Toolkit for Entrepreneurs and Businesses

The SÉO offers entrepreneurs and businesses a set of resources that will help you grow your business, make decisions about your projects and gain insights into Ontario’s Francophone economic space.

Vice Versa Translation and Interpretation Services

Vice Versa, an SÉO social enterprise, offers translation and interpretation services from French to English and from English to French. Vice Versa has also begun offering services in Spanish, Mandarin, American Sign Language and Langue des Signes Québécoise. Vice Versa also rents out simultaneous-interpretation equipment. Vice Versa’s services are available throughout Ontario and all of Canada. 

Vice Versa


GrowthWheel is a visual checklist that our business advisors use to give you a 360° perspective on your business.
This helps you to set priorities, make good decisions and then take action.
Conduct a 360° analysis of your business with us now.

Online training on starting a business

If you’re starting a business, here’s your first step, for free: the SÉO offers you 10 modules of online training, with supporting documents and templates, to develop your business concept and build your business right. And you can take this online training at your own pace, wherever you want! 

Module 1 – Business Plan

Module 2 - Market Research to Test the Viability of Your Idea

Module 3 - Marketing Your Small Business

Module 4 - Business Legal Requirements

Module 5 - Costing and Pricing

Module 6 - Selling Skills for Small Business

Module 7 - Cash Flow Forecast

Module 8 - Income Statement

Module 9 - Employing and Managing Staff

Module 10 - Secrets to Success in Your Own Business