GoForth Institute to participate in Global Pulse 2010

GoForth Institute President Dr. Leslie Roberts has been invited to join thousands of voices around the world who are collaborating to bring about social change through entrepreneurship. From March 29-31, Global Pulse 2010 is an online collaborative event that will “bring together individual socially-engaged participants and organizations from around the world.” These worldwide collaborators will share ideas and solutions on topics such as global health;…

Join the discussion at the Canadian Entrepreneurship Group

Are you on LinkedIn? If so, we’d love to have you at the Canadian Entrepreneurship Group. The group was started by GoForth Institute for entrepreneurs either thinking of starting a small business, in the start up business phase, or wanting to grow their business – much like our small business training! The group is also great for for entrepreneurs and small business professionals looking to…

GoForth Institute welcomes instructor Dale Hansen

GoForth Institute extends a warm welcome to our newest instructor, Dale Hansen! Dale will be teaching our GoForth small business training course in Calgary, showing early-stage entrepreneurs just how they can plan, start and grow a small business. Dale hails from the oil and gas industry in Calgary and has a background in accounting and operations management. The focus of his career and consulting business…

Why a business model is so important

So you’ve had your A-ha! Moment. You’ve come up with a great small business idea and are ready to start a small business. But, are you? Before you start your small business, you need to create a business model – your roadmap for small business success.  And no, a business model is not a business plan.  You can’t even begin to write a business plan…

Throne speech highlights support for Canadian small business

Wednesday’s Throne Speech, delivered by Governor-General Michaelle Jean, outlined objectives for the Conservative government to achieve this year. Among these objectives was increased support for Canadian small business. According to an article in the Calgary Herald, The government plans to boost employment with a focus on new education programs, skills training and new infrastructure that will support a public policy goal of increasing productivity and…