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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August 2017

Mentor Advisory Forum: Opportunity Knocks! Bidding on Contracts with the Government of Canada

August 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Are you interested in learning about the Government of Canada’s tendering process for contracting opportunities? This session will provide you with general advice and guidance on the Request for Proposal (RFP) process. During this session you will learn about: Buyandsell.gc.ca Searching for tenders, contract history and standing offers and supply arrangements How to follow opportunities The different types of opportunities The process for bid evaluation and submission Facilitator: Kerrilee Auger, Skills Development Officer, Women's Enterprise Centre Panelists: Louisa Young and…

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November 2017

Mentor Advisory Forum: Procurement Strategies for Doing Business with the Government of Canada

November 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Do you own a non-Indigenous business and would like to work with an Indigenous business to sell to the Government of Canada? Do you own an Indigenous business and want to learn about opportunities to sell to the Government of Canada? This seminar provides the fundamentals of doing business with the Government of Canada. It also includes information on the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB), the Aboriginal Business Directory (ABD), and how to find business opportunities with the Government…

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January 2018

Taking the Stage® Leadership Training in Kamloops

January 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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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