Off the Ground Blog

Essential Resources for Social Enterprise and Non-profits »

Apr 21, 2015

The fifth annual Canadian Conference on Social Enterprise takes place this week in London, Ontario. In honor of CCSE, we are highlighting some great resources for Canadian social enterprise and non-profits.

Tags: BC Spotlights, SBA Program News, Social Enterprise & Non-Profit

Business Research Resources for UBC Alumni »

Apr 14, 2015

As alumni, UBC graduates have access to a rich source of business information by getting and registering their UBC Alumni A-card, which grants them access to Business Source Alumni Edition.

Tags: Business Planning, Doing Research

Industry Overview: Confectionery  »

Mar 31, 2015

The Canadian confectionery industry includes establishments engaged in the manufacture of chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery. Chocolates and chocolate confectionery, including chocolate covered candy and nuts, may be made from cacao beans or purchased chocolate.

Tags: Doing Research, Industry Trends

Tip and Tools to Get You Through Tax Season »

Mar 17, 2015

Filing taxes can be a stressful task. Do you know which forms you need? How to calculate your annual allowance? Or the deadline for filing? Here are some helpful links to get you through tax season.

Tags: Compliance, Financial Matters

Listen and Learn: Business School Podcasts »

Mar 2, 2015

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.

Tags: Open Education

The Support You Need: Resources for Professional Guidance and Mentorship »

Feb 17, 2015

Your business is a long-term commitment, with frequent surprises and questions along the way. Whether you're just starting out, in the early years of your business, or facing a major change, you'll need the support and guidance of someone who's been there. Use the resources here to find the right mentor for you.

Tags: Aboriginal Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Networking

Senior Start-Ups »

Feb 10, 2015