Beyond Start-up...

Once your business has passed the start-up stage you face new challenges. In today's competitive marketplace business owners often have to juggle many jobs. Resources can be stretched thin and it can be difficult to manage and grow your business.

Is it time to hire employees? Do you need to enhance your marketing plan? Develop a new sales process? Is it time to expand? Do you need additional financing?  These are only a few of the questions you may be asking yourself once you've established your business. 

The Small Business Centre offers Advisory assistance and a variety of resources and services to help you refine your business management skills and create a plan for growth.

 

 

 

Business Growth Events Calendar

    March 2017

  • March 29

    Business Planning Basics Session 1 - March 2017
    Wed, Mar 29th @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    First part of a 9 hour workshop on creating a business plan. Learn about market research, assessing your competition, creating effective marketing strategies and developing sales strategies. Registration for this session automatically includes registration in for sessions 2 & 3 on March 31, 2017.

    NOTE - Completion of the Starting a Small Business Seminar is required before enrolling in this workshop.

    Tickets $100.00/each

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  • March 30

    EBusiness Seminar
    Thu, Mar 30th @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

    In this seminar, Jayme Cousins, founder of In House Logic, will help discover the basics of Organic Search Engine Optimization, recognize pitfalls and common mistakes, learn how to refine your webpage for greater appeal and a premium ranking.

    Tickets $55.00/each

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  • March 31

    Business Planning Basics Sessions 2 & 3 - March 2017
    Fri, Mar 31st @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Learn about operational concerns and financial considerations, including: start up costs, sales forecasting, cash flow statements, income statements, and balance sheets. Upon completing this workshop you will have all the tools necessary to prepare your own business plan.

    NOTE - This full day session completes the workshop. Registration for Session 1 on March 29 automatically includes Sessions 2 & 3 on this date.

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  • April 2017

  • April 4

    Accounting Advice
    Tue, Apr 4th @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Access certified accountants to address financial questions and assist with bookkeeping best practices and future forecasting.

    Individual appointments booked on a first come, first served basis.

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  • April 5

    Networking April 2017 - Networking Wednesdays
    Wed, Apr 5th @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Connect with local entrepreneurs while enjoying tasty treats and learn about everything our Centre offers to help you grow your business!

    316 Rectory Street, 3rd Floor

    Advance Registration is Required!
    Register by Monday, April 3, 2017.

    Tickets $6.19/each

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  • April 6

    Legal Advice
    Thu, Apr 6th @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Expert lawyers are available to clarify your concerns and provide answers to your legal questions.

    Individual half hour appointments booked on a first come, first served basis.

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  • April 19

    Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
    Wed, Apr 19th @ 9:15 am - 12:15 pm

    During this seminar, you'll be presented with local case studies that demonstrate how a CRM system has delivered six figure sales results when implemented as part of a consistent effort towards business development, marketing, and customer care.

    Tickets $30.00/each

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  • April 26

    Business Planning Basics Session 1 - April 2017
    Wed, Apr 26th @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    First part of a 9 hour workshop on creating a business plan. Learn about market research, assessing your competition, creating effective marketing strategies and developing sales strategies. Registration for this session automatically includes registration in for sessions 2 & 3 on April 28, 2017.

    NOTE - Completion of the Starting a Small Business Seminar is required before enrolling in this workshop.

    Tickets $120.00/each

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  • April 28

    Business Planning Basics Sessions 2 & 3 - April 2017
    Fri, Apr 28th @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Learn about operational concerns and financial considerations, including: start up costs, sales forecasting, cash flow statements, income statements, and balance sheets. Upon completing this workshop you will have all the tools necessary to prepare your own business plan.

    NOTE - This full day session completes the workshop. Registration for Session 1 on April 26 automatically includes Sessions 2 & 3 on this date.

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Featured Events, Programs & Services

  • eBusiness March 2017

    eBusiness March 2017

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  • Networking at the Small Business Centre

    Networking at the Small Business Centre

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  • Customer Relationship Management Seminar

    Customer Relationship Management Seminar

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  • Get your legal and accounting questions answered.

    Get your legal and accounting questions answered.

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