The Niagara Falls Small Business Enterprise Centre runs a variety of events geared towards both new start-up businesses as well as existing businesses. Whether you are looking for information about writing a business plan, or perhaps looking at new avenues of marketing your business – we have a seminar for you.
To view our current offering, please select an event from the list below to view the details. Registration is required and can be done online. If you have any questions about a particular event, please contact the Small Business Enterprise Centre at 905-356-7521 x 5130
Ask a Professional Seminar Series - What Lenders Are Looking For
<Ask A Professional - Business Seminar Series
What Lenders Are Looking For - Understanding (not necessarily agreeing with) your financial institution.
Who will be interested?
Small business owners or those contemplating starting a business
Bryan Botham will be discussing important information about how Canadian financial institutions assess the credit worthiness of a business. A former banker, Bryan now acts as a Loans Consultant for Venture Niagara and is an expert on business loans and financing.
What will be covered?
* Communicating your company's ideas and performance to your Banker
* The Business Plan Why is this important?
* Cash Flow Forecasts: Why is this important?
* What are the cash drivers of a business?
* Sources of Cash / Access to Funds
* Risk Assessment Framework
* Borrower's Risk Rating (BRR)
* Security, Why?
When & Where?
Date: Thursday October 20, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Niagara Falls Small Business Enterprise Centre
4321 Queen Street, Niagara Falls
Cost: FREE limited spaces available REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Components of Market Research
How to Write A Business Plan
Information Session (Business Innovation Zone)
The A to Z Steps to Starting a Business