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Conveniently located between Canada’s capital, Ottawa, and Canada’s business centre, Toronto.

Business Advisory Centre: Learning Portal

Learning Portal

The Business Advisory Centre offers education and learning opportunities to aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners at every stage of their business journey.

The workshops and webinars cover a wide range of topics.  Available online with live discussions over Zoom as well as E-Learning courses that can be completed at your own pace online.

Connect with us today

Hillary Manion

Hillary Manion

Entrepreneurship Officer

Cell: 705-875-5724
Email Hillary

Madeleine Hurrell

Madeleine Hurrell

Entrepreneurship Officer

Cell: 705-740-4314
Email Madeleine

Live, Online Workshops

It’s never been easier to connect with the Business Advisory Centre and fellow entrepreneurs. Learn or refresh your knowledge of business fundamentals in an interactive and small group setting. All workshops will be hosted live on Zoom with a business advisor. 

Join a Business Advisory Centre Advisor and fellow entrepreneurs for live online workshops.

Click on the link for an up-to-date schedule of our live online workshops.

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Lean Model Canvas: One Page to Plan Your Business

Are you a new start up? A small business looking to refocus or pivot?

The Lean Model Canvas could be for you. A single page that visually breaks down your entire business plan into a one page document that’s easy to work on, change and share.

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Writing a Business Plan: Why You Need One and How To Do It

Starting a new business, or seeking financing for your small business? Interested in mapping out the trajectory for where you want your business to go? A business plan is a tool that can help set you up for success and ensure all of the pieces of your business fit together.

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Market Research: Developing Insight Into Your Customers And Your Competitors

Market research is the most important and overlooked aspect of starting a new business. Why? Because the process drives entrepreneurs to develop an external vision of their concept.

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E-Learning Courses from the Business Advisory Centre

The Business Advisory Centre has designed three modules that cover frequently asked questions by future entrepreneurs. Available 24/7, work at your own pace to discover if starting a business is right for you.

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SBC’s E-Learning Sessions are mini-courses developed by SBC Ontario Expert Business Advisors — available to you anytime, anywhere.  30 courses for all stages of your business journey.