What you'll learn

Module 1: Plan your hiring strategy

Learn to map out your business’s short- and long-term goals, and identify the skills gaps and roles necessary to begin building an informed hiring plan.

Module 2: Attract, source & engage

Fill your talent pipeline by creating a recruitment strategy tailored to your business.

Module 3: Onboard & learn

Create an onboarding plan for the first 90 days to set your new employees up for success.


Program overview

What you’ll get:

  • Real-world examples and case studies from growth-stage startups that have “been there, done that” 
  • Practical, hands-on exercises and activities that will directly help you build a Staffing Canvas and Role Canvas for your startup
  • Access to the 30-60-90 day onboarding packages, ready for your business to use
  • Certificate of Completion


Register via the Start now button above.  Make sure to include an email address that you check regularly. Email will be our primary mode of communication with you throughout the course. After you have registered, you will receive an email with additional instructions to create an account on our online learning platform.

The course costs $35.00

We recommend dedicating enough time in your calendar to work through the program in its entirety. But if you’re struggling with a specific challenge, refer to the learning journey to help you navigate the topics.

Yes! This course is available to anyone, anywhere—the core concepts are useful for all entrepreneurs. That said, the course was designed in particular with technology entrepreneurs in mind, and therefore some of the material may not be applicable to non-tech businesses. Please refer to the course overview before registering to ensure that the course is a good fit for you.

Yes. Each learner who successfully completes 100% of the online materials will receive a non-accredited Certificate of Completion issued by MaRS Discovery District.

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