Want to learn how to define your business structure, use social media for your business or sharpen your Excel skills, but don’t have time to take a course? No problem! With the growth of online videos, it seems there are online video tutorials for almost any topic. And that includes business research!
including: open access and education, licensing business resource (i.e., gale business handbook) webinars, MOOCs, conferences
A big part of moving your business forward is knowledge of emerging trends and an ability to continually learn new skills as the trends evolve. This week, we’ve highlighted a few trends that are pertinent to various aspects of starting and growing your business, and have complimented them with some open educational resources (OER) to deepen your understanding of these fields of business.
Webinars are interactive online seminars that offer education to small business owners, often for free or a small fee. This week, we’ve put together a list of useful webinars for business owners in BC that will be happening during the month of June. Learn how to build, market, and finance your business form the comfort of your own home. The descriptions for the following webinars are from the hosting organizations' registration pages.
Staying current with entrepreneurship trends can be tricky. As new resources and strategies develop popularity, it’s important for small business owners to know what’s out there so they give their startup a competitive edge in the market. In this post, we’ll focus on streaming video channels you can follow for a constant stream of news and other information from the world of business. Since the rise of streaming video, individuals and organizations from around the world have been using this platform to share their knowledge and experience with audiences looking for business guidance.
Learning Initiatives for Rural and Northern BC (LIRN BC) is a collaborative approach to building on the capacities of rural, remote and Northern British Columbian communities. The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre is proud to partner with government and non-government organizations to provide and facilitate workshops to promote community learning and collaboration in rural and northern communities.
Did you know that some of the top-rated business schools in North America produce podcasts? The great thing about podcasts is that you can listen to them anywhere and whenever you have a spare moment- during your commute, or while exercising or running errands. The following podcasts feature a wide range of content, including interviews and lectures from successful entrepreneurs, business experts, CEOs, business school professors, and authors discussing entrepreneurship, leadership, innovation, and business trends.
Open access resources are a great way to boost your business research without opening your wallet, and the resources are often just a click away!
Open Access Week, now entering its 8th year, is a chance to learn, share, and spread the word about the benefits of open access to information.
We are in the middle of Open Education Week, which lasts from March 27th to 31st this year. The goal of the week is to raise awareness about sources, uses and benefits of open education. We conducted some research to find open resources that will be helpful for a small business owner. Although many websites offer free courses aimed at small business owners, it can be difficult to determine their quality. We decided only to look at recognized high quality platforms that offer free courses.
As business trends and knowledge change at a fast rate in our society, the demand for lifelong learning increases. This week, we look at the growing number of online resources that can contribute to lifelong learning to help your business succeed.