Youth Business Training

5-Part Webinar Series


Saugeen Economic Development Corporation, in partnership with Launch Pad Youth Activity & Technology Center, is hosting a 5-part youth business training webinar series.

This opportunity will be open for youth between the ages of 12-18.  Each webinar focuses on something different from e-commerce, to sales, to how to make a profit with YouTube videos. Participation is limited to 20 spots per session. The series will begin July 15 and end August 12. Youth that sign up and participate will receive $25.00 for each webinar attended. Saugeen Economic Development Corporation and Launch Pad Youth Activity & Technology Centre would like to thank Saugeen Connects for sponsoring this program.

PLEASE NOTE: All of the training sessions have been completed. Thank you all for your participation and engagement in this series.


July 15 8:30-10:00 AM      How to Make $1000/Month on YouTube with Zero Start-Up Costs with Ethan Schwandt 
July 22 6:00-7:30 PM        Sales Conversation with Harold DeVries 
July 29 1:00-2:30 PM        How to Make Money and Grow Profits with Tina Heathers 
Aug 5 6:00-7:30 PM          Enthusiasm Takes Courage with Tammy Hunt 
Aug 12 8:30-10:00 AM      How to Double an Offline Business Digitally with Ethan Schwandt 


Youth will receive a $25 reward for every webinar session they have registered to and attended in full with the use of a live webcam.

How to Make $1000/Month on YouTube with Zero Start-Up Costs: A walk-through of Ethan's $1000 per month YouTube channel. Learn about marketing strategies, video production, business model development and more!

Sales Conversation: Sales is conversation. Learn the basics of interacting with potential clients and how to sell your business. This session covers topics of customer service and the importance of every interaction as you begin or continue your ventures as an entrepreneur. 

How to Make Money and Grow Profits: As you start or continue running your business as a young entrepreneur, learn the basics of financial literacy. Understand common terminology and how to enhance your profits. 

Enthusiasm Takes Courage: Tammy Hunt has been a member of Toastmasters International for 10 years. She has competed in many speech contest.  2017 District 86 Table Topics Champion, 2019 District 86 International Speech Finalist, 2019 District 86 2nd place Speech Evaluation.  She has owned her own business and has assisted her husband in growing his business for over 30 years. She will offer tips on how to Be an effective speaker, how to be an effective listener and how to be your best self to succeed as an entrepreneur.  She will also provide tips for overcoming the mental labour to promote your dreams and help your business thrive.  “Enthusiasm takes Courage: How to be an effective communicator.”

How to Double an Offline Business Digitally: This session covers how to grow an offline business and how to actually do it in a repeatable way. Develop digital skills that will last as technology continues to evolve. 


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