Business Training & Programs In The West Yellowhead Region

Business Training


We offer a wide range of business training and upskilling opportunities, from health and safety training to quick-start business intensives.

Learn how to market your business, understand basic accounting, and explore how to attract and retain talent as a rural business.

Check our Upcoming Events page regularly to see what events and training we're currently offering!

Online Training

Learn the GoForth Institute's 100 Essential Small Business SkillsTM in only 10 hours conveniently delivered to your computer through streaming video and an optional 400+ page resource curriculum book.

Our Programs

Our small business programs provide training and support for rural businesses across West Yellowhead.

Our goal is to help your company thrive by offering you access to specialized services like accounting workshops, marketing seminars, and so much more.

We're here for entrepreneurs just like you - take advantage of our programs today and learn the skills you need to succeed.


Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program

This program is designed to make it easier for entrepreneurs with disabilities to pursue their business goals and contribute to economic growth within their rural community.


Health and Safety

Community Futures West Yellowhead staff are ready to work with employers to ensure healthy and safe workplaces for employers, supervisors, and employees.


Project Gazelle

Project Gazelle focuses on assisting female entrepreneurs to build a successful venture with a unique approach to business development - from innovative coaching and training to access to unique co-working areas.



SMARTstart is an 8-month entrepreneurial training  program which provides entrepreneurs with tools, business planning, and a mentor. 


Youth Entrepreneurship Programs

 We are proud to offer a wide range of youth entrepreneurship programs for students from kindergarten and up.

Connect with us to start learning today!

Contact Us

221 Pembina Ave.
Hinton, AB  T7V 2B3
P: 780-865-1224


Communities Served

Bickerdike, Big Eddy, Brule, Bryan Spur, Cadomin, Carrot Creek, Coal Valley, Dalehurst, Diss, Edson, Eirth, Embarras, Entrance, Evansburg, Galloway, Grande Cache, Grey, Hanlon, Hargwen, Hinton, Holloway East, Holloway West, Hornbeck, Jasper, Leadman, Leyland, Luscar, MacKay, Marlboro, Medicine Lodge, Mercoal, Mountain Park, Niton Junction, Nojack, Pedley, Peers, Pocahontas, Robb, Shaw Fidler, Solomon, Steeper, Sterco, Swan Landing, Thordarson, Wild Hay, Wildwood, Winniandy North, Winniandy South, Wolf Creek, and Yates