GOFORTH INSTITUTE TO PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION TO SMALL BUSINESSES ACROSS BRITISH COLUMBIA
Strategic partnership with Small Businesses BC will offer highest quality of online education to entrepreneurs
Calgary, Alberta, (March 8, 2011) – GoForth Institute (GoForth) and Small Business BC (SBBC) have partnered to offer an inclusive entrepreneurship education program to better support small business owners in British Columbia. With this new partnership, entrepreneurs in every corner of the province will have access to the level and type of education they require.
GoForth provides innovative, affordable, comprehensive and accessible small business training to support entrepreneurs who are starting or growing their business. SBBC is a leading small business supporter in British Columbia that offers face-to-face education and support to BC business owners.
“We’re delighted to be aligned with one of the most innovative and forward-thinking entrepreneurial support organizations in Canada,” said Dr. Leslie Roberts, Founder of GoForth Institute. “Through this alliance we can now offer British Columbia entrepreneurs the leading online small business training in Canada as well as counseling support and a variety of more advanced training programs which provide a growth path to success.”
Both the GoForth and the SBBC websites will now host a weblink where entrepreneurs can access an online education program that provides valuable information on the essential skills every entrepreneur should have as a foundation. The 10-hour program will better prepare entrepreneurs to improve the odds of success in their business.
“Our mission is to ensure that entrepreneurs across BC have access to information, products and services that assist their entry into new businesses and their ability to be successful,” says Small Business BC CEO, George Hunter. “Using the tools provided by GoForth will help ensure that entrepreneurs across BC have a better chance at building successful businesses.”
For more information please visit www.goforthinstitute.com and www.smallbusinessbc.ca.
About GoForth Institute
GoForth Institute is a private, nationwide institute dedicated to excellence in entrepreneurial education. As the only centre of its kind in Canada, GoForth Institute provides effective, relevant and timely education and ongoing support during venture start-up and growth. Near the end of 2011, GoForth will also provide the education in French. GoForth Institute was founded in 2009 by Dr. Leslie Roberts, a veteran entrepreneur and established leader in entrepreneurship education and research. Dr. Roberts stars on BNN’s popular series The Pitch as an expert panelist on a monthly basis. For more information visit www.goforthinstitute.com.
About Small Business British Columbia
Small Business BC is British Columbia's premiere resource centre for knowledge-based business products and services. Their core activities are supported by funds from Western Economic Diversification Canada and the Ministry of Finance. Through their ongoing operations and private sector partnerships, SBBC is able to offer additional products and services to the small business community. Small Business BC’s innovative approach and programs have been recognized by several national and international awards, solidifying their reputation as an exceptional business resource.
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