Training in women’s entrepreneurship

Support and financing for women entrepreneurs

Our two programs offer women entrepreneurs the opportunity to further their knowledge and develop entrepreneurial skills.

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Ongoing group and individual support

In addition to group sessions, get personalized support based on your goals.

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A loan to create your business

You will also have the opportunity to receive a microcredit to test and market your products and services.

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Women’s entrepreneurship program

Training and personalized support for women

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

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*In partnership with the Canadian Women's Foundation

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Entrepreneurship program for immigrant women

Training and personalized support for immigrant women entrepreneurs

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!
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