This online training program, developed in partnership with UVIC’s Gustavson School of Business, will offer relief to businesses, helping to mitigate the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic by teaching them how to adapt their business models, re-engage customers, and adjust workplace cultures.
The program will feature weekly seminars delivered by award-winning professors Dr. Mark Colgate
and Prof. Brian Leacock
, for six weeks and will be offered three times over the course of five months until the end of March 2021.
Building Resilience to Thrive will equip SMEs with the tools needed to strive, build, and create in their COVID-19 recovery effort, and as they remodel for a competitive future.
The 6-week program will be offered to individuals at a minimal registration fee of $35.00 per participant for Chamber members and $70.00 per participant for non-members, to ensure cost isn’t a barrier during the pandemic. To continue to support the advancement and growth of SMEs in the province, registration revenue specific to each region will be attributed back to the regional Chamber for serving SMEs in BC.
The program will be offered on the following dates:
- ROUND ONE: November 3rd to December 8th (Tuesdays at 11:00 AM)
- ROUND TWO: January 12th to February 16th
- ROUND THREE: February 24th to March 31st
We are all on this road to recovery together!
Program spaces will fill up quickly, so act fast to avoid disappointment.