Workshops for Entrepreneurs

We offer training for women entrepreneurs in BC to help them learn and develop essential business skills to help them succeed in business.

Since 1995, we have hosted over 30,000 people in our seminars and workshops – and 99% of participants rate our training as directly applicable to their business!

Our workshops are designed for busy entrepreneurs and are geared towards women business owners’ learning styles.

View our upcoming workshops below, check out workshops and events from our partner network and sign up for our eBlasts to be notified when a WEC workshop is coming to your area.

Praise for Our Workshops

I am extremely pleased with the quality of the presenters & material covered. In the big world of business, it’s great to be part of this women’s focused enterprise!Speed Marketing Workshop Participant
The speaker was a confident and successful woman – the perfect role model! Additionally, she was very passionate about supplier diversity, which is a concept that I had never heard before, but will completely support and promote as I move forward in my career… Very nicely done! Thank you! Diversity Workshop Participant
Picture of Daiya Anderson

Daiya Anderson
Origin Wines, Penticton
WEC Loan Client

Upcoming Workshops for Entrepreneurs

PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19, all WEC-hosted training is being delivered via webinar until further notice.

Below is a list of upcoming workshops where we are involved as workshop presenters, speakers or panelists. Workshops hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre are highlighted in blue. We hope to see you at one of these informative sessions!

Please see our full events calendar for events and workshops hosted by our partners around the province, or view a list of upcoming seminars and webinars hosted by our partner, Small Business BC.

Loading Events

Upcoming Events › WEC Workshops & Events

June 2021

Starting a Business Info Session

June 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 23, 2021

If you think you are ready to start a business, we encourage you to participate in one of our FREE phone-in Starting Your Business Information Sessions. The session is broken into 2 parts. In Part 1, we explain how to write an effective business plan. We cover each section of the business plan and provide strategies and resources to ensure your plan is well organized and consistent. In Part 2 we uncover how to make your business official. You will…

Find out more »

July 2021

Are You Ready to Export? Exploring Your Options

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Webinar, Canada

This is the first in a three-part Export webinar series hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre. Click here to sign up for the whole series. Are you a small- or medium-sized business thinking of selling your goods and services outside of BC, but not sure where to start? Exploring new markets is a smart business strategy, and you don’t need to be a big business to do it. In fact, 84% of BC exporters have fewer than 50 employees. During this…

Find out more »

Where Should You Export? Researching New Markets

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Webinar, Canada

This is the second in a three-part Export webinar series hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre. Click here to sign up for the whole series. Once you’ve decided that you’re going to export your goods or services, you need to decide where you’re going to expand. The international marketplace can be very competitive, so you need to research and understand your target market(s). Market research will ensure that your export plan accounts for cultural differences, regulations, logistics and other key factors…

Find out more »

How Will You Export? Building Your Plan

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Webinar, Canada

This is the final in a three-part Export webinar series hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre. Click here to sign up for the whole series. A good export plan is the key to success in international markets. Just as you built a business plan before you launched your business, you can apply the same principles to competitively grow your business through export. We have created a simple plan outline to help you in writing your export plan. During this interactive session,…

Find out more »

August 2021

Know Your Numbers: Key Indicators to Monitor Your Financial Position

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Webinar, Canada

This is the final part in a three-part Financial Fitness webinar series by Women’s Enterprise Centre. Click here to sign up for the whole series! This webinar will help you to calculate key ratios and figure out what those numbers are telling you about your own business. Denise will explain basic financial principles that you can use to inform your decision-making on a daily basis, and answer your questions so you can feel more confident discussing your numbers. This session…

Find out more »

Financial Statements 101: Balance Sheets and Income Statements

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Webinar, Canada

This is the second part in a three-part Financial Fitness webinar series by Women’s Enterprise Centre. Click here to sign up for the whole series! If you’re just starting a business and are generating revenue, now is the time to set yourself up for success by getting a clear understanding of the basic financials of your business. Join us on August 17 for an introductory-level session to help you feel more confident talking about your numbers and making financial decisions.…

Find out more »

Budgeting for Your Business: The Ins and Outs of Cash Flow

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Webinar, Canada

This is the first part in a three-part Financial Fitness webinar series by Women’s Enterprise Centre. Click here to sign up for the whole series! If you run a business, you need to know when cash will be going in and out. With cash in the bank, you can buy the supplies you need to fulfill your next big sale, deal with unexpected or forgotten expenses and make sure YOU get paid at the end of the day. Setting up…

Find out more »
+ Export Events
Share/Save