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Certificate Course: 2019- Top Dog: Lessons from Dog Training for the Entrepreneur (CEU 16)

This is a multi-week course- This course starts April 25, 2019 and ends May 16, 2019. You may purchase it now, but content will not start until April 25, 2019
To view full course syllabus click here 

Today’s successful dog trainers understands that success depends not only on your skill set as a trainer, but also your business strategies. This course is designed for today’s discerning dog trainer who is looking for business solutions to increase profits and provide them more time outside of their business. Dog trainers need to understand basic business foundations to compete and set themselves apart in today’s market. Owning your own business can be overwhelming and full of challenges, but with the right tools and structure you will learn how to earn the freedom and financial benefits from your business.

Level of Knowledge: Attendees are expected to:

1.Currently work as a professional dog trainer.
2.Currently own or plan to operate their own dog training business in the immediate future.
3.Have a basic understanding of business fundamentals.

Learning Outcomes:

After completing this course, students can expect to be able to:
1.Gain an understanding of how to complete a business and marketing plan for their business.
2.Understand what tools are needed for success and to compete and set themselves apart in today’s market
3.Gain the knowledge to work towards working on versus in their business
4.Understand the skills to be an effective leader.

Megan Stanley CPDT-KA, CBCC-KA, owner of Dogma Training & Pet Services Inc. which consists of two canine behaviour & education centers in Calgary. Dogma works with all breeds and behaviours and specializes in modifying complex behaviours. Through a wide range programs, dogma focuses on integrating dogs back in with their canine companions and helping dogs be successful in our families and busy human world. Through dogma, Megan developed a unique and comprehensive dog training apprenticeship program that is one of a kind in Canada with over 100 successful graduates.

Megan has over 10 years as a professional dog trainer and education is the core of her business. She has recognized that there is a strong need for regulation in the pet care industry and has set the standard for dog training and daycare in Calgary through dogma. She provides education through her business, free online resources to dog owners and trainers and through speaking engagements. An active volunteer, Megan is the Chair of the Board for the Association of Professional Dog Trainers for 2018. She is the founder and President of The Guinniss Foundation, which is an organization named after dogma’s canine co-founder to help terminally ill pets. Megan has also launched to create a community of support and sharing for entrepreneurs. She believes life is too short to not do what we love, so strives to inspire and encourage others to follow their dreams.


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