Jan
21
Tue
Business Plan 101 (Creston) @ Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce Tickets
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Business Plan 101 (Creston) @ Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

A business plan is essential for every business owner. It organizes your ideas, helping you analyze the viability of your business before you start. This workshop helps you clarify your business concept and covers the basics of a business plan. You will receive a business plan template, worksheets, and resources. Whether you have a business idea or you’re well into it, this course is for you! PLEASE NOTE:

Note: this course is free but pre-registration is required. To register call Amanda at (403) 678-7044

Instructor: Paul Kelly

Jan
23
Thu
Facebook Advertising (advanced) @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Facebook Advertising (advanced) @ Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

More than 14 million Canadians check their Facebook every day. Learn how to use Facebook advertising to reach your customers, make connection, and enhance your presence.

Learn how to:
– use Facebook newsfeed formulas to your advantage;
– create effective Facebook ads; and,
– boost posts.

Note: this class is for those who have already set up their Business Facebook page.

Registration deadline: January 21st, please call 250-352-1933 ext:100 to register

Instructor: Chris Holland, Juggernaut Marketing & Communications

Jan
31
Fri
Fusion Marketing for a Digital World @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Jan 31 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Fusion Marketing for a Digital World @ Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Fusion Methodology: like-minded people working together for mutual benefit.

Digital marketing is booming and it’s important to maximize your organic growth through fusion methodology. Instructor, Chris Holland reviews fusion methods, organic growth, and digital marketing opportunities, and how they can help your business become accessible to the ideal demographic. Once you effectively apply these tools, your marketing campaigns will not only be more successful, they will be more enjoyable to run!

Registration deadline: January 29

Instructor: Chris Holland, Juggernaut Marketing & Communications

Feb
5
Wed
FREE Business Planning Workshop! @ Community Futures Greater Trail Tickets
Feb 5 all-day
FREE Business Planning Workshop! @ Community Futures Greater Trail

Starting a successful business requires a plan to help organize your ideas and analyze its potential viability. Tackling all the important questions before you launch will save you time, money and frustration. 

This FREE interactive workshop provides participants with the business planning tools and basic research resources needed to clarify the business concept and create the plan.

For more information, please contact loro@communityfutures.com or 250-364-2595 ext. 21.

Feb
6
Thu
Achieving Work-Life Balance @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Feb 6 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Achieving Work-Life Balance @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Want to grow your business but also have time to live a life? This workshop will help you create a plan and the strategies to schedule in time for work, family, fun, self-care and anything else you prioritize in life. We will cover the four pillars for a balanced life: Self-Care, Creative Play, Values and Simplicity and then we’ll create a personalized schedule for you to make it all happen.

Registration Deadline: Feb 3

Instructor: Kathy Stowell

Feb
10
Mon
Business Plan 101 @ Community Futures Central Kootenay (Nelson, BC) Tickets
Feb 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Business Plan 101 @ Community Futures Central Kootenay (Nelson, BC) | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

A business plan is essential for every business owner. It organizes your ideas, helping you analyze the viability of your business before you start. This workshop helps you clarify your business concept and covers the basics of a business plan.

You will receive a business plan template, worksheets, and resources.

Whether you have a business idea or you’re well into it, this course is for you!

PLEASE NOTE: Pre-registration is required. Email info@futures.bc.ca or call 250-352-1933 ext 100.

Instructor: Chris Holland, Juggernaut Marketing Communications

Feb
13
Thu
Bookkeeping Lab @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bookkeeping Lab @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Are you stuck on your bookkeeping?

Bring your journals, receipts, deposit books, invoices, chequebook, and bank statements and we will give you individualized attention to help you stay on track.

 

Note: this class is only available after completion of Bookkeeping Basics.

Instructor: Brenda Wiest

Bookkeeping Lab (Nakusp) @ Arrow & Slocan Lakes Community Services Tickets
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bookkeeping Lab (Nakusp) @ Arrow & Slocan Lakes Community Services | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Are you stuck on your bookkeeping?

Bring your journals, receipts, deposit books, invoices, chequebook, and bank statements and we will give you individualized attention to help you stay on track.

Note: this class is only available after completion of Bookkeeping Basics.

Instructor: Marilyn Rivers

To register, call Marilyn at (250) 265-3674 ext. 201

Feb
14
Fri
Facebook and LinkedIn for Business (beginner) @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Feb 14 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Facebook and LinkedIn for Business (beginner) @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Learn the basics on how to use Facebook and LinkedIn to benefit your business and bring you more customers. Facebook is a free platform being used by most small businesses for marketing and promotions. LinkedIn is a great networking tool. You will be setting up your Facebook business page and LinkedIn profile so it’s helpful if you have access to photos, logo (optional) and ideas about your write-ups.

 

Registration deadline: Feb 12

Instructor: Chris Holland, Juggernaut Marketing & Communications

Feb
25
Tue
Building Your Website & Online Store with Shopify.com @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm
Building Your Website & Online Store with Shopify.com @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Two day workshop, Feb 25 & 26, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm each day

In this hands-on, two-day workshop you will learn to create, build and manage your own online store using one of the leading Software as Service platforms: Shopify.

Bring your product description and photos, other text (e.g. shipping details, logos, images) and imagination to craft your own fully functioning online store (with a free 14 day trial from Shopify) by the end of the workshop. The 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 help.

Shopify offers a free 14 day trial of software. Plans start as low as $15/month to include online store interface, secure payments, shipping and built-in and third party payment gateway options.

Examples of local Shopify stores: http://backdirtroad.ca  and http://culinary-conspiracy.com

Deadline to register: February 20

Instructor: Nikta Boroumand, Maverick Designs