Business Model 101

A Foundational Program Delivered In-Person or Online



  • You have a business idea (does not have to be tech-enabled) 
  • You may not have a solid idea, but you’ve identified a problem you’d like to solve 
  • Own or work at an existing business that you want to innovate on or develop a high-level business model 
  • Have a general interest in the Lean Canvas process


Now available in-person (10107 Jasper Ave) or online! In this two-hour workshop, you’ll work through a Lean Canvas based on your idea, problem or business. Once completed, this framework will help you take actionable next steps to validate and test your assumptions.


  • Hands-on support and feedback with experienced facilitators
  • All materials mailed to you in advance
  • The opportunity to meet like-minded people who are working on an idea
  •  Ready to move through Testing Business Ideas or Discover & Validate

I'm BLOWN away by how much information is covered—only to now be offered (also for free) another 10 hours of help to start my business! Thanks so much! COMPLETELY unexpected!!


Register today for an upcoming Business Model 101 workshop, either in-person or online.

Do you have a social impact or non-profit idea? Check out Social Impact Business Model. Completion of that program is not necessary for enrolment of this program. 

This program is partially funded through the City of Edmonton and offered at no cost, thanks to Alberta Innovates, through the Edmonton Regional Innovation Network.

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