DURATION: 20 minutes
COURSE FORMAT: E-learning
LANGUAGE: Available in English or French
DEVICE COMPATIBILITY: Computer (optimal), tablet, smart phone
CATEGORY: Start or buy a business
Note: To have the best learning experience, we recommend you view this course on a computer with the latest version of Google Chrome or Firefox and a strong Wi-Fi connection. If you decide to view this course on a mobile device, we recommend you use Chrome.
There are many different ways to get the financial help you need when starting your business. This short course introduces you to the different sources of financing available to your business, as well as how to be well-prepared when meeting your banker to ask for a loan. You’ll also hear from a BDC expert who’ll explain which financial documents to bring and what other information you may need to have on hand when you meet with a banker.
At the end of the course, you’ll be able to work on your ideas in a handy travel journal—a great place to keep notes and start working on your financial plan. Your journal will also contain tips on, and additional resources for doing business in Canada.
This course is part of the comprehensive program, How to Start a Business, which guides you through all aspects of starting a business in Canada.
The program covers the following topics:
Click here if you would like to enroll in the program instead.
Get on board for this interactive and engaging learning journey to discover everything you need to successfully start a business in Canada.
Cost: FreeDuration: 2 hours
Format: E-learningLevel: Basic
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Duration: 20 minutes
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Learn best practices for how to be successful at networking and talk about your business with confidence.
Learn about how to choose the best sales strategies and tactics for your business.
Cost: FreeDuration: 15 minutes
Duration: 15 minutes
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