Dress for Success® Montreal Partners With EMSB Service to Business Group

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Montreal - Tuesday, October 31, 2023

The English Montreal School Board Service to Business Group (SBG) has announced a new partnership with  Dress for Success Montreal (, which empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, and development tools, at no cost, in order to help women thrive in work and in life.

SBG provides customized training to businesses, aiming to provide creative, advanced, and modern training practices designed to assist companies build better performance and productivity within their corporate structure.  These tailor-made instructional packages are specifically customized to meet each business’s training needs.   Instruction can be done in person or online.

In October , clients of Dress for Success Montreal began participating in a series of five workshops at an EMSB adult education centre on how to use Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

“We feel very fortunate to have an opportunity like this provided to our clients from the EMSB,” said  Dress for Success Montreal Executive Director Sophie Katz-Milo.

Added EMSB Assistant Director of Adult Education and Vocational Services Rick  David: “We are very pleased to be assisting these clients to develop new skills so that they can re-enter the workforce.”

Some of the most popular and successful training programs offered by SBG have revolved around the following themes: business/e-commerce courses; language courses; Français au Bureau; tools to make your workday more professional and less stressful; software training; computer graphics; secretarial and accounting; hotel reception; professional sales; healthcare training; beauty care; automotive training; client communications skills; and teambuilding activities for staff. SBG also offers the RAC Program (Recognition of Acquired Competencies), which is a formal recognition of acquired competencies that leads to an official diploma of Vocational Studies for your staff. For further information go to the  SBG website at or call 514-483-7200 ext. 7724.

About the English Montreal School Board

With a youth and adult sector population of more than 35,000 students, the English Montreal School Board (EMSB) is the largest English public school board in Quebec. Established on July 1, 1998, when the province created new boards along linguistic lines, the EMSB network consists of 73 schools and centres. For more details, visit the EMSB website at

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