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Online Entrepreneurial & Web Design Training

Online Entrepreneurial and Web Design Training

Canadian Society for Social Development


Learn at your own pace, in the comfort of your own home. Interact online with your instructors and coaches, and other students from across Canada, using instant messaging, discussion forums, email, and virtual classroom.


Web Design Training



Internet Business Development for Entrepreneurs provides Canadians living with a disability, facing personal challenges or other barriers to employment, the opportunity to enhance their employability skills in a supported online learning environment. IBDE gives participants the means to:

  • Build a fully-functional, e-commerce-ready website
  • Work as a self-employed web designer operating their own home-based web design business
  • Seek employment with another web design firm
  • Develop their own home-based business, selling products or services online from their own business website
  • Gain technical skill in high demand by employers, such as web programming and web marketing

*tuition funding is available for qualifying individuals

-accredited by Selkirk College, graduates of 6 month Web Essentials program receive a Selkirk College certificate in Web Design and Optimization.


Business Abilities – Business Planning and Development



Business Abilities is an online program that supports participants in becoming self-employed through:

  • Assessing their entrepreneurial skills
  • Researching their business idea
  • Learning how to prepare a business plan
  • Sourcing our new financing opportunities

*Business Abilities is funded by the Government of Canada for anyone who self-identifies as living with a disability and meets the program criteria

-Participants typically complete Business Abilities within one year.