Many local organizations have small business programs for Markham residents.

Accounting Mentorship Program

Get a free, 30 minutes accounting consultation from a professional. This is only for business-related topics. You must book in advance.

For detailed information and an appointment, send an email to or call 905-477-7000 x6722.

Mentoring Firm: BDO Canada LLP, Chartered Accountants and Advisors

PowerStream saveONenergy Conservation Incentive Programs

saveONenergy programs can help your small business lower its electricity costs. Learn more about saveONenergy programs for business.

Markham Board of Trade Membership Offer

Attend 2 free Markham Board of Trade (MBT) events by:

  1. Joining a Markham Small Business Centre (MSBC) program
  2. Being referred to join the Markham Board of Trade

Contact us for a referral: or 905-477-7000 x6722

Seneca College Pathways to Success

Seneca College has two small business programs:

Leadership Development Series – Business Management Skills Certificate

Enhance your management skills! This new management development program helps today’s leaders and managers. It covers a wide range of topics. It focuses on the skills used by managers in everyday decision-making and problem solving. Learn more about the Leadership Development Series.

Entrepreneurship Certificate Program

Learn how to start your own business! This course will teach you how to develop a business plan, follow business law, and deliver good customer service. Choose electives that include:

  • Marketing
  • Simply Accounting
  • e-Marketing
  • International trade
  • Supervision and more!

You can take this course entirely online.

Learn more about the Entrepreneurship Certificate Program.