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Internal controls to prevent and detect fraud

Friday, December 15, 2017 -
11:15am to 1:00pm

APEX (a collaborative initiative and partnership between three core service providers, Community Futures Entre-Corp, Medicine Hat College and Alberta Innovates) is offering a FREE Lunch & Learn seminar.

This upcoming Lunch & Learn seminar will be presented by Drew Jackiw, a local Chartered Professional Accountant with JMH & Co. This lunch hour seminar will help you learn how to prevent and detect fraud in your business.

Note that a free lunch will be served - please register at this link:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/internal-controls-to-prevent-and-detect-frau...

WHEN:

Friday, December 15, 2017

Registrations will begin at 11:15 am

Lunch will be served at 11:30 am sharp

Presentations will start at 11:45 am

Session ends at 1:00 pm

WHERE:

Medicine Hat College, Crowfoot Room (F 160), 299 College Drive, Medicine Hat, Alberta

If you have any questions, please call Elizabeth Blair at 403-528-2824 or Email at Eblairatalbertacf.com

Protect your business from cybercrime

Monday, January 22, 2018 -
11:15am to 1:00pm

APEX (a collaborative initiative and partnership between three core service providers, Community Futures Entre-Corp, Medicine Hat College and Alberta Innovates) is offering a FREE Lunch & Learn seminar. Come and learn about Cybercrime and why it continues to be a huge threat to business. We will explore what the latest threats and trends are and why small businesses need to be educated and protected. You will learn 5 practical ways and actions that you can take to protect your business.

Note that a free lunch will be served - please register at this link:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/protect-your-business-from-cybercrime-ticket...

WHEN:

Monday, January 22, 2018

Registrations start at 11:15 am

A free lunch will be provided at 11:30 am

Presentations start at 11:45 am

Session ends at 1:00 pm

WHERE:

Medicine Hat College, in the Crowfoot Room

If you have any questions about this session, please call Elizabeth Blair at 403-528-2824.

Self Employment Training

Monday, January 29, 2018 (All day) to Friday, March 16, 2018 (All day)

The Self-Employment Training Program is an Alberta Labour initiative that Community Futures Entre-Corp has delivered collectively for 21 years.

The self-employment (SE) training program is a 1-year commitment that will provide training and mentorship on how to start and run a business. 

It begins with 7-weeks of classroom-led business training.  Classes run Monday to Thursdays, from 8:45 am to 4:00 pm. 

Students will receive regular mentoring support and ongoing follow-up reviews out to one full year.

The 7-week classroom portion includes topics such as: 

GST/payroll

Basic bookkeeping & financial statements

Quickbooks

Income tax matters

Understanding sole proprietorship/partnerships/corporations

Pricing

Basic Excel

Cash flow budgeting

General operations

Market research (identifying your customer, your competition, industry/product definition)

Social media relationship building

Business planning

HR management

Strategic planning and SWOT

Basis sales tips  

Customer Service

LEAN principles

Several guest speakers are invited in to discuss insurance, OHS/WCB, legal matters, graphic design, branding, website matters, managing stress, True Colors, Chamber memberships, as well as a list of guest panel speakers who are also business owners and have a wealth of experience to share.  

Interested individuals must apply and be assessed for eligibility to determine acceptance. If you want more specific information about the whole program, or just parts of it, please call Jenn Bader at 403-528-2824

 

Business valuation and succession planning

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 -
11:15am to 1:00pm

APEX (a collaborative initiative and partnership between three core service providers, Community Futures Entre-Corp, Medicine Hat College and Alberta Innovates) is offering a FREE Lunch & Learn seminar.

This upcoming Lunch & Learn seminar will be presented by Drew Jackiw, a local Chartered Professional Accountant with JMH & Co. This lunch hour seminar, is for small business owners, family businesses, entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs and sole proprietors who would like to learn how to estimate the value of a business.

Do you understand how to determine the value of your business today? Learn why a proper plan can help you today and in a possible future sale or transition.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN: Factors that affect value, Valuation methods, Preparing for a sale, Business acquisition and sale techniques, Financing an acquisition or sale, Transitioning without a sale to family and Tax minimization strategies.

Note that a free lunch will be served but you must register to reserve your seat.   Please register at this link:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/business-seminar-business-valuation-and-succ...

WHEN:

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Registrations will begin at 11:15 am

Lunch will be served at 11:30 am sharp

Presentations will start at 11:45 am

Session ends at 1:00 pm

WHERE:

Medicine Hat College, Crowfoot Room (F 160), 299 College Drive, Medicine Hat, Alberta

If you have any questions, please call Elizabeth Blair at 403-528-2824 or Email at Eblairatalbertacf.com

Self Employment Training

Monday, May 7, 2018 (All day) to Friday, June 22, 2018 (All day)

The Self-Employment Training Program is an Alberta Labour initiative that Community Futures Entre-Corp has delivered collectively for 21 years.

The self-employment (SE) training program is a 1-year commitment that will provide training and mentorship on how to start and run a business. 

It begins with 7-weeks of classroom-led business training.  Classes run Monday to Thursdays, from 8:45 am to 4:00 pm. 

Students will receive regular mentoring support and ongoing follow-up reviews out to one full year.

The 7-week classroom portion includes topics such as: 

GST/payroll

Basic bookkeeping & financial statements

Quickbooks

Income tax matters

Understanding sole proprietorship/partnerships/corporations

Pricing

Basic Excel

Cash flow budgeting

General operations

Market research (identifying your customer, your competition, industry/product definition)

Social media relationship building

Business planning

HR management

Strategic planning and SWOT

Basis sales tips  

Customer Service

LEAN principles

Several guest speakers are invited in to discuss insurance, OHS/WCB, legal matters, graphic design, branding, website matters, managing stress, True Colors, Chamber memberships, as well as a list of guest panel speakers who are also business owners and have a wealth of experience to share.  

Interested individuals must apply and be assessed for eligibility to determine acceptance. If you want more specific information about the whole program, or just parts of it, please call Jenn Bader at 403-528-2824

 

Lean six sigma yellow belt certification

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, May 10, 2018 (All day)

Lean Six Sigma is a methodology that combines the waste reduction principles of lean with the quality management concepts of Six Sigma.

Lean, popularized by Toyota, seeks to improve efficiency by improving workflow: no effort or time is wasted because the right things get to the right place at the right time. Developed by Motorola in 1986, Six Sigma is a set of techniques that reduces product defects through improved work processes.

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is an activity-filled three-day training workshop perfect for project sponsors, project team members, and other key project resources that trains and certifies participants to a full Yellow Belt level in the combined methodology of Lean Six Sigma. Participants are provided soft copy (electronic) templates of eight Lean Six Sigma tools covered in the course, such as the Project Charter, SIPOC process map, Cause and Effect (C&E) Matrix, and Root Cause (Fishbone) diagram.

NOTE that there is a cost for this program but you can save 66% of the course fees using the Canada Alberta Job Grant. All course fees must be paid up-front before attending the first session on May 8, 2018.   Once you register, you will receive an email from Elizabeth Blair with specific instructions on program cost and the Alberta Job Grant application process.   Please register at this link:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/lean-six-sigma-yellow-belt-certification-tic...

Session starts at 8 am and ends at 5 pm each day:

THREE DAYS of training:  Tuesday, May 8, 2018; Wed, May 9, 2018; and Thurs, May 10, 2018

Please arrive at 7:45 am each day.

A free parking pass will be provided for each person attending, for each day.

Note that a FREE Lunch and mid morning and afternoon snacks will be provided for each day of the training.

In order to receive your Six Sigma "yellow belt" certification, you must attend and complete all 3 days of the training.

All three days will be held at the Medicine Hat College, Crowfoot Room

If you have any questions about the program, please call Elizabeth Blair at 403-528-2824 or Email at Eblairatalbertacf.com

Self Employment Training

Monday, August 20, 2018 (All day) to Friday, October 5, 2018 (All day)

The Self-Employment Training Program is an Alberta Labour initiative that Community Futures Entre-Corp has delivered collectively for 21 years.

The self-employment (SE) training program is a 1-year commitment that will provide training and mentorship on how to start and run a business. 

It begins with 7-weeks of classroom-led business training.  Classes run Monday to Thursdays, from 8:45 am to 4:00 pm. 

Students will receive regular mentoring support and ongoing follow-up reviews out to one full year.

The 7-week classroom portion includes topics such as: 

GST/payroll

Basic bookkeeping & financial statements

Quickbooks

Income tax matters

Understanding sole proprietorship/partnerships/corporations

Pricing

Basic Excel

Cash flow budgeting

General operations

Market research (identifying your customer, your competition, industry/product definition)

Social media relationship building

Business planning

HR management

Strategic planning and SWOT

Basis sales tips  

Customer Service

LEAN principles

Several guest speakers are invited in to discuss insurance, OHS/WCB, legal matters, graphic design, branding, website matters, managing stress, True Colors, Chamber memberships, as well as a list of guest panel speakers who are also business owners and have a wealth of experience to share.  

Interested individuals must apply and be assessed for eligibility to determine acceptance. If you want more specific information about the whole program, or just parts of it, please call Jenn Bader at 403-528-2824

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