Its time to turn your business into reality! Only 12 seats available.
This program is funded through Community Futures Treaty Seven and the Government of Canada – Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities. Participants are eligible to participate in an Opportunities Fund project if they are a person with a disability and follow all criteria as referenced below.
TO QUALIFIFY YOU MUST MEET ALL OF THE BELOW CRITERIA
MUST Self-identify as a person with a disability
Must be First Nations or Inuit Status
Must Reside in Calgary
Must Not be eligible for EI benefits and have not received EI in the past 3-5 years, or any similar programs that are the subject of agreements with provinces, territories or organizations. For example, have not been in a Skills Development program that was funded by Government of Canada in the last 5 years.
Have little or no labour force attachments and require assistance to prepare for, obtain and maintain employment or self- employment
18+ years of age
Ready, willing, able and committed to complete the 20 week program
PROGRAM DATE & FORMAT
October 24, 2022 – March 24, 2023
Five Days a Week – Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm
2 ½ Days of Entrepreneur Classes, 2 ½ Days of Arts & Crafts Classes
Entrepreneur Training Includes:
Completing business plan, marketing online social platforms and connecting to global markets
Comprehensive Business Plan
Marketing Strategy including Online Social Media Platforms
Understanding your Financials
Market and Industry data
Networking and so much more!
Indigenous Arts & Craft Sessions Include:
Ribbon dress and shirts
Hand drum and rattles
Program start date is October 24, 2022, and finishes March 24, 2023 – (With 2 Week closure during Christmas)
Classes are Monday – Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm (One hour lunch break)
Participants will receive a training allowance based on attendance.
Trainees will receive comprehensive, quality training within the business marketplace from a professional standpoint.
Instructors will guide trainees towards the crucial aspects of business marketing, consumer trends and financial platforms
Trainees will apply these facets within their own line of business as entrepreneurs seeking long term self employment
Training allowance provided for approved candidates