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Business Fundamentals Workshop Series

Do you have a new business idea, or looking for a refresher to successfully start and grow your business?

Build a solid foundation for your business with the Business Fundamentals Workshop Series. These six workshops are based on in-demand topics and delivered by local industry experts.

From writing a business plan and learning about market research to understanding the lending landscape and forecasting cashflow, the Business Fundamentals Workshop Series is focused on giving you the tools to start your business on a stable path to success.

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Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development’s Business Advisory Centre, Community Futures Peterborough, and Innovation Cluster Peterborough and the Kawarthas have joined forces to deliver the Business Fundamentals Workshop Series.

Why attend?

Comprehensive Learning

This workshop series cover a wide range of topics relevant to small businesses, including business planning, marketing strategies, financial management, legal considerations, and more. You will be provided with a comprehensive learning approach to ensures that you gain a solid understanding of all essential aspects of running a business.

Networking Opportunities

Business startup workshops attract other small business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs, mentors, and industry professionals. Engaging with this diverse group of individuals creates valuable networking opportunities that can lead to collaborations, partnerships, and new business connections.

Access to Resources

This workshop series provide access to additional resources such as templates, toolkits, online forums, and mentorship programs. These resources can support you in implementing what you’ve learned during the workshops and navigating various stages of your business journey.

Motivation and Inspiration

Starting and running a small business can be challenging, and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed or discouraged at times. Attending this workshop series surrounded by like-minded individuals who share similar aspirations can provide motivation, inspiration, and a sense of camaraderie.

Business Fundamental Workshop Series

Check out the upcoming in-person Business Fundamentals Workshops. Don’t worry if you’ve missed one, this workshop series takes place three times a year in the winter, spring and fall!

Fall Business Fundamentals workshop dates coming soon!

To find out what other workshops are upcoming at PKED, visit our Events Page.

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About Community Futures Peterborough

Community Futures Peterborough generates and assists in the creation and maintenance of sustainable employment opportunities in the City and County of Peterborough by supporting small businesses through flexible financing and business services.

About Innovation Cluster Peterborough and the Kawarthas

The Innovation Cluster supports determined, innovative entrepreneurs in the formation and growth of their technology-driven companies. Focusing on four key sectors, cleantech, agtech, healthcare, and digital, the Innovation Cluster’s dynamic programming ensures that startups find their best path to market.