DURATION: 15 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.
When starting your business, you will need to determine the type of business structure that best fits your needs. This short course will introduce you to the most common business structures and lay out the steps you’ll need to take to name and register your business. You’ll also hear from a BDC expert on what to consider when structuring your business.
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 business structure. 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
Duration: 2 hours
Learn about the different sources of financing available for your business as well as how to prepare to meet with your banker to ask for a loan.
Cost: FreeDuration: 20 minutes
Duration: 20 minutes
Learn best practices on hiring and retaining employees.
Learn about key marketing concepts and best practices to help your company stand out from the crowd.
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
Learn about the importance of having a business plan and what it should contain.
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