Programs & Courses

Business Management Essentials

Introduction

Employee recruitment and retention remains, as always, a top priority for small businesses in Saskatchewan. Keeping good people is key to growing a successful business and we have heard this message loud and clear from businesses across the province. To meet this need, the Chambers have created a training initiative that addresses a number of topics from customer service to conflict resolution.

Program Description

Saskatchewan Chamber has partnered with the Saskatchewan Colleges to deliver dynamic and informational management/leadership workshops that will help employees to build on their core business, supervisory and leadership skills.

The Business Management Essentials (BME) provided by the Colleges are ideal for aspiring, new and current supervisors and business professionals. These programs will help learners improve their management and leadership acumen through practical, skill-oriented business courses. This training is provided through interactive workshop-style classes facilitated by leading edge instructors who will challenge and build the learner’s core business, leadership and management skills.

The BME program is designed with two levels of achievement. Once four workshops have been successfully  completed,  a  Level  1  Certificate  will be awarded. When eight workshops have been completed, the Level 2 Certificate will be awarded. There will be in excess of eight workshops for businesses to choose from.

In order for a business to be considered for Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant (CSJG) funding www.saskatchewan.ca\job-grant, they must register for either Level 1 training consisting of four (4) workshops; or Level 2 training consisting of a subsequent four (4) workshops.

Canada – SK Job Grant (CSJG) Information

The Canada-SK Job Grant (CSJG) is an employer-driven program that provides eligible employers with financial support to train new or existing employees for jobs in their organization. Training can help support a new hire to the organization, result in a new or better job for an existing employee or reduce skills gaps of an employee. The CSJG provides opportunities for unemployed and underemployed workers to train for jobs.

Business Management Essentials Program example with successful CSJG funding

Four (4) workshops – Level 1

Tuition $1,200.00
CSJG Funding 2/3 $  800.00
Employer 1/3 $  400.00*

*Small employers (less than 50 employees) may be entitled to additional funding.

To assist employers, we have included downloadable PDF versions of the CSJG Employer Application SC and CSJG Training Quote SC for this program. You can email the completed quote to Consultant@southestcollege.org for verification and to obtain the required signature.

Please note:  CSJG will not reimburse for any training that has not been pre-approved by them prior to the training taking place.

For those registering for a level, consisting of 4 workshops, for the Canada-Sk Job Grant please contact Consultant@southeastcollege.org for registration assistance.

CSJG applicants SHOULD NOT register for workshops on-line.  

Eligibility Criteria:

Employers

Private employers and not-for-profit sector employers are eligible. Publicly funded organizations such as health regions, municipalities,  and  school divisions are not eligible.

Trainees

Canadian citizens or permanent residents qualify.

Temporary foreign workers are not eligible training participants.

Additional Information

For more detailed information on the Canada-Sk Job Grant please follow the link below:

https://www.saskatchewan.ca/business/hire-train-and-manage-employees/apply-for-the-canada-saskatchewan-job-grant

Attention Local Chambers

If your Chamber would like to participate in this as an Affinity Program in your region, please contact:

Jacquie Becker
jbecker@southeastcollege.org
306-848-2506

Special consideration to:

           

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