5 Key Steps to Starting and Designing Your Business

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: 5 Key Steps to Starting and Designing Your Business

A workshop to help start-ups and established entrepreneurs examine the feasibility of their small business idea in the current market. The discussion centers on business plan development, entity formation, managing risk, and various ways to fund or bootstrap the business.

Speaker(s): Natalie Williams

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5 Key Steps to Starting and Designing Your Business

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: 5 Key Steps to Starting and Designing Your Business

A workshop to help start-ups and established entrepreneurs examine the feasibility of their small business idea in the current market. The discussion centers on business plan development, entity formation, managing risk, and various ways to fund or bootstrap the business.

Speaker(s): Natalie Williams

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WBCC Nonprofit Series: Designing Fundable Nonprofit Programs

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: WBCC Nonprofit Series: Using Technology to Improve Nonprofit Impact

Description: Nonprofit programs and funding go hand-in-hand. This webinar provides information on how develop a Nonprofit program that can sustain funding. Participants will learn the characteristics of a Nonprofit program, how to find data that substantiates community needs & gain/sustain funding, and how to create a program model.

Speaker(s): STC Consulting Team: Dr. Kathryn Addo

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Fire or Inspire

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Fire or Inspire

Description: Having someone on your team that isn’t performing to your expectations is not only frustrating for you but it can cost you thousands in your business and even cause you to lose clients. You are the boss and it is up to you to figure out if it is time to fire the employee or if they just need to be inspired to improve their performance. This training is designed to take you step by step through identifying the performance issue and what to do when you find yourself wondering if the person is the right fit.

What you will learn during the training:

• What a bad employee is really costing you.

• The 5 Step Formula To Know When It’s Time To Make A Change.

• How to identify if you are contributing to their bad performance.

Speaker(s): Tami Jaffe

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WBCC Nonprofit Series: Using Technology to Improve Nonprofit Impact

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: WBCC Nonprofit Series: Using Technology to Improve Nonprofit Impact

Description:  Technology is a critical part of Nonprofit operations. This webinar demonstrates how Nonprofits can effectively utilize web and email communications, online fundraising tools, and social media. Participants will learn about technology trends that assist the Nonprofit in operating more efficiently and have a greater community impact.

Speaker(s):  STC Consulting Team: Julius Rainey

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WBCC Nonprofit Series: Nonprofit Business Planning

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: WBCC Nonprofit Series: Nonprofit Business Planning

Description: Nonprofit business planning creates a detailed map that helps the organization meet its mission. This webinar provides basic information on how to develop a Nonprofit business plan. Participants will learn how business planning relates to Nonprofit operations and the basic elements of a Nonprofit business plan.

Speaker(s):STC Consulting Team: Yolanda Goodson

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Business Plan 101 ~ Create Your Business SWAY

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Business Plan 101 ~ Create Your Business SWAY

Description: Having challenges with understanding where to begin with your business plan, and what components are required? The Business Plan Overview session will give business owners the ability to walk-away knowledgeable of the key objectives needed for a professional plan.

Speaker(s): Natalie Williams / Andrew Hait  / Evette Davis

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Becoming Bankable

Topic: Financing

Becoming bankable is an important step to not only manage your cash, but also position yourself for funding. In this workshop, we will be joined by a senior banking executive who will take you through the steps to becoming bankable.

This session will cover:

  • Writing a quality business plan
  • Understanding the credit rating process-knowing your credit score
  • Qualified to do business with a bank of choice-Banking criteria for membership
  • Showing a significant personal investment in your business-“Skin in the Game”
  • At the end of the day-how will the business owner payback the lender
  • Understanding-Credit, Conditions, Collateral, Commitment, Character, Capital, Capacity and Cashflow.

Fee: No Cost

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Financial Resiliency: Understanding Your Business Tax Structure

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Financial Resiliency: Understanding Your Business Tax Structure

Description: Do you understand your business tax structure? Gain the knowledge you need to know as a small business owner about your tax payment obligations and when they are due—even if you use a tax adviser or accountant. In this session you will learn: The Tax Benefits; Advantages and Disadvantages of a LLC; Tax Deductions for your business; Financial Statements; Tax Preparation Steps

Speaker(s): Sherise Jones

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Google Ads 101

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Google Ads 101

Description: Are you looking to dive into paid search engine marketing for your product or business? This session is for you. Brittany Whitlock, owner of Big Mood Digital, will walk you through using Google Ads by covering keyword selection, budgeting, bid strategies, and more. Using her Google Ads certification, she’ll show you how to set up and manage Google Ads campaigns to take your digital marketing strategy to the next level. By the end of class, you will have the fundamental tools to begin effectively reaching customers and increasing conversions and lead generation. Who should attend: This class is perfect for anyone using or looking to use Google ads to show up on Google and ultimate increase brad awareness and revenue.

Speaker(s): Brittany Whitlock

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