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Workshops & seminars

SEARCH: Where do I Find a Business to Buy?

Date and time
Date & time

November 20, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where
Where

Concordia Conference Centre, 9th Floor
John Molson Building
1450 Guy
Sir George Williams Campus

Cost
Cost

Free

Contact
Contact

jmec@concordia.ca
514-848-3960

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The John Molson Executive Centre and the Bob and Raye Briscoe Centre in Business Ownership Studies of the John Molson School of Business are organizing a series of workshops called Buying Your Own Business.

This first workshop will take place on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Concordia’s John Molson building.

Look out for more workshops to come soon!

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Workshop 1 — November 20, 2019

SEARCH: Where do I Find a Business to Buy?

Are you interested in buying your own business, but aren’t sure where to start? This workshop will provide you with tools and strategies to find the business that is right for you.

We will discuss conventional and creative approaches to the search process as well as explain how to approach potential sellers. You will interact with professors, industry professionals, and serial entrepreneurs to get you set on your own path to business ownership. 

Breakfast and lunch included.

We look forward to seeing you on November 20!

Register today. Seats are limited.


SPEAKERS

Anne-Marie Croteau, Dean of John Molson School of Business

Rob Nason, PhD, Concordia University Research Chair in Entrepreneurship and Society, JMSB

David Horowitz, Part-time Lecturer, Management, JMSB

Agop Evereklian, Executive Vice President, Centre de transfert d'entreprise du Québec (CTEQ)

 


WORKSHOP OVERVIEW

8:30—Networking Breakfast  

9:00—Welcome

Anne-Marie Croteau, Dean of John Molson School of Business

9:05—INTRODUCTION TO SEARCH

Bill Meder, Director, Bob and Raye Briscoe Centre for Business Ownership

9:10—WHY ARE YOU SEARCHING? 

Rob Nason, Concordia University Chair in Entrepreneurship and Society

9:30—BREAK OUT GROUPS by Search Drivers

  • Geography
  • Industry
  • Lifestyle
  • Business performance (strong/weak) 

10:05—Break

10:20—SEARCH STORIES: BUYERS PANEL

DISCUSSION PANEL

Moderator: Rob Nason, Concordia University Chair in Entrepreneurship and Society

Panelists: Kendrick Martin, Chairman, E Cargo Tarps; Liroy Haddad, Principal, Snowdon Partners; Dan Chetrit, Principal, Snowdon Partners

10:50—CTEQ: OFFERINGS FOR SEARCHERS? INDEX

Agop Evereklian, Executive Vice President, Centre de transfert d'entreprise du Québec (CTEQ); Christine Mariano, Advisor Business Transfer, Centre de transfert d'entreprise du Québec (CTEQ)

11:05—HOW DO YOU SEARCH?

David Horowitz, Concordia University

11:25—BREAK OUT GROUPS by Search Method

  • Search fund
  • Broker
  • CTEQ index
  • Niche search

12:00—Networking Lunch


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