The BCGW workshop series will assist you in getting your business going.
You can purchase the series or workshops individually based on what you need! Visit our store to register!
Get Into Business Workshop Series $155 + HST
In the Get Into Business Workshop series, you will get 5 workshops that will help you start your business!
The 5 Workshops are:
Start Your Business - $25 + HST
Are you thinking of starting a business but not sure where to begin? Have you got a great idea you want to turn into a business? Attend and Start Your Business Right! This BC workshop will step you through the process, help you get set up right the first time and connect you to a range of resources and mentoring.
Tues. March 14 1-3:30pm
Tues. March 14 4:30-7pm
Find Your Customer - $45 + HST
In order to reach, connect with and sell to your customers, you need to have a firm grasp on who these customers are. Conducting market research will help you develop a fuller picture. This BC workshop will step you through the process of researching your customers by determining a general overview of your target market, and then digging deeper by describing how to do your own primary research. Learn about surveys; interviews; focus groups and test markets.
Tues. March 21 1-3:30pm
Tues. March 21 4:30-7pm
Marketing to your Customer - $45 + HST
Do you know what separates fast-growing businesses from the rest? Good marketing. A successful marketing strategy delivers a steady stream of prospects. More importantly, it attracts your ideal customers who are profitable and loyal to you for the long-term. Understanding which marketing strategies work is a game changer. This BC workshop will highlight proven, tried and tested marketing strategies to grow your business.
Tues. March 28 1-3:30pm
Tues. March 28 4:30-7pm
Financial Forecasting and Management - $45 + HST
No matter your business model, paying attention to your business’s financial information will help your business. Learn how to project sales as well as manage your business expenses. Understand how to develop sound financial projections and a working cash flow model, as well as interpret financial statement components. This BC workshop will highlight proven, tried and tested financial strategies to manage your business.
Tues. April 4 1-3:30pm
Tues. April 4 4:30-7pm
Prospecting and Selling - $45 + HST
The Nuts and Bolts of Selling: Common Sense Approaches to Selling Today. The sales process is really four actions: Prospecting; Qualifying; Presenting and The Close. The BC workshop is focused on prospecting as it is the foundation of the sales process and stresses how it should be the most time consuming. We examine how much your time is worth and how important this activity is, in determining your company’s sales. We also discuss how a professional sales approach helps your close more sales.
Thurs. April 6 1-3:30pm
Thurs. April 6 4:30-7pm