Working with BA

Welcome to the Business Abilities Program

If you are unemployed, self-identify as a person living with a permanent disability, are interested in becoming self-employed and live in Canada, you are welcome to sign-up for our free online Business Abilities Program.

The BA Program has been designed for you to work online in the comfort of your own home and at your own pace. The time it takes you to finish the program is flexible; however, we encourage you to work daily at meeting your goals of becoming self-employed or employed and completing the curriculum.

The Business Abilities program will help you:

  • assess your entrepreneurial skills
  • research your business idea
  • learn how to prepare your business plan
  • source out new financing opportunities
  • through the start-up phase of your business
  • and much more...

The Business Abilities Program:

Phase 1: Preparing for Business

  • Business and Self Assessment
  • How to Prepare for Business
  • Putting the Business Plan Together
  • Business Coaching
  • Live Classroom Sessions

Phase 2: Business Start-Up

  • Advanced Business Management Training Modules
  • Continued Business Coaching
  • Networking Opportunities with Other Businesses and Participants
  • Live Classroom Sessions


To apply now, go to the sign-up page and review the sign up details.

If you are already registered, you may login now and start exploring self-employment.

Good luck!




Funded by the Government of Canada's Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities
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