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Business Advisory Centre Durham

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3000 Garden Street, Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
bacd.ca

May 2019

Facebook Ads for Beginners

May 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada

Thinking about running Facebook ads but don’t know where to start? No matter what type of business you have or what your goals are, Facebook advertising enables you to reach the right people. Facebook ads are cheaper than most other platforms and ROI is higher, for that very important reason doing it properly becomes absolutely essential.  In this workshop you will learn: How Do Facebook Ads Work? Types of Facebook Ad and How to Use Them Audience insights What’s Facebook…

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BACD Start Up Session

May 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada

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 BACD Business Fundamentals: Business Planning, Marketing & Sales, and Financials & Operations.  These sessions are designed to…

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BACD Biz Hangout

May 27 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada

Do you want to get out of your home office? Join fellow entrepreneurs in our boardroom, a comfortable place to focus on your work and connect with others from our entrepreneurial community.    Drop in for a few hours or stay for the day! Remember to bring your laptops and power cords! No registration necessary, bring a toonie for coffee all day! BACD Business Advisors will be available for 30-minute consults. Book upon arrival.

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BACD Business Fundamentals: Financials & Operations

May 28 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada

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. 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 Tax deductible business expenses Source deductions Banking and payment processing options Tips for record…

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Everything to building your Website

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada

If you have ever been confused about websites, what you need to know and plan, then this is the event for you! Fact – 90% of people will search you online before they buy from you. In today’s business world, a website is a Must! This workshop will help you understand what you need to build a website (whether by you or a professional). Planning your design, functionality you need and want, navigation, your brand, content, social media, adding an…

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6 Essentials for Non Profit Marketing

May 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada

In this workshop we will cover the fundamentals of cause marketing to raise the impact of your non profit. A non-profit organization doesn’t usually market products and services, instead it markets the work it does or the cause it supports. Donors and supporters needs are often different to that of customers looking to purchase a product or service for self fulfillment. Instead of paying with cash, payment may be made through donation of money, time or service. This difference can…

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BACD 20th Anniversary Celebration

May 31 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada

Come celebrate 20 years supporting Durham Region’s entrepreneurs on May 31st Event Agenda 11:30am – Networking and refreshments 12:00pm – Welcome, Guest Speakers and Presentations 12:30pm – AWCCU Launch of the Micro Loan Program

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June 2019

BACD Business Fundamentals: Business Planning

June 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada

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 Start Up Session

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada

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 BACD Business Fundamentals: Business Planning, Marketing & Sales, and Financials & Operations.  These sessions are designed to…

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BACD Start Up Session

June 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada

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 BACD Business Fundamentals: Business Planning, Marketing & Sales, and Financials & Operations.  These sessions are designed to…

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BACD Business Fundamentals: Marketing & Sales

June 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada

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: How to create a brand…

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Mastering the Art of Instagram For Your Business

June 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada

Instagram is an incredible platform, that enables you to connect with hundreds of potential clients and customers every single day. There are over 1 Billion Instagram users, and learning simple strategies to gain targeted followers can significantly increase your business’s revenue. With Instagram, you can use photos & videos to tell the story of your product or service in a highly visual & engaging way. In this workshop you will learn how to: Develop a posting schedule Use tools to schedule Instagram posts…

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BACD Business Fundamentals: Financials & Operations

June 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada

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. 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 Tax deductible business expenses Source deductions Banking and payment processing options Tips for record…

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