Community Futures’ workshops cover the gamut of business skills on the following topics:
- Bookkeeping and other financial skills
- Basic web design
- Photography and film-making for small business
- Open labs to assist you with something you’re working on
- Human Resources
For a PDF of upcoming Community Futures Central Kootenay workshops, click here: July to September Workshop Schedule or October to December Workshop Schedule or to search Community Futures Central Kootenay workshops by Topic, Keywords, Community or Venue click here: Workshop Calendar
- Registration is required a minimum of three days prior to the course
- All workshops are filled on a first-come first-served basis
- Register early as workshops will be cancelled if the minimum attendance is not met
- To register, call the Community Futures office at 352-1933, ext. 100
Most workshops are one day. Others run from half a day to three days.
Workshop prices vary depending on the course, please refer to the Workshop Schedule for details.
Trainers and Classes:
Community Futures’ instructors are chosen for their approachability as well as their skills. All have excellent qualifications and wealth of experience in their field. Their understanding of entrepreneurial needs creates a warm, supportive atmosphere in the classroom.
Classes are also an excellent opportunity to network with other business owners and perhaps even exchange skills!
Your classroom time will be an informative learning experience in a relaxed, hands-on and engaging atmosphere.
The majority of our workshops are held in our Training Centre at: 201-514 Vernon Street at Ward, in Nelson – right-hand door above the Post Office
Remember, for your comfort, dress in layers so you can adjust to your comfort zone.
Parking is available at the Nelson Parkade on Vernon Street for $4.50/day or $1.50 on Saturdays.
Unless stated otherwise, (in the workshop schedule) all workshops will start at 9 a.m. and finish by 4 p.m.
Community Futures is dedicated to providing quality, affordable, informative business education to Central Kootenay residents. In addition to individual courses, Community Futures also offers customized training programs for your business or organization.