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Business Advisory Centre Durham

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3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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Upcoming Events

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!

October 24 @ 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…

October 31 @ 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: Financials & Operations

In this session we discuss Financials and Operations. By understanding the accounting and financial basics and developing these operational strategies, you can create effective and efficient systems for running your business. These 3 sessions are the fundamentals of most businesses and presented by BACD’s advisors. Key concepts covered: Budgeting and budgets – looking at creating a sales forecast and an operating budget Understand your financial statements e.g. (Income Statement, Cash Flow and balance sheet) How to work out your break even analysis…

November 2 @ 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. These sessions are two hours long and really helps to provide a platform for entrepreneurs to build relationships and to drive the vibrancy of Durham Region’s entrepreneurial community.  It’s a place to connect with peers, subject matter experts, potential clients and funders as well as to meet…

November 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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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…

November 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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Succeeding in a Micro Moments World

Connect with customers on mobile and make sure your business is there from the moment they find you online to the moment where they click, call, or buy. FAQs You do not need to bring a ticket with you, bring your questions and a notebook if needed. Plenty of free parking. For more information, call us at (905) 668-4949 or email clientservices@bacd.ca

November 8 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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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…

November 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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Tips for Measuring Online Success

You invest time, effort, and resources into being online, but do you know how much it’s worth to your bottom line? This workshop introduces ways to track and measure progress, so you can find out. FAQs You do not need to bring a ticket with you, bring your questions and a notebook if needed. Plenty of free parking. For more information, call us at (905) 668-4949 or email clientservices@bacd.ca

November 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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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…

November 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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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…

November 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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BACD Business Fundamentals: Financials & Operations

In this session we discuss Financials and Operations. By understanding the accounting and financial basics and developing these operational strategies, you can create effective and efficient systems for running your business. These 3 sessions are the fundamentals of most businesses and presented by BACD’s advisors. Key concepts covered: Budgeting and budgets – looking at creating a sales forecast and an operating budget Understand your financial statements e.g. (Income Statement, Cash Flow and balance sheet) How to work out your break even analysis…

November 28 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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The Legal Kit: Electronic Commerce Agreements

In this session, Lawyer Pavel Malysheuski  from Law firm Lockyear + Hein will talk about the different legal documents you need for your e-commerce business. He will cover: Electronic Commerce Agreements  such as Privacy Statements, Terms of Use, CASL and GDPR About Pavel Malysheuski, Corporate Lawyer Pavel Malysheuski is a corporate/commercial lawyer at Lockyer + Hein LLP, a full service law firm. He provides counsel to clients in a wide variety of industries in all aspects of business law, focusing on…

November 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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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…

December 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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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 that cover Business Planning, Marketing & Sales, and Financials & Operations.  These sessions are designed…

December 5 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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Keep Calm and Close the Deal

Keep Calm and Close the Deal ROI: 12+ Closing Techniques The prospect likes you. They trust you. They understand your product. They see the value when you talk price. Yet you still don’t close the deal. Why? This half day workshop will help you get out of your own way and let clients close themselves. Increase your closing ratio to triple your industry standard. – Personality closing – Objection handling – Speed roleplay – Body language reading About the Presenter:…

December 6 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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Sharing Your Story Through Video

Learn about the power of video and how you can use video content to promote your business, improve marketing efforts, and build a loyal audience. FAQs You do not need to bring a ticket with you, bring your questions and a notebook if needed. Plenty of free parking. For more information, call us at (905) 668-4949 or email clientservices@bacd.ca

December 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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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…

December 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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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. Topics change each month. These sessions are two hours long and really helps to provide a platform for entrepreneurs to build relationships and to drive the vibrancy of Durham Region’s entrepreneurial community.  It’s a place to connect with peers, subject matter experts, potential clients and funders as…

December 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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BACD Business Fundamentals: Financials & Operations

In this session we discuss Financials and Operations. By understanding the accounting and financial basics and developing these operational strategies, you can create effective and efficient systems for running your business. These 3 sessions are the fundamentals of most businesses and presented by BACD’s advisors. Key concepts covered: Budgeting and budgets – looking at creating a sales forecast and an operating budget Understand your financial statements e.g. (Income Statement, Cash Flow and balance sheet) How to work out your break even analysis…

December 11 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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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…

December 12 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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Drive Business Growth with Email Marketing

Learn how to turn website visitors into meaningful contacts through the use of dynamic forms, email automation, and personalized content. We’ll discuss email strategies to help you build brand love and turn one-time visitors into loyal customers. FAQs You do not need to bring a ticket with you, bring your questions and a notebook if needed. Plenty of free parking. For more information, call us at (905) 668-4949 or email clientservices@bacd.ca

December 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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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…

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