Professional Development is a key component of the CDC’s Business Support Services.
We are always striving to present relevant and valuable learning opportunities, and we are always open to your suggestions.


  • January 21, 2021
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • February 18, 2021
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • March 18, 2021
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Are you, or someone you know, between the ages of 15-39? Join young, small business owners & mentors in a casual group setting to obtain valuable peer-to-peer networking, mentorship & professional growth! REGISTRATION REQUIRED Meetings will be held online via Zoom until further notice For more information about this FREE program or to register, contact (more…)


  • Part 1: The Smartphone Video Formula
    February 2, 2021
    1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Part 2: The Smartphone Video Formula
    February 9, 2021
    1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Part 3: The Smartphone Video Formula
    February 16, 2021
    1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

You need to attract new customers and sales to survive and thrive in your business. There is no better strategy than to create, share and promote videos about your business on social media. With a proven story formula and step-by-step video-making process, Smartphone Video Formula is the easiest way to create videos that will help (more…)


  • February 17, 2021
    1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This 3-hour webinar is for existing QuickBooks Online users and expands on the topics presented in the QuickBooks Online Basics webinar. It’s designed for small retailers & service businesses who wish to take their bookkeeping to the next level, including: Payroll Budgeting Inventory Tracking and Reporting Price Levels for customer discounts or limited-time sales (New (more…)


  • March 3, 2021
    1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This webinar is designed for current QuickBooks Online users and expands on the topics presented in the QuickBooks Online Basics webinar. It is designed for contractors and trades who have employees and wish to explore useful features of QuickBooks Online, including: Payroll (using QuickBooks Standard Payroll including the new WSIB module) Projects feature, to track (more…)