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

Picture of woman business owner

Workshops & Webinars

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

Learn More

Picture of Business Skills Workbooks

Resources & Workbooks

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

Learn More

Picture of WEC Management

Partner With Us

Customized workshop options to help you support women entrepreneurs.

Learn More

Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming Events › Workshops & Events by WEC

Events List Navigation

January 2018

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…

Find out more »
February 2018

Negotiation Techniques for Women

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

FREE Webinar Women's Enterprise Centre has partnered with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (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…

Find out more »

Finance 101 for Solopreneurs, Side Hustlers, and Startups

February 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Whistler Chamber of Commerce, 4230 Gate Way Dr
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada
+ Google Map

Even if you use a bookkeeper and/or accountant, YOU CAN (and should) understand the financial side of your business – we promise it’s not as scary as it sounds! This introductory workshop takes you through practical exercises to help you understand the type of information financial statements provide and why they are important. Knowing how to get started and keeping score on the health and performance of your business means understanding accounting basics and taking advantage of tax opportunities. In…

Find out more »
March 2018

An Introduction to Intellectual Property

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

Women's Enterprise Centre has partnered with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (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…

Find out more »
April 2018

Top 10 Legal Tips for New Businesses

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

Women’s Enterprise Centre has partnered with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (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…

Find out more »
+ Export Events