Choosing Your Best Way Forward


Thursday December 7, 2023
10:00 am - 11:30 am


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Join this workshop for women to learn how financial management can empower you to choose the best path forward for you and your business.

Do you ever wake up and wonder, “Am I on the right path with my business? Is this entrepreneurial road leading me where I want to go? Am I choosing every day to follow my best way forward?”

We’ve all been there. And let’s be honest, the biggest factor that often comes into play is money. After all, knowing our financial position can help us better understand which way forward we can actually afford…

In this 90-minute workshop, Franes Schagen will share her own entrepreneurial journey, and how knowing our financial standing – and listening to our heart -- can help determine which steps to take as we follow the best way forward.

At the end of this workshop, you will:

  • Learn about the Language of Finance and what it means for your business
  • Understand the most important factors in making good decisions
  • Get clarity around where you've been, where you are and where you are going
  • Create a decision-making framework you can use over and over

This workshop will also include a live Q&A session.


NOTE: Live Zoom transcription will be enabled during this event. Should you require other accessibility supports, please email as soon as possible since advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility services.



Frances Schagen is a serial entrepreneur who has worked in a variety of sectors, from food production and computer sales to construction and bookkeeping.

Throughout her entrepreneurial journey, Frances has learned the importance of understanding the language of finance. She is now fully fluent and able to translate for anyonen who needs support.



The WE-CAN Project is led by Queen’s University with a mission to inspire and empower existing and aspiring women entrepreneurs by providing them with tools, resources, expert mentors, networks and community building to expand existing businesses and to launch new ventures.


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