If you are an existing women owned business looking to grow, scale-up, or expand, then you might be a perfect fit for one of our BizCamps. Businesses may have difficulty moving their business to the next level and this program is designed to help businesses increase and capitalize on market opportunities to grow and expand. The purpose is to assist businesses to expand into new markets. Certain programs are region restricted so please check with your Business Advisor before signing up.
Mooka’am Kwe: She Rises BIZCamp
Mooka’am Kwe: She Rises
An Indigenous Women’s BIZCamp – Registration is now open!
The Mooka’am Kwe: She Rises BizCamp is designed by and for Indigenous women, and provides a flexible learning environment where you can learn alongside a cohort of Indigenous women entrepreneurs. You will be encouraged to set goals throughout the program and to take your business to new heights!
During this 10-week BizCamp, you will participate in online learning modules, group lab sessions, individual support from PARO’s Elders-in-Residence, and will also receive one-on-one business support, access to funding and contact development opportunities.
Feel free to email any questions or concerns to EIW@paro.ca
Registration is OPEN! The last day to sign up is September 22nd!
PAROJetsetter BIZCamp – Rocket Your Business Growth
Applications are now CLOSED
Have you been in business for at least one year and have sales of $50K or more and want to grow to $250K? This PAROJetsetter BIZCamp is for you! The PAROJetsetter BIZCamp provides a flexible learning environment where women entrepreneurs can learn alongside a cohort of other women entrepreneurs. Limited availability.
Participants will be encouraged to set goals throughout the BIZCamp all while working at their own pace with online learning modules, group lab sessions, and with individual support from industry experts and PARO Business Counsellors.
Registration is closed. Thank you to all our applicants. Stay tuned for the next PARO Jetsetter BIZCamp
"The best use of my time this summer, I learnt more in this intensive program from the most inspirational ladies than I have in any other business series. Having women mentors and peers made all the difference. It wasn't until the PAROJetsetter BIZCamp that I realized all the other courses I had taken had male role models and with very few female-led and highly successful mentors female owners to look up to. This course gave me the confidence to take the next steps into the small business world. Thank you PARO!"
PARO ELEVATE BIZCamp – Ready Set Grow!
Elevate application is now open until midnight June 10th. Access the application through the PARO website, and client portal.
PARO’s ELEVATE program is designed to empower women business owners seeking to scale to $1,000,000 and beyond. If you have reached $250K in Sales and have 2 or more employees this program will show you how to break thru the glass ceiling and reach $1M in sales and beyond.
The 12 Week Year Strategy will guide you through strategic and leadership development, geared to provide stronger alignment of daily actions with goals, build high performing teams and eliminate the thinking that holds you back. Ready to break the ceiling, the ELEVATE application is now open. New ELEVATE program starts July 2022. Applications, will be accepted until June 10th, midnight EST.
Registration is now CLOSED. Stay tuned for the next PARO ELEVATE BIZCamp
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