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We are here for you! While we are currently not open for in-person meetings or training, we are available by phone appointment or virtual meeting during our regular business hours. If you would like to speak to a staff member about our programs and services, we can be reached by:
Phone: 403-342-2055 or Email: central [at] albertacf.com

Upcoming Events

 

 

 

Exit Planning (16 week masterclass) provided by Commercial Ventures (Fall Schedule)

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:30am to Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 11:30am

This program will enable participants to gain clarity on the journey toward a sale and learn how to prepare themselves and their business to be operated by a successor.  Participants will complete the masterclass with an exit plan and clear direction on next steps.

Course Modules:

Understanding Business Valuation
Personal Readiness & Future Planning
Business Readiness in the Eyes of a Buyer (with Exit Options Analysis)
Timelines and Scenario Planning

Fall Schedule

Modules:  Sept. 17, Oct 15, Nov 12, Dec 10
Q&A:  Oct 1, Oct 29, Nov 26
All sessions are hosted online from 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Registration:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/114606697718

Winter Schedule - TBA

Family Business Transition - In Depth Series (8 Classes) provided by Alberta Family Business Institute

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 10:00am to Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:00pm

This series of webinars will be geared to family businesses from all disciplines who seek to deepen their understanding and begin the process of transition planning. Transition planning is a natural process in a successful family enterprise and one that can (and should) be positive and empowering.  The main focus will be to give an overview of the process and provide communication and governance strategies that will enable business owners to confidently chart their transition plan. This will be supported by a comprehensive workbook containing tools, templates, and resources.  Click here for more content detail.  As part of the in depth series, participants will be provided with access to the Pre-Webinar, where they will receive the Family Business Transition online course and workbook, with the expectation that the materials will have been reviewed prior to the first session.

Fall Schedule

Thursdays:  Sept 17, 24, Oct 1, 15, 22, Nov 5, 19, Dec 3
All sessions hosted online from 10:00am to noon

Registration:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/116146558483

Winter Schedule - TBA

Virtual - Business Transition and Succession Planning Workshop by Succession Matching

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

If you are looking to exit your business, or just planning for the future, you might be asking yourself many questions, like: 

  • Where do I start in building a proper and successful business transition? 
  • How long will it take to transition my business to a new owner? 

This workshop will help to demystify these questions and more, so that you can plan for your transition successfully!

Registration Not Yet Open 

All workshops hosted online from 2:00 to 4:00pm

Selling Your Business (16 week Masterclass) provided by Commercial Ventures

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 9:30am to Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 11:30am

This program will help participants learn how to market and sell their business as well as gain clarity on the process of a sale and learn how to find a buyer.  Participants will complete the masterclass with a marketing plan and clear direction on next steps.

Course Modules:

Working with Advisors & Preparing your Company Material
Engaging Buyers & Maintaining Confidentiality
Receiving Offers
Timelines, Closing and Transitioning

Fall Schedule

Modules:  Oct 22, Nov 19, Jan 21, March 4
Q&A:  Nov 5, Dec 3, Feb 4
All sessions are hosted online from 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/117353947817

Winter Schedule - TBA

Virtual - Business Transition and Succession Planning Workshop by Succession Matching

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

If you are looking to exit your business, or just planning for the future, you might be asking yourself many questions, like: 

  • Where do I start in building a proper and successful business transition? 
  • How long will it take to transition my business to a new owner? 

This workshop will help to demystify these questions and more, so that you can plan for your transition successfully!

Registration Not Yet Open 

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Community Futures Wild Rose
101 - 331 3rd Avenue
Box 2159
Strathmore, AB T1P 1K2

403-934-8888

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Communities Served

Acme, 
Ardenode, 
Bassano, 
Beiseker, 
Carbon, 
Carseland, 
Chestermere, 
Cluny, 
Conrich, 
Dalemead, 
Dalum, 
Delacour, 
Gem, 
Gleichen, 
Hussar, 
Huxley, 
Indus, 
Irricanna, 
Kathryn, 
Keoma, 
Langdon, 
Linden, 
Lyalta, 
Norfolk, 
Rockyford, 
Rosebud, 
Standard, 
Strathmore, 
Swalwell, 
Three Hills, 
Torrington, 
Trochu, 
West Carseland, 
Wimborne, 

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