There are many different elements to growing your business. As Durham’s Small Business Centre, the Business Advisory Centre Durham has certified business advisors with experience in retail, real estate, service businesses, online businesses, marketing, manufacturing, health and wellness, construction and other industries. The fundamental elements of business are often similar in different industries. For a thriving business we focus and consider a 360° view of your business. You need an attractive business concept that customers want to buy, build a strong organization structure and operations, maintain profitable operations and develop long lasting client relations.

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Starter Company Plus Program

This program is for existing business owners operating between 1 to 3 years who are ready to start (market ready/ready to sell), to expand (hiring employees, contractors or getting a location) or to buy a business in Durham Region.

Apply now to be added to the waitlist.

Sales Success Blueprint

New for 2024!

Sales Success Blueprint: Elevating Your Revenue in 4 Weeks

Are you just getting started in business and planning your sales strategy? Are you a small business owner struggling with sales and lead generation? The Sales Success Blueprint is here to address your specific challenges and provide actionable solutions to boost your revenue.  It’s no secret that regular sales and revenues are a challenge for most businesses – as entrepreneurs it’s a bike we can never stop pedalling!

Join our intensive 4-week Sales Training Program and embark on a transformative journey toward becoming a sales champion. This workshop-style program will make sales simple and easy for any business owner. Starting Feb 1, 2024 for 4 weeks.

Your Investment: $250.00 all inclusive


Your workshop leaders: Maggie Perotin, Stairway to Leadership and Chantel Escoffery, CE Marketing Solutions

Whether you’re a new entrepreneur or planning to grow your business, this program is designed to take your sales game to the next level.

Week 1: Sales Fundamentals

In the first week, we lay the foundation for your success in the world of sales:

  • Gain a deep understanding of the sales process and its pivotal role in business growth.
  • Master essential sales communication skills to connect with your clients on a personal level.
  • Learn how to set clear, achievable sales goals and develop winning strategies.

Week 2: Prospecting and Lead Generation

Week two is all about filling your sales pipeline with high-quality leads:

  • Discover the secrets of effective lead generation strategies and managing a sales funnel.
  • Build valuable networks and referral systems to expand your reach and create a steady stream of prospects.
  • Understand different outreach channels and harness their power for lead generation.

Week 3: Sales Techniques and Closing Deals

In the third week, you’ll hone your sales skills and learn how to seal the deal:

  • Develop strategies to create compelling win-win value propositions
  • Prepare and deliver compelling sales content and communication that leave a lasting impact on your clients.
  • Learn how to handle objections with confidence and get the business.

Week 4: Sales Management and Growth

The final week is dedicated to automating your sales processes and making them scalable.

  • Gain insight into sales automation and CRM systems that will streamline your sales processes.
  • Learn to measure and analyze sales performance, enabling data-driven decision-making.
  • Learn to include all your business stakeholders and customers in the selling process.

Take advantage of this opportunity to grow your revenue by mastering modern selling. Secure your spot today, and let’s embark on this exciting journey to sales excellence together!

Digital Main Street Program

Digital Main Street is a government-based initiative to help business owners (with a physical location – (commercial lease or own a commercial building) expand their digital presence. Through this partnership, we can offer you up to 10 hours of FREE Digital Coaching Services to business over 1 year in operation.

Not sure which is the right program for you?
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