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October to December 2017

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Our fall webinar schedule is now available!  Please join us online in GoToTraining for this series of interactive sessions.  Anyone is welcome to attend, free of charge.

For further information please email webinars@makeachangecanada.com or phone 1-888-9-ASPIRE (1-888-927-7473), Ext. 702.


To register, please sign up for the sessions listed below.

WOW SESSION! Modules 1 and 2: Business Essentials
with Chantal Orr
, Business Coach
Tuesday, October 17 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
Chantal will begin this workshop with a discussion of the importance of assessing your skill set and your reasons for starting a business. This is the essential starting point in considering entrepreneurship as your career path. We will then delve into topic of market research, which is necessary in determining the viability of your business idea. You will learn how to set market research objectives, utilize various methods to carry out your research, and refine your business concept. Chantal will also take your questions. This session relates to Modules 1 and 2 of the BA website. BA participants and anyone interested in entrepreneurship is welcome to attend.
Registration for this webinar is now closed.
 

WOW SESSION! Module 3: Sales and Service
with Louise Doyle, Business Coach
Tuesday, October 24 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)

This workshop will cover all areas of sales. Topics include identifying your customer, developing your sales pitch, overcoming customer objections, and excellence in customer service. Listening is the key to building trust. This helps you understand the behavioural styles of your potential customers and how to present your message to appeal to various customer groups. This session relates to Module 3 of the BA website. BA participants and anyone interested in entrepreneurship is welcome to attend.
Registration for this webinar is now closed.
 

GUEST! Secret to Generating Revenue
with Chris Holland of Juggernaut Marketing Communications
Tuesday, October 31 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)

There is a secret to generating revenue and it is easier than you may think. Many successful entrepreneurs, corporations, and social enterprises use this model with amazing results. In this session you will discover the special ingredients and super-secret formula to increasing revenue. This inspirational step-by-step process will give you a fresh perspective and clear vision as you embark on your own quest to generate more income.
Registration for this webinar is now closed.
 

WOW SESSION! Module 4: Forming Your Business
with Doug Tardif
, Business Coach
Tuesday, November 7 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
This workshop will explain how you should structure your company. The worksheets will help you assess whether you require a limited company or sole proprietorship. We will also discuss government regulations, insurance requirements, and the process of selecting a business name. This session relates to Module 4 of the BA website. BA participants and anyone interested in entrepreneurship is welcome to attend.
Registration for this webinar is now closed.
 

WOW SESSION! Module 5: Working From Home
with Chantal Orr
, Business Coach
Tuesday, November 14 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
Join Chantal in this workshop to discuss the major considerations of operating a home-based business. We will cover the key considerations including where to locate and how to lay out your home office space. You will also get tips on sourcing office equipment and ways to create home offices that inspire. There will be ample time for your questions. This session relates to Module 5 of the BA program. BA participants and anyone interested in entrepreneurship is welcome to attend.

Registration for this webinar is now closed.
 

LEARN MORE! Information Forum: Find Your Fit with Make A Change Canada
with Make A Change Canada Team Members
Thursday, November 16 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
Join our next information forum to learn about our supportive online skills training programs in web development and entrepreneurship. As a national charitable organization, our goal is to help more Canadians develop the skills they need to find or maintain employment, or start their own business. Whether you are a potential new client, community partner, or supporting agency with similar goals, this conversation with our staff and program participants will help you find your fit with Make A Change Canada.

Registration for this webinar is now closed.
 

WOW SESSION! Module 6: Developing Your Strategies
with Louise Doyle, Business Coach
Tuesday, November 21 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
This workshop will present the entire marketing lifecycle. Whether your business is service- or product-based, there are aspects of this important module that are directly applicable to you. Louise will cover all of the four Ps of marketing including price, product, place, and promotion. This session relates to Module 6 of the BA website. BA participants and anyone interested in entrepreneurship is welcome to attend.

Registration for this webinar is now closed.
 

WOW SESSION! Module 7: Preparing Your Financials 
with Anne-Marie Edgar, Executive Director
Tuesday, November 28 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)

Does the idea of preparing your financial statements leave you in a cold sweat? This is the common reaction of most small business owners, and it can impede your progress with preparing the very documents every traditional lender must see. Join Anne-Marie in this session as she highlights the relative simplicity of your financial statements. See the process of preparing your financials in action!

Registration for this webinar is now closed.
 

NEW! Fun with #Hashtags
with Monica Kriese of Gail-Force Marketing
Tuesday, December 5 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)

According to a study by the social media agency RadiumOne, almost 75 percent of people on social media use hashtags. Unfortunately, the number of people who know how to use hashtags correctly is much  lower. In this webinar Monica will outline the basics of hashtags used across the main social media platforms, such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Monica will demonstrate how to effectively search and cultivate hashtags, how to use hashtags to join conversations, and more. You will also learn which hashtags are best for businesses. You don’t want to miss this! 

Registration for this webinar is now closed.
 

WOW SESSION! Module 8: Writing Your Business Plan
with Doug Tardif, Business Coach
Tuesday, December 12 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
Traditional, Condensed, or “1-Page,” what is the right business plan for you? Jot down your questions and join in. Feel free to ask, type, or just listen in; get and share ideas. No pressure! This strength-based, interactive session aims to surprise you with what you already know about business and planning.  Based on our SuccessAbilities Business Planning articles, this session ties into the Business Abilities e-learning Modules 1 through 8. Be sure to sign up early.

Registration for this webinar is now closed.
 

FUN! Goal Setting for 2018: Everybody Needs This!
with Doug Tardif, Business Coach
Tuesday, December 19 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
Set a goal, and every aspect of your life is impacted. Join Doug in this session and learn how to set realistic goals, establish milestones, and celebrate your achievements. Think of this session as your roadmap to success!

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