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What The Heck Is Sponsorship?

POSTED BY Modern Earth

Nov242014

Modern Earth Web Design and The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce are presenting a new webinar series, which will share the wealth of knowledge and expertise found among the Chamber’s 2,000-plus members. Our “guest” instructors provide you with real, practical, hands-on information … a tool kit to build your business.

Join us live every Wednesday (holidays excluded). – click on the link to register for this week’s webinar

Laura Mikuska - Modern Earth Web Design - Custom Web Design - Winnipeg ManitobaThis Week:

Laura Mikuska, Mikuska Group

Before founding Mikuska Group in 1998, Laura Mikuska worked in the non-profit and education sectors for 15 years, where she held leadership positions in the public service and in community organizations. Her career included aspects of management, board governance and fund development.

Her role with Mikuska Group has included working with clients in all aspects of fund development – capital campaigns, annual campaigns, major gifts, donor engagement and stewardship, coaching and mentoring, fundraising audits, events, feasibility studies, board governance, sponsorship, communications and key messages.

She is a member of AFP Manitoba, where she previously served on the board as communications chair and co-chair of National Philanthropy Day. She was appointed to the board of the AFP Canada Council for 2013-14.

What The Heck Is Sponsorship?

Businesses are asked for sponsorships all the time by non-profit organizations. Learn about the principles of good sponsorship, the difference between philanthropy and sponsorship and how businesses and non-profits can benefit.

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4124943577136907009


Supplier Selection And Evaluation

POSTED BY Modern Earth

Nov172014

Modern Earth Web Design and The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce are presenting a new webinar series, which will share the wealth of knowledge and expertise found among the Chamber’s 2,000-plus members. Our “guest” instructors provide you with real, practical, hands-on information … a tool kit to build your business.

Join us live every Wednesday (holidays excluded). – click on the link to register for this week’s webinar

Rick Reid - Modern Earth Web Design - Custom Web Design - Winnipeg ManitobaThis Week:

Rick Reid, Supply Chain Management Association, Manitoba

Rick Reid is the executive director of Supply Chain Management Association Manitoba (SCMA Manitoba). Rick specializes in helping organizations optimize their supply chains and works with companies to develop strategies that maximize efficiency, reliability and profitability.

Rick has more than 20 years of supply chain management experience working in the private and public sectors. He has extensive experience in developing supply chain strategies that eliminate waste, reduce risk and reduce costs. He has helped many organizations find savings in the areas of material costs, process/labour efficiencies, cost avoidance, cost recovery and inventory management. 

Rick has served as president of SCMA Manitoba and two terms as director on SCMA’s national board of directors. He is currently a member of the SCMA Institute Advisory Council. 

Supplier Selection And Evaluation

 Identifying and selecting the right suppliers has a huge impact on the success of any organization. Selecting the wrong supplier leads to higher costs, increased risk and lower profitability.

By doing a better job of selecting the right suppliers you can reduce those risks and costs and benefit from lower inventories, greater reliability and increased flexibility to meet new market challenges. Find out how.

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7769201200121328897


Making Innovation A Way Of Life

POSTED BY Modern Earth

Nov102014

Modern Earth Web Design and The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce are presenting a new webinar series, which will share the wealth of knowledge and expertise found among the Chamber’s 2,000-plus members. Our “guest” instructors provide you with real, practical, hands-on information … a tool kit to build your business.

Join us live every Wednesday (holidays excluded). – click on the link to register for this week’s webinar.

Marshall Ring - Modern Earth Web Design - Custom Web Design - Winnipeg ManitobaThis Week:

Marshall Ring, Manitoba Technology Accelerator

Marshall Ring’s career has always been focused on innovation and commercialization. He was recruited to design, build and launch Biomedical Commercialization Canada Inc. (BCC).

In 2006, BCC began providing management and commercialization support to what was then the NRC’s newest business incubation facility. Now called the Manitoba Technology Accelerator, MTA is nationally recognized as one of 15 federally funded business incubator / accelerator programs in Canada through the Canadian Accelerator and Incubator Program.

Marshall’s skills and passion for innovation and commercialization have also resulted in his personal participation in numerous start-up companies in a variety of business development and strategic planning roles. He currently holds multiple patents and is an active angel investor in technology start-ups. He co-founded the Manitoba Knights Investment Group, an active angel / super angel group in Winnipeg, which has invested in five deals over the past 12 months. 

Making Innovation A Way Of Life

Innovation is a key driver to business growth and profitability. High-performing firms require only 3.5 new ideas for one success, while other firms require 8.4 new ideas to generate one winner. Discover a blueprint for a tactical approach to implementing high-performance innovation practices in your business.

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/275495094176270850

How To Close More Sales

POSTED BY Modern Earth

Nov032014

Modern Earth Web Design and The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce are presenting a new webinar series, which will share the wealth of knowledge and expertise found among the Chamber’s 2,000-plus members. Our “guest” instructors provide you with real, practical, hands-on information … a tool kit to build your business.

Join us live every Wednesday (holidays excluded). – click on the link to register for this week’s webinar.

Dan DebreuilThis Week:

Dan Debreuil, Sales Expert

Since 2004, Dan Debreuil has worked as the senior sales management consultant for Sales Expert. Dan has helped numerous B2B sales teams become more organized, focused and effective. One area Dan focuses on with new clients is their sales presentation and closing sequence. He has learned through experience that the essential role of a business development or account manager is to thoroughly understand the appropriate value proposition to present and the tools and techniques to segway into a closing sequence that works.

Dan has more than 20 years of direct experience in sales and marketing with B2B enterprise and is an active board member and past president of the Manitoba Marketing Network. In 2010, Dan was commissioned by the federal government to write sales and marketing curriculum specifically designed to help grow businesses.

How To Close More Sales

Why do so many sales professionals fail when others prosper? It’s because many of them do not recognize how important their every action and word is for moving the prospect from pre-qualified to close. The closing sequence is nothing more than a pre-set path of goals that should be setup and planned ahead of any interaction with a prospect.

Identify five common mistakes made by many B2B sales professionals and learn the objective, significance and technique of closing, which does not mean “going for the jugular.”

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4323640929368578

Oct272014

Modern Earth Web Design and The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce are presenting a new webinar series, which will share the wealth of knowledge and expertise found among the Chamber’s 2,000-plus members. Our “guest” instructors provide you with real, practical, hands-on information … a tool kit to build your business.

Join us live every Wednesday (holidays excluded). – click on the link to register for this week’s webinar.

Glen CrookThis week: 
Glenn Crook, RBC Royal Bank

Glenn Crook has held the position of vice-president, Commercial Financial Services, at RBC Royal Bank, since June 2004. He leads a team of 20 business professionals responsible for creating tailor-made finance and cash management solutions for commercial clients in the business and professional services, knowledge-based industries, retail and not-for-profit sectors within the Winnipeg market.

Glenn is a graduate of the University of Manitoba with a B. Com. (Hons) Degree in Finance and Marketing. Glenn joined RBC in 1982, and has worked in Northern and Western Manitoba. He received his Fellowship of the Institute of Canadian Banking from the Institute in 1986 and his Personal Financial Counseling designation (Wealth Management) in 2004.

Glenn supports innovation as chair of Innovate Manitoba, an organization dedicated to fostering innovation and accelerating the commercialization of new technologies in Manitoba.

Financial Statements – A Necessary Evil?

Many people feel financial statements are a necessary evil, while others believe they are a key management tool ... why is that?

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5755311513430168833