12 January

Webinar: Planning for the Future – Business Succession Strategies

On January 12th from 12 PM – 1 PM MST, the Battler River Alliance for Economic Development (BRAED) and Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities (ACSRC) will host our second  free webinar in the Webinars for Thought series. This series is meant to cut across a number of topic areas that are relevant and current to organizations and businesses in East Central Alberta and beyond, providing a new knowledge base and foundation of resources that can be accessed to improve the capacity to maintain a thriving economic and community base. To register, visit this linkPlease register by January 9, 2014.

We are pleased to have Shauna Feth as our presenter. Shauna is the Executive Director of the Alberta Business Family Institute and former Project Manager for the Creating Pathways for Entrepreneurial Families Rural Initiative. Shauna’s background includes a variety of experience, including banking and accounting along with project and event management. Shauna is a certified Family Enterprise Advisor and has successfully supported many small to medium sized businesses successfully transition to the next phase of ownership. Living throughout rural Alberta growing up, Shauna has a unique understanding of the issues of rural sustainability and from being a partner in her own family business, she understands the need to readily access further education, information and resources in order for both the family and the business to thrive, grow
and transition successfully. Shauna is currently Treasurer and Audit Committee Chair for the Alberta Chamber of Commerce, Past- President of the Camrose Chamber of Commerce, Advisory Board Member for the Rural Alberta Business Centres, Volunteer Mentor with MentorNation/Futurepreneur and Volunteer Screener for the TEC Edmonton VenturePrize Awards.

This session will be geared to business owners from all disciplines and business service providers (municipalities, EDOs, CAOs, etc.) who seek to deepen their understanding and begin the process of succession planning. Succession planning is a natural process in a successful business and one that can (and should) be positive and empowering.

To register, visit this link.