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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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Join us for this FREE e-course and understand your responsibilities as an employer and employee to prevent bullying from occurring. You’ll discover what workplace bullying can entail, alongside details on creating a bullying and harassment prevention program. Finally, we’ll cover how to create and manage a workplace that’s healthy and respectful for all.

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Join us for this FREE e-course and learn where and how to report an injury, illness or fatality in the workplace, the different benefits available to your employees, and best practices for handling recovery and reintegration in the workplace.

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Join us for this FREE e-course and discover the benefits of WorkSafeBC insurance for a business. You’ll learn about the various coverage options, costs, and requirements, alongside a guide on managing your WorkSafeBC account.

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This FREE e-course provides helpful, simple to understand information for employers and workers on how to avoid violent situations. Join us and learn how to recognize various forms of workplace violence, how to avoid violent situations, and how to prevent future incidents from occurring.

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Join us for this foundational accident prevention e-course and identify an employer’s responsibilities in creating a healthy and safe workplace. You’ll discover the benefits of establishing a safety program, key tips for preventing injuries, and how to effectively orient and train employees in accident prevention.

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Join us for this FREE e-course and learn what a musculoskeletal injury is, how to identify the symptoms, and how they can be prevented. Upon completion, you’ll be empowered to build a workplace where employees feel safe, healthy and supported.

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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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No matter what industry you’re in, the business landscape has changed rapidly in the last two years. Get your business up to speed with this FREE, three-part webinar series and learn from Moneris experts about current business trends, how to build a winning online presence, and key solutions for […]

LENGTH Thursdays 1 Hour from 10:30-11:30am on Jun 23, Jul 28 and Aug 25 PRICE: Free
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The first time a small business takes on debt is a stressful milestone for many entrepreneurs. Even though business loans are increasingly common, and even expected, for small businesses, that four-letter word is one that causes a lot of dread. It’s important to note this feeling is completely normal. After […]

LENGTH 1 Hour PRICE: Free
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The business structure you choose will have important small business tax considerations. In this seminar, you’ll learn the tax benefits of each business structure.

LENGTH 3 Hours PRICE: $69.00
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Seven Steps to Business Exit Planning

LENGTH 1 Hour PRICE: $49.00
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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: $39.00
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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: $29.00
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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: $49.00
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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: $29.00
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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 Hours PRICE: $39.00
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The middle of summer may seem like a strange time to begin Holiday preparations, but the truth is, savvy business owners know now is the time to start planning for success. The days are counting down to some of the busiest and most demanding shopping days of the year – […]

LENGTH 1 Hour PRICE: Free
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As consumers increasingly shift towards online shopping, e-commerce is becoming a bigger and bigger consideration for businesses. Do you want to sell your products online but lack the technical know-how and strategy? Perhaps you already have an online store but want to tap into Amazon’s vast audience as another revenue […]

LENGTH 1 Hour PRICE: Free
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In this free three-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 Thursdays between 1:00pm – 2:00pm PST, […]

LENGTH 1 Hour (Aug 4, Aug 18 and Sep 15 between 1-2pm) PRICE: Free
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Thinking about incorporating? As your business matures, the realities of your legal and tax situations will change. Incorporation for Small Business will teach you how a registered corporation can help lower risk and optimize tax benefits.

LENGTH 3 Hours PRICE: $59.00
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Incorporating can unlock a range of benefits for you and your business. Our Small Business Incorporation Package is all-day tax and legal information series that instructs on how to do business as a corporation in BC.

LENGTH 6 Hours PRICE: $119.00
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