Learn to Lead: 7 Leadership Failures and How to Overcome Them

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Learn to Lead: 7 Leadership Failures and How to Overcome Them

Great leaders do not become great leaders over night. In her work with business leaders, Julie has found that leaders often go through several of these 7 critical failures that land them between a rock and a hard place. In this workshop, Julie will share each of these critical failures, how to recognize them, overcome each one, and prevent those failures from happening again.

If you’re a business owner this session and series is for you! Learning to lead as a business owner will help you drive your team and your business forward.

Speaker(s): Julie Bee

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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

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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Building Your Online Presence

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Building Your Online Presence

Part 1: Showing up when customers are searching online is more important than ever. Ensure customers can find accurate, updated information about your local business on Google Search and Google Maps, no matter which device they use. In this workshop, you will learn how to create and manage a Google business profile from start to finish.

In this session we’ll show you how to:
• Create or claim your Business Profile on Google
• Manage your business info across Google Search and Maps
• Use Google My Business to connect with potential customer

Part 2: Discover how to create a search-friendly website that drives user action and supports their goals. Whether launching a new website or sprucing up an old one, this workshop will help.

Speaker(s): Linda Hughes

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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

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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Charlotte MED Week 2021

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Charlotte MED Week 2021

Engage, Elevate, Empower

Charlotte MED Week 2021 | October 11-14, 2021

Join business, government, and community leaders at the eleventh annual Charlotte Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week celebration honoring outstanding minority, women-owned and small businesses and the agencies and individuals who support a diverse marketplace. We will have virtual professional development workshops with the business connections expo and awards and recognition celebration occurring in person. All events will commemorate the achievements of minority, women and small entrepreneurs and affirm our community’s commitment to the principle of equal opportunity.

All virtual events will be hosted on the Whova Event App. Please, download directly from the Apple Store or Google Play on your phone or device.

No cost to attend workshops, Career Fair or Expo. Pre-registration is required for all events.

Speaker(s): Various

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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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How to Become SWAM Certified

Topic: Government Contracting

This webinar will be delivered by the Commonwealth’s Small Business and Supplier Diversity Office. The presentation will include the benefits of becoming a certified – Small, Women-owned and Minority business yet moreover it will include an overview of the process for doing so.

Fee: No Cost

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): WBCC Representative

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Doing Business With Federal, State & Local Entities

Topic: Government Contracting

Doing Business with Federal, State & Local Entities with Technical Assistance from Resource Partners

This is a collaborative seminar by supply chain professionals from the Commonwealth of Virginia, the City of Richmond, along with Henrico and Chesterfield Counties in conjunction with the Women’s Business Center Richmond to provide insight and guidance regarding contracting and funding opportunities and the technical assistance that is in place to help business owners be more successful in the process.

Fee: No Cost

Entrepreneur Roadmap to Starting a Business

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Entrepreneur Roadmap to Starting a Business

Want to start a business, but not sure of the paperwork you need or the steps you should take??? This Startup Workshop is designed to give Entrepreneurs on-site legal counsel and assistance. This hands-on workshop will provide participants with answers to their legal questions, support with filling out documents with NC Secretary of the State, and support with completing all paperwork to get your business up and running.

Speaker(s): Tony Proctor /  Ann Elmore / Raeneice Taltoan-Reed

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