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Our Workshops

Our workshops are offered to anyone who has a business in Abbotsford or Chilliwack and are free of charge as part of our commitment to Economic Recovery in response to COVID-19 through our partnership with the Western Economic Diversification Fund.

The workshops are also available for your employees as part of their development.

We hope you join us!

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Workforce Development

HR BASICS with Veronica Lyver

January 12, 2021 9am - 11am ~ Delivered via Zoom

You will learn the basics of Human Resources and how you can best set up your processes and procedures to support you and your employee's success. In this workshop, we will review the building blocks of a great Human Resource plan. 

COMMUNICATING WITH EMPATHY with William Klaassen

February 3, 2021 9am - 11am ~ Delivered via Zoom

We communicate through everything we do; our body language, our energy and our words. Learn how to show more empathy towards those in your life through evidence-based strategies. 

TRAINING OR COACHING? CHOOSING THE BEST APPROACH FOR EACH TEAM MEMBER  with Grace Lynn Reeves

February 17, 2021 9:00am - 11:00am ~ Delivered via Zoom

Learn how to navigate training vs coaching with your teams through this insightful workshop. You will be given the tools to integrate better training and coaching mechanisms into your business.

 
 
Strategic Financial Planning

MAKING YOUR MONEY WORK FOR YOU with William Klaassen

Jan 20, 2021 9:00am - 11:00am ~ Delivered via ZoomMany small businesses fail because of poor cash flow management or no cash flow management at all. Often entrepreneurs and owners have lots of passion for their product but don’t necessarily have the business skills to run a viable business. Knowing how to measure the financial performance of your business and use data to make the best business decisions are critical.

BUILDING YOUR BUSINESS BUDGET with William Klaassen

Feb 2, 2021 9:00am - 11:00am ~ Delivered via Zoom

Understand the basics of building your operating budget and the importance of it's role within your business. We will explore how to grow your business and make financial decisions. 

Marketing & Content Development

BRAND BASICS with Coralee Grimm
January 14, 2021 10am - 12pm ~ Delivered via Zoom

The foundational pieces to creating intentional brands. We discover your brand voice, vision, and target audience. How do fonts, colours, and logo design play a role in your identity?  This 2 hr session will cover the basic elements of any brand. 

CONTENT & MARKETING CALENDARS with Coralee Grimm

January 26, 2020 10am - 12pm ~ Delivered via Zoom

Find easy ways to plan and execute content, campaigns, and the organizational planning aspects of your platforms. Using a 30-day planning calendar, you will learn how to effectively plan content and communicate with your audience.

BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL CAMPAIGN with Coralee Grimm

March 9, 2021 10am - 12pm ~ Delivered via Zoom

Create an action plan for your great idea. This session helps you turn your ideas into actions. This step by step process will help you not only plan but to execute the idea effectively. We will discuss types of campaigns, why they work and what campaigns are the right fit for your business.

 
E-Commerce Development

INTRODUCTION TO E-COMMERCE with Curtis McHale

March 2, 2021 9am - 11am ~ Delivered via Zoom

If you have been thinking about how to get your business online, this workshop will assist with how to take those first few steps. 

 
 
Social Media Basics

Social Media Marketing feels like a revolving door of algorithm updates, content creation changes and challenges, and strategy hits and misses. It doesn’t have to act out that way for you and your business when you get the right kind of social media training.

 

With my Social Media Marketing training, you will experience not just how-to’s and tactics for today’s social media marketing landscape, but psychology and science behind the integrity-driven type of marketing that will get you the outcomes you desire and deserve.

FACEBOOK BUSINESS PAGES & GOOGLE PLACES with Lorri Klassen
January 21, 2021 2pm-4pm~ Delivered via Zoom

Facebook is the largest and still most popular social media channel, providing many different ways for growing and nurturing a community of ideal clients and customers. It gives those marketing their businesses a real chance for success.

LINKEDIN - HOW TO MAKE IT WORK FOR YOU with Lorri Klassen

February 4, 2021 2pm - 4pm ~ Delivered via Zoom
Using LinkedIn as part of your overall digital marketing strategy ensures you are focusing on your ideal client and addressing their needs in the marketplace. Many positive changes have occurred in LinkedIn since being purchased by Microsoft and there are still many people who prefer it far above any other platform. Allow me to highlight the reasons why you will want to engage in LinkedIn for marketing your business.
 

INSTAGRAM - DON'T IGNORE THE HOTTEST SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNEL OUT THERE with Lorri Klassen

February 23, 2021 2pm - 4pm ~ Delivered via Zoom

Instagram is simply put, not to be ignored. Numbers don’t lie, and Instagram has them! Engagement is typically much higher on this platform, and as a digital marketer using a free service to grow your business, that is a top objective to attract customers and clients towards your brand and offering.


VIDEOS AND STORIES ARE THE FOUNDATION OF YOUR BUSINESS SUCCESS with Lorri Klassen

March 4, 2021 2pm - 4pm ~ Delivered via Zoom
Video marketing doesn’t need to be a frightening proposition, in fact, it can and should be the most fun you have promoting your business all week long! The majority of consumers no longer respond to overproduced and scripted videos, they want realism and the chance for true connection. Allow me to share with you some of the top (and easiest) tips and tricks for today’s digital marketing landscape that will get your videos seen.

contact us

Community Futures South Fraser
#303 – 46167 Yale Road
Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 2P2

604-392-5133
1-877-827-8249 (Toll Free)

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