Business Start-up

Business Start-up

Business Start-up

This program helps you finalize your own business plan with the support of a team of trainers and experts. You’ll learn how to conduct market research, write a business plan, develop marketing strategies and manage key business functions. You’ll learn from experienced entrepreneurs and professionals, develop and present your business ideas, and acquire the skills and knowledge to make your vision a reality.

Take the first step towards your entrepreneurial journey. Apply to our Vocational Training Program in Starting and Managing a Business today!

The Business Start-Up program is designed to train future entrepreneurs who want to be better equipped to succeed in various business sectors. It helps you acquire the skills needed to carry out a multitude of responsibilities throughout the different phases of your business projects. This includes designing and validating your initial business plan, conducting market research and strategic resource planning during the pre-launch phase. Then, during the start-up phase, you learn how to actively promote your products and services, manage operations, ensure communications and customer service, and develop your entrepreneurial skills.

Who is this program for?

The Business Start-Up program is specifically designed for aspiring business owners who want to master the skills needed to start up and run a successful business. Whether you’re a future entrepreneur looking to develop your own business, or a current employee looking to acquire entrepreneurial skills, our program is your springboard to new professional opportunities.

Targeted occupations (LMI Online from Emploi Québec)
Job title(s)
  • Innkeeper
  • Horticultural entrepreneur
  • Hotelier
  • Retail merchant
  • Restaurateur – food services
Relationship with the job market

Entering the job market (Information from MEES)

  • Have an interest in business start-ups
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Have successfully completed Secondary 3

The following documents are required to apply for admission:

  • If you were born in Quebec: High school diploma, and post-secondary diploma if applicable, CV
  • If you were born outside Quebec: High school diploma, and post-secondary diploma if applicable, CV, legal status in Canada (permanent residence, citizenship), CSQ or health insurance card.

Program content

Competency statement
Develop a draft business model
Conduct a market study
Market your products or services
Plan business resources
Assess the requirements for starting up and running a business

Our curriculum


Acquire the key skills and enhance your career development in business management sector. Designed to meet your needs, the course offers flexible schedule to accommodate your busy lifestyle.

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All taxes included
In Person

5 weeks
Monday to Friday (10h-13h)
Practical workshops

SMBP 001

75 hours


9 weeks
Friday to Sunday (13h-16h)
Practical workshops

SMBP 002

75 hours

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