Business Training & Programs In Southeast Alberta
Free Training & Workshop Recordings
Making time for training these days isn't easy, which is why we've put recordings of all our recent workshops and partner sessions online for you to access anytime, anywhere! To learn more about upcoming live events and workshops, please visit our Events page.
Going Digital? We'll show you how! A 4-part series about the supports and strategies you need to start, grow and innovate in the digital economy.
Marketer probably isn't your official title, but if you're a small business owner using Facebook to support your operations.. YOU ARE A MARKETER! Master the key strategies here!
Succession Planning Series
Explore the steps of transferring your business!
Small Business Basics, by Business Link
When it comes to running a small business, there are a few basics that all small business owners need to master. In this video series, we take you through those basics to get you started.
StartUp, by Business Link
"How can I start a business?" is often the most difficult question for entrepreneurs. Learn the answers here!
Human Resources & Employer Workshops
Various HR topics for employers and small business owners.
Digital Service Squad (DSS)
The DSS is focused on providing 1-on-1 assistance and digital services to small businesses in any region of Alberta. The DSS will be available through local business support providers this fall.
Services may include:
- 1-on-1 digital transformation support
- Social media strategy
- Show you how to build a basic website
- Google My Business set up support
- Search Engine Optimization (SEO) support
- Help set up a POS solution
- Create customer databases
- Streamline business processes with digital tools
Entrepreneurs With Disabilities Program
The Entrepreneurs with Disabilities program (EDP) was created to provide enhanced small business development support to people with disabilities in rural Alberta. Self-employment can be a great way for persons with a disability or an ongoing medical condition to get back into the workforce.
This specialized program includes:
- Business training
- Assistance with drawing up a business plan
- Affordable, flexible business loans to establish a new business, purchase an existing business, or expand or upgrade an existing business
To be eligible for the Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program, you must:
- Have a self-declared disability or ongoing medical condition
- Live in rural Alberta
- Have a viable business idea
- Be able to contribute in some way to your business
To learn more about this program, please contact us.
ShopHERE powered by Google
Get help creating and customizing your online store. You’ll be trained on how to manage and market your online store and will be provided with the support that you need to make your online shop successful. Access free 1-on-1 support to build and launch your store and more.
What does the program do?
- Creates and configures your online store
- Trains you on how to manage it
- Collaborates to get the store live
- Helps with marketing the store What are the program benefits?
- Free 90 day trial of Shopify
- Ad credits including $50 for Facebook (while available)
- Free .CA domain registration (while available)
Register Now: https://www.digitalmainstreet.ca/shophere-ab
Rotary Alberta Youth Entrepreneurship Camp
Open to young people aged 13-15, the Rotary Alberta Youth Entrepreneurship Camp (RAYEC) empowers the next generation of business owners to learn everything from how to brainstorm a business idea to launching their business in a fun team setting. RAYEC takes place every August in Cypress Hills, Alberta!
For more information about RAYEC, please visit: https://www.rotaryayec.ca/
Training & Workshops
100 Essential Small Business Skills Course
Community Futures Entre-Corp is pleased to offer Canada's leading online education program for entrepreneurs in partnership with GoForth Institute.
If you're looking to bolster your understanding of how to start, run or grow a successful and profitable business, learn GoForth Institute's 100 Essential Small Business Skills™ in only 10 hours conveniently delivered to your computer through streaming video and an optional 400+ page resource curriculum book.
Each of the thirty 20 minute video lessons is delivered by an expert in their field of business - marketing, law, accounting, finance, human resources, strategy, marketing research, operations and government compliance.
Learn vital skills such as:
- How to find new markets and more customers
- How to run a more profitable company
- How to develop a winning marketing and social media strategy
- How to prepare your financial records
- Plus 96 more skills
GoForth Institute's 10 hours of online small business training costs just $295 + taxes. When you register through Community Futures Entre-Corp, you’ll receive our $25 partner discount.
For over 26 years, True Colours has been teaching people how to discover their greatest strengths and understand the strengths of others. We invite you to discover what life-changing experiences others have found with True Colours. People of all ages, backgrounds and occupations can benefit from the concepts revealed by the True Colours program.
Your organization can see immediate results, including better communication, more harmonious relationships, improved morale, strengthened teams, reduced absenteeism and decreased turnover. Community Futures Entre-Corp is equipped to present this training in-house at their own training facility or can accommodate off site training suited to the needs of the business owner or organization.
For more information please, contact us.
Get The Skills You Need To Succeed
Want to expand your skill set? We offer a wide range of business training programs and upskilling opportunities, from health and safety training to quick-start business intensives.
Learn how to market your business, understand basic accounting, and explore how to attract and retain talent as a rural business.
Our small business programs provide training and support for rural businesses across Entre-Corp. Our goal is to help your company thrive by offering you access to specialized services like accounting workshops, marketing seminars, and so much more. We're here for entrepreneurs just like you - take advantage of our programs today and learn the skills you need to succeed.