Business Skills Training for Women Entrepreneurs

Gain essential business skills to succeed

We know what it’s like to start and grow a business, which is why we’ve developed training that delivers results. After all, knowledge is the best investment you can make in your business!

Our business skills training features:

  • Practical, applicable skills that are 100% relevant to the successful operation of a small business
  • A range of workshop topics known to be pivotal to small business success
  • Materials developed by industry experts, often featuring real-life storytellers, informative panelists or inspirational spotlights
  • Different learning approaches including live and video conference workshops and self-directed study

Skills Training Options

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Workshops & Webinars

Learn in a supportive environment and find out how to avoid costly mistakes before they happen.

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Resources & Workbooks

Self-guided study options to help you gain essential business skills on your schedule.

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Partner With Us

Customized workshop options to help you support women entrepreneurs.

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Upcoming Workshops

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January 2018

Taking the Stage® Leadership Training in Kelowna

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Women’s Enterprise Centre, 201-1726 Dolphin Ave.
Kelowna, BC V1Y 9R9 Canada
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Taking the Stage® is a powerful program developed by The Humphrey Group Inc. to help women achieve a confident leadership presence. While the program is traditionally only available to women in large corporations, such as Microsoft and Johnson & Johnson, we are pleased to be able to offer it to aspiring and existing women business owners and non-profit leaders thanks to generous support from The Humphrey Group. Taking the Stage® will help you to become a strong, confident leader by…

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Mentor Advisory Forum: The Personal Change Formula – Clear Steps to Achieve Life-Changing Goals

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Do you ever find yourself thinking or feeling "I would love to do that but... ”? Join us on January 30th for this FREE webinar and Walk away from this session ready to reclaim your personal power! Find the truth behind your thoughts and explore how to break down barriers and achieve your life-changing goals. Uncover what is blocking you from actually doing what you say you want to do and embrace the shift to accountability and action in all…

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February 2018

Negotiation Techniques for Women

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

FREE Webinar Women's Enterprise Centre has partnered with BLG as part of their DRIVEN BY WOMEN initiative to offer a 3 part presentation series. The first topic in the series is Negotiation Techniques for Women. Being able to negotiate well can have a key impact not only on business negotiations but on your personal life and career. During this session you will learn common styles and approaches to negotiation as well as negotiation tactics and how best to use them…

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March 2018

An Introduction to Intellectual Property

March 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Women’s Enterprise Centre has partnered with BLG as part of their DRIVEN BY WOMEN initiative to offer a 3 part presentation series. The second topic in the series is An Introduction to Intellectual Property. Building an Intellectual Property (IP) strategy is important for business development. This FREE webinar will cover the following topics: What is IP; What are the common types of IP; Why is IP valuable; and How to protect your IP. Presenters: Michael Damiani and Todd Keeler Register

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April 2018

Top 10 Legal Tips for New Businesses

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Women’s Enterprise Centre has partnered with BLG as part of their DRIVEN BY WOMEN initiative to offer a 3 part presentation series. The third and final topic in the series is Top 10 Legal Tips for New Businesses. This FREE webinar will provide an overview of best practices for new business owners, including tips for incorporating your business and deciding on a corporate structure, developing key corporate documents, navigating raising capital, and handling certain employment and tax issues.  Presenters: Andrew Hennigar and Emily…

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