All Winter Bootcamp sessions will be held remotely via video conferencing from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
An in-depth review of start-up requirements and regulations, including: business structure, registration, industry-specific regulations, licences and taxes.
Learn how to develop a viable business model and a strong business plan that will act as a strategic roadmap for your business and help to secure financing.
A practical guide to finding key insights about your industry, customers and competitors.
An overview of Marketing methodology and sales tactics to implement in your small business on a regular basis.
Learn how to leverage online tools such as social media, search engine optimization and websites to grow sales and connect with your customers.
An introduction to the basics of bookkeeping and record keeping, as well as an overview of the Balance Sheet, Cash Flow and Income Statement.
All Spring Bootcamp sessions will be held remotely via video conferencing from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
All Summer Bootcamp sessions will be held remotely via video conferencing from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
All Fall Bootcamp sessions will be held remotely via video conferencing from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Facilitated by an experienced Canada Revenue Agency Liaison Officer, the Small Business Seminar is an opportunity to interact directly with the CRA. Topics discussed will include common tax mistakes and how to avoid them, books and record keeping tips and tricks, how to use benchmarking to your advantage and valuable information on the CRA’s online services.
Register for the seminar
Get an overview of the rules and regulations that you need to know if you are interested in starting a business in Halton—all while learning at your own pace and at a time that is convenient for you! Using our new online learning portal, you can view videos that will help guide you through a checklist for starting a new business. To sign up for the online session, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you prefer a virtual group setting, Getting Started sessions will also be available bi-monthly on Tuesdays via Zoom video conferencing. See the dates below for our virtual group sessions.