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Certificate Training Programs

We are pleased to offer certificate training programs thanks to our partnership with the Nova Scotia Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration. Subscribe to our newsletter to receive updates on certificate training programs and other learning opportunities.

Legal Essentials:

  • 8:30am – 12:30pm
  • weekly on Tuesdays from September 20-November 22, 2022
  • instructor Corinne Boudreau
  • virtual delivery, out of our Cape Breton office
  • member benefit
  • learning outcomes:
    • legal literacy
    • contracts
    • legal structures
    • copyright
    • online business
  • note: applicants must have registered and started their business, priority to women in Cape Breton
Finance Essentials:
  • 8:30am – 12:30pm
  • weekly on Thursdays from October 6-December 8, 2022
  • instructor April Stroink
  • virtual delivery
  • member benefit
  • learning outcomes:
    • understanding accounting definitions
    • identifying financial tools
    • knowing the role of the auditor and audit proofing
    • understanding the financial organization
    • identifying the components of basic bookkeeping
    • reading, preparing and improving basic financial statements
    • completing government reporting
    • understanding various tax issues and the process of filing taxes
    • understanding computerization options
    • pricing products and services
    • budgeting A-Z
    • completing a cash flow projection
    • analyzing financial data
    • reviewing all concepts of accounting activity
  • note: this is an introductory course for those with minimal or basic finance literacy and ideally less than one year in business.

For more information

Nora Perry
Business Advisor