Business Training and Coaching

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”

~ Walt Disney

business training

Gain the confidence to make the right move.

Whether you are at the start of an idea for a new business, exploring expanding your existing business or simply trying to overcome operational overwhelm, Community Futures offers 1-on-1 coaching and group business training guided by our team of entrepreneurs.

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Business Resources

Business Plan Resources

Key Resources Business Model Canvas – Startup Example – Part 6.1 (8 min video)

BMC Key Activities (under 1 min video)

BMC Key Resources (under 1 min video)

Key Activities Business Model Canvas – Applied to Startup Example – Part 5.1 (10 min video)

BMC Cost Structure (2 min video)

Community Information Database

(The Community Information Database (CID) is a free internet-based resource developed to provide communities, researchers, and governments with access to consistent and reliable socio-economic and demographic data and information for all communities across Canada.)

Debt & Break-Even Analysis

Debt to Income Ratio Calculator

(Debt to Income Ratio Calculator is a tool the media likes to use to show how indebted Canadians are. While it’s helpful to know the average debt to income ration for Canadians – it’s more helpful knowing your own debt to income ratio.)

Break-Even Analysis

(The point in which total cost and total revenue are equal)

Competitor Analysis

5 Charts Used for Competitor Analysis

(Making a competitor analysis to know enough about competitors is very important for business marketing. This page will introduce you 5 charts and templates that are often used in competitor analysis.)

Key Partnerships

Partnerships – How to Build a Startup


Partner Definition– How to Build a Startup

Partner Types – How to Build a Startup

Partner Risks Example

Managing Partner Risks

Start-up Partner Summary

Partnership Resources

10 Questions Partnership Agreements Need to Answer *

Sample Partnership Agreement

Finding a Lawyer: Law Society of BC *

(The BC Branch of the Canadian Bar Association offers a Lawyer Referral Service, which will provide a referral to a local lawyer willing to take on new matters in a specific area of law. An initial half-hour consultation costs $25 plus tax.)

Government of Canada: Sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation or co-operative?

BC Government Proprietorships & Partnerships

Is Partnership Right for Your Small Business?

BC Partnership Act

Government of Canada: Partnership Tax Forms

Partnership Brokers

City of Penticton Resources for Businesses

Pivot or Proceed?

Test Your Knowledge when to Pivot or Proceed

  1. Review Flashcards
  2. Press “Learn” To test your knowledge
  3. Optional press “Test” or any of the PLAY choices “Match” or “Gravity”

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