Indigenous Business Planning Series | 6-Part Series

Join Business Link Indigenous Services and Alberta Indian Investment Corporation for a 6-part workshop series on Business Planning! This 6-step workshop will use our Indigenous Business Planning Workbook as a guided template to your business planning success.

Please be advised that when registering for this event you will be committing to the full 6 workshops. Those who attend the entire series will receive a certificate of completion issued by Business Link Indigenous Services and Alberta Indian Investment Corporation…a great addition to the appendices section of your business plan!

February 2 – 1:30-3:00 PM

Step 1: Finding the right business idea; Evaluating your Idea; Creating a preliminary vision of your business

February 4- 1:30-3:00 PM

Step 2: Learning about your industry and market; Learning about your customers; Analyzing your competition

February 9 – 1:30-3:00 PM

Step 3: Deciding what the business will do; Defining the image of your business; Defining in more detail your products and services; Business process and procedures; Considering the distribution of your products and services; Making location decisions; Developing a promotional strategy

February 11 – 1:30-3:00 PM

Step 4: Deciding how the business will operate; Establishing human resource requirements; Developing an operational plan; Handling legal requirements

February 16– 1:30-3:00 PM

Step 5: Working with financial plans; Determining start-up costs; Forecasting cash flow; Creating income Statements; Creating balance sheet projections

February 18 – 1:30 – 3:00 PM

Step 6: Writing the business plan; Formatting the business plan; Putting the pieces together

Please reach out to for any questions you may have regarding this workshop series.

Please note:

This program is only open to Alberta entrepreneurs and small business owners and businesses operating in Alberta.

This program may be recorded.


Feb 18 2021


1:30 pm - 3:00 pm


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