The Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur (POE), a program of The Prince’s Charities Canada, launches its seven-day business boot camp for transitioning Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members for the first time in Halifax at Dalhousie University today. POE provides business education to transitioning CAF members and veterans. It is a made-in-Canada program that combines two of HRH […]
A day at business boot camp
May 14th, 2015
You have made it through basic training in the CAF, but do you have what it takes to get through The Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur business boot camp? Our day starts early with a team breakfast to fuel us before our long day ahead. We head straight to class and start right into accounting to learn about P&L statements to […]
Place-based strategies – it’s all about context
April 15th, 2015
The Prince’s Canadian Responsible Business Network (PCRBN) is looking to transform the landscape of corporate social responsibility into something more sustainable than traditional models of corporate engagement and philanthropy. One way we are doing this is through our place-based strategies in Toronto, Winnipeg and Halifax.
A POE Boot Camp Graduate’s Advice
April 7th, 2015
Learn more about one of our 2014 boot camp grads from Memorial University, Leendert Bolle. CAF Background: 16 years, Sergeant in the Special Forces Company: HERO Dog Treats What helped you the most at the boot camp? The Boot Camp provided me the confidence and the tools to narrow my vision into laser focus, with the […]
Making Meetings Matter: What’s your meeting’s Social Footprint?
March 31st, 2015
On May 11th, 200 meeting and event planners will converge at Daniels Spectrum for an innovative evening that brings to light new ways to “make meetings matter.” Co-hosted by Prince’s Charities Canada, Artscape, and Daniels Corporation, The industry night, dubbed BE BOLD! invites meeting and event professionals to explore Daniels Spectrum, the 60,000 square foot […]
Youth unemployment: it’s more than just providing jobs
March 23rd, 2015
The issue of youth unemployment has been making headlines for quite some time. It is well recognized that this is a looming issue for not only a generation of eager young people, but also for businesses looking towards their future talent pool. But when we think about solutions to youth unemployment, do we think beyond just […]
What are we looking for in a successful POE boot camp application?
March 23rd, 2015
2015 boot camp applications are now open. But, just what are we looking for in a successful applicant? Beyond the technical requirements of being a transitioning CAF member, we are looking for someone with a well thought out business idea. We don’t mean to say that you need a 20 page business plan, but we are looking […]
We are pleased to announce that The Prince’s Charities Australia has just launched a military to entrepreneurship program, The Prince’s Lead Your Own Business, based upon the success of The Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur. The Prince’s Lead Your Own Business will also be a hands-on business learning experience for transitioning Australian Defence Force members. […]