Thats the idea workshop

Thats The Idea | Kickstart Your Entrepreneurial Journey

September 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sheridan - Hazel McCallion Campus, Room B542
Sheridan - Hazel McCallion Campus
Room B542 4226 Duke of York Boulevard Mississauga
Ontario L5B 0G5


People sometimes think a business idea has to arrive like a lightning bolt of brilliance. In reality, generating entrepreneurial ideas is a skill that can be learned. Business or social enterprise ideas come from people who are passionate about a topic, who notice challenges and opportunities in everyday life, and who identify a need in the market or society. You have many great ideas just waiting to be born!

If you’re curious to learn more about entrepreneurship and find an idea you might run with, this workshop is for you. If you’ve had an idea for a while this is a chance to develop it further.

Through the workshop you will:

  • Discover tools and processes to generate groundbreaking ideas
  • Understand what makes a solid business or social enterprise idea
  • Learn how EDGE can help you turn your idea into a business
  • Have fun and meet like-minded people

This workshop is for those in EDGE’s Explore program as well as Sheridan students and the general public.

Guest Facilitator – Patrice Esson

Guest Speaker Photo Patrice Esson

EDGE is pleased to collaborate with one of Sheridan’s esteemed creativity faculty on That’s the Idea! Patrice Esson is a Professor in Sheridan’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. She brings a wealth of experience teaching Creative Leadership and Problem Solving, Leadership and Group Dynamics – key components of Sheridan’s Board Undergraduate Certificate in Creativity and Creative Problem Solving. Patrice has worked as an applied psychologist and holds a Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology. Her research interests include creativity, work-life balance, work motivation and technology in the workplace.


This is a free event. Seats are limited. Register now to save your spot!

Paid parking is available on campus.

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1. Park in North or South Parking Lot.
2. Enter B Building’s south or main entrance.
3. The event will be located in Room B542 on the fifth floor.
If you need help locating the room, visit EDGE at B290 or contact us 905-845-9430 x8291.