1000 - 840 Howe Street
Vancouver BC V6Z 2M1
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This program provides one week of classroom training.
This program provides a series of 30-90 minute phone calls about different aspects of the business.
This program provides a one-day on site meeting.
The entire program takes about 60 days.
Week of Classroom Training (times/locations vary) - Create Business Plan, SWOT, Organization Handbook and learn about resources and additional programs available.
Assessments - We provide an assessment of the following areas of your business: business management, entity structure, operations, social responsibility, production technology, crop sales, risk management, business marketing, human resources, office technology, insurance, grants and finance & credit. These assessments are created by resources on our staff after conducting a phone interview with the farming operation.
Evaluation & Implementation Plan: During a one-day on site visit, 2 staff members will go through the assessments listed above and talk with the family about their goals. We will provide an implementation plan with long-term and short-term goals for improvements to make to the business.
The cost ranges from $15,000 - $35,000 based on the number of acres in the farming operation.
Costs are paid upfront.
Large Crop Producers who are existing clients of Canada FamilyFarms.
We provide a written business evaluation and implementation plan upon completion of the program.
We also provide a business plan, SWOT and organizational charts during the program.
Method of Instruction:
The week long course is classroom style.
The assessments are through correspondence.
The evaluation is provided during a one-day on farm visit.
Availability of Program:
The assessments and evaluation are scheduled individually with each farm operator and the week training course is provided every 30-60 days.
Subject of Training:
Financial Management (includes production economics)
Marketing (includes value added)
We provide training in the following areas: business management, entity structure, operations, social responsibility, business marketing, crop sales, risk management, techology, and finance.
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Joe Zachman, Senior Vice President, Competitive Services
Last Updated: 2014-03-19