Growing your business

A webinar series for leaders of private companies

With more private companies focused on growing in an increasingly complex global economy, we have created a five-part series of short webinars for leaders of private companies. Each session will focus on a key area that supports your growth strategy and can help you build enterprise value.

We’ll share what we see the most successful private companies doing, challenge you with some thought-provoking questions, and leave time for an open discussion to answer your specific questions. Beyond the webinar series, we will always be happy to continue the conversation with you.

We invite you to register for the whole series, or just the sessions that are most relevant for your business, by clicking on the registration links below. Attendees for each session are eligible to receive CPD credits.

Creating a lasting legacy — Fundamentals for the future of Canadian family businesses
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 – 2:00-3:00 pm ET

The results of PwC’s Global Family Business Survey show that Canadian family businesses have performed well over the past year and continue to strive for steady measured growth. Although optimistic about the future, in an increasingly competitive market, how will they continue to grow, thrive—and survive?

In this session, you will learn about:

  • highlights from the Canadian survey results and their significance to family businesses
  • the importance of attracting the right talent and planning your succession
  • perceived disadvantages unique to family businesses and why perception may not be the reality

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Maximizing your impact — Finding the time to think strategically
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 – 2:00-3:00 pm ET

In today’s increasingly competitive market, there is no doubt that owners and leaders of private companies are looking for opportunities to create efficiencies and drive innovation within their business. Although this remains top-of-mind for most, the day-to-day demands of leading a successful private company can be challenging at times, leaving little time to think about the long-term strategic direction of the business.

In this session, you will learn about:

  • how to build a case for strategic projects
  • areas that build the value of a business
  • insight into how companies are putting strategy into action

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Embracing social media — The impact of the digital customer on the future of your business
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 – 2:00-3:oo pm ET

One thing is certain–social media is here to stay. For private companies to continue to thrive in an increasingly competitive landscape, they will need to embrace social media as part of their business strategy, or risk being left behind.

In this session, you will learn about:

  • the foundations of an effective social media strategy and how to get started
  • how your social media strategy can attract top talent, improve customer relationships and build brand awareness
  • how to measure the success of your social media strategy

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Watch previous webinars

Growing your business — Business fundamentals for growing your business
Getting the deal done — Growing through acquisitions
Embracing the cloud — The implications of cloud computing for your technology strategy
Challenge meets opportunity — Maximizing cost effectiveness and minimizing risk in your supply chain
Creating lasting value — Preparing your business for a successful transition