Futurpreneur Canada has created educational workshops that highlight skills of entrepreneurship and how to start a business.

These workshops are taught by experienced Futurpreneur business development professionals, and they will help those in skilled trades to apply these skills in their learned trade and explore the possibilities of starting their own business.

Workshops are open to current students and recent graduates of skilled trades programs, as well as those currently undertaking apprenticeships.

Workshop 1: Entrepreneurship:  The Basics
(1 hour)

  • Learn the basics of starting a business, including the entrepreneur’s mind frame, what structure to have, and the various licenses and permits to keep in mind.

Workshop 2: Planning Your Business
(3 hours)

  • Get started on your business plan and learn how to talk about your idea. Dive into the market research and operations you’ll need to succeed.

Workshop 3: Marketing and Cash Flow: The Lifeline of Your Business
(3 hours)

  • Take a deeper look at the life-line of any business: the tactics used in marketing and how to manage your start-up costs.