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STARTING A BUSINESS PROGRAM

Live your start-up and go into your own business with our individualised coaching, flexible schedule and our assignments related to your business!
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IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU?

The Starting a business program is for anyone who wants to become an entrepreneur and/or self-employed.

Whether you want to go into business, buy an existing business, or ensure the continuity of an organisation in any domain, the Starting a Business program will give you all the tools necessary at all levels: from your business idea to your start-up.

Using an individualised approach, professional support from qualified teacher-coaches, and a flexible schedule, the Starting a business vocational training program is designed to turn your passion into your profession!

Do you want to?

  • BUILD A BUSINESS THAT REFLECTS YOU ARE?
  • USE YOUR PASSION TO MAKE A LIVING?
  • BE YOUR OWN BOSS?
  • HAVE A FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE?
  • BALANCE YOUR WORK AND FAMILY LIFE?
I HAVE AN IDEA FOR A BUSINESS, SIGN ME UP!

What is it?

The Starting a business program is eligible for an attestation of vocational specialty (AVS) and is recognised and financed by the ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur (MEES).

Our entrepreneurial training program is offered by over 600 teachers-coaches across 52 school boards throughout more than 100 service centres in 17 regions in Quebec.

Training objectives

  • Validate and develop a business project
  • Complete a market study
  • Develop effective management and sales techniques
  • Acquire communication, negotiation and decision-making skills
  • Draft a business plan and financial forecasts
I HAVE AN IDEA FOR A BUSINESS, SIGN ME UP!

MODULES AND PROGRAM ADVANTAGES

All programs include tools adapted to your project, individualised coaching with a professional and assignments related to your business.

TRAINING AND COACHING HOURS PERSONALIZED TO YOUR BUSINESS IDEA

  • Business and training project
  • Technology tools
  • Business plan outline
  • Sales and marketing
  • Resource planning
  • Financial plan

BENEFITS OF OUR PROGRAM

Here are just some of the benefits of becoming part of the large Entrepreneuriat Quebec family through the Starting a business program:

  • Access to the included exclusive tools created for your training in entrepreneurship (interactive business plan, financial forecasting templates, etc.)
  • Individualised training relevant to your business project
  • Professional support with qualified teacher-coaches
  • Flexible schedule with personalised instruction
  • Subsidized training

STARTING A BUSINESS PROGRAM

PROGRAM LENGTH, TEACHING METHODS AND PROGRAM COST

10-22 weeks of training (part time: days-evenings)

Varied teaching methods:

  • dynamic entrepreneurial classes
  • personalised coaching
  • practical and relevant units
  • workshops and work relevant to your project

Cost:
Fully subsidized program*

*You will only be required to pay the registration fee. The registration fee varies between $0–$200 depending on the region.

GRADUATE ENTREPRENEURS TESTIMONIES

Claire Lanouette
Florist, À la Claire Fontaine

“From being just a regular employee, I went through the Starting a Business program elements step-by-step. I learned the general knowledge essential to starting a business with regards to marketing, accounting and market analysis.”

Alain Paradis
President, Solutions Libergia

“The Starting a Business program was what gave me the taste for entrepreneurship. It allowed me to validate that what I wanted to do was the right thing. Whether it was meeting with different consultants or developing a business plan, this course helped me to launch my business successfully!”

Guillaume Béland
Associate, Top‑Botttes

“After my completing bachelor’s degree, I wanted to apply my newly acquired knowledge from university. I needed advice from people in the industry to go with my theories on application. The Starting a Business program, along with a market analysis, led me to accurately measure and interpret previously acquired ideas. The regular revisions of my project with the coaches allowed me to see my strengths and weaknesses and to actively work on them.”

Delphine Ah-Koi
Event Coordinator

“The Starting a Business program gives promoters communication skills. The program has solid instructors who are passionate and dynamic. Participants are able to draw from every opportunity to apply acquired notions into their business plans. The people there are well-prepared, approachable and it was a pleasure to work with them!”

NICOLAS BOUCHARD, FONDER
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Olivia Lévesque

“While working full-time, the flexible schedule of the Starting a Business program enabled me to see all that was necessary to start a business. I especially appreciated the availability and professionalism of the teachers who showed me the specific management approaches for my project. Looking back, I can say that any future entrepreneur who has an interest in taking this course should, without a doubt, count on success!”

iA GROUPE FINANCIER TRUST US FOR THE TRAINING OF ITS FINANCIAL CONSULTANT ENTREPRENEURS!

Through a strategic partnership, iA Groupe financier and Entrepreneuriat Québec contribute to the development to the wealth of this province. More specifically, these compagnies combine their strengths to create specialized trainings for financial consultant entrepreneurs.

The Starting a business program made by Entrepreneuriat Québec is the best way to prepare financial consultant entrepreneurs and this is why iA Groupe financier chose and trust us!

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Inform yourself to learn more about the benefits and the entrepreneurial path as a financial consultant at iA Groupe financier!

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