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Digital Literacy for Entrepreneurs Initiative

About the Program

The Digital Literacy for Entrepreneurs Initiative provides eligible entrepreneurs with training to address their digital literacy needs, especially those of women entrepreneurs, who want to integrate digital technologies into the future success and growth of their business, while mitigating future risk associated with the application of technology.

The program will provide training in:

  • How to operate a variety of digital devices;
  • Knowledge of digital platforms and how to use them;
  • Basic understanding of cyber-security;
  • How to develop on-line marketing and social media advertising strategies; and
  • How to build a company website and conduct on-line financial transactions.

Eligibility

Eligible clients include:

  • Residents of Saskatchewan
  • Legally entitled to work in Saskatchewan
  • Demonstrate the need for digital literacy skills training

Eligible participants must:

  • Have a registered business in Saskatchewan (registered pursuant to The Business Corporations Act) and registered with ISC; and
  • Have partnerships where the participant is in control of the venture with greater than 50 per cent ownership; or
  • Have a limited company where the participant holds controlling interest of the venture with greater than 50 per cent of the shares with voting rights.

Entrepreneurs with the following businesses are not eligible:

  • Businesses controlled by someone other than the person applying for the training;
  • Businesses involved in multilevel marketing or pyramid selling;
  • Businesses that are a subsidiary of, or are financially supported by another company; and
  • Businesses that are not suitable for public funding (for example that exploit sex or promote extreme political or religious views).

To learn more about the Digital Literacy for Entrepreneurs Initiative, please contact SaskJobs Career Services:

Phone: 1-833-613-0485

Email: careerservices@gov.sk.ca

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