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BACD Start Up Session


Bowmanville Branch
Thursday, November 24
6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. No charge.

Starting a business is hard and that’s where the Business Advisory Centre Durham (BACD) comes in. Their mission is clear – they are there to support your business success. They will equip you with the skills, knowledge and tools to start and grow successfully. Build your action plan together!

BACD’s Business Fundamentals series includes the Start up Session as well as Marketing & Sales, Business Planning and Finance & Operations. The Start Up Session is held weekly and the other 3 are all held every month rotating between morning, afternoon and evening sessions and can be taken in any order.

These sessions are ideal for budding entrepreneurs and those considering opening their own small business or wanting to formalize their business operations and a great place for you to start exploring the fundamentals of every successful business.

This online session is presented by BACD’s advisors who have all been entrepreneurs themselves.

Start Up Session: An overview of the fundamental elements of success for every business (Business Concept, Marketing & Sales, Operations and Finance) and gives the steps needed to start successfully and to grow.

We will go through our Start Up Checklist and cover:

  • The Business Idea and business model
  • Validating your business idea through market research
  • Business Registration
  • Business Structures to consider
  • Licenses and Permits
  • HST requirements
  • Start up funding
  • Business Insurance
  • Capital, Grants and Funding
  • Name and Brand considerations

Presented in partnership with Business Advisory Centre Durham (BACD).



You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

If you experience any issues with the form, please contact Member Services. If the form does not appear correctly, the event may be fully registered. You can check back later to see if space has opened up, or try registering through the BACD Eventbrite page directly.




Thursday, November 24, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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