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BACD frequently hosts seminars and workshops on topics related to starting a business and growing your enterprise. Our goal is to provide useful information and knowledge that helps you stay ahead of the game in our constantly changing world. Our seminars and workshops have helped many of our clients to get started and to be successful as well as to network!

Our most popular seminars are repeated monthly, with more specialized topics occurring bi-monthly and quarterly. Start learning new business skills by registering for one of our upcoming seminars or workshops. Our speakers are experienced experts, practitioners and entrepreneurs who share their experiences and lessons learned with you!

September 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Cost: Free

Start Up Session

This session is for budding entrepreneurs and those considering opening their own small business and a great place for you to start exploring the fundamentals of starting a business. There must be a hundred questions running around in your head! Find answers to these questions! This session is presented by BACD’s advisors. After attending this session, we strongly recommend that you also attend the Business Fundamentals 1 – 3, that cover Business Planning, Marketing & Sales, and Financials & Operations.  These…

September 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street #200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Cost: CA$25.00

Creating with Canva: Design Like A Pro With No Experience

Do you want to grow your business? Increase your traffic easily and effeciently to your business, blog or social media platforms. Want to gain an understanding of what makes a good design? and make it stand out? This Canva workshop is designed to help any entrepreneur , solopreneur, business owner, marketer, advertiser or social media expert gain the advantage by using FREE online software, called Canva, to create stunning graphics and images. What is Canva? Canva.com is a website which…

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Jack Astor’s Bar & Grill, Pickering Town Centre, 1355 Kingston Rd
Pickering, ON L1V 1B8 Canada
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Cost: Free

BACD Biz Lunch

Our networking lunch is for BACD clients who’d like to have an opportunity to network and get to know each other in a casual and fun setting.  This is a great time to learn to network effectively and to share ideas, opportunities and challenges. Networking is a necessary part of doing business and still one of the most cost effective ways to generate business, connections and leads for your business. Attending this event is free, however your lunch and beverage…

September 27 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Whitby Centennial Building, Regal Room 416 Centre Street South
Whitby, ON L1N 4W2 Canada
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Cost: Free

Up! Practical Sales Talks

Are YOU leveraging technology to GROW your Sales? Are you still keeping client business cards in your desk? Is every sale you make different? Is your sales team scalable? Who knows your clients best? Have these questions have peaked your interest? Then join Jonathan Hamilton, President of Point Alliance Inc. – a leader and award winner in Technology Consulting as he shares his personal journey and business development expertise in overcoming challenges and seizing opportunities to find sustainable growth. Having…

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Cost: Free

Start Up Session

This session is for budding entrepreneurs and those considering opening their own small business and a great place for you to start exploring the fundamentals of starting a business. There must be a hundred questions running around in your head! Find answers to these questions! This session is presented by BACD’s advisors. After attending this session, we strongly recommend that you also attend the Business Fundamentals 1 – 3, that cover Business Planning, Marketing & Sales, and Financials & Operations.  These…

October 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Cost: Free

Start Up Session

This session is for budding entrepreneurs and those considering opening their own small business and a great place for you to start exploring the fundamentals of starting a business. There must be a hundred questions running around in your head! Find answers to these questions! This session is presented by BACD’s advisors. After attending this session, we strongly recommend that you also attend the Business Fundamentals 1 – 3, that cover Business Planning, Marketing & Sales, and Financials & Operations.  These…

October 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Cost: Free

Business Fundamentals 2: Marketing & Sales

This session is part of the Business Fundamentals Series and can be taken in any order.   The Marketing and Sales session gives you a robust structure for creating your own marketing and sales strategy.  These 3 sessions are the fundamentals of most businesses and presented by BACD’s advisors. Without a Marketing & Sales strategy, your marketing efforts could be wasted or money spent in the wrong channels. In Marketing and Sales Strategy we will cover: The importance of Branding What…

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Cost: Free

Business Mentoring Sessions

Our Group Business Mentoring sessions are for you to connect with fellow business owners and to learn from each other in a peer sharing format, while being guided by our Entrepreneur in Residence. We will also invite Website, Marketing, Legal, Human Resource, Business Operations, Sales, Insurance and Accounting experts to answer any burning questions or challenges you face in your business. These sessions are two hours long and really helps to provide a platform for entrepreneurs to build relationships and…

October 11 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Cost: Free

Maximizing your Business – financial management

Learn the key concepts of cash management, working capital and operational efficiency. LEARNING OBJECTIVES FOR PARTICIPANTS: review and change cash management practices spend less cash to operate the business project and analyze the cash needs Outline: Sales are great, why don’t we have any cash? Do we have enough cash to pay expenses? How much cash do we need for expansion? Can I free up some cash from the business? How can I get customers to pay sooner? Are we…

October 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Cost: Free

Start Up Session

This session is for budding entrepreneurs and those considering opening their own small business and a great place for you to start exploring the fundamentals of starting a business. There must be a hundred questions running around in your head! Find answers to these questions! This session is presented by BACD’s advisors. After attending this session, we strongly recommend that you also attend the Business Fundamentals 1 – 3, that cover Business Planning, Marketing & Sales, and Financials & Operations.  These…

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