A business plan is an essential tool for you as a business owner. It organizes your ideas and helps analyze the viability of your business before you start it. This interactive workshop will help you clarify your business concept and explain the basics of a business plan. You will be provided a basic business plan template, worksheets and resources to help you complete your own business plan. Whether you just have a business idea or you’re further along in your research, this course may be right for you!
This course is free but pre-registration is required.
Instructor: Chris Holland
Instructor: Brad Steele
Make a visual statement about your business by designing your own professional-looking company business logo. Starting with design principles and ideation, this course will also cover creative concepts, critique, typography, colour theory and file formats.
Deadline to register: Feb 15
West Koots tech professionals! Are you a tech or knowledge worker living in Nelson? Maybe you work as a freelancer, or work remotely?
Are you interested in hooking up with locals to network, collaborate, and work together to improve our community and local economy?
Come out and join the best meetup in town!
This month’s meetup is bound to be interesting. So, come on down – don’t forget to bring your tech friends! – to this Crypto currency fireside chat!
The networking to follow will take place at Backroads Brewing Co. (460 Baker St) after 7:30.
Come on down… connect, mingle, network. Snacks & great company as always!
Looking for more information, resources and support? Please join our Facebook group!
Day 2 is Feb 22
In this hands-on two day workshop you will learn to create, build and manage your own website using the world’s leading open source web publishing platform, WordPress.com. Bring your text, images, and imagination to build your own fully functioning website (with free hosting) in this two day workshop. Workshop format involves some lecture and demonstration, but is centered on participants engaged in their own website project. With a small class size, there is plenty of time for questions and one-on-one instruction. Participants must have intermediate computer and Internet skills, including experience with software such as Microsoft Word, and ability to navigate folders for accessing and saving documents and images. You must also have a web email account that can be accessed during the workshop.
Deadline to register: Feb 16
More info: www.bigbrowneyes.ca/posts/wordpress-com-workshop/
Instructor: Nikta Boroumand
Instructor: Barb Williams
If you are considering filing your own tax return this year, this is the workshop for you. You will receive instruction, practice and tips on completing a Statement of Business Activities for your small business that will get filed along with your T1 General tax return. Even if you have your tax returns prepared for you, this workshop will increase your awareness of the tax process and what information is required to complete your small business’ tax return.
In Creston you will need to bring your own laptop and call Alison to register: 250-428-6356
THE CITY OF REVELSTOKE PRESENTS
The Revelstoke Tech Summit
Hack into Tech: The Future of Work.
This event will address the opportunities and challenges surrounding the evolving job market, the diversity of careers that incorporate technology, and the skills Canada’s youth will need to successfully integrate into the workforce.
The summit will kick-off with a keynote address from former VP of engineering at buddybuild and Mozilla Foundation, David Ascher, who will share anecdotes on the evolution of work, thoughts about working remotely, and suggestions on mistakes to make and mistakes worth avoiding.
David’s presentation will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Simon Wex of Adobe, and made up of professionals from the games development, digital arts, web development, and tourism sectors.
A career trade show will be hosted at Revelstoke Secondary School in the afternoon, and the summit will conclude with an evening event celebrating the launch of Startup Revelstoke, an innovation collective for business incubation bringing together entrepreneurs, investors and mentors passionate about regenerative communities.
11:30am – 3:00pm*
TECH CAREER TRADE SHOW – REVELSTOKE SECONDARY SCHOOL
Featuring: Shopify, Cruise Line Employment Services, Centre for Arts and Technology (digital arts), Sad Panda Studios (games development), City of Revelstoke, Parks Canada, Canadian Avalanche Association, BC Hydro, Telus, Moment (industrial and brand design), Community Futures, Lortap Enterprises Ltd (architectural millwork), Cronometer (app development)
*Open to the public from 11:30 am to 12:20 pm. Open to students 12:45 – 3:00 pm.
Instructor: Barb Williams
You will receive instruction and assistance with setting up your own bookkeeping system using a journal method. Learn the basics of bookkeeping, the principles of double entry, how to keep your records organized and much more. You can choose to use a paper journal system, or if you wish, you can learn to use an Excel template that automatically totals your journals and produces financial statements. Please bring a USB drive to the class so you can take home a copy of the Excel template.
Creaform 700 3D Handyscan Scanner Demo & use:
The Handy scan is AMAZING don’t take our work for it. Come out and see. This session will demonstrate the handy scan on a number of objects how to place tags, basic scanning, set up of a receiving software and review of captured online files. (CAD and others on demand). This course DOES NOT cover the manipulation of captured images or printing but is intended to allow members to scan and understand the potential of this device. Recommended for engineers, architects, manufacturers, machinists, makers ad hobbyists alike.
You will receive instruction and assistance with setting up your own bookkeeping system using a journal method. Learn the basics of bookkeeping, the principles of double entry, how to keep your records organized and much more. You can choose to use a paper journal system, or if you wish, you can learn to use an Excel template that automatically totals your journals and produces financial statements. Please bring a laptop with Microsoft Excel if you want to learn to use the Excel template.
Call Alison to register: 250-428-6356