S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Youth Business Centre helps eligible young adult entrepreneurs under 30. In this personalized business support program we are empowering youths to establish a business in Canada. We help educate youths in Canadian business practices; management skills, we provide one on one consultation services. Beautiful British Columbia is home to 388,500 small businesses and in 2016 it accounted for 98% of all businesses and 79% of that had less than 5 employees*.
*Source: BC Stats, Small Business Profile 2016


Services include:

  • Confidential business counselling in franchising, sole proprietorship, partnership and incorporation services;
  • Business development that include analytical and practical hands-on training programs,
  • Workshops on how-to start a small business,
  • Short courses on marketing, business and financial management that include small business taxation, and
  • One-on-one consultation sessions and seminars.

Business Training Programs for Youth Age 18-29

For the latest training programs provided, please refer to

Business Start-up & Management Program 

img business trainingThis program is designed for new entrepreneurs to develop and enhance their business skills in order to succeed in the competitive business world.

Topics to be covered:

  • Company Registration and Legal Structure
  • Business Plan
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Strategies and Research
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Home-based Business
  • Employment Standards
  • Other Business Considerations

BIIS Program


S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Youth Business Innovative Idea Startups (Youth BiiS) an initiative funded by the BC Ministry of Jobs, Tourism, and Skills Training. BIIS provides business startup services for eligible young adults under 30 who are interested in pursuing business ownership or entrepreneurial opportunities in British Columbia. The objective of the Youth BiiS is to increase the labour market (LM) attachments by assisting them in startup.

Youth BiiS services are free of charge for eligible young adults in Metro Vancouver, BC area.
Services include:

SUCCESS Youth Business Support

SUCCESS provides business support services at SUCCESS Youth Business Service Centre in downtown, Vancouver. It is a program aimed at assisting eligible prospective youth entrepreneurs to establish new businesses in BC, Canada.

From one-on-one consultation sessions and seminars to business courses, all our services are catered to meet your business needs.

  • Business registration service: One Stop Business Advising (for eligible youth 18-29 clients.)

  • Business consultation: information on business start-up, one-on-one mentoring service from mentors who possess experience and skills in your area of interest

  • Business training programs: Effective Marketing Strategies, Importing & Exporting in Canada, Key Considerations for Business Start-up, Buying a business and franchise and Small Business Accounting.

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