Business Inc.

Eight-week business program

Starting a business? Let us help boost your plans!

Take part in an eight-week Business Inc. program offered at Toronto Public Library in partnership with the City of Toronto and the Toronto Business Development Centre.

Learn from professionals and get on your way to making your business dreams a reality!

During the program, you will:

Upon completion, you will:

Completion of the course is not an automatic qualification for the loan.

2021 Sessions

Information coming soon.


Potential candidates

Your application will be reviewed for:

Enrolment is limited to 20 participants per location (total of 40). A valid Toronto Public Library card is required to participate.

Course Outline

Module 1 Taking the leap to entrepreneurship
Module 2 Market research for your business
Module 3 Resources for researching your business
Module 4 Developing a powerful marketing strategy
Module 5 Creating an operating framework for success
Module 6 Financial management I
Module 7 Financial management II
Module 8 Sales, It's a Process


Leverage expertise from a certified business advisor:

Additional Resources

Toronto Business Development Centre (TBDC) provides a wide range of resources and guidance to new and emerging businesses in Toronto.

Enterprise Toronto at the City of Toronto offers many resources to help people start and grow their businesses.

Toronto Public Library Foundation Funding for Business Inc. is generously provided by the Toronto Public Library Foundation. Thanks to the late Norman Hinton for his bequest to the Toronto Public Library Foundation in support of small business programs and services at Toronto Public Library.

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