BURLINGTON, Ont. Employers are invited to attend a business breakfast at the DeGroote School of Business on the topic of ‘The Business Case for Training – Employee Expense or Investment?’ The event will be held on Thursday, June 4 at 7:30 a.m. at the Ron Joyce Centre, 4350 South Service Road in Burlington. Tickets are $20 and include a deluxe continental breakfast.
Keynote speaker John Rankin, Director of Executive Education at McMaster University’s DeGroote School of Business will discuss the importance of leveraging staff competencies to achieve optimal performance. “Understanding the cost of training versus the benefit of the investment is integral to business success,” says Rankin; “I’ll be providing real-life examples from companies we all know and respect.”
The breakfast event will be of interest to: CAOs, CEOs, department heads and managers with responsibilities for hiring and training.
To register, click on ‘The Business Case for Training’ at execed.degroote.mcmaster.ca or call Andrea at 905-525-9140 ext 20597.
Event attendees will also have the opportunity to learn about employer training subsidies available through the Canada-Ontario Job Grant.
The business breakfast event is a partnership between the DeGroote School of Business and The Centre for Skills Development & Training.
The Centre for Skills Development & Training is a not-for-profit incorporated affiliate of the Halton District School Board with locations across Halton and in Mississauga. The Centre helps people at all stages of life get on a path to career success—from youth just starting out, to older workers who have been laid off; from newcomers to Canada who need to improve their workplace English, to people interested in the trades who need to build their technical skills; and from small business owners looking to hire staff, to large companies who need help developing and transitioning their workforce.
Learn more at thecentre.on.ca.
The DeGroote School of Business is one of the six core faculties at McMaster University. We offer degree programs at the undergraduate, master’s and doctorate levels. This includes our MBA program and its popular co-op option. Our Executive Education department also offers non-degree courses for business professionals who want to upgrade their skills.
DeGroote has a strong reputation for academic excellence and innovation. We believe in experiential learning: providing students with hands-on experience whether in the classroom or out in the business community. Our undergraduate internship program (the largest in Canada), the co-op MBA program, and practical assignments all support this strategy. We also encourage our students’ involvement in business competitions and other extracurricular activities which help them gain real-world experience. Ultimately, DeGroote provides students with the practical skills they need to find their career paths and hit the ground running.
For more information please contact:
Alex Fuller, Manager
Marketing and Communications
905-333-3499 x 128
Andrea Mior, Program Manager
Executive Education, DeGroote School of Business
905-525-9140 x 20597