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Learning Opportunities for Small Businesses in the South Slave

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May 14, 2018

A suite of learning opportunities are available to South Slave Region businesses and entrepreneurs in Hay River and Fort Smith this week.

Want to learn how to change your financial future and deal with accounts receivable? These are just some of the courses being offered by Aurora College, in partnership with Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI).

  • From Receivable to Believable: Collections For Small Business
    Fort Smith – Aurora College
    Monday, May 14
    9:00am – 4:00pm
    Description: This workshop is for small business owners or individuals responsible for approving credit applications and collections of accounts receivable. This hands-on workshop includes a combination of real-life anecdotes and group exercises.
  • Change Your Financial Future
    Fort Smith – Aurora College
    Tuesday, May 15
    9:00am – 4:00pm
    Description: This course offers small businesses and individuals financial insight that will give you the understanding of how to change the way you deal with and even think about your money. Learn how to develop budgets and plans.
  • QuickBooks – Beyond the Basics (for advanced users)

Hay River – Aurora College
Wednsday, May 16
9:00am – 4:00pm 

Description: This class is designed for advanced users of the QuickBooks program and will provide information on some of the additional features available as well as tips and tricks to make the program work better for you.

  • Change Your Financial Future

Hay River – Aurora College
Thursday, May 17
9:00am – 4:00pm
See description above.

Small businesses are the backbone of the NWT economy, and ITI is pleased to support opportunities for local businesses and entrepreneurs to grow and thrive.

Spaces are limited so register as soon as possible. The cost of each course is $25. For more information or to register please contact:

In Hay River:

Janice Walker

Hay River Community Learning Centre

Aurora College



In Fort Smith:

Jessica Cox

Thebacha Campus Continuing Education

Aurora College


A full calendar of continuing education courses and locations can be found here