Women Business Owners: Advancing Sustainability

Women Business Owners: Advancing Sustainability

  BMO Financial Group’s General Counsel, Sharon Haward-Laird hosted Women Business Owners: Advancing Sustainability. This thought-provoking event brought together sustainability leaders, government representatives, women advocacy organizations and women business owners. The discussion explored the types of support needed by women business owners who are advancing sustainability and identified the challenges they face. Speakers included The Honourable Mary Ng, Federal Minister of...
Managing Your Business Finances through COVID-19

Managing Your Business Finances through COVID-19

  This webinar focuses on cash management strategies to help women business owners during this crisis and through to the other side. Subject matter experts from BMO, Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), Export Development Canada (EDC) and GroYourBiz walk through the government relief programs and cash management strategies to keep your business intact. Please Note: This was recorded May 19, 2020  
BMO Hosts Women Business Owners for Resilience Retreat

BMO Hosts Women Business Owners for Resilience Retreat

Paulette Jagers, Chief Inclusion Officer, and Sheri Griffiths, Regional President, Business Banking, recently hosted women entrepreneurs at the BMO IFL for a retreat focused on developing the skills and strategies needed to grow resilience in business and life. The retreat included activities and skill building exercises to help unpack the mental, emotional and physical facets of resilience. The event also cultivated women connecting with other women across different communities. Leading...
Knowing your numbers matters

Knowing your numbers matters

While every business owner knows there’s more to running a business than managing the financials, there’s no no escaping the fact that the numbers are critically important when it comes to making informed decisions around business growth, accepting new clients, and managing cash flow. The more knowledgeable you are about where your business stands financially today, the more productive your conversations will be when you meet with your trusted advisors.