Self-Employment Training Program

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Name: Self-Employment Training Program
Date: May 6, 2019 - June 20, 2019
Event Description:
Self-Employment Training Program is an Alberta Labour initiative that Community Futures Entre-Corp has delivered collectively for 21 years.  The self-employment (SE) training program is a 1-year commitment that will provide training and mentorship on how to start and run a business. 
It begins with 7-weeks of classroom-led business training.  Classes run Monday to Thursdays, from 8:45 am to 4:00 pm.  Students will receive regular mentoring support and ongoing follow-up reviews out to 9 months.
The 7-week classroom portion includes topics such as: 
GST/payroll
Basic bookkeeping & financial statements
Quickbooks
Income tax matters
Understanding sole proprietorship/partnerships/corporations
Pricing
Basic Excel
Cash flow budgeting
General operations
Market research (identifying your customer, your competition, industry/product definition)
Social media relationship building
Business planning
HR management
Strategic planning 
Basis sales 
Customer Service
LEAN principles
Several guest speakers are invited in to discuss insurance, OHS/WCB, legal matters, graphic design, branding, website matters, managing stress, True Colors, Chamber memberships, as well as a list of guest panel speakers who are also business owners and have a wealth of experience to share.   Interested individuals must apply and be assessed for eligibility to determine acceptance. If you want more specific information about the whole program, or just parts of it, please call Pat Guist at 403-528-2824.   
 
Location:
#202 - 556 4th Street SE, Medicine Hat, AB   T1A 0K8
Date/Time Information:
Starts May 6, 2019
Classes end June 20, 2019
DEADLINE to register is April 26, 2019
Contact Information:
Pat Guist
Fees/Admission:
Call to inquire 403-528-2824
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