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The Entrepreneur Centre is a place for entrepreneurs and experts to connect and engage. To Start, Learn and Grow.

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How do I free myself up to take the company to another level?

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Limited space available, please register online here

Is this you?
You are wearing multiple hats in your organization:
1. The Visionary – the IDEA generator; the hunter for ideas, opportunities, and solutions to big problems.
2. A Leader – producing change and movement in the organization; working on the business.
3. A Manager – producing order and consistency in the organization; working in the business.

But what makes for a great Visionary, Leader and Manager?

And how do you tailor your roles and responsibilities so that you are doing what you love to do and are great at.

FREE YOURSELF UP!

• Understand the roles of Visionaries, Leaders and Managers.
• Clarify the desired outcomes from the Visionary, Leader and Manager.
• Know and grow your tendencies to become great Visionaries, Leaders and Managers.
• Tailor your organization’s structure, functions and roles for success.

Daryl Mack will deliver a powerful 90-minute workshop session that will introduce you to key Visionary, Leadership and Management practices that will help you create accountability and results within your unique organization.

At the conclusion of this short workshop, you will also walk away with a set of simple, practical tools that you and your leadership team will be able to take back into your business and implement immediately.

###### All in-person events, meetings and gatherings are able to take place but will follow the Government of Alberta COVID-19 public health measures that are in effect as of the date of the event.

Market Research for Business Success

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ATB Entrepreneur Centre is pleased to welcome Jenny Huang, Business Strategist with Business Link for a powerful session to help turn your business idea into a profitable business venture.

Find the information you need to build a better business. Market research helps you gain insight into your industry, competition, and target market. What you’ll learn in this workshop will help you create effective strategies for starting or growing your business.

This hands-on session will teach you:

  • How to quickly access the data you need from a variety of online sources to make better business decisions
  • The basics of creating great surveys that generate better customer insights
  • How Business Link’s market research services can help you dig even deeper to get a leg up on the competition

Register for this session online here
*Registration online is only required if you would like to receive follow up information.
As space is limited, we recommend RSVP'ing only if you are able to make it. If you are unable to make it, please cancel your registration so we can open spots to the waitlist.

The Money Side of Business

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ATB Entrepreneur Centre is pleased to welcome Selena Cheung, CPA for an in depth session explaining the basic tools and techniques of financial management for a business owner, including budget creation and monitoring, cash management, product/division/customer analysis, planning/forecasting, and trend analysis.

Outline:

  • What’s financial management?
  • What tools can help operate my business?
  • How do I determine if a product is profitable?
  • What’s my most profitable product?
  • Who are my most profitable customers?
  • Why do I need a budget?
  • How do I create and use a budget?
  • What reports do I need?
  • How do I tell where my business is heading?

Learning objectives:
To be able to use financial management tools to evaluate your business and make informed financial decisions

Click here to register
*Registration online is only required if you would like to receive follow up information.
As space is limited, we recommend RSVP'ing only if you are able to make it. If you are unable to make it, please cancel your registration so we can open spots to the waitlist.

Scaling your business to the next level

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This is a 3-hour practical, intensive workshop for Established Small Business Owners who are challenged with the Operational Growing Pains of their business.
Workshop Objectives:

  1. Introduce participants to the 6 key operational tactics needed to effectively grow the operations of a small business to the next level.
  2. Practical steps participants can do to take action on these 6 tactics BEFORE or WHILE scaling business operations.
  3. Practical exercises designed to give participants insights and practical takeaways to apply immediately to increase the effectiveness of their business operations.

About the presenter
Lee Hodgins, CPHR, SHRM-SPC
Lee is an organizational design and business process excellence expert with 35+ years of experience. I’ve helped businesses grow from 0 to over 500+ employees and understand the unique challenges of scaling businesses to world-class levels of success.
Visit Lee's Website

Registration notes
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Past events (531)

Understanding Business Financial Statements

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