Training & Tools

Our job is to help your business grow. We do this by connecting you with great ideas, bleeding-edge technologies, and the right networks for your business to thrive. We also offer exceptional learning opportunities at our Olds College campus and online. It’s all part of our plan to increase the capacity, productivity, competitiveness, and sustainability of small and medium-sized rural enterprises in Alberta, and around the world.

  • Training at Olds College
  • Online training
  • Tools

Training at Olds College

The Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise Certificate. This training program is comprised of four online courses that helps you build a business plan. The Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise Certificate uses a gamified app, connecting you to additional online resources, instructors, and assessment pieces to provide education and training towards the practice of entrepreneurship and social enterprise.

Online training

100 Essential Small Business Skills.

This ten module streaming web video course was designed after surveying over 1,000 entrepreneurs in Canada. CIRE has formed a partnership with GoForth2 to deliver this course. Cost = $195

MIT Sloan School of Management

MIT Sloan is a world-class business school that is offering free courses through the MIT OpenCourseWare site. If you are starting a new tech related company, make sure you look at the “Nuts and Bolts of Business Planning.” Cost = free