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The EPIC Genesis Centre, located at St. Clair College, main campus, is the gateway to entrepreneurship at St. Clair College. It is a hub that connects students, alumni and the community with resources, programs and support to foster a culture of entrepreneurship on campus and beyond. EPIC Genesis is a collaboration between St. Clair College and the University of Windsor.

How Can We Help You? Please tell us!

Throughout 2018, we’re conducting surveys to help us understand what programs and tools we could provide to help students succeed. If you would like to participate, please click on the links below for a short online questionnaire. There are 2 different surveys, one for Students & Alumni and the other for Faculty & Staff. These surveys will take approximately 5 minutes of your time.

Students & Alumni Questionnaire: click here.
Faculty & Staff: click here.

For more information, please contact:
Cathy Mombourquette
Program Manager
519.972-2727 ext 4139
cmombourquette@stclaircollege.ca

Or stop by the EPIC Genesis Centre:
Room 128, Main (South) Campus

**If you are interested in volunteering as a presenter or mentor for our workshops, events or programs please let us know by completing this form.**


Workshops & Events

Workshops & Events @ EPIC Genesis Centre

The Secrets to Success

December 4, 11am-noon
Location: EPIC Genesis Centre, St Clair College Main Campus, Room SC128

Learn the secrets to succeed in small business and in life!

Register Here

The Basics of Starting a Small Business

December 6, 2018 10am – 11am
Location: EPIC Genesis Centre, St Clair College Main Campus, Room SC128

Have an idea, and want to start your own small business, but you aren’t sure where to start? Find out how to register your business, different business structures, what expenses you need to keep track of and how to do it, financing options, government support programs, and free services available to you.

Register Here

New to Canada? Information Session about Canadian Taxes

December 7, 2018 4:30pm-6pm
Location: EPIC Genesis Centre, St Clair College Main Campus, Room SC128

For students, individuals, families and self-employed. Learn about: How Canada’s tax system works, What is an Income Tax Return, Why you should file an Income Tax Return, What benefits you are entitled to, and How to File an Income Tax Return.

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Design Thinking for Beginners

December 18, 2018 10am-11am
Location: EPIC Genesis Centre, St Clair College Main Campus, Room SC128

Change your mindset - about challenges and problem solving - and also about creating something new! Build your creative confidence and learn how to innovate using a proven Design Thinking process. You’ll learn: What is Design Thinking and why it's important for entrepreneurs, organizations and YOU. The basics of the 5 Step Design Thinking process. Practical tools and resources to start innovating. Using the globally recognized IDEO, Standford d.school Design Thinking method.

Register Here

New to Canada? Information Session about Canadian Taxes

December 20, 2018 1pm-2:30pm
Location: EPIC Genesis Centre, St Clair College Main Campus, Room SC128

For students, individuals, families and self-employed. Learn about: How Canada’s tax system works, What is an Income Tax Return, Why you should file an Income Tax Return, What benefits you are entitled to, and How to File an Income Tax Return.

Register Here

In Class Workshops

We’ll gladly deliver workshops in class. Available workshops include:

  • The Business Model Canvas – 20 Minute Business Plan - Understand the basics of a business model and learn how to sketch and communicate your idea effectively.
  • The Nuts ‘n Bolts – Basics of Starting a Small Business - how to register your business, business structure, and available government and support programs.
  • The Basics of Writing a Business Plan - a good business plan is your road map to success; it’s also required when applying for any type of small business financing. Learn how to develop a business plan this is right for you.
  • Secrets to Success – How to Succeed in Small Business and in Life
  • Design Thinking for Beginners - Change your mindset - about challenges and problem solving - and also about creating something new! Build your creative confidence and learn how to innovate using a proven Design Thinking process using the globally recognized IDEO, Standford d.school Design Thinking method.

To book a classroom workshop please click here.

Programs

Epic Discovery Membership Program

Discover program banner Location: St. Clair College

Have an idea for a product, service or business? Sign up for our EPIC Discovery Program! Free one-on-one mentorship to help you validate your ideas!

Apply Here

EPIC Founders Program

Epic Founders program banner Location: University of Windsor EPICentre

The EPC Founders program teaches startups the theory of the “Lean Startup” while working through the Business Model Canvas and Starting Lean methodology. Students work part-time and are paid up to $6,000 over 3 months to work with mentors.

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Epic Incubation Program

Incubation program banner Location: University of Windsor EPICentre

Provides student & alumni startups with support and resources to grow your ventures, including dedicated work space, mentoring, workshops and seminars on various topics, and networking and funding opportunities.

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Epic Makers' Base

Epic Makers' Base logo Location: University of Windsor EPICentre

EPIC Makers’ Base is a free membership program for students and recent graduates within 7 years of any post-secondary institution from any discipline. EPIC Makers’ Base is equipped with 3D printers, a CO2 laser cutter/engraver, and other tools for members to tinker, to learn new skills, to share and test new ideas, as well as create prototypes.

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Genesis is a proud member of:
Ontario Centres of Excellence - Where Next Happens
ONE - Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs