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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!

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on September 4, 2018 at 6:00pm

Business Advisory Centre Durham (BACD), 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200 Second Floor
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Step Into Business

The Business Advisory Centre of Durham and The Wilson Project Employment and Training Centre Present STEP INTO BUSINESS A How-To Course on Establishing a New Business or Refining an Existing One Become an Expert Developer of Your Business Idea, Revenue Model, Networking & Marketing, Branding, Finances, And Technology & Media Strategies. DATE: Monday August 13th, 20th, 27th, Tuesday September 4th TIME: 6:00 – 8:00pm LOCATION: BACD Office, 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200, Whitby, On L1R 2G6 FULL COURSE COST: $200 To secure…

August 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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Cost: Free

BACD 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…

August 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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Cost: Free

BACD Business Fundamentals: Business Planning

This session is designed to give you a solid foundation with regards to the differences between a business plan, a business model canvas and the planning required in starting your own business.  These 3 sessions are the fundamentals of most businesses and presented by BACD’s advisors and can be taken in any order. In this 2 hour session, you will learn why every entrepreneur and small business needs have a plan to help guide them and what the various sections…

August 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on September 4, 2018 at 6:00pm

Business Advisory Centre Durham (BACD), 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200 Second Floor
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Step Into Business

The Business Advisory Centre of Durham and The Wilson Project Employment and Training Centre Present STEP INTO BUSINESS A How-To Course on Establishing a New Business or Refining an Existing One Become an Expert Developer of Your Business Idea, Revenue Model, Networking & Marketing, Branding, Finances, And Technology & Media Strategies. DATE: Monday August 13th, 20th, 27th, Tuesday September 4th TIME: 6:00 – 8:00pm LOCATION: BACD Office, 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200, Whitby, On L1R 2G6 FULL COURSE COST: $200 To secure…

August 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Jack Astor’s Bar & Grill, 75 Consumers Dr
Whitby, L1N 9S2 CA
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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…

August 29 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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Cost: Free

BACD 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 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on September 4, 2018 at 6:00pm

Business Advisory Centre Durham (BACD), 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200 Second Floor
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Step Into Business

The Business Advisory Centre of Durham and The Wilson Project Employment and Training Centre Present STEP INTO BUSINESS A How-To Course on Establishing a New Business or Refining an Existing One Become an Expert Developer of Your Business Idea, Revenue Model, Networking & Marketing, Branding, Finances, And Technology & Media Strategies. DATE: Monday August 13th, 20th, 27th, Tuesday September 4th TIME: 6:00 – 8:00pm LOCATION: BACD Office, 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200, Whitby, On L1R 2G6 FULL COURSE COST: $200 To secure…

September 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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Cost: Free

BACD 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 5 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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Cost: Free

BACD Business Fundamentals: 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…

September 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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Cost: Free

BACD 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. 2018 Session Topics:   Sep 7th: Customer Relations: Networking referrals, Mapping, Activities and Contact Maintenance Oct 5th: Business Strategy: Staying Sharp, Leadership Skills and Entrepreneur Development Nov 2nd: Employees HR Consultant, Ministry of Labour and WSIB Dec 7th: Social Media – Trends for 2019 We will also…

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