Business Planning Resources

These business planning resources will help you work through the areas you need to address as you compile your business plan so you can create a business that’s right for you.

This guide is not meant to cover the “nuts and bolts” of starting a business—there are other tools for that. Instead, we will explore the internal process and offer inspiration. Each section contains a list of additional resources, but don’t limit yourself to these. This guide is meant to educate and support women who are […]

Date: 2018/04/01

Use this handy checklist to ensure that you have the necessary parts in your business plan.

Date: 2018/02/04

A good business plan is an invaluable tool for any business owner, whether you are just starting your new enterprise, expanding or changing strategic direction. Not only does it provide potential creditors, investors and business partners with essential information about your business, but it also provides you, the entrepreneur, with a clear “roadmap” to follow […]

Date: 2018/02/01

From drafting a business plan to finding start-up money, this guide will help explain what you need to know in order to start a business and where you can find resources and information to support you along the way. You will also meet inspirational BC women who generously share their own business experiences throughout this […]

Date: 2018/01/30

Starting, expanding, or moving a business? The OneStop Business Registry is a public sector partnership offering integrated registration, business address change and liquor licensing services based on the Business Number. Register for GST/HST, WorkSafe BC, corporate registry, and municipal business licenses.

Date: 2018/01/29

A comprehensive list of resources and links to help you write your business plan.

Date: 2018/01/28

The Creating Your Business Plan Workbook is a comprehensive learning guide that takes you through each step of the business planning process—from thinking about starting a business to ticking off your business plan checklist. Step 1: What will your business look like? Step 2: What do you know about your industry, competition and potential customers? […]

Date: 2018/01/28

A partnership is an agreement in which two or more persons combine their resources in a business.  What are the different types of partnership and what type of agreement does it entail?

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Date: 2018/01/05

The trend toward home-based business has occurred for several reasons.  See if the advantages of basing your new business in your home outweigh the disadvantages.

Date: 2018/01/05

Paul and Sarah Edwards have been called “the gurus of the work-at-home movement.” They provide information and advice on self-employment and home businesses on CompuServe and the Business Radio Network, as well as in Home Office Computing magazine. The Edwards, who also give speeches, seminars and workshops on successfully setting up, operating and expanding a […]

Date: 2018/01/05
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