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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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Hailed as the father of modern business management, Peter Drucker once stated “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” While Drucker’s words were seen as innovative in his day, those ideas have slowly seeped into the mainstream, forming the foundation of modern management. As a small business leader, […]

LENGTH 2 Hour PRICE: Free
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LIVE WEBINAR
Wed, September 22 1:00pm to 2:00pm

How to Grow Your Business on Amazon

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As someone who may be familiar with the basics of how to sell on Amazon, it’s time to learn about ways to grow your business. Growing as a seller involves expanding your selection, driving traffic to your products, increasing your reach, and delivering a great customer experience. This webinar will […]

LENGTH 1 Hour PRICE: Free
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Thu, September 23 10:30am to 12:00pm

How Much is Your Business Worth?

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As small business owners approach retirement, or adjust to the realities of COVID-19, many are contemplating selling their businesses. As Warren Buffet once said, “Price is what you pay: Value is what you get.” In this seminar you’ll learn how businesses are valued, how buyers think, and practical tips for […]

LENGTH 1.5 Hours PRICE: Free
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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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Organizations measure what they want to improve, so if hiring people with disabilities is a priority for you as an employer, measuring for disability is a key place to start. With the right tools, employers can tap into the tangible business and social benefits of collecting and sharing disability data. […]

LENGTH 1.5 Hours PRICE: Free
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LIVE WEBINAR
Mon, September 27 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Land Acknowledgements Workshop

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Land Acknowledgements are becoming increasingly commonplace at event openings and gatherings made by organizations and individuals alike. Land Acknowledgements are crucial to visibilizing Nations that have cared for our land for thousands and thousands of years. But where do we start, and how do we respectfully do this? Join […]

LENGTH 2 Hours PRICE: Free
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LIVE WEBINAR
Tue, September 28 11:00am to 12:00pm

The Foundation of Payroll

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As a small business grows, its payroll needs change and become more complex. At a time when entrepreneurs are trying to focus on growth, this process brings stresses and challenges. The good news is, help is at hand. Whether you have an established payroll department, or you’re hiring your first […]

LENGTH 1 Hour PRICE: Free
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Are you sitting on the next big business idea? Our Business Viability 1 seminar will help you determine the start-up viability of your concept.

LENGTH 3 Hours PRICE: Free
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It takes money to make money, and cash flow is arguably the most crucial part of your financial plan. Stay on top of one of business’ greatest challenges with this informative seminar.

LENGTH 3 Hours 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
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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: $99
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Incorporating can unlock a range of benefits for you and your business. Join us and learn how to become an incorporated business.

LENGTH 3 Hours PRICE: $59
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LIVE WEBINAR
Tue, October 5 9:30am to 11:00am

Funding Sources for Exporters

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If you are looking to expand your sales abroad, there are programs available to help. This seminar will explore funding programs that split the cost of attending virtual trade events, establishing new research and development collaborations with foreign partners, and conducting market research to find new international customers for your […]

LENGTH 1.5 Hours PRICE: Free
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This search engine and analytics seminar will guide you through tools such as Google Search Console, Audience Insights and Demographics Reports from Google Analytics. You’ll discover your “rock star” products that drive new business, and research your competitors’ marketing strategy as you attract more customers online to grow your business.

LENGTH 2 Hours PRICE: $49
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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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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 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 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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Many small businesses don’t have the insurance coverage they need, and it’s estimated that 25 percent of BC businesses are underinsured or have no insurance at all. Have you ever wondered about business insurance – what it is, when you should buy it and why you need it to keep […]

LENGTH 1 Hour PRICE: Free
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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.

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