Business Workshops

Need help with your North Okanagan business? We host business workshops about everything from tax tips to using social media to help you grow your business.  If you a starting a new business please check out our workshops for new businesses below:

Note: The workshops are available to the public at no charge. To register, please call 250-545-2215 x204 and ask to speak with a Business Service Advisor.

CanadaGap Certification for Growers

Date: November 21st & 22nd, 2019 Time: 9 am – 4 pm Location: Community Futures, 3rd floor Boardroom All workshops are at NO COST   This 2 day workshop series is for fruit and vegetable producers interested in growing their business by selling into the retail, wholesale or food service markets, or who are already […]

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Community Immigration Information Session

Date: Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 Time: 9.30 am – 3.30 pm Location: OKANAGAN REGIONAL LIBRARY – 1st floor Meeting Room, Vernon Branch   Senior Immigration Program Officer Scott Felman will discuss the application process, eligibility requirements, and other useful information for businesses and stakeholders when considering hiring immigrant workers. Learning outcomes: The information sessions will touch […]

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Social Media Hacks for Small Business

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019 Time: 9 am – 12 pm Workshops are at no cost.   Are you looking for ways to make the most of your efforts on social media? In this workshop, communications professional Natalie Appleton reveals insider tips to help you: build your brand boost your sales grow your tribe All […]

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Joint Committee Annual Training

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2019         Time:  9am – 12pm Workshops are at no cost. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Designed for the members of the employers’ Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee. Overview of Part 3 of the Workers Compensation Act with emphasis on a Joint Committee’s duties and responsibilities. This seminar would be beneficial […]

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Accident Investigation

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019         Time:  1 pm – 4 pm Workshops are at no cost. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ This seminar will provide Employers with information regarding when accident/incident investigations are required and how to conduct these types of investigations. Topics covered include WorkSafeBC law and regulation regarding accident/incident investigations, a practical guide […]

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Business Model Canvas

Get hand-on with your business or business idea! Whether you are an entrepreneur looking to test out your idea, or an established buisness looking for new opportunities, the Business Model Canvas is a brainstorming tool that provides a new way to look at your business. Used across all industries, the Business Model Canvas is a […]

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Business Plan Boot Camp – Customer Service, Human Resources & Succession Planning

Are you an Entrepreneur looking to start your own business? Do you need some help getting started on your business plan? Attend one workshop or the entire series of our Business Plan Boot Camp. Customer Service, Human Resources & Succession Planning Now that you’ve got a brilliant idea for a business, find out what your […]

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Business Plan Boot Camp – Financial Management

Are you an Entrepreneur looking to start your own business? Do you need some help getting started on your business plan? Attend one workshop or the entire series of our Business Plan Boot Camp. Does your idea of tracking receipts involve a shoebox? Do you know how to find out if you’re making more money […]

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Business Plan Boot Camp – Marketing & Sales

Are you an Entrepreneur looking to start your own business? Do you need some help getting started on your business plan? Attend one workshop or the entire series of our Business Plan Boot Camp. Marketing and Sales Technologies change but the fundamentals of marketing and sales stay the same. This workshop gives you core information and tools for […]

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Business Plan Boot Camp – Market Research

Are you an Entrepreneur looking to start your own business? Do you need some help getting started on your business plan? Attend one workshop or the entire series of our Business Plan Boot Camp. Market Research Who is will be buying your product or services? What other businesses are you up against? This workshop helps […]

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Business Plan Boot Camp – Operations & Getting Your Business Online

Are you an Entrepreneur looking to start your own business? Do you need some help getting started on your business plan? Attend one workshop or the entire series of our Business Plan Boot Camp. Operations and Getting Your Business Online Now that you’ve got a brilliant idea for a business, find out what your next […]

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Questions? Contact our business team. at our Vernon, BC location.