With the right combination of material and human resources and efficient processes, you can increase the productivity, competitiveness and profitability of your business.
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of the different aspects of your business: finance, risks, corporate strategy, supply chain, leadership, etc.
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QUICKLY FIND THE INFORMATION YOU NEED ON OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
Discover our range of free resources to learn about programs, training and organizations that can help you manage your day-to-day operations effectively.
Finance your sustainable development projects
You could receive financial assistance to carry out a sustainable development project within your company.
Finance your productivity
Increasing the productivity of your business could be made possible through these financing programs.
Finance pollution reduction or increased energy efficiency
You could get financial support to reduce pollution or increase your energy efficiency.
Finance the implementation of safety or quality control standards
You could receive financing for the implementation of safety or quality control standards.
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT – SUPPORT PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
Take advantage of this free program and receive strategic support to accelerate the growth, productivity and competitiveness of your business.
BDC Business Coaching
BDC's Business Coaching can help you improve your skills, facilitate your decision-making process and allow you to focus on growing your business.
Farm Debt Mediation Service
Access the free services of a financial consultant and a mediator if you are a farmer having trouble meeting your financial obligations.
Price Pooling Program
As an agricultural producer and member of a participating marketing agency, you could get protection against unexpected drops in market prices.
Make your business a model of sustainable mobility
Are you planning to implement concrete, sustainable mobility measures for your business? If so, you can benefit from the experience of mentors.
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT – SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS
Coaching - Mentoring - Consulting services - Training - Accounting support
Comptables professionnels agréés Canada (CPA)
1 800 268-3793
Financial sessions for SME and entrepreneurs
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT – OTHER RESOURCES
Learn what expenses you can deduct from your taxes and what benefits are taxable.
Budgeting and business planning
Learn how establishing a budget can help you manage your financial position more efficiently and ensure the feasibility of your projects.
Measure performance and set targets
Learn about the benefits of performance measurement and setting targets for your business, and how to choose key performance indicators to measure.
Financial Performance Data
Find out how your business measures up to others in your industry with this benchmarking tool.
Determining your profit
Learn how to determine your income and expenses and calculate your profit.
Learn how to negotiate with suppliers, distributors and customers.
Checklist for profit watching
Use these questions and comments to analyze your profits, their sufficiency and trend, and determine how each product or service is profitable.
BidSettle – Legal Information
On this site, you will find information on a variety of topics including collection of unpaid bills, small claims, demand letters, out-of-court settlements and mediation.
Your guide to business planning — CIBC
Start planning with the help of this line-by-line approach to business plan writing that takes you through the process one step at a time.
Starting a Business — RBC Royal Bank
Take advantage of the guides, tools, templates and resources offered by Royal Bank to make your business project a reality in 5 steps.
Understanding your business lease
Learn about the different types of commercial leases, and your rights and obligations as a tenant.
Develop your management team
Find out the processes and methods you will need to set up your management team.
How to write an environmental policy
Discover the benefits of having an environmental policy. Find out how to select the right format and content.
Manage your customer care
Find out how to use feedback and loyalty plans to retain existing customers, get new ones and increase your sales.
Learn how best practice techniques can be introduced into your business to give you a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
Learn how to write a strategic plan and how to make the transition from the initial planning stage to implementation.
Review your business performance
Identify the steps in assessing your business's performance and what you can do to make some desired improvements.
Technological and strategic intelligence
Learn what intelligence is, how to implement it in your business and what resources are available to help you.
Discover the advantages and disadvantages of obtaining a license from a company to manufacture and sell one or more of its products.
Localisation écoresponsable des bureaux (in French only)
Evaluate online for free the eco-responsibility index for the location of existing premises or building sites in order to select the best location for your company.
Business continuity plan and templates for entrepreneurs
Is your business prepared to handle any situation? Find out how to create and implement your emergency preparedness plan.
Know your strategic alliance options
Alliances can help you expand your market. Learn about the different alliance strategies, and how to avoid risks and choose the right partners.
Commercial leases (in French only)
Find out about the legal requirements governing the signature of commercial leases in Quebec.
La Zone entreprise (in French only)
Take advantage of this secure space to access Government of Québec services online, to change your address and to meet your obligations.
Guide Localisation écoresponsable des bureaux [PDF](in French only)
Use these practical sheets to choose a location with high added value in an environmentally responsible way.
Identify the risks your business may face and learn to set up an effective risk management program to maximize your chances of success.
Crisis management and business continuity planning
Identify potential risks, prepare for emergencies and test your business' disaster readiness.
Protect your business from theft
Learn about the steps you can take to protect your assets and minimize opportunities for both internal and external theft.
ICRIQ.com directory of Quebec businesses
This free business directory lists Quebec suppliers of products and services.
Find American manufacturers. Always research the business before placing an order.
Exemple d'entente avec un agent manufacturier (in French only)
Use this model to prepare an agreement with a manufacturer's representative.
Manage foreign suppliers
Learn about the key steps you may need to take to find and pick a foreign supplier, including the methods of payment to consider and drawing up a contract.
Manage your suppliers
Learn how to establish a solid relationship with your suppliers through good negotiation, collaboration and management.
Stock control and inventory
Explore various stock control techniques and learn how to develop a suitable inventory system for your business.
Skills and training for directors and owners
Identify the necessary skills you require for the smooth functioning of your business.