Edmonton Events

The Art of Communication, Persuasion, and Negotiation

April 20, 2016 | 6:30PM - 9:00PM

How do people make their ideas go viral? And how do they succeed, persuading others to follow their lead? Are there tricks to influencing people, and is where is the line between influencing and manipulation? Find answers to these and many other questions, and share your experiences with professionals at MentorUP Edmonton’s upcoming Coffee Night….

Developing Leadership Skills

March 30, 2016 | 7:00PM - 10:00PM

Have you ever wondered how successful professionals acquire support for their ideas and wish that your ideas garnered the same support? How you ever wondered what it takes to lead a team? By applying effective leadership skills, leaders are able to engage individuals in their ideas and transform those ideas into tangible actions. Moreover, leaders…

MentorUP Networking Night (Edmonton)

Come join MentorUP on February 24th for a night of networking to meet business leaders, industry professionals, and your peers. At this event, you will have an opportunity to make new connections and reconnect with old peers, if you are a frequent visitor of our workshops. We will also be introducing our upcoming Peer Mentorship…

Start SMART: Effective Goal Setting

PowerU Series Presents: S.M.A.R.T Goal Setting The New Year’s a traditional time to explore and set resolution and goals for the coming year – but have you ever found that despite your best intentions a month or two down the road these are a distant memory? How can we set goals that are lasting and…

MentorUP Coffee Night – How To Become An Entrepreneur (Edmonton, 9 December)

Some people seem to be born with the business aptitude, flourishing with entrepreneurial ideas and opening one company after another. But many of us yet wish to learn how to come up with business ideas, how to pave the way from idea to practice, and find where the starting capital sits. Find answers to these…

Consider the Path towards a Technical Management Position

Understanding management in a STEM field It is important to understand the role and transition of a technical specialist in contrast to a manager, if you love working in a team environment and leading technical professionals, then a management position might be your ideal career path! In our MentorU Series, we are inviting professionals who…

MentorUP and WISER presents: Entrepreneurship & Leadership Conference

MentorUP and WISER are proud to announce the upcoming Entrepreneurship & Leadership Conference Sponsored by Shell Canada on October 24th. This training will be for Edmonton’s leaders, aspiring entrepreneurs and anyone who would like to be connected with the resources Edmonton offers local entrepreneurs. We have the pleasure of having some esteemed top 40 Under…

How To Survive Oil Price Volatility – Panel Discussion

Have you ever wondered if you should adjust your job search strategy during low economic times? How does the job market change? What can you do differently? Come and find out at MentorUP panel discussion When: Wednesday, 16 September 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (MDT) Where: TEC Edmonton (4th floor), 10230 Jasper Ave,…

MentorUP Discussion Night: Professional associations and career growth

Learn how joining the professional associations can benefit your career, and get a real advice on where to start and what to expect. Our next discussion night will bring together young aspiring professionals and experienced members of several Albertan professional associations, who will share their advice related to the organizations they represent. The informal round-table…

Launching and sustaining a successful professional career in Canada

Tips and practical advice for Students, Graduates and Newcomers Launching a professional career in Canada requires know-how, fundamental skills, and also the ability to get you noticed. Whether you are a student, a recent graduate, a newcomer, with or without Canadian professional experience, it is important to be aware of the available resources and techniques…