My approach to learning is human. It combines flexibility and efficiency. I prefer to form an alliance with you to help you define your learning goals. Depending on your context, I will be happy to adapt the learning and make it enjoyable.
I am a graduate student in business administration at the University of Sherbrooke. French is my my native language. I grew up in France and I currently live in Quebec. Concretely, I have more than ten years of experience in teaching entrepreneurs and in university teaching. Alongside my activities, I also have solid experience in tutoring in French and in mathematics. I am delighted to help you improve your French.
Tutor at home and online 2020 /…
Sosprof, Montreal (Quebec)
Lecturer in entrepreneurship 2018
School of Management. University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke Campus.
Course "Starting a business" (INS562)
Course objectives: Learn about starting a business; meet entrepreneurial players from various sectors of the economy; complete a business plan
Course content: The launch or acquisition of a business; the business plan and its components; marketing in a start-up business; sources of funding for start-up companies; incentives to encourage entrepreneurship.
Research Assistant 2019
School of Management, University of Sherbrooke
Realization of a scientific literature review on entrepreneurial motivation, under the supervision of Pr. Jean-François Lalonde.
Co-researcher Mitacs 2019-2020
Study of the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Sherbrooke
Funding totaling $ 120,000
Research team: 4 researchers involved
Research director: Pr. Jean-François Lalonde
Duration of research: 18 months
Mapping the different networks dynamically and thoroughly;
Trace and update the multiple paths of entrepreneurs;
Identify good local and external practices;
Propose solutions adapted to the needs and challenges of the territory;
Consultant to the Montreal Food System Council (SAM Council) 2019
Montreal Food System Council (SAM Council) Montreal - Healthy Metropolis
Perform literature reviews on the access of local food products to the Montreal market
Reviewer of scientific articles in entrepreneurship 2017
Canadian Association of Administrative
Researchers Review of research articles in entrepreneurship for publication at the annual conference (June 29 to 1, 2017 at HEC Montréal) of the Canadian Association of Researchers in Administration (ASAC)
NON ACADEMIC PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
Youth Entrepreneurship Development Agent 2009/2015
Responsible for the Entrepreneurial Passion competition
Carrefour Jeunesse-Emploi Bourassa-Sauvé, Montreal, Quebec
Carry out individual and group counseling with young adults from 16 to 35 years old in the process of starting a business, support them in the writing of their business plans
Conceive and lead workshops in starting a business
Pilot the Passion to Entrepreneurship competition
Conceive and lead ad hoc management workshops
Set up innovative projects in entrepreneurship in collaboration with the community
Organize and carry out the Passion for Entrepreneurship contest
Participate in the development activities of the Carrefour Jeunesse-emploi Bourassa-Sauvé
Write monthly and annual activity reports
Initiator and director of:
The first summer entrepreneurial school in Montreal: THIS project received an award from the Carrefour jeunesse emploi network in Quebec.
Carrefour du pain social enterprise project: obtaining a $ 15,000 grant
Initiator of the first Montreal-North Entrepreneurial Meeting
Immigrant women in action training: social and economic integration project
Creation of the CJE Young Entrepreneurs Networking Club
Conception of the show "The meeting of young entrepreneurs"
109 projects leading to a business creation or a self-employed activity, from 2009 to 2014
Thematic workshops and conferences (positioning, commercial and competitive intelligence, etc.)
Entrepreneurship café: workspace and networking for aspiring entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurship Trainer and Coach 2016/2017
Quartier Artisan business accelerator (in collaboration with HEC-Montreal)
Support artisans in the structuring of their business projects, visionary creation, enhancement of shared values, creativity and innovation
Thematic workshops / conferences
Thematic workshops / conferences: from intuition to the business model, the Business model Canvas; the shared vision and values as performance levers for developing companies; develop your business using the "ultimate" approach.
Entrepreneurship consultant 2015 / ....
Entrepreneurship Business Consulting
Support in business creation and business development
Training: structuring a business idea, sector grade, marketing plan, communication plan, strategic positioning, business plan, Business Model Canvas, etc.
Entrepreneurial classes without borders
85 participants attended the 2015 and 2016 summer sessions
Video conference course with participants from the following countries: France, Morocco, Haiti, Guinea, Russia, United States, Ghana, Germany, England, Gabon
Marketing and sales manager 2007
DV-LOG Company, Cergy-Pontoise, France
Development of the new Marketing and sales strategy, reorganization of the sales team and activity monitoring
Corporate image management, public relations
Study of the payroll software for intermittent entertainment workers in France
Development of the new marketing strategy and business plan
Redefinition of the corporate image: design of the new logos and the new slogan: DV-LOG Inventor of solutions and new institutional brochures and products
Public relations: preparation of trade fairs, press relations
Other professional experiences:
Liaison and Project Officer 2008/2009
Quebec Committee for the Recognition of the Rights of Haitian Workers in the Dominican Republic, Montreal, Quebec
Coordination of a team of volunteers, of the monthly bulletin La Machette and representation of the Committee with other institutions
Publication of the Committee's electronic monthly journal
Follow-up of meetings and / or meetings
School Manager 2005
Carrefour Alma Hypermarket, Rennes (France)
Marketing Studies, Operational Marketing
Explain the differences in turnover achieved with the Carrefour loyalty card in two supermarkets of the same brand.
Market study, diagnostic and survey on the Carrefour loyalty card
Data processing and analysis, recommendations, explanations of discrepancies in turnover, competition prices and preparation of competing offers
Head of the sales team 2004
1st European Festival of Short and Fantastic Short Films, France
Recruitment and supervision of employees (17 students)
Market studies, development of marketing and commercial strategy
Catalog design and sale of advertising spaces and stands. Creation of institutional documents and website
Project manager in event marketing 2003/2004
Awareness campaign on road safety and blood donation
Design and organization of the event for young people aged 15-25
Actions: Crash-test, Round table, Booth animation, Blood drive (Around 800 participants in the event)
Study on cognitive dissonance and behavior change
Design and implementation of the project and communications media, public relations
Design and execution of the communication strategy.
Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) 2014 /…
University of Sherbrooke (Canada)
Subject: impact of family entrepreneurial culture on the decisions of ethnic entrepreneurs
Fields of specialization: Ethnic entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial culture, entrepreneurial ecosystems.
Planned filing date: fall 2020
Doctoral course ADM9100 “Foundations of administrative thought” 2013
ESG-UQAM, McGill, HEC, Concordia
Master in Management and Business Strategies 2005
Private European School of Management and Commerce,
Rennes, France Thesis title: Conceptualization of the loyalty card
BTS (Higher Technician's Certificate) Food industry 2000
Private agricultural high school La lande du Breuil, Rennes, France
Member of the Board of Directors of Entre-Maisons Ahuntsic 2019/…
Member of the Board of Directors of Nourri-source Montréal 2018/2019
Member of the financing committee, the retention committee of godmothers and the retention committee of godchildren
President of the jury for the Entrepreneurship Competition in Entrepreneurship 2012-2014
Carrefour jeunesse-emploi Bourassa-Sauvé, Montreal, Quebec
Mentor Projet Québec plural 2009/2011
Help new immigrants to integrate socio-economically in Quebec
Fundraising Agent (Volunteering) 2008
Journal Itinerary, Montreal, Quebec
Help in finding funding; Establishing a mapping of the true donor and determining the profile of the major donor
Designer and organizer of awareness campaigns 2003/2004
Regarding road safety and blood donation. Rennes, (France)
President of the Association Nouvel Horizon 2003/2006
Theme: Entrepreneurship as a means of social and economic integration of young adults in Montreal-North: lessons to be learned for young people in the Republic of Congo
Fova Haiti 2015
Theme: Quality education: an approach of otherness towards Africa from 1940 to 1969
J’ai eu la chance de travailler avec Constantin pendant plusieurs années. Il a été mon formateur et coach. Il est un très bon pédagogue et vulgarisateur. Il connait sa matière et il est très patient et j’aime beaucoup sa créativité pour aider ses élèves à comprendre des concepts complexes et nébuleux.
Je le recommande fortement.
C'est un professeur exceptionnel qui a la main sur le coeur. Jamais il vous laisse partir avec des questionnements suite à un cours . Il sait encourager ses élèves , et les pousser vers le succès est sa priorité. MERCI BEAUCOUP POUR TOUT!
Constantin is a good teacher, cause teaching call for certain abilities like listening, patience...and being is former student, I testify noticing those skills in him.
Constantin est une personne empathique qui prend le temps de comprendre les autres sans porter de jugement.
Il est patient et cherchera différentes stratégies pour pallier aux difficultés des étudiants en question afin de favoriser leur apprentissage.
Il prend le temps d'écouter les autres et est attentif à son interlocuteur. Il est humble, ouvert d'esprit, authentique, tout en ayant un bon sens de l'humour.
Ce tout, le permet de rendre ses cours dynamiques.
En résumé, il aura la réussite de ses étudiants à coeur!!
After struggling with getting my ideas together, Constantin coached me in creating my business model and ensuring I had a plan to sustain its success and growth. His patience is second to none, and his approach is unique. I strongly recommend his services!
Constantin is an amazing teacher and a great listener. He is really attentive to the students needs and is passionate about sharing his knowledge. I definitely recommend.
Constantin will make THE perfect teacher, because he' s a generous person. He knows how to listen, he has a great heart, a very kind man! Sharing his knowlege is a true pleasure for him!
Constantin is a great leader and an excellent life coach. When he speaks about things, you really want to listen because of the way He express himself. He has the patience to teach.
I know Constantin for longtime and he is an amazing person, very enthusiastic and a great professional with a very collaborative approach.
Constantin is a very great team player and patient with others.
Constantin is very skilful and having him as teacher is just a privilege and a great insurance to learn and make some meaningful progress!
I highly recommend Constantin as a teacher. Years back he taught me how to start a business activity, during that time his knowledges and professionalism were treasure for me to be a good manager in business. I did like how precisely Constantin was during the teaching and how he paid so much attention to details. Constantin took extra time to help me apprehend things that was not clear to my understanding... Constantin is among trustworthy person i knew in life, he is a good friend, a listener, a helper a problem solver, a brother i can talk to without fear of being betraye also a great teacher to have in your institution.
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