Business Services

CDEM offers a wide range of services to Francophone and Francophile business people who wish to take advantage of bilingualism as a value-added in Manitoba's growing economy.

CDEM's business advisors have the expertise to help you complete all the necessary steps that are involved in creating and operating a business. Whether it's a new product or a service, you can call on the CDEM as soon as a business idea pops into your head. We'll be happy to answer all of your questions.


CDEM offers a wide array of services to support upstarts including: business plan development, market studies, marketing plans, business management support and much more.


Access to capital is paramount for a business that is starting out, expanding or wanting to start an export division.


CDEM offers ideal training to hone your skills in the areas of finances, taxation, marketing, import and export laws. The Business Start workshop has helped many get their businesses up and running.


Le CDEM offre désormais un programme de mentorat en partenariat avec le CDEA et Réseau M afin d’aider les nouveaux entrepreneurs à passer le cap des premières années d’existences qui sont cruciales.

La Fosse aux lions

You want to grow your business? You have an original product or service you'd like to launch? La Fosse aux lion$ was created to help get you on your way.

Self-Employment Benefit Program (SE)

The Self-Employment Benefit Program (SE) is managed by Education, Training and Youth Manitoba which mandates organizations such as CDEM to effect delivery. CDEM offers this program in French in bilingual municipalities.