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October 17, 2021 - October 23, 2021
September 7, 2021 - October 21, 2021 @ BF8856 (NW 12-29-22) on RNG RD 22-1Hesketh, AB
BF8856 (NW 12-29-22) on RNG RD 22-1Hesketh, AB
October 18, 2021 - October 22, 2021 @ Online
October 18, 2021, All Day
October 18, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Online
The Business Model Canvas (BMC) is a one-page visual plan that can be used to assess and streamline a new business idea or re-work a current business offering. The tool helps you visualize each element of your business operations to see how everything connects. This hands-on session will teach you:
How to use this tool to describe, design, challenge, invent or pivot your business model
Definitions and applications for each of the nine sections
How Business Link Strategists can support you with your Business Model Canvas or other planning resources
October 19, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Online
An exploration of the Food Tourism industry, where food and drink meet travel and hospitality. Find out how your business can get involved in the
agri-tourism value chain, from farm visits to artisanal food products and more.
October 19, 2021, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Online
Entrepreneurship is full of challenges, but overcoming those challenges can lead to some incredible rewards. Small Business Week is back and we are excited to host this virtual panel.
Join us for an afternoon and hear from some small business owners in Alberta who know just how to take those challenges and turn them into business success. Find out how to learn through the challenges to reach success in your business.
October 20, 2021, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Online
Summer will fly by like you’ve never experienced before! Sit and watch a virtual field tour as crops develop in front of your eyes and learn as they grow! This is the plan for this virtual event.
Over the summer, Farming Smarter will capture the most interesting developments we see in our research plots project by project. By Oct., we will have a series of virtual presentations that take you from planting to harvest in 2021 on some of our projects.
Keep an eye on our website, social media and in e-news for more information as the season progresses.
October 20, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
his workshop is for women interested in exploring STEM fields to learn the basics of AI and how it can benefit a small business.
Everyone talks about AI, but what is it exactly? Are there different types of AI? Is it going to change the world overnight?
Join Jefferson as he explores the fundamentals of AI, what AI needs to flourish while also dispelling the rumours, exploring the benefits and, more importantly, diving into the risks AI poses to itself and our ever connected world.
October 20, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Learn how to utilize the potential of technology for business success!
Ongoing technological advancements have forced all businesses, regardless of their size, to constantly look for avenues to improve the ways they do business and communicate with customers. At the same time, the ability to innovate, develop and/or incorporate new digital solutions and services is now a priority for many businesses.
What technological solutions do you use in your business? Is there a technology you are interested in, but hesitate to explore?
The WESTEM 7-part ‘Intro to Tech Certificate Program’ certificate series focuses on current and future technologies. This series will provide participants with an overview of various aspects of technology use such as various software tools, digital marketing, augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence, data and blockchain.
October 21, 2021, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Online
Find the information you need to build a better business. Market research helps you gain insight into your industry, competition, and target market. What you’ll learn in this workshop will help you create effective strategies for starting or growing your business. This hands-on session will teach you:
How to quickly access the data you need from a variety of online sources to make better business decisions
The basics of creating great surveys that generate better customer insights
How Business Link’s market research services can help you dig even deeper to get a leg up on the competition
October 21, 2021, 5:30 PM @ Online
The DDCC's Women in Business Mixer is a great chance to connect with other women in the Drumheller area.
This year it will be held virtually again, and at no cost, during Small Business Week.
So grab yourself some local takeout, get comfy and join us for some local guest speakers, Zoom breakout room conversations, and prizes on Thursday, October 21 beginning at 5:30pm.
Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. Thanks to a generous sponsorship from Community Futures Big Country, the first 30 women to register will receive a FREE treat bag!
We are seeking sponsors for prizes- if you are interested please contact us.
October 21, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
Are you a new Canadian interested in learning more about entrepreneurship or starting your own business? Take your first step with WESTEM!
About this event
Each week, you’ll attend a 3-hour presentation on one aspect of entrepreneurship. Then you’ll spend time throughout the week completing the activities and worksheets found in the online classroom. Before each week comes to an end, you’ll have an opportunity to connect with a coach online to talk about any issues or questions you have during virtual office hours. One-on-one coaching can be in Spanish or French.