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Woodstock and Area Small Business Enterprise Centre

453 Dundas Street

Woodstock, ON N4S 1C2

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Starter Company+ Training: 3-Day Series

RSVP: This 3-Day Business 101 is being provided on a first-come, first-reserved basis. Space is limited to 20 participants.

COST: $60

NETWORKING LUNCH: We will provide refreshments and a light lunch. Please advise of any food allergies.

The intent of this 3-day program is to walk you through each section of a written business plan and to equip or refresh your business foundation along the way. There will be time during the workshop to complete sections of your business plan with the Trainer to answer questions. You will be given alot of tools and resources to work through. Between each weekly workshop, you can work with a Small Business Enterprise Centre Advisor to complete the sections that need a little extra guidance.

This Training Program is required for all Clients wishing to secure a $5000 Starter Company+ grant to start, purchase or grow an existing Main Street business.

Starter Company+ Training Plan:

Monday, September 11th, 2017 from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

  • What it takes to become a successful small business owner
  • How to Develop a Business Plan
  • How to Develop a Cash Flow Forecast
  • How to improve your Cash Flow

Monday, September 18th, 2017 from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

  • How to price and cost your products or services
  • How to calculate the ideal GP%
  • Understanding Tax, GST and PST
  • Business legal stuff
  • Low cost marketing tool you can use to market your business offline and online
  • How to Network Effectively Online and Offline
  • How to develop a Marketing Plan

Monday, September 25th, 2017 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

  • Understanding Financial Statements
  • How to analyze and interpret the income statement
  • Understanding the balance sheet
  • How to Develop Systems to Manage Your Business
  • Time Management
  • People Management; implement processes to protect you and your staff
  • Business Success Secrets

Contact Ronda Stewart, the Enterprise Centre Manager with any questions at 519-539-2382 ext.2600 or rstewart@cityofwoodstock.ca


About the Trainer: Andrew Patricio

Andrew Patricio is the founder and owner of Bizlaunch, a company that trains, advises and mentors entrepreneurs. He has worked with Fortune 500 companies to improve their brand presence with thousands of small business owners and as an internationally recognized small business expert, he has trained entrepreneurs in Canada and 21 other countries. Andrew understands entrepreneurs because he is an entrepreneur, having started several businesses of his own and has authored two books on small business.

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