Starting a Business

Starting a Business


About the program

The Starting a Business program is designed for the aspiring entrepreneur or the new business owner who wants to develop the skills to make their new venture a success. Businesses that succeed apply sound planning, management, marketing, and sales strategies to optimize their products and services and grow a loyal customer base.

Our teachers are accomplished business leaders who guide you step by step through the learning modules. A combination of multimedia, lectures, and guest speakers provides you with a well rounded curriculum that covers the A to Z of starting a business. You will have the opportunity to network with seasoned entrepreneurs who will share their real world experience. Students will learn from actual case studies and be given the opportunity to develop their own business plan and a road map to future success. The flexible hours and part-time schedule allows students to enroll in the program while managing other personal and work related commitments.

Skills you will learn:

  • Drafting a full scale business plan
  • Applying management concepts and sales techniques
  • Negotiating financing

Starting your own business: Are you ready?
The best product or service doesn’t always mean success. Businesses that thrive are constantly adapting to a changing marketplace and applying innovative solutions to new challenges.

 

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Testimonials

It is enlightening, instructive and detailed to perfection. The learning experience has been wonderful! After I graduate I will start my journey of opening my own event planning business.

 

SHANNON DAYStudent

This program really opened my eyes and brought a lot of details and issues to my attention. The teacher taught things I never considered and I’m glad I now have that knowledge.

 

KIMBERLY DAYStudent

About LBP Continuing Education

Lester B. Pearson School Board (LBPSB) is one of the largest English school boards in Quebec in terms of student enrollment, serving approximately 21,000 students in the Youth sector and approximately 8,700 in its Continuing Education sector. The Board is responsible for a network of 37 elementary schools, 13 secondary schools and 8 Continuing Education Centres.

Get in touch

  • Address: 1925 Brookdale Ave, Dorval, Quebec, H9P-2Y7

  • Phone:  514-422-3000

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