The BC Tech Association recently launched education programming targeting startups scaling in the province.
Dubbed #StartupSchool, BC Tech says the initiative its part of the organizations commitment to helping members grow and scale.
“Providing engaging and accessible education to our member community is a critical part of our mission,” stated Erika Borgerson, Vice President of Marketing for the largest member-led technology non-profit in British Columbia.
With the launch of #StartupSchool, BC Tech believes members now have access to a focused curriculum of courses to gain the knowledge and tools they need to accelerate their success.
“With the current market conditions, we want to ensure that our members have the tools they need to navigate changing markets and continue to grow their businesses,” Borgerson added.
The Startup School provides on-demand courses that arm startups with the tools and knowledge to successfully grow and scale, acocordsing to a statement from BC Tech.
This is because the curriculum includes several different components across a startup’s lifespan, from developing a minimum viable product and validating a business model to building a team, capturing capital, and expanding into global markets.
Below are some of the courses.
- Organizational Planning – “Make sure you are setup for success with this deep dive into business organization and planning.”
- Hiring and Recruitment – “Learn the basics of people operations, from planning and recruitment to hiring and making offers.”
- Investor Readiness – “Gain insight into capital options available and how to access them effectively.”
BC Tech’s #StartupSchool can be accessed online for free to BC Tech members.