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BUAD 293 Entrepreneurship

This guide will help you with the research project for this course

Financial performance bencharking

  • How much do similar companies spend on rent, repairs, utilities, and wages?
  • How many businesses are profitable vs. not-profitable in your industry?

From Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, an online performance benchmarking tool:

Business establishments

How many similar businesses are in your area? For BC and Canada, you may find the top link helpful. For smaller locations like Kelowna, you may be making a best estimate based on triangulating data from various sources: Google maps, other online sources like TripAdvisor or Yellow Pages, and Kelowna business license searches.

Who are your potential competitors?

Visit the Company Research Guide for tips and resources on:

  • company information;
  • SWOT analyses;
  • company profiles; and more

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