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Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA
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September 2018

Podcasting: Learn why it’s a great marketing strategy

September 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

How to Create a Simple and Effective Business Podcast Inject fuel into your business by creating a podcast content marketing strategy.  Use a podcast to promote yourself, your brand, and/or your services.  Create value, form new relationships, and have fun in the process.  A podcast will create more content and value on your website while increasing your chances for a higher search ranking.  Share your voice and podcast on social media and build your network.  Develop greater trust with your…

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BACD Start Up Session

September 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

This session is for budding entrepreneurs and those considering opening their own small business and a great place for you to start exploring the fundamentals of starting a business. There must be a hundred questions running around in your head! Find answers to these questions! This session is presented by BACD’s advisors. After attending this session, we strongly recommend that you also attend the Business Fundamentals 1 – 3, that cover Business Planning, Marketing & Sales, and Financials & Operations.  These…

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Make Your Website Work for You

September 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

If you’re launching a new business website (or sprucing up an old site), this workshop will help. Learn how to create a search-friendly site that’s useful for customers and supports your business goals. FAQs You do not need to bring a ticket with you, bring your questions and a notebook if needed. Plenty of free parking. For more information, call us at (905) 668-4949 or email clientservices@bacd.ca

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October 2018

BACD Start Up Session

October 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

This session is for budding entrepreneurs and those considering opening their own small business and a great place for you to start exploring the fundamentals of starting a business. There must be a hundred questions running around in your head! Find answers to these questions! This session is presented by BACD’s advisors. After attending this session, we strongly recommend that you also attend the Business Fundamentals 1 – 3, that cover Business Planning, Marketing & Sales, and Financials & Operations.  These…

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BACD Business Fundamentals: Business Planning

October 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

This session is designed to give you a solid foundation with regards to the differences between a business plan, a business model canvas and the planning required in starting your own business.  These 3 sessions are the fundamentals of most businesses and presented by BACD’s advisors and can be taken in any order. In this 2 hour session, you will learn why every entrepreneur and small business needs have a plan to help guide them and what the various sections…

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BACD Business Mentoring Sessions

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

Our Group Business Mentoring sessions are for you to connect with fellow business owners and to learn from each other in a peer sharing format, while being guided by our Entrepreneur in Residence. These sessions are two hours long and really helps to provide a platform for entrepreneurs to build relationships and to drive the vibrancy of Durham Region’s entrepreneurial community.  It’s a place to connect with peers, subject matter experts, potential clients and funders as well as to meet…

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Step 1, Profit

October 10 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

Step 1, Profit ROI: Profit Predictor Revenue is not profit. Having a positive balance in your bank account does make you profitable. This half day workshop will teach you to love your numbers, and have your numbers love you in return. By the end of the session you will reverse engineered your outrageous income goals for the next year, and know exactly what it will take on a day by day basis to accomplish them. – Power of One –…

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BACD Start Up Session

October 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

This session is for budding entrepreneurs and those considering opening their own small business and a great place for you to start exploring the fundamentals of starting a business. There must be a hundred questions running around in your head! Find answers to these questions! This session is presented by BACD’s advisors. After attending this session, we strongly recommend that you also attend the Business Fundamentals 1 – 3, that cover Business Planning, Marketing & Sales, and Financials & Operations.  These…

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BACD Business Fundamentals: Marketing & Sales

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

This session is part of the Business Fundamentals Series and can be taken in any order.   The Marketing and Sales session gives you a robust structure for creating your own marketing and sales strategy.  These 3 sessions are the fundamentals of most businesses and presented by BACD’s advisors. Without a Marketing & Sales strategy, your marketing efforts could be wasted or money spent in the wrong channels. In Marketing and Sales Strategy we will cover: The importance of Branding What…

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BACD Start Up Session

October 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

This session is for budding entrepreneurs and those considering opening their own small business and a great place for you to start exploring the fundamentals of starting a business. There must be a hundred questions running around in your head! Find answers to these questions! This session is presented by BACD’s advisors.After attending this session, we strongly recommend that you also attend the Business Fundamentals 1 – 3, that cover Business Planning, Marketing & Sales, and Financials & Operations.  These sessions…

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Reach Customers Online with Google

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

Learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your online presence using search engine optimization (SEO) and online advertising. We’ll also introduce tools that will help you run your business online, including Google Analytics and G Suite. FAQs You do not need to bring a ticket with you, bring your questions and a notebook if needed. Plenty of free parking. For more information, call us at (905) 668-4949 or email clientservices@bacd.ca

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BACD Start Up Session

October 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

This session is for budding entrepreneurs and those considering opening their own small business and a great place for you to start exploring the fundamentals of starting a business. There must be a hundred questions running around in your head! Find answers to these questions! This session is presented by BACD’s advisors. After attending this session, we strongly recommend that you also attend the Business Fundamentals 1 – 3, that cover Business Planning, Marketing & Sales, and Financials & Operations.  These…

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BACD Business Fundamentals: Financials & Operations

October 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

In this session we discuss Financials and Operations. By understanding the accounting and financial basics and developing these operational strategies, you can create effective and efficient systems for running your business. These 3 sessions are the fundamentals of most businesses and presented by BACD’s advisors. Key concepts covered: Budgeting and budgets – looking at creating a sales forecast and an operating budget Understand your financial statements e.g. (Income Statement, Cash Flow and balance sheet) How to work out your break even analysis…

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November 2018

BACD Business Mentoring Sessions

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

Our Group Business Mentoring sessions are for you to connect with fellow business owners and to learn from each other in a peer sharing format, while being guided by our Entrepreneur in Residence. These sessions are two hours long and really helps to provide a platform for entrepreneurs to build relationships and to drive the vibrancy of Durham Region’s entrepreneurial community.  It’s a place to connect with peers, subject matter experts, potential clients and funders as well as to meet…

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BACD Business Fundamentals: Business Planning

November 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

This session is designed to give you a solid foundation with regards to the differences between a business plan, a business model canvas and the planning required in starting your own business.  These 3 sessions are the fundamentals of most businesses and presented by BACD’s advisors and can be taken in any order. In this 2 hour session, you will learn why every entrepreneur and small business needs have a plan to help guide them and what the various sections…

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Succeeding in a Micro Moments World

November 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

Connect with customers on mobile and make sure your business is there from the moment they find you online to the moment where they click, call, or buy. FAQs You do not need to bring a ticket with you, bring your questions and a notebook if needed. Plenty of free parking. For more information, call us at (905) 668-4949 or email clientservices@bacd.ca

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BACD Start Up Session

November 8 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

This session is for budding entrepreneurs and those considering opening their own small business and a great place for you to start exploring the fundamentals of starting a business. There must be a hundred questions running around in your head! Find answers to these questions!  This session is presented by BACD’s advisors. After attending this session, we strongly recommend that you also attend the Business Fundamentals 1 – 3, that cover Business Planning, Marketing & Sales, and Financials & Operations.  These…

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Using Data to Drive Growth

November 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

Learn about tools to help you collect and interpret real-time information about how customers are interacting with you online, so, you can make smarter decisions about how to reach key audiences on your budget, timeline, and terms. FAQs You do not need to bring a ticket with you, bring your questions and a notebook if needed. Plenty of free parking. For more information, call us at (905) 668-4949 or email clientservices@bacd.ca

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Tips for Measuring Online Success

November 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

You invest time, effort, and resources into being online, but do you know how much it’s worth to your bottom line? This workshop introduces ways to track and measure progress, so you can find out. FAQs You do not need to bring a ticket with you, bring your questions and a notebook if needed. Plenty of free parking. For more information, call us at (905) 668-4949 or email clientservices@bacd.ca

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BACD Business Fundamentals: Marketing & Sales

November 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

This session is part of the Business Fundamentals Series and can be taken in any order.   The Marketing and Sales session gives you a robust structure for creating your own marketing and sales strategy.  These 3 sessions are the fundamentals of most businesses and presented by BACD’s advisors. Without a Marketing & Sales strategy, your marketing efforts could be wasted or money spent in the wrong channels.  In Marketing and Sales Strategy we will cover: The importance of Branding What…

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BACD Start Up Session

November 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

This session is for budding entrepreneurs and those considering opening their own small business and a great place for you to start exploring the fundamentals of starting a business. There must be a hundred questions running around in your head! Find answers to these questions!  This session is presented by BACD’s advisors. After attending this session, we strongly recommend that you also attend the Business Fundamentals 1 – 3, that cover Business Planning, Marketing & Sales, and Financials & Operations.  These…

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BACD Business Fundamentals: Financials & Operations

November 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

In this session we discuss Financials and Operations. By understanding the accounting and financial basics and developing these operational strategies, you can create effective and efficient systems for running your business. These 3 sessions are the fundamentals of most businesses and presented by BACD’s advisors. Key concepts covered: Budgeting and budgets – looking at creating a sales forecast and an operating budget Understand your financial statements e.g. (Income Statement, Cash Flow and balance sheet) How to work out your break even analysis…

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The Legal Kit: Electronic Commerce Agreements

November 28 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

In this session, Lawyer Pavel Malysheuski  from Law firm Lockyear + Hein will talk about the different legal documents you need for your e-commerce business. He will cover: Electronic Commerce Agreements  such as Privacy Statements, Terms of Use, CASL and GDPR About Pavel Malysheuski, Corporate Lawyer Pavel Malysheuski is a corporate/commercial lawyer at Lockyer + Hein LLP, a full service law firm. He provides counsel to clients in a wide variety of industries in all aspects of business law, focusing on…

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BACD Start Up Session

November 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

This session is for budding entrepreneurs and those considering opening their own small business and a great place for you to start exploring the fundamentals of starting a business. There must be a hundred questions running around in your head! Find answers to these questions!  This session is presented by BACD’s advisors. After attending this session, we strongly recommend that you also attend the Business Fundamentals 1 – 3, that cover Business Planning, Marketing & Sales, and Financials & Operations.  These…

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December 2018

BACD Start Up Session

December 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

This session is for budding entrepreneurs and those considering opening their own small business and a great place for you to start exploring the fundamentals of starting a business. There must be a hundred questions running around in your head! Find answers to these questions!  This session is presented by BACD’s advisors. After attending this session, we strongly recommend that you also attend the Business Fundamentals 1 – 3, that cover Business Planning, Marketing & Sales, and Financials & Operations.  These…

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Sharing Your Story Through Video

December 6 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

Learn about the power of video and how you can use video content to promote your business, improve marketing efforts, and build a loyal audience. FAQs You do not need to bring a ticket with you, bring your questions and a notebook if needed. Plenty of free parking. For more information, call us at (905) 668-4949 or email clientservices@bacd.ca

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BACD Business Fundamentals: Marketing & Sales

December 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

This session is part of the Business Fundamentals Series and can be taken in any order.   The Marketing and Sales session gives you a robust structure for creating your own marketing and sales strategy.  These 3 sessions are the fundamentals of most businesses and presented by BACD’s advisors. Without a Marketing & Sales strategy, your marketing efforts could be wasted or money spent in the wrong channels.  In Marketing and Sales Strategy we will cover: The importance of Branding What…

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BACD Business Mentoring Sessions

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

Our Group Business Mentoring sessions are for you to connect with fellow business owners and to learn from each other in a peer sharing format, while being guided by our Entrepreneur in Residence. Topics change each month. These sessions are two hours long and really helps to provide a platform for entrepreneurs to build relationships and to drive the vibrancy of Durham Region’s entrepreneurial community.  It’s a place to connect with peers, subject matter experts, potential clients and funders as…

Find out more »

BACD Business Fundamentals: Financials & Operations

December 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

In this session we discuss Financials and Operations. By understanding the accounting and financial basics and developing these operational strategies, you can create effective and efficient systems for running your business. These 3 sessions are the fundamentals of most businesses and presented by BACD’s advisors. Key concepts covered: Budgeting and budgets – looking at creating a sales forecast and an operating budget Understand your financial statements e.g. (Income Statement, Cash Flow and balance sheet) How to work out your break even analysis…

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BACD Start Up Session

December 11 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

This session is for budding entrepreneurs and those considering opening their own small business and a great place for you to start exploring the fundamentals of starting a business. There must be a hundred questions running around in your head! Find answers to these questions!  This session is presented by BACD’s advisors. After attending this session, we strongly recommend that you also attend the Business Fundamentals 1 – 3, that cover Business Planning, Marketing & Sales, and Financials & Operations.  These…

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Drive Business Growth with Email Marketing

December 12 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

Learn how to turn website visitors into meaningful contacts through the use of dynamic forms, email automation, and personalized content. We’ll discuss email strategies to help you build brand love and turn one-time visitors into loyal customers. FAQs You do not need to bring a ticket with you, bring your questions and a notebook if needed. Plenty of free parking. For more information, call us at (905) 668-4949 or email clientservices@bacd.ca

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BACD Business Fundamentals: Business Planning

December 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 CA

This session is designed to give you a solid foundation with regards to the differences between a business plan, a business model canvas and the planning required in starting your own business.  These 3 sessions are the fundamentals of most businesses and presented by BACD’s advisors and can be taken in any order. In this 2 hour session, you will learn why every entrepreneur and small business needs have a plan to help guide them and what the various sections…

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