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July 2021

Tuesday
July 13
9:30AM - 11:00AM

BACD Start Up Session

This session covers the essential steps to starting a small business including registering a business name, licenses & permits, HST, business banking, insurance and hiring employees.

Wednesday
July 14
1:00PM - 2:00PM

Ask an Expert – Pathwise Credit Union

Ask an Expert is a workshop designed to provide business owners in the Durham region information on the following: – what kinds of products and services Pathwise Financial provides to businesses.

Thursday
July 15
9:30AM - 11:30AM

BACD Business Fundamentals: Marketing & Sales

This session will help you create a marketing plan that targets your ideal customer and help you identify the marketing tactics and sales channels for your business.

Thursday
July 15
12:00PM - 2:00PM

Building Resiliency

This session will look at having a “Why” that drives you. How “commitment” is preferred over attachment and how to adopt new mindsets and habits to achieve the true things you want in your life and business. Each participant will be asked to create a stretch goal for the rest of the year ahead and share it at the end of the webinar.

Monday
July 19
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Writing An Impactful Home Page

As the saying goes, you only have one chance to make a great first impression! Your website homepage is often the first interaction prospective clients will have with your business. This session will cover key elements for effective home page copy and provide tips for writing your own impactful copy.

Tuesday
July 20
4:00PM - 6:00PM

BACD Business Fundamentals: Financials & Operations

Take better control of your business by understanding the accounting basics. We will also discuss why developing operational strategies can help you make more money.

Wednesday
July 21
5:00PM - 6:30PM

BACD Start Up Session

This session covers the essential steps to starting a small business including registering a business name, licenses & permits, HST, business banking, insurance and hiring employees.

Thursday
July 22
9:30AM - 12:00PM

Acing Effective Virtual Presentations

This session is a comprehensive training program on the topic of conducting effective virtual presentations. The presentation will include best practises and practical examples of engaging slide deck design, keeping your audience interested, using live chats, humour and language and when to use polls, whiteboards and other virtual tools.

Tuesday
July 27
9:30AM - 11:30AM

BACD Business Plan Masterclass

Are you already in business and wanting to put together your business plan for growth or financing options? This hands on masterclass will take you through the steps of writing your business plan and financial projections.

Tuesday
July 27
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Virtual BACD Biz Lunch

Here is an opportunity for you to meet other business owners and to open new relationships - you never know what could transpire from those connections.

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