|Small Business Support
As a small business resource centre, Community Futures-Shuswap offers community access to our team of Business Analysts. Those considering entrepreneurship and small business ownership as an option can access our Business Analysts for guidance and direction related to business viability assessment, cash flow analysis and general business inquiries.
Community Futures-Shuswap recognizes the need for small business start-up and expansion support often goes beyond those who may be eligible to access the Self Employment Benefits program. Community Futures-Shuswap offers the expertise of an Entrepreneur In Residence and staff who have been in business for themselves and can assist community members in small business start up and/or expansion. Our team can offer individuals interested in entrepreneurship a range of support and services including:
Small Business Services
- Business viability assessment
- Market research support
- Cash flow development and analysis
- Business plan development and analysis
- Resource referrals
Small Business Training
In an ongoing effort to support viable and sustainable business development, Community Futures-Shuswap offers a range of small business training sessions, some of which are offered free of charge to the local business community and interested individuals. Thanks to the technology associated with Video Conferencing, Community Futures is able to offer an array of trainings sessions from business experts from across the province. The small business training schedule is updated quarterly so be sure to check back often for more information on the Small Business Series.