Having the right options to build and create a viable business plan, promote that new business, or discover more in-depth company information is essential when starting a new business. This section contains examples of companies and databases offering a wide variety of business services to help get things on track.
Unless otherwise noted, the websites listed here are paid-for services.
LinkedIn Learning is an online instruction site where you can learn the most relevant skills with business, creative, and tech courses. With your Winnipeg Public Library card, you can access over 16,000+ online courses in 7 languages taught by real-world professionals - dozens of courses added each week.
Bplans contains the largest single online collection of free sample business plans. In addition, it has helpful tools and guides to help you manage your business better. Bplans includes practical advice on planning, interactive tools and calculators, and publishes daily advice that will help you grow your business.
A strong business plan is essential for understanding your enterprise and securing funding. The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh maintains an index of free sample business plans to serve as guides for a wide range of startups and established businesses. Within each category below, the listings provide a title, volume and page number or a link to a sample business plan.
Founded by Harvard University and MIT in 2012, edX is an online learning destination and MOOC provider, offering high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere.