Starting a Business

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330 hours


8255 Mountain Sights, suite 140, Montréal (Québec) H4P 2B5   View map


Administration , Business

Are you about to start a business?
Looking for business opportunities?
Do you want to develop your business?

Place all the assets on your side by joining
the program Launching a business!


Program objectives

To help students acquire the competencies required to successfully integrate into the place of training and the business world, to determine their suitability for their business proposal and the training process, to follow procedures necessary for starting and running a business, to research and process information, to prepare a business plan outline, to plan business activities, to determine market analysis, marketing and sales strategies, to determine the human, material and physical resources needed to start and run a business and to organize and process the information needed to secure business financing.


Targeted professions

  • Accommodation service managers
  • Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services
  • Restaurant and food service managers
  • Retail and wholesale trade managers


Acceptance criteria

  • None

A person who has reached the age of 18 can be admitted to a program of study leading to a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS) based on functional prerequisites. These prerequisites, in place for those aged at least 18 years at the start date declared for the vocational training program, are: successful completion of the General Development Test (GDT) and obtaining and passing the tests relative to the specific prerequisites in the language of instruction and mathematics, if applicable.

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