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Business Instructor teaching group of entrepreneurs

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To register for these workshops, please call 519-756-4269 or email sloveless@brantford.ca

Bookkeeping & Taxation – Presented by Jagoda Mirceta, CGA

Tuesday August 23 - 9:30 am-3:30 pm @ BRC

Learn the basics of financially managing your business from an Accountant.  This workshop provides tips on keeping accurate business records, remitting HST, calculating home office and vehicle expenses, with hands-on business bookkeeping examples.


Starter Company Orientation Session – Kara Davey

Thursday September 8 - 9:30 am-10:30 am @ BRC

The Starter Company is a provincially funded program for youth between the ages 18 -29 years who are not in school full-time.  The orientation session will include information regarding Starter Company overview, Training, Mentoring, Funding, Eligibility, Timelines, writing a Business Plan and next steps if you’re interested.


Toastmasters - Confident Speaking - Cody Novak

Tuesday September 20 - 9:00 am-12:00 pm @ BRC

Do you want to become a confident speaker and strong leader? Speaking well isn’t just about sounding good or being entertaining; it’s about reaching your listeners and making connections. In this fun, interactive, and supportive learn-by-doing workshop, you will work on vocal projection, pronunciation, body language and eye contact.  Entrepreneurs will learn how to approach a speech with confidence and deliver a message with clarity, conviction and style.


Business Planning & Cash Flow Forecasting – Sue Loveless

Tuesday September 27 - 9:00 am-12:00 pm @ BRC

How and why you need to write a business plan—a seminar offering real life insights into the reasons why you develop a business plan, the pitfalls you want to avoid and how to use the plan to manage your business prior, during and after opening. Cash flow forecasting is one of the most important tools you can use to forecast your income and estimate your expenses.


Employee Engagement - Marc Sidhom

Thursday September 29 - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ BRC

To build sustainable human capital within a business, talent has to be managed daily and brought into close alignment with organizational objectives.  Earn employee loyalty by understanding the psychology behind creating a more human workplace.  This interactive seminar will discuss how to win the battle for top talent in a hyper-competitive market and how to nurture the most valuable asset of your company to keep them invested.  Conventional leadership wisdom meets new strategies in this Frederick & Simon Seminar.


Marketing Strategies – Sue Loveless

Tuesday October 4 - 9:00 am-12:00 pm @ BRC

You will learn where and how to find primary and secondary research to include in your business plan. We will discuss how understanding the market will assist you to make informed business decisions. Learn how to successfully implement marketing techniques, personal promotions and sales strategies for business start-ups. This informative seminar will teach you how to get maximum results from minimal advertising dollars by reviewing examples of what works.


Starter Company Orientation Session – Kara Davey

Thursday October 13 - 9:30 am-10:30 am @ BRC

The Starter Company is a provincially funded program for youth between the ages 18 -29 years who are not in school full-time.  The orientation session will include information regarding Starter Company overview, Training, Mentoring, Funding, Eligibility, Timelines, writing a Business Plan and next steps if you’re interested.


Social Media

Tuesday October 18 - 9:00 am-12:00 pm @ BRC

More information coming soon!


Bridges to Better Business

Wednesday October 19 - 11:30 am-3:30 pm @ The Brantford Golf & Country Club, 60 Ava Road

More information coming soon!


Bookkeeping & Taxation – Presented by Jagoda Mirceta, CGA

Tuesday October 25 - 9:30 am-3:30 pm @ BRC

Learn the basics of financially managing your business from an Accountant.  This workshop provides tips on keeping accurate business records, remitting HST, calculating home office and vehicle expenses, with hands-on business bookkeeping examples.


Time Management

Thursday October 27 - 6:30 pm-8:30 pm @ BRC

More information coming soon!


Business Planning & Cash Flow Forecasting – Sue Loveless

Tuesday November 1 - 9:00 am-12:00 pm @ BRC

How and why you need to write a business plan—a seminar offering real life insights into the reasons why you develop a business plan, the pitfalls you want to avoid and how to use the plan to manage your business prior, during and after opening. Cash flow forecasting is one of the most important tools you can use to forecast your income and estimate your expenses.


Human Resources & Employer Rights

Tuesday November 15 - 9:00 am-12:00 pm @ BRC

More information coming soon!


Starter Company Orientation Session – Kara Davey

Thursday November 17 - 9:30 am-10:30 am @ BRC

The Starter Company is a provincially funded program for youth between the ages 18 -29 years who are not in school full-time.  The orientation session will include information regarding Starter Company overview, Training, Mentoring, Funding, Eligibility, Timelines, writing a Business Plan and next steps if you’re interested.


Bookkeeping & Taxation – Presented by Jagoda Mirceta, CGA

Tuesday November 22 - 9:30 am-3:30 pm @ BRC

Learn the basics of financially managing your business from an Accountant.  This workshop provides tips on keeping accurate business records, remitting HST, calculating home office and vehicle expenses, with hands-on business bookkeeping examples.


Optimizing Your Website

Thursday November 24 - 6:30 pm-8:30 pm @ BRC

More information coming soon!


Marketing Strategies – Sue Loveless

Tuesday November 29 - 9:00 am-12:00 pm @ BRC

You will learn where and how to find primary and secondary research to include in your business plan.  We will discuss how understanding the market will assist you to make informed business decisions. Learn how to successfully implement marketing techniques, personal promotions and sales strategies for business start-ups. This informative seminar will teach you how to get maximum results from minimal advertising dollars by reviewing examples of what works.

To register for these workshops, please call 519-756-4269 or email sloveless@brantford.ca