Jan
23
Tue
DIY Videos for Social Media and Online Marketing – 2 Days @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
DIY Videos for Social Media and Online Marketing - 2 Days @ Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Jan 23 & 30

Deadline to Register: Jan 19

People love watching videos online. Video can be extremely effective for business marketing to boost your product and brand awareness. This 2 part workshop will aid you in planning, shooting and editing video for your business. Students must have a recording device for shooting video, and a computer for editing. Instruction in editing video on both windows and mac is available. Explore different software and resources that help get the job done. Learn to optimize your YouTube channel and upload your video to gain exposure in your markets. This is a 2 day workshop

Instructor: Zeb Hansell

Jan
24
Wed
Managing Effectively for High Staff Retention @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Jan 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Managing Effectively for High Staff Retention @ Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Instructor: Charlotte Ferreux

Have you ever felt like you have to do everything on your own and that you can’t trust your team to get stuff done when you’re not around? Understand the processes that allow you manage for results.  I will walk you through the importance of foundational training, creating evaluation processes, how to set your team up with clear metrics and what it means to follow up!  You will leave this workshop having analyzed the bottlenecks that hold you back from achieving being a leader versus being a manager; you will have created specific tools that you will be able to use immediately, and most importantly you will leave understanding your impact in developing your team to success.

Registration Deadline: Jan 18

Jan
26
Fri
Bookkeeping Basics @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Bookkeeping Basics @ Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

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.

 

 

 

Jan
29
Mon
Social Media Demystified – Free event @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Social Media Demystified - Free event @ Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Are you still waiting to use social media to market your service or product? Confused by the options? Here’s a brief overview of easy and inexpensive (or free) ways to market to a big audience with huge results. Bring your lunch and be prepared for a fun filled, action packed info session! This session is free but pre-registration is required!

Instructor: Chris Holland

Feb
1
Thu
Trans 101 – Intro to Gender Identity – FREE SEMINAR @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Feb 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Trans 101 - Intro to Gender Identity - FREE SEMINAR @ Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Instructor: Christopher Moore

Learn about correct terminology, pronouns, gender assumptions, misconceptions and how to be an ally. A documentary ‘Souls of our Students’ on Trans and \non-binary youth will be shown and there will be lots of time for question and dialogue about Trans and \non-binary awareness in your business or workplace.
This session is free but pre-registration is required.

Feb
2
Fri
Fusion Marketing – Fusion Mind @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Feb 2 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Fusion Marketing - Fusion Mind @ Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Fusion marketing is working in a collaborative way with other businesses for mutual profitability. This course looks at the theoretical and practical uses of Fusion and focuses on the best methods for individual venture. Includes hands-on instructions on how to find your best fusion. You will walk away with an individualized prospect list, and a clear action plan to implement. $50+gst

Instructor: Chris Holland

Feb
6
Tue
Search Engine Optimization @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Feb 6 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Search Engine Optimization @ Community Futures Central Kootenay

Instructor: Zeb Hansell

Are people able to find your website quickly and easily? Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a complex subject but it doesn’t have to be.  This class explains SEO best practices and demonstrates the tools that will simplify the process.  SEO has changed a lot over the years updating to bring us smarter and better results.  Join us to hone your optimizing skills in this half-day class. Target your customers with helpful tips and tricks. $60+GST

Registration Deadline: Feb 1

Feb
7
Wed
Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn – Beginner @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Feb 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn - Beginner @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Learn the basics on how to use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to benefit your business and bring you more customers. The morning will be spent talking about why these platforms are useful and how to gain a wider audience. The afternoon is in the computer lab where you will set up your Facebook business page, Twitter and LinkedIn profiles and start using them!
Registration Deadline: Feb 5

Instructor: Chris Holland

Feb
8
Thu
Selling Your Products Online 101 @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Feb 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Selling Your Products Online 101 @ Community Futures Central Kootenay

Instructor: Nikta Boroumand
This is not a computer workshop; the formatting is a combination of lectures, presentations and Q&A.
Explore ways to sell your products online like online Marketplaces (eg: Amazon), Online Craft Fairs (eg: Etsy), Social Networks (Facebook) as well as your own online storefront. But before you pull up your sleeves to build an online store, there are some fundamental elements that you must account for like how to package, ship, accept payments, and provide customer support just to name a few. Learn about the components required for building a successful online store that generates income. You will get an introduction to the basics of trusted online services, as tools for selling online: PayPal integration, WordPress.com for Artisans, Wufoo forms, Etsy, Wix, Volution, Squarespace and Shopify, You will also learn about the importance of understanding regulations and legalities of selling online in Canada with tips as to where to find this information.
$120. +gst
Deadline to register: Feb 2

Creston Bookkeeping Lab @ Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce Tickets
Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Creston Bookkeeping Lab @ Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce

Instructor: Alison Bjorkman
When you are stuck on something and need a bit of help…this class is for you! Bring along your journal, receipts, deposit book, invoices, cheque book & bank statements and we will give you some individualized attention to help you stay on track. This class is only available after completion of a “Bookkeeping Basics” workshop. $25 +GST Call Alison to register: 250-428-6356