The City of Toronto and its partners offer year-round learning opportunities for entrepreneurs and small business owners, from regularly scheduled seminars to large networking events.
Due to COVID-19, these learning opportunities are all being offered online.
Learn important elements of starting a business, including: business viability, writing a business plan, market research, and understanding your financials.
Wondering whether you should incorporate your business, when you should register for HST, and if contracts are really that important? These and other questions will be addressed in this webinar for entrepreneurs considering starting a business and those who’ve launched one in the last couple of years.
Join Futurpreneur and the Business Development Bank of Canada for a presentation on financing opportunities for your small business.
Owning a business is a dream for many people. Every new business starts with an idea. This interactive workshop will help you have a step-by-step overview of what you need to do to make it happen. It will also give you the opportunity to ask questions in your own words.
A comprehensive introduction to learning sales and marketing skills as a process. The skill sets gained through this program are based on proven best practices. “If you want to be successful, you have to do what successful people do.”
Learn about SEO strategies that are built using insights from comprehensive audits, keyword research, on-page and organic factors, and proprietary SEO tools.
Learn the ropes of building an engaging and profitable social media presence for your business, from choosing the right social media platforms, to best practices for engagement, to growing your social media community using both organic and paid strategies.
More consumers than ever before are turning to online shopping for greater convenience, safety and variety. In this webinar, you will learn the basic steps to set up an online store.
Your customers are on the web. Having a strategy for your online presence allows you to market your small business online so customers can easily find you. Learn how to build the foundation for your business’s web presence.
Presented by Canada Revenue Agency, this presentation is geared toward small unincorporated businesses and will help participants understand their tax obligations and provide them with the resources needed to navigate the tax system.
Presented by Canada Revenue Agency, this seminar is offered to owners of small corporations who need help in understanding their tax obligations. The presentation is geared towards incorporated businesses and will provide participants with the basic principles and resources needed to navigate the tax system.
B Corps – a national movement of “beneficial” corporations – is made up of entrepreneurs who are proud of their companies’ positive impact, whether it’s improving the livelihoods of their employees, strengthening their community ties, or improving green practices. Learn about B Corp assessment and its novel metrics of success.
Learn how to access Service Canada and enroll in various programs and services for employers. Get information about EI benefits, Canada Pension Plan, the Work-Sharing program, Job Bank, and more.
Learn from a Workplace Safety and Insurance Board consultant about how to keep your workplace healthy and safe, and in compliance with health and safety laws.
Looking for innovative and creative solutions to Toronto’s main street challenges? Participate in an online session about the Main Street Innovation Fund application requirements.
Wednesday, July 27
2- 3 p.m.
Monday, August 8
10 – 11 a.m.
Wednesday, August 10
2 – 3 p.m.
Tuesday, August 16
10 – 11 a.m.
Thursday, August 18
2 – 3 p.m.