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Be Your Own Boss with MNP's Self Employment Program

We’re here for you every step of the way! With an 80% success rate, MNP has proudly been assisting ventures launch, grow, and thrive for over 25 years. 

There is no time like the present

Amidst economic uncertainty, you may feel it’s not a great time to start a small business, but MNP is seeing a steady stream of individuals transitioning out of full-time employment and entering the realms of self-employment and succeeding – and you can too!

It’s life-changing, and it’s FREE!

Start your journey today!

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MNP’s Self Employment Program offers you

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Valuable business training: Learn to run a business from experienced professionals

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Business plan development: Develop your business plan to launch your idea 

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Access to MNP Business Advisors: Personalized coaching and business advice

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Meet and network with other business owners

Here is what some of our program participants have to say

“Working with the MNP Self Employment Program I was able to develop leadership skills that have grown beyond my own expectations. These skills set me up for success as a new business owner and have continued to allow me to grow and be a leader for others.
“This program gave me the opportunity to connect with other entrepreneurs and allowed us to share our experiences, celebrate our wins and overcome our challenges together.” 

- Tasha Rhead
TaBella Studio Spa 

"The MNP Self-Employment Program educated and equipped me to take my business from concept to cash flow positive. The comprehensive courses helped me develop a business plan that doubles as a playbook and navigate the perils of startup stage. Without the MNP Program, my business wouldn’t be where it is today - employing four people and supporting other small businesses with my patronage – accountants, lawn care, property managers and more."

- Todd Curran
HomeServ Property Services

"I can't recommend the MNP Self Employment Program enough. They helped me build a business plan, which I would have never done on my own, even though that business plan (and 3-year revenue forecasts) all came true. Sensible Marketer couldn't have grown from a solopreneur start-up to a business supporting four full-time team members without the MNP Self Employment Program. Thank you for helping small businesses grow."

- Katherine Lesperance
Sensible Marketer Inc.

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We’re here for you every step of the way!

With an 80% success rate, MNP has proudly been assisting ventures launch, grow, and thrive for over 25 years.

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Contact Our Self Employment Program Team

Troy Deck is a Senior Manager with MNP’s Consulting Team. He currently manages multiple training and consulting projects. Troy has over 13 years of experience consulting to industry, working with businesses and First Nations. Troy’s areas of focus include, Entrepreneurship, Business and Strategic Planning, Training Development and Delivery, Change Management, and Human Resources. Troy has helped businesses and organizations attain successful growth, change and development. He takes pride in providing clients with reliable, knowledgeable advice, and helping them navigate the challenges of business through collaborative, creative solutions.

Troy holds a Masters Degree in International Relations, is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC), and a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR).