Small business workshops offered at Community Futures
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Winter 2016 Training Schedule
Community Futures Central Kootenay

Small Business Training

Learn new skills for your business

Our small business training schedule for Winter 2016 is now available. It includes workshops offered in the months of January, February, and March. Some of the highlights from the new schedule include:

Networking Meeting (Creston: Jan 19th, Feb 18th, & Mar 24th, 57pm ): An informal meeting of entrepreneurs to share experiences, bring questions and problems to the table for group discussion and a place to share successes. You may feel isolated as a small business operator; this could be your place to share, explore and socialize.

Google Apps for Small Business (Nelson: Jan 28th, 9am – 4pm): Learn how to use Google’s popular web application to better your business, workflow, security and collaborations. This workshop will teach you how to use Google Calendar, Drive, Docs, Sheets, and more.

Marketing 3.0 – Technology, Tradition & You (Nelson: Feb 9th, 9am – noon): In this class we’ll discuss the marketing advantages of combining new technology with traditional marketing models while taking into account the importance of your relationship with both. We’ll talk about viral marketing and where the future is going, and what will work for you.

Selling Your Products Online 101 (Nelson: Feb 18th, 9am4pm): Thinking of selling your products online? This workshop will provide you with the background you need to get started. Explore the pros and cons of various online marketplaces and payment options, as well as other elements like how to package, ship, and provide customer support for your products.

DIY Videos for Social Media & Online Marketing (Nelson: March 4th & 11th, 9am – 4pm): Show off your business or product online using a simple videos you captured on your cell phone or digital photo camera. Learn how to edit your videos, add audio and upload them to YouTube.

This is just some of what we have to offer in the winter session. The complete schedule, including full course descriptions and registration costs, is available as a PDF download. You can also view the schedule online at (Note: our online schedule is not compatible with older versions of Internet Explorer).

Registration is required for all workshops. To sign up, call 250-352-1933 x100 or drop by our office at 201  514 Vernon Street in Nelson (above Canada Post). Enrolment fees may be paid by cash, cheque or credit card.

Phone: 250-352-1933
Hours: 8:30am  4:30pm, Monday to Friday

Community Futures Central Kootenay

201, 514 Vernon Street

Nelson, BC V1L 4E7


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