Articles & Resources in Entrepreneurship

Professional Associations, universities and colleges, government agencies, and peer reviewed/scholarly journals are all excellent sources from which to retrieve articles and resources related to careers.

7 Ways to Control Chaos in Your Small Business: article for small business owners offering seven tips for keeping organized.

7 Ways to Make Record Management Easy: seven helpful hints for small business owners on keeping records organized.

Accounting and Bookkeeping Resources: small business accounting and bookkeeping resources, including information on accounting software, accounting terms, accounting systems, and basic bookkeeping.

Business Management: business management resources for small business owners including accounting, time management, record management, human resources management and project management, retail management and articles about business management issues.

Canada Business Network - Services for Entrepreneurs: government services and resources for entrepreneurs.

Canadian Small Business Grants and Loans: find out what government funding opportunities you qualify for.

Choosing a Name for Your Business: tips for choosing a business name that will be marketable and legal.

Data Management: learn how to set up filing systems, deal with receipts, and manage email, files, documents and records with these data management resources for small businesses.

Human Resource Management: information on human resources management for business owners, including recruiting, retaining and firing employees, employee training, motivating employees, and human resources planning.

Register for the GST/HST: GST registration is mandatory for all businesses in Canada except for those deemed small suppliers.

Register Your Business Name: business registration is a legal requirement, not a choice.

Royal Bank’s Starting a Business: an online guide to entrepreneurship created by Royal Bank.

Small Business – Canada: this article presents the main options for financing a new business in Canada.

Small Business Financing: sources of small business financing and financing information to start and grow your Canadian small business, from getting small business loans through attracting investors.

Small Business Tax Deductions: information about small business tax deductions to help you track your business expenses and maximize your business tax deductions.

Starting a Business: this information from the federal government will help you plan for a successful start to your entrepreneurship journey.

Starting a Small Business - Finding Business Ideas: small business ideas and home-based ideas that will get you over the business ideas hurdle and onto actually starting your new business.

Starting Your Own Business: several great sources of information on the ins and outs of starting your own business and other business topics.

Steps to Starting a Business in Canada: steps that can help you make your dream of starting a business a reality.

Writing a Business Plan: Here is a business plan outline, listing the sections of the business plan in the order in which they will appear along with a brief explanation of each section to help you get organized and guide you through the process.

Please Note: Descriptions of many of these online resources are taken from language used on external websites. Claims and opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the Career Centre or York University.