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Business Education

Small Business BC provides practical business education tailored for small businesses right here in BC. Whether you need help starting your business, hiring employees, managing operations, or anything else, Small Business BC is here to help.

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Live webinars are real-time engaging presentations with live video and chat. Have a scheduling conflict? A recording will also be available for you to stream over the next seven days so you won’t miss a thing.

Self-directed e-courses are available anytime, anywhere. Each on-demand e-course will cover bite-sized topics and help you learn through multimedia features such as readings, handouts, videos and quizzes. With course access for one full year, you can review to the course material multiple times as you progress through your entrepreneurial journey.

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If you want to grow your business by exporting, then this course is for you. For startups and established businesses alike, guide your export journey and learn the Export Essentials today.

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In this free two-part webinar series, learn how to sell online successfully through Amazon. Topics covered include a step-by-step overview on getting started, how you can grow and scale your business, and top tips and considerations for launching your presence on Amazon. Scheduled on two Wednesdays between 1:00pm – 2:00pm […]

LENGTH Two 1 Hour Sessions (Jul 28 1-2pm and Sep 22 1-2pm) PRICE: Free
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Performance management helps employees realize their full potential and employers align individual performance to organizational goals. Implementing effective performance management is something all business owners should invest time in, but it can be a challenging process. Join us for this informative webinar session and understand how to streamline the process […]

LENGTH 45 Minutes PRICE: Free
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Mon, August 9 9:00am to 12:00pm

Business Planning Series Package

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Want to turn your business idea into a successful venture? Our nine-seminar Business Planning Series equips you with the skills to evaluate the start-up viability of your big idea.

LENGTH 30+ Hours PRICE: $419
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Running a business will always be a challenge but having a solid foundation in place can lessen the load. Our Operations Management for Small Business Seminar will teach you how to merge all the essential elements of operating a small business.

LENGTH 0.5 Hours PRICE: $39
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Generating traffic to your physical or digital store is key to growing your business, so finding the right customers and reaching them is always top of mind. We’ll help you identify the ideal customer who is most likely to buy from you, develop an effective marketing campaign to drive awareness, […]

LENGTH 1 Hour PRICE: Free
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LIVE WEBINAR
Tue, August 10 10:30am to 11:30am

E-commerce For Your Business Series

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In this free three-part webinar series, learn about how to set up your e-commerce business for success. Topics covered include marketing for your e-commerce business, setting up your online store, and optimizing operations for shipping, delivery, and more. Scheduled on Tuesdays on August 10, 17 and 24 between 10:30am – […]

LENGTH 3 Hours (Tuesdays on August 10, 17 and 24 between 10:30am - 12:00pm PST) PRICE: Free
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Business Mapping offers a more accessible alternative to the traditional business plan process that will leave you with a strategic plan to direct your business. This introductory seminar will empower you to create a fleshed-out business map.

LENGTH 2.5 Hours PRICE: $59
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LIVE WEBINAR

Interested in doing business with the Government of Canada? Join us for this FREE half-day seminar and learn about the various aspects of doing business with the federal government.

LENGTH 1.5 Hours PRICE: Free
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LIVE WEBINAR

It’s never been easier to set up an online store. Whether you are just getting started, transitioning your store online, or you already have an online store that needs to be optimized for increased orders, establishing a strong online presence is the first step on your e-commerce journey. Gain insights […]

LENGTH 1 Hour PRICE: Free
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Starting a business is one of the most exciting decisions a person can make in their life. Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills you need to get it off the ground with Start Smart 1: Basics of Starting a Business.

LENGTH 3.5 Hours PRICE: $29
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Starting a Business: Start Smart Package offers a step-by-step guide to starting your business right. This package includes two seminars presented by several industry experts.

LENGTH 6 Hours PRICE: $49
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Starting a business is tricky enough without adding unnecessary risks. Our Start Smart 2 seminar focuses on how entrepreneurs can protect their business, their employees and themselves during the start-up phase and beyond.

LENGTH 2.5 Hours PRICE: $29
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Shipping and delivery are extensions of your customer experience. Once a customer clicks ‘buy’, it is your job to fulfill, ship and deliver their purchase through a seamless end-to-end experience. When done right, your operations can help save you time, money and stress, and they can boost your customers’ satisfaction. […]

LENGTH 1 Hour PRICE: Free
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Wondering how to make a website? Thanks to platforms like WordPress, Shopify and Squarespace, it’s not as difficult as you think. Our Creating a Website for Your Business seminar will guide you through the basics.

LENGTH 2 Hours PRICE: $59
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Want to increase your business’ social media presence but don’t know where to start? Join Mhairi Petrovic, Out-Smarts Marketing as she teaches you how to use social media for small business.

LENGTH 3.5 Hours PRICE: $39
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Interested in finding out about the Government of Canada’s tendering process? This FREE seminar will equip you with the knowledge you need to bid on government contracts.

LENGTH 1.5 Hours PRICE: Free
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Wed, September 8 9:00am to 12:00pm

Writing a Business Plan

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Writing a business plan massively increases your chances of start-up success. In this seminar, Laura Aveledo teaches you how to write a cohesive and compelling business plan.

LENGTH 3 Hours PRICE: $59
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LIVE WEBINAR

Interested in doing business with the Government of Canada? Join us for this FREE half-day seminar and learn about the various aspects of doing business with the federal government.

LENGTH 1.5 Hours PRICE: Free
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COVID-19 has spurred many changes affecting retail in BC, from disruptions to the supply chain to online shopping becoming more prevalent. At the same time though, initiatives like Shop Local and the transition of brick and mortar businesses to e-commerce are taking place.nnNow may be the best time for you […]

LENGTH 3 Hours PRICE: $39
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Starting a business is one of the most exciting decisions a person can make in their life. Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills you need to get it off the ground with Start Smart 1: Basics of Starting a Business.

LENGTH 3.5 Hours PRICE: $29
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