Professional training

Starting a Business

Next sessions

Registration is ongoing

Schedule

Flexible schedule options- for more information please contact clessard3@rsb.qc.ca

Location

163 rue Cleghorn, Saint-Lambert, Qc, J4R 2J4

Phone

450-676-1843

Duration

4 months (330 hours / 22 credits)

Why enroll in this program?

All it starts with is an idea! Acquire the skills and knowledge to start your own business enterprise. Our program is offered online, with our experienced teachers who will guide you through all the steps required to develop a business plan and teach you about your rights and responsibilities in the business milieu. You will also learn to foster the professional attitude necessary to be an effective planner and communicator in various business endeavors.

With 5 campuses located on the South Shore of Montreal, ACCESS has been a resource for the Riverside School Board community for over 40 years, empowering individuals who are 16 and older in their ongoing quest for academic and professional success.

  • The program is officially recognized by the Ministere de l'education, du Loisir et du Sport.
  • The professional training you receive will prepare you for many entrepreneurial opportunities.
  • The technological skills you acquire are essential in launching any business adventure.
  • Financial aid is available for eligible students.

Program objectives

  • Help students increase their potential as entrepreneurs.
  • Teach candidates to develop initiative, creativity and autonomy in their business pursuits.
  • Train students to develop research techniques and process information.
  • Provide students with the skills to determine market analysis and marketing and sales strategies.
  • Teach students how to secure business financing.

Content of
program

Module title
Hours
Units
  • Determine their suitability for entrepreneurship
    15
    1
  • Draft a business plan
    30
    2
  • Use technological tools
    45
    3
  • Conduct a market study
    60
    4
  • Market their products or services
    60
    4
  • Plan the necessary resources
    75
    5
  • Determine their ability to start and manage a business
    45
    3