Entrepreneurship Development Training (EDT)

What is Entrepreneurship Development Training (EDT)?

Do you have a dream to start your own business? We can help make your dream a reality. Entrepreneurship Development Training (EDT) will teach you:

  • Business management
  • Business registration
  • Writing a business plan
  • Customer service
  • Hiring

…and much more! By taking this course, you will improve your management skills, and increase your chances at entrepreneurial success.

Funded By:firstcalgaryfinancial

When is it?

The next class will run:

March 18th, 2019 – April 19th, 2019

EDT Class Schedule
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
6:00PM – 9:00PM 6:00PM – 9:00PM 6:00PM – 9:00PM 6:00PM – 9:00PM

Where is it?

This program is offered at the following locations:

  1. CIES Westwinds (NE)
    • #311, 32 Westwinds Crescent Northeast, Calgary, AB T3J 5L3
    • Contact (587) 392-4177

What is the cost?

This program is offered for free with no registration fees.

How do I join?

Requirements / Eligibility

To join this program you must meet the following eligibility:

  • Must be a Refugee, Permanent Resident, or a low-income Canadian Citizen
  • Over 18 years of age
  • An interest in credit building and the financial systems in Calgary, or a focus on starting (and maintaining) a business
  • Commitment to a 60-hour program

To register for this program, fill out the form below.








This question is OPTIONAL. If you answer "no", we will inform our RESP Support Program who will notify you of upcoming RESP workshops and events at CIES.

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