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Business Launch 360

6 part series, begins November 20th


Business Launch 360 is a comprehensive business development program for new ventures and early stage businesses. 


Delivered over 6 half day workshops you will develop skills in business planning; customer evaluation; marketing strategy and implementation; sales strategy; operations; financial tools and projections and presentation development. Each 3 hour workshop is interactive, hands on and delivered by a business advisor and industry experts. Once completed you will have developed a business strategy and obtained the knowledge to grow your business from the ground up.


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CRA Tax Obligations

Wednesday, November 21st, Cambridge


This seminar will be presented by The Canada Revenue Agency Liaison Officer for owners of small unincorporated businesses to help them understand their tax obligations.


The session will cover the following topics:

  • Explain common tax errors
  • Demonstrate how to use financial benchmarks for relevant industries
  • Provide information on the CRA’s services
  • Explain general bookkeeping concepts and best practices


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Idea to Action

Thursday, November 29th


Business advisor Marzena Rachwal will walk you through hands-on activities that will help you test your business idea! If you've been thinking about a business idea, now is the time to take your first steps!


This workshop will cover:

  • Discovering the problems that your business is solving
  • Showing you how to predict the success of your business
  • Narrowing down your skill gaps in your business
  • Create a customer persona and learn how to target them
  • Increase your confidence in starting your own business

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Your Employees: Hiring, Firing, and Keeping Everyone Happy at Work

Thursday, November 29th, Cambridge


Employees are often a vital part of your business’ success. A good employee is an incredible asset to a business’ value and growth, while a bad one – or one that is simply not the right “fit” – can be a drain on the business’ valuable resources. And for better or worse, a business’ largest exposure to liability oftentimes comes from its employees. But fear not! There may be strategies which you can adopt for your business to hire, fire, and keep (or try to) keep everyone happy at work.




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