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Where successful entrepreneurs begin!
Douglas College Self-Employment Services is one of the largest and most successful entrepreneurial training programs in Canada. An experienced SE Team of business consultants who are entrepreneurs themselves lead participants through dynamic, hands-on training to develop the skills and knowledge needed to start and operate a successful business.
Business planning, classroom training, professional mentoring and group support ensures entrepreneurs acquire the tools needed to plan, launch and grow their business. More than 4,000 businesses have been launched through Douglas College Self-Employment Services since 1995, contributing significantly to our communities and economy.
Program Overview - 48 Weeks
Phase One | Business Plan DevelopmentPrepare a comprehensive business plan using our detailed and proven planning process. Receive individual consultation and feedback on your plan by Business Consultants and a Community Review Panel of entrepreneurs.
Phase Two | Entrepreneurial TrainingAttend training workshops to learn from industry experts how to successfully launch and manage your business.
Phase Three | Ongoing Coaching and MentoringWork at your business while receiving support from your business consultant and staying connected to your peers.
Training LocationsDouglas College, Coquitlam and New Westminster Campuses
Program DatesContinuous intake with new classes starting every 2-3 months.
2019 Intake DatesT.B.A.
For more informationPhone 604-527-5020