PM MT - 4:00PM MT
2:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT

Title: TBA

Speakers: TBA

Zoom Link: TBA

 



These sessions generously sponsored by:

   

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Past Presentations:

April 14, 2021

Title: First Nations Organizational Transformation

Laara and Mark

This workshop will introduce participants to the concept of leading First Nation organizational transformation. This workshop explores the critical ingredients that support organization transformation starting with cultural revitalization, values-based / vision focused leadership, organizational development (including cultural revitalization, organizational learning, organizational design and supportive interventions).

Learning outcomes include:
- Understand the importance of values and vision focused leadership and the importance of culture;
- Understanding what organizational transformation is;
- Understand systems thinking and organizational development; and
- Understand the processes that support organizational transformation (e.g. visioning, forming an evolving team of transformation leaders, inspiring and empowering the team to realize the vision, creating and celebrating habits of success, action research to support systems, structural, and policy changes that support continuous improvement to realize the vision, consistent with shared values).

 Download presentation file PDF

Speakers: Laara YaghuJaanas & Mark Salter

Presentation Recording:

https://youtu.be/-jRy2O8iGAc

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April 7, 2021

Title: TAED/PAED Presentation

Join us as we discuss the requirements for Cando’s Technical and Professional Aboriginal Economic Development Certification. Cando’s TAED and PAED certification recognizes the educational and professional level of experience that all candidates enrolled in the process have. This level of recognition confirms the necessary skills and knowledge to fulfill the requirements of their position more effectively, and supports their career paths in the field of Indigenous Community Economic Development and related professional areas.

Speakers: Carmelle Nepoose and Anita Boyle

Carmelle Nepoose Anita Boyle

Carmelle Nepoose

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 Anita Boyle

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Presentation Recording:

https://youtu.be/opZoRVQLUgo

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