Faster Forward Coaching

Faster Forward LogoThe Faster Forward Business Success Coaching program is community based, the coaching resources come from volunteers within Northumberland County and make up a vital foundation for the program. The involvement of local experienced business owners creates a program that is sustainable and ensures a diverse mix of talent and experience to help ensure that the program meets the needs of participants.  Imagine having a select group of experienced business experts to help  you achieve business growth.

Program elements

• Individual Coaching Sessions are held at your convenience.
• A Volunteer Advisory Team
• You are assigned a personal program coordinator
• Personalized ongoing support from the Business & Entrepreneurship Centre.

Program benefits

Your company will receive powerful consulting expertise from our coaching team that has more than 500 years of combined business knowledge. The Faster Forward Program serves small businesses and entrepreneurs in Northumberland County that are engaged in retail, service, hospitality and small manufacturing etc. We’re here to help you plan and grow your business over time.

Program objectives

  1. To increase the retention/survival rate of participating businesses
  2. To retain existing jobs and create new job
  3. To strengthen working relationships with community partners in order to expand and improve services to small business

Coaches are available in a variety of disciplines to information support on: retail, manufacturing, sales and marketing, internet marketing, accounting, finance, human resources, and organizational management.

Program includes

  • Ongoing coaching and mentoring
  • i-Plan: Planning & Prioritizing Workshop
  • Online education
  • Micro growth grants
  • Individual business program coordinator

 Program Cost: $199 plus HST, one-time fee.

Contact the BECN for further program information and application information. 

Learn more

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