Beyond Entrepreneurship is a new entrepreneur training program developed and managed by Ag-West Bio through the ABIC Foundation. The program includes two in-depth learning modules: 

 Building a Winning Plan: Agricultural Processing Business Plan Training
For new entrepreneurs in the agricultural value-added processing sector.


 Building Entrepreneurial Leadership
For entrepreneurs with established agri-food companies with a product in the market. 

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A one-week (40 hours) intensive training program for new entrepreneurs in the agricultural value-added processing sector focused on manufacturing ingredients for food, feed, and health markets.

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October 19-23, 2020 
Cost: $200.00
Application Deadline: September 30, 2020
(extended!)

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Participation is based on an application process. Only 15 spaces are available.

Take your great idea to the next level and plan for success! 

This training program is for new entrepreneurs in the agricultural value-added processing sector focused on manufacturing ingredients for food, feed, and health markets.

This course NOT designed for existing food brand companies already selling market products. If you are in this category, please go to Module 2: Building Entrepreneurial Leadership


Entrepreneurs in early stages of developing their businesses – from ideation, planning and feasibility, or pre-revenue and market entry – will benefit from this course.

The program includes 40 hours of course material, with follow-up input from instructors. 

Day 1: Ideation fundamentals, assessing feasibility, and communicating your plan
Day 2: Creating a Strong Company
Day 3: Understanding Financial Statements – what do they tell you? (NOT an accounting class)
Day 4: Financial Statement Keys and Ratios, and Introduction to Business Modeling
Day 5: Develop an initial Business Plan with Impact!

Communicate your idea, understand financials, and build a winning company!

 

If you have checked the information provided and you feel this course is for you, please contact Brad Bly (email brad.bly@agwest.sk.ca or call (306) 668-2665) to learn more about the application process.

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This six-month training program is designed to help Saskatchewan-based agri-food entrepreneurs with established companies (2 years or more) to grow a resilient company that’s capable of responding to change.

Take the leader’s approach to business growth

Get expert guidance, skills and resources that will support your business through these uncertain times.

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Program begins October 15, 2020 and ends March 31, 2021
Cost: $200.00

Application Deadline: September 30, 2020 (extended!)

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Space is Limited! Only 10 spaces are available. Participation is based on an application process. 

Here’s what’s included:

  1. Access to current industry insight and how to use it effectively as a company leader 
  2. Personalized, one-on-one coaching/mentoring that addresses your specific business challenges
  3. Guided learning over six months to fully understand the 'new normal' and confidently integrate this knowledge into your strategic plan
  4. Professional level online resources available 24/7
     

Workshop 1:  Towards Business Leadership
Workshop 2:  Sales and Brand Assessment
Workshop 3:  Financing for Growth
Workshop 4:  Human Resources and Negotiation
Workshop 5:  Success in Changing Times

Executive-level guidance and support so you can move your business forward.

 


If you have checked the information provided and you feel this course is for you, please contact Bev Stangeland (email bev.stangeland@agwest.sk.ca or call (306) 668-2650) to learn more about the application process.

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NOTE: While the goal is to have face-to-face workshops, we are prepared to adjust the program in response to COVID-19 rules to keep everyone safe.

 

 

 


   ABIC's Beyond Entrepreneurship training programs are managed by Ag-West Bio.