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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!

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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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.
These provide a platform for entrepreneurs to build relationships and to drive the vibrancy of Durham Region’s entrepreneurial community.

June 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Start Up Session – 2:00PM

Recommended Starting Point – This free session is for budding entrepreneurs and those considering opening their own small business. Presented by one of BACD’s advisors, the session will explore the fundamentals to starting a business and provide you with a checklist to get you started. There must be a hundred questions running around in your head! Find answers to these questions!

June 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Business Fundamentals 2: Marketing & Sales

Recommended 3rd step – This is the second session of our Business Fundamentals Series. The Marketing and Sales session gives you a robust structure for creating your own marketing and sales strategy. Without a Marketing & Sales strategy, your marketing efforts could be wasted or money spent in the wrong channels. Presented by a BACD Advisor.

June 14 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Advanced Financial Statements

Learn about more complex concepts of financial statements such as accrued payables, work in process and non-operating income.   LEARNING OBJECTIVES FOR PARTICIPANTS: review and interpret more complex financial statements understand the terminology, and ask informed questions of financial professionals Outline: How are cash and accrual accounting different? Why is my balance sheet so complicated? What is depreciation? Why are prepaid expenses assets? How do I account for intangible assets? What are retained earnings? How are earnings per share determined?…

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Start Up Session – 6:00PM

Recommended Starting Point – This free session is for budding entrepreneurs and those considering opening their own small business. Presented by one of BACD’s advisors, the session will explore the fundamentals to starting a business and provide you with a checklist to get you started. There must be a hundred questions running around in your head! Find answers to these questions!

June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Fundamentals 3: Financials & Operations

Recommended 3rd step – This is the second session of our Business Fundamentals Series. The Marketing and Sales session gives you a robust structure for creating your own marketing and sales strategy. Without a Marketing & Sales strategy, your marketing efforts could be wasted or money spent in the wrong channels. Presented by a BACD Advisor.

June 21 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Whitby Centennial Building, The Regal Room419 Centre Street South
Whitby, ON L1N 4W2 Canada
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Up! Practical Sales Talks

Join us for Up!, a series of practical and candid sales talks by experts in the trenches.  We have a great selection of experts who are working their craft in the field of sales and will be sharing their personal stories about their success and tactics they use to be the best in their field.

June 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Start Up Session – 9:30AM

Recommended Starting Point – This free session is for budding entrepreneurs and those considering opening their own small business. Presented by one of BACD’s advisors, the session will explore the fundamentals to starting a business and provide you with a checklist to get you started. There must be a hundred questions running around in your head! Find answers to these questions!

June 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Jack Astor’s Bar & Grill, 75 Consumers Drive
Whitby, ON L1N 9S2 Canada
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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…

June 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Start Up Session – 2:00PM

Recommended Starting Point – This free session is for budding entrepreneurs and those considering opening their own small business. Presented by one of BACD’s advisors, the session will explore the fundamentals to starting a business and provide you with a checklist to get you started. There must be a hundred questions running around in your head! Find answers to these questions!

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