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Certificate Training Program – Finance Essentials

February 9, 2022

8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Learn the basics of financial analysis, product and service pricing, budgeting, government and tax reporting requirements, and more to inform your financial decision-making.   To be eligible for the program, participants should have an established financial record keeping system, financial reports available, and access to reliable internet, webcam, and microphone.    

This program is offered through our Cape Breton Office and Cape Breton women will receive first priority. 

Dates: Weekly on Wednesday’s from February 9 – April 20, 2021 (10 weeks)  

*No class on March 16 for March Break    

 Time: 8:30am – 12:30pm  

 Location: Online  

 Cost: Access to this program is a complimentary for Cape Breton women business owners thanks to our partnership with the Nova Scotia’s Department of Labour, Skills, and Immigration  

 Instructor: April Stroink 

Financial advisor for 20 years, April has assisted small businesses including her own family business to level-up their finances, get out of debt and financial chaos.

 Additional notes:

  • While our certificate training programs are typically offered on campus at Mount Saint Vincent University, the Department of Labour and Advanced Education has made an exception to temporarily offer programs online in response to COVID-19.
  • Participants are required to complete an Individual Needs Assessment with the instructor prior to the start of the program.
  • Certificate training programs run for 40-hours. A commitment to the full program is required. Please consider your availability for the duration of the program before applying.

For more information

Courtney Schmidt
Cape Breton Business Advisor