Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan provides business advising services to assist you with your business concerns. Business Advisors at Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan work with you on a one-on-one basis. They provide business advising services in all areas of business management and development, including starting, purchasing, or expanding a business.
Business advising services are available to all women in the province. Clients are accommodated from Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan's office locations, one in Saskatoon and one in Regina. Business advising services are a benefit of a membership and clients are required to become a member to access this service.
For more information on how to access our Business Advising services please contact Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan.
Through our lending services, Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan strives to create jobs and economic benefits throughout the province. Provide financing for projects where traditional financing is unavailable or difficult to access, as well as assisting women in developing credit relationships with other financial institutions.
Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan provides loans up to $150,000 to new or existing qualified businesses owned and operated by women. Our lending services and ongoing business support complement programs offered by traditional lenders.
To be eligible for a loan through Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan, the applicant must be operating or about to operate a business in the Province of Saskatchewan. The applicant must be able to contribute 20-25% equity towards the total project cost of the business, as well as assume a full membership with Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan for the term of the loan.
For more information on how to access our Lending services please contact Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan.
Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan offers a variety of business development seminars designed to teach women about different components of business and provide them with the tools to apply this information.
Business Planning Seminar (8 weeks)
Business planning is one of the most critical aspects of starting and running a successful business. Make the business planning process manageable, timely and effective by taking this eight week seminar.
Self-Assessment for Entrepreneurs
Are you an entrepreneur? Examine and evaluate personal strengths and weaknesses. You do not need to have a specific business idea, only the desire to investigate whether going into business might work for you. Identify the many skills you have acquired and how to relate these skills to business situations. By the time you leave, you will have a self-assessment tool to help you decide whether you want to be an entrepreneur.
Financial management is not just an element of good business management but the foundation of a successful business. The financial seminars will give you an introduction to business financial management. Topics include Basic Bookkeeping, Understanding Financial Statements and Preparing Cash Flow Projections.
This series takes you through three essential components to creating an effective marketing strategy. To obtain maximum benefit from this series, bring a potential business idea with you. Topics include Fundamental Concepts of Marketing, Market Research - Assessing Feasibility and Developing a Marketing Plan.
Human Resource Management Series
The Human Resource seminars have been developed specifically for small business owners. These seminars are not intended as professional development for Human Resources staff of large companies, government departments or educational organizations. Topics include Recruitment, Retention & Compensation and Coaching, Discipline & Termination.
For more information on how to register for our upcoming Training please contact Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan.
**Training is non-refundable unless Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan cancels the Seminar. A full refund or credit may be issued if written notice is received a minimum of seven (7) days prior to the scheduled seminar date. Within seven (7) days of the scheduled seminar no refunds or credits will be given. (Non-attendance does not constitute cancellation.)
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