The Halifax Chamber is pleased to offer a FREE 10 week, educational program to help grow your business. This program is offered to businesses, managers, and employees at zero cost. Invest your time into learning the skills, and the resources available to benefit your business, managers or employees.
Starting July 30th, 2019
10 Week Course
8:30am-12:30pm on TUESDAYS
Essentials Skills to Grow a Small Business
By the end of the course, you will be able to generate and assess options on how to grow your small business profitably and create a long-term plan to handle competitive challenges and market opportunities.
The course activities are hands-on as you learn the skills to systematically, using the proprietary DAPP process, to create a strategic plan to grow your business, increase profitability, and start pursuing your goals.
The program entails:
Learn the four ways to grow a business and assess which are right for you
Use creativity tools to generate options to expand your business
Find growth opportunities through customer and market insights
Use research to test a market
Create business cases to assess opportunities to make the best profitable decisions for your organization
Explore capital funding options for business expansion
Create an action plan for the product, service, or market expansion
Create a plan-on-a-poster to help you keep on track
Create key market messages for the new product/service or new target market
Practice sales skills to close more sales
Hiring techniques to get the staff that will enable your growth efforts