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

Are you an entrepreneur thinking of starting a business or are you already in business and not sure if you have completed all the necessary steps to be an established entity or successful business? This workshop is designed to help entrepreneurs with start-ups and established businesses to examine the feasibility of their small business idea in the current market, examine entrepreneur readiness, business plan development, entity formation, managing risk, and various ways to fund or bootstrap the business.

Speaker(s): WBCC

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You Need Help…Need To Hire…But Short On Cash?

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: You Need Help…Need To Hire…But Short On Cash?

NC DOL will provide your organization with information and guidance that will help to gain and maintain compliance with applicable labor laws; training on compliance requirements, employer responsibilities, and application of applicable laws; and cover topics related to Overtime requirements, minimum wage requirements, youth employment, record-keeping requirements, wage deductions, exemptions, and employer-employee relationships.

Charlotte Works helps businesses fill new positions and also helps to upskill existing employees through education and skills training opportunities. The UpSkill Charlotte training grant helps businesses make a difference in their bottom line by addressing employees’ skills gaps.

Speaker(s): Christina Morales-Bebrin (NC DOL) /  Andrew Davila (Charlotte Works)

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PRESS RECORD ~ Navigating the Ins and Outs of Recordkeeping

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: PRESS RECORD ~ Navigating the Ins and Outs of Recordkeeping

Where are you spending your money? By understanding the ins and outs of business recordkeeping aka bookkeeping, you will be able to effectively manage cash flow and formulate better business decisions.

In this session you will learn:

o What is bookkeeping?

o Why it is critical and necessary for business owners to understand bookkeeping.

o The difference between revenue, expenses, assets, liabilities, and equity.

o How to start the recordkeeping process.

Speaker(s): Adriane Jones Wilson

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WBCC Informational Session: 2nd Supply Chain “Center of Excellence” Management Program

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: WBCC Informational Session: 2nd Supply Chain “Center of Excellence” Management Program

You are Invited to Join us for an “Information Session” regarding the upcoming Women’s Business Center of Charlotte (WBCC) Supply Chain Center of Excellence, Online Certificate Program

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

• Business owners looking to partner and/or joint venture with like-minded resources for expanded capabilities

• Business owners looking to identify the right materials and tools needed to ramp up, deploy, or deliver on time and on budget to commercial clients

• Business owners who don’t have a formal Procurement or Supply Chain background

• Sales professional looking to accelerate service or product offering development

Speaker(s): G’Sean Williams

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The Secret Ingredients to Managing a Productive & Strategic Life as an Entrepreneur

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: The Secret Ingredients to Managing a Productive & Strategic Life as an Entrepreneur

Do you feel stuck and unsure what the next move is in developing and executing your plans, what your next product or service should be or how to scale your brand? Are you lacking organization, time management, and clarity? In this interactive session you will learn:

– What are business process improvements

– Applying S.W.O.T. Analysis to strengthen business objectives

– How to be S.M.A.R.T. with your goals

– Keeping your plans S.I.M.P.L.E.

– Constraints that can limit your progress

 

Speaker(s): LuAnn Barry

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Build, Sell, and Promote Your Brand

Topic: Marketing and Sales

Are you attracting the right customers? Do you need more help on how to market your business? Join us for this session as we talk about the best practices for marketing and selling your products or services.

Facilitator:

Nickkol Lewis, Senior Creator with Visual Appeal, LLC

Visual Appeal is a SWaM certified creative agency located in Mechanicsville, Virginia. They provide a brand consistent creative and technical solutions for businesses and organizations nationwide.

In this session we will cover:

  1. What is Branding? You will build awareness of the importance of “Your Brand” for your business
  2. Remaining relevant in the market (locally, regionally, across the blueprint)
  3. How to promote your business through effective branding models?
  4. Is your brand important to your business?
  5. Branding strategy…
  6. What market are you targeting?
  7. Branding tools targeted for your niche? Q &A

Fee: No Cost

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WBCR New Client Orientation

Topic: Start-up Assistance

Did you know the SBA has a network of Women’s Business Center to serve your business needs?

The WBC Richmond offers business training and counseling to both aspiring and existing women business owners in the greater Richmond area.

During this orientation session, we cover how to become a WBC Richmond client and how to gain access to our many free or low-cost services and events.

For more info: WBC Richmond Website

Fee: No Cost

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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: Natalie Williams

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Ready, Set, Go THRIVE [Session 3]

Register for Ready, Set, Go THRIVE

Topic: Start-up Assistance

Have you been thinking about starting a business? Do you need guidance on the right steps to take? Register for Ready! Set! Go! This Webinar series is for aspiring entrepreneurs and those who need to restart their business using a more formal process. Learn from a trained business development specialist from the SBA Richmond District office. Use this time to get direct assistance and network with your peers.

Class Dates:

  • May 10: Session 1 – Ready! Get basic understanding of how to get your business started
  • May 17: Session 2 – Set! Learn how to become and improve your credit worthiness.
  • May 24: Session 3 – Go! Overview of local resources to help you with growing your business

All classes are held at 4:30pm. Each registered participant will receive the classroom link via email. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions.

Questions? Contact WBC Richmond at wbcrichmond@outlook.com

Fee: No Cost

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Ready, Set, Go THRIVE [Session 2]

Register for Ready, Set, Go THRIVE

Topic: Start-up Assistance

Have you been thinking about starting a business? Do you need guidance on the right steps to take? Register for Ready! Set! Go! This Webinar series is for aspiring entrepreneurs and those who need to restart their business using a more formal process. Learn from a trained business development specialist from the SBA Richmond District office. Use this time to get direct assistance and network with your peers.

Class Dates:

  • May 10: Session 1 – Ready! Get basic understanding of how to get your business started
  • May 17: Session 2 – Set! Learn how to become and improve your credit worthiness.
  • May 24: Session 3 – Go! Overview of local resources to help you with growing your business

All classes are held at 4:30pm. Each registered participant will receive the classroom link via email. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions.

Questions? Contact WBC Richmond at wbcrichmond@outlook.com

Fee: No Cost

Click here to Register Online