This tool helps you understand the five forces that impact your business environment: competitive rivalry, supplier power, buyer power, threat of substitution, and threat of new entry.

Date: 2018/01/01

Why do some business owner/managers hit the profit target more often than others? They do it because they keep their operation pointed in that direction. This aid gives suggestions that […]

Date: 2011/11/16

Profit is residual. It is the consequence of what happens in and to your business.  Some of these things are within your control and some of them are outside your […]

Date: 2011/11/16

This is the recording of a webinar hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre in December 2018. To view free upcoming sessions visit This webinar provides potential applicants with an overview […]

Date: 2020/03/12

If time is money, how much is yours truly worth? If you charge less than your competition, potential customers might question the quality of your services. On the other hand, […]

Date: 2018/05/07

A significant percentage of Canadian women entrepreneurs express growth intention for their businesses. The top personal barriers to growth include business skills and management experience, family responsibilities, financial strength and […]

Date: 2014/10/29

The primary concern of inventory management in manufacturing is to maintain raw material and finished goods inventories at levels that are not too low as to result in lost sales […]

Date: 2013/10/07

In many retail and wholesale operations, the single largest asset is inventory. Control of this investment is vital. It will eliminate a number of the problems associated with capital shortages […]

Date: 2013/10/07

The BC Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization representing the interests and concerns of local Chambers of Commerce and corporate members from across the province. The BC Chamber of […]

Date: 2013/10/03

From the Department of Agricultural Economics (Cole Ehmke, Joan Fulton and Jayson Lusk) comes this document and worksheets that will help you understand the 4 P’s of Marketing.  The four […]

Date: 2011/12/07