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Business training

Airdrie is home to an array of business learning opportunities. A number of organizations offer regular programs, workshops and professional development sessions.

Entrepreneur support programs

Economic Development directly supports a number of Airdrie-based entrepreneurial training programs including:

  • AdvanceSMART: A team-based mentorship program for Airdrie entrepreneurs who are experiencing high growth.
  • Digital Economy Program: A free program to help entrepreneurs set up or improve digital tools to increase your business' online presence.
  • Discover: Discover supports entrepreneurs to build a viable business solution people love and are willing to pay for.
  • SMARTstart: Entrepreneurial training program that helps entrepreneurs and new business owners set their business up for success through online learning, business planning, seminars and mentorship.

Learn locally

Take part in professional development offered by these local and regional organizations. 


Airdrie is just minutes away from Calgary's world-class post-secondary institutions.

If you wish to stay within Airdrie then attending the Bow Valley College Airdrie Campus is an excellent option. Other universities offer many online opportunities.

Nearby post-secondary education options include: