Women’s Entrepreneurship

We have two programs for women looking to hone their business skills and knowledge. 

TRAINING
Icon_Professionnel

Program

Women's Entrepreneurship : Training and personalized support - September 2020

Microcredit Montreal's training is for all women who want to explore their entrepreneurial potential and to start a business. 

Program objectives

  • Explore your entrepreneurial potential
  • Define your assets and knowledge
  • Achieve financial independence 
  • Start your own business and get microcredit (if you need it)

Benefits

  • Confidence-building action plan
  • Ongoing group and individual support
  • The chance to get microcredit if you need it and test your business idea

Eligibility

  • Woman aged 18 or above
  • Live in the greater Montreal area
  • Have a business idea

Topics covered

  • Defining your business project 
  • Conducting market research
  • Marketing and sales
  • Resource planning
  • Financial forecasting
  • Personal development: self-awareness, leadership skills, personal finances, time and priority management

Useful information

Language: Offered in English or French

Duration: 12 weeks (one day a week from 9:30 am to 3 pm)

Registration fee: $40 (teaching material included)

Information session: By appointment only

Logo_FCF_Color

*In partnership with the Canadian Women's Foundation

Workshop

Program

Immigrant Women's Entrepreneurship

This new program responds to the specific needs of racialized and immigrant women entrepreneurs.**

Activities and services

  • Workshops, conferences, mentoring (showcasing products, using social media to sell, etc.)
  • Marketing opportunities (fairs, pop-up shops)
  • Running a business (registering your business, GST-QST, bookkeeping, etc.)
  • Information on local entrepreneurial activities
  • Microloans to test a business idea

**Thanks to the federal government’s financial contribution as part of its Women Entrepreneurship Strategy

**In partnership with the Chantier d’Afrique du Canada (CHAFRIC) and the Centre d’encadrement pour jeunes femmes immigrantes (CEJFI)

For more information, or to make an appointment,
contact us by email or phone. We’ll be happy to help!
Layer 1

We change lives. But don’t take our word for it.

Play Video

Sirar Sharba​

Propriétaire, Les Délices Sirar