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
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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.

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September 2020

Financial Statements 101: Balance Sheets and Income Statements

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This is the second part in a three-part Financial Fitness webinar series by Women’s Enterprise Centre.  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 September 30 for an introductory-level session to help you feel more confident talking about your numbers and making financial decisions. You’ll learn how to: Relate your personal dollars to your…

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October 2020

Know Your Numbers: Key Indicators to Monitor Your Financial Position

October 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This is the final part in a three-part Financial Fitness webinar series by Women’s Enterprise Centre.  This webinar will help you to calculate key ratios and figure out what those numbers are telling you about your own business. Kerrilee 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 is designed for women who have a solid understanding of…

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Setting New Goal Posts: Growing Your Business from a Tactical Perspective

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This is the first in a four-part Build Your Business webinar series hosted by Women's Enterprise Centre. View the other webinars in the series >> Wednesday | October 14, 2020 | 12 pm to 1:30 pm PST Are you looking for new direction in your business? Are you feeling like your business is pulling you in multiple directions? Do you wonder whether you need to return to your initial business vision? Are you frustrated by wasted time and energy due…

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WECafé | Build Back with Trust

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

Trust goes beyond posting signs about handwashing (though that’s important too!). Every interaction is an opportunity to build relationships and nurture trust, and your brand must work to earn it. It’s true, you may not have done anything to lose customers’ trust; but as the province re-opens, consumers as a whole are cautious. Are they physically safe, will products ship on time, can they get the supplies they need, will services get interrupted, will activities get canceled? On October 15,…

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Focused Marketing: Targeted Effort, Tangible Results

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This is the second in a four-part Build Your Business webinar series hosted by Women's Enterprise Centre. View the other webinars in the series >> Wednesday | October 21, 2020 | 12 pm to 1:30 pm PST When a business owner is asked about their marketing strategy, too many think about their website, ads or word of mouth. All those things are a part of marketing, but they are not strategy. They are tactics. Tactics are only as effective as…

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Keeping Good Employees on Board

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This is the third in a four-part Build Your Business webinar series hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre. View the other webinars in the series >> Wednesday | October 28, 2020 | 12 pm to 1:30 pm PST What is the key to business success? Engaged and productive employees! Participants will learn how to measure engagement, create rewards that fit small business budgets and become an employer of choice. They will gain an increased understanding, not just about why employees leave,…

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November 2020

Moving up! Business Growth Strategies

November 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This is the fourth in a four-part Build Your Business webinar series hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre. View the other webinars in the series >> Wednesday | November 4, 2020 | 12 pm to 1:30 pm PST This energizing workshop will help entrepreneurs move their business to the next level with insights and advice about strategy, marketing, and the latest small business trend: strategic alliances. By the end of the session, participants will understand the what, why and how of…

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