Business programs

Community Futures Tawatinaw delivers a number of popular and proven small business development programs each year. If you don't see what you are looking for, check out our other business coaching and training options, and upcoming business skills events, or contact us.

Starting a Business: 101


Would you like to be your own boss? Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business? Don't know what to do about your great business idea? 
Then Starting a Business: 101 is for You!!
This course will cover everything you need to know to get your business off the ground: including Types of Businesses, Creating a Busainess Plan, Hiring/Training Employees, Growing the Business and so much more.

For more information and upcoming course dates please Contact Us.

Are You Ready for the Realtor?

Small businesses make big differences. The Business Retention Program was created to help reduce the number of businesses closing due to owner retirement. This could have a profound and positive long-term impact on every community in rural Alberta.

Are You Ready for the Realtor?

Getting the most for your business

Did you know?

  • 71% of Alberta entrepreneurs plan to retire or otherwise exit their business in the next 10 years
  • Fewer than 10% of these business owners have a formal exit plan in place
  • 61% of them have over 50% of their equity tied up in their business
  • It can take over 2 years to sell a business

Are You Ready for the Realtor can help business owners create a personalized Exit Plan, which will ensure that their business stands out from others on the market.

For more information about Are You Ready for the Realtor, please contact us.

Marketing Basics: 101

 

Marketing Basics will provide the knowledge and ability you need to build and grow your business.

The course will cover topics such as: Marketing Types, Marketing mIx, Marketing Goals and much more.
Marketing has changed a lot recently and if you are looking for the information and skills needed to make better marketing decisions then Marketing Basiscs:101 is for you!!

For more information and upcoming course dates please Contact Us.

 

Basic Bookkeeping: 101

Unless you are an accountant or a fan of working with numbers, bookkeeping is probably not your favourite task. However if you feel that accurate bookkeeping is crucial for your business and you’d like to get a better handle on your money then, Basic Bookkeeping: 101 is for you!
This course covers a wide range of topics including: Balance Sheets, Income Statements, Accounts Payable, Creating Budgets and so much more. This is a fantastic course for anyone with a small business or anyone thinking of starting one.  For more information and upcoming course dates please Contact Us.

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Westlock, AB T7P 2J4

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Communities Served

Abee, 
Alcomdale, 
Alpen, 
Athabasca, 
Atmore, 
Beamer, 
Bon Accord, 
Bondiss, 
Boyle, 
Busby, 
Calahoo, 
Calling Lake, 
Carbondale, 
Cardiff, 
Chisolm, 
Clyde, 
Colinton, 
Coronado, 
County of Athabasca, 
County of Thorhild, 
Dapp, 
Duagh, 
Egremont, 
Ellscott, 
Fawcett, 
Flatbush, 
Gibbons, 
Grassland, 
Halasa, 
Hondo, 
Island Lake, 
Island Lake South, 
Jarvie, 
Kerensky, 
Lamoureux, 
Lancaster Park, 
Larkspur, 
Legal, 
M.D. of Sturgeon, 
M.D. of Westlock, 
Meanook, 
Mearns, 
Mewatha Beach, 
Morinville, 
Namao, 
Nesto, 
Newbrook, 
Opal, 
Perryvale, 
Pibroch, 
Pickardville, 
Pine Sands, 
Radway, 
Red Water, 
Riviere Qui Barre, 
Rochester, 
Smith, 
South Baptiste, 
Sunset Beach, 
Tawatinaw, 
Thorhild, 
Villeneuve, 
Vimy, 
Westlock, 
Whispering Hills, 
White Gull, 

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