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Skills at Work: 55+

Are you 55+ and looking to start your own business?

Skills at Work 55+ is a program designed to support entrepreneurs with 1-on-1 support to help you take the next step. Running your own business can be rewarding, but it can also be overwhelming. Each participant is paired with a mentor aligned with their business industry and goals. Start gaining confidence.

Program Info

Who is this Program For?

  • 20 spots are available per cohort
  • Must be 55 years of age or older
  • Must pass a background check
  • Does not require a business plan
  • WSIB requirements when applicable*
  • Must have commercial liability insurance*
*Part of the program will educate and help you meet these standards

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Program Start Date

February 20, 2020

Registration Deadline

February 20, 2020

Session Info

1 session(s).

Intakes are one half-day per month. Every 3rd Thursday, 9 am - 12 noon This program is continuous for participates that have completed an intake.


  • 2 hours per month of business mentorship
  • 1-on-1 training support with the best fitted entrepreneurial associate
  • Access to "Ask the Professionals Program"
  • Digital marketing for you business on program directory
  • Access to a business address if required (optional)
  • Potential to rent business mailbox
  • Option to renew upon successful program completion (yearly)
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  • Half day business 101 workshop at the Business Centre. Includes operations, HR, marketing, regulations, and more
  • Each business has unique needs and difficulties, training is specific to your needs and is delivered in 1-on-1 coaching sessions
  • Coaching sessions are flexible and are arranged between you and your mentor
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