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FREE TRAINING: Essentials Skills to Grow a Small Business (Starts Nov 4th)

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Name: FREE TRAINING: Essentials Skills to Grow a Small Business (Starts Nov 4th)
Date: November 4, 2019
Time: 12:45 PM - 4:45 PM AST
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
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Event Description:

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.



 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. 


  • 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
  • Pricing strategies


  • 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

About the Trainer:

Serial entrepreneur April Stroink BComm, RHU, EPC, CPFP is a facilitator for the NS Department of Labour and Advanced Education and a casual instructor at NSCC. 

Halifax Chamber of Commerce
32 Akerley Blvd

Dartmouth, NS  B3B 1N1
Date/Time Information:
Starting Nov 4th, 2019
10 Week Course

12:45 pm-4:45pm on MONDAYS

Contact Information:
Kayla Lynch, Event Coordinator (902) 481-1229

$100 Deposit is required (to be returned upon completion of 10 week course).

You will be contacted upon registration for deposit information.
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