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Dec
15
Thu
ABC’s of Small Business Orientation @ Wowen's Business Center of Charlotte
Dec 15 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

A workshop to help start-up 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, financial projections and funding opportunities.

Register Today!

https://www.facebook.com/Womens-Business-Center-of-Charlotte-983807681714998/events/

Jan
2
Mon
PitchBreakfast @ Packard Place
Jan 2 @ 8:00 AM – 9:15 AM

PitchBreakfast is a catalyst within the entrepreneurial community, a safe place where entrepreneurs go to connect, learn and grow.

SCHEDULE

8:00 AM Networking + Breakfast
8:15 AM Pitches
9:15 AM Networking

PitchBreakfast is the second Wednesday of every month at Packard Place, 222 S. Church Street (Between 3rd and 4th Streets), Charlotte, NC 28202.

2 to 4 companies have 5 minutes (with slides) to present their ideas followed by 10 minutes of feedback from our expert panelists and then a Q+A with the audience.

Once a quarter, we host IDEA Pitch, for the select pitchsters from PitchBreakfast. 2 to 4 companies have 2 minutes (no slides) to present their ideas followed by 15 minutes of feedback from IDEA Fund Partners.

Breakfast and coffee is provided, courtesy of our sponsors.

PARKING

Packard Place is located at 222 S. Church Street (Between 3rd and 4th Streets), just 3 blocks from the Lynx Blue Line 3rd Street/Convention Center stop.

Parking is available on the street around Packard Place and at many affordable parking decks shown on the map.

Jan
17
Tue
How to Start a Business @ CPCC Central Campus
Jan 17 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Understand the basics of starting a business in this seminar that takes you from idea to opportunity. Learn key strategies for start-up, financing and marketing as well as important information about legal issues, licensing, zoning, operations and more. Realize the importance of a self-assessment and how to evaluate the feasibility of your business idea. Discover the resources available to help you start and successfully operate your business.

Jan
23
Mon
Starting A New Venture @ Online
Jan 23 all-day

Overwhelmed in starting your business? Get ready to jump-start your launch in this unique course filled with online lessons from nationally known entrepreneurs. Use this real world experience and rules of the road to learn the valuable tips and advice and avoid the most common mistakes. We’ll walk you through a practical a business model and startup blueprint that lets you seize opportunities and use proven steps to execute a successful startup. Online.

Live WebEx sessions once a week beginning Monday 1/23-2/27 from 6:30-8:30 pm.

Startup vs. Franchise @ Central Campus
Jan 23 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Are you trying to decide whether to start your own business from scratch or look into a franchise? This is your opportunity to learn about the unique aspects of each type of venture. By gaining a clear understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of each, you will be able to determine which option makes the most sense for you.

Jan
24
Tue
Basic Accounting with QuickBooks @ Levine Campus
Jan 24 @ 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Build a solid foundation by learning the fundamentals of accounting and how it relates within QuickBooks®. Understand the chart of accounts and what happens when bills, checks and invoices are entered. Occurs every Tuesday and Thursday 1/24-1/26.

Business Model Canvas @ CPCC Central Campus
Jan 24 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Throw out your static business plan for this innovative tool for success and you will be able to design and implement a new business idea or analyze and renovate an old one. The Business Model Canvas is a hands on approach for business modeling that allows you to outline and test your hypothesis, present your ideas to customers, collect real world evidence and pivot to adapt your idea or business to the changing landscape. Strategically and systematically find more effective ways to do business and see the benefits to your bottom line.

Jan
25
Wed
Women Business and Financials @ Central Campus
Jan 25 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Stay at the top of your game- Learn the importance of understanding your financials – Learn what your lenders are looking for and how to build your financial story. Understand how to read your Balance Sheet, P&L, & Cash Flow Statements in addition to what transactions make up your financial history.

Jan
26
Thu
Basic Accounting with QuickBooks @ Levine Campus
Jan 26 @ 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Build a solid foundation by learning the fundamentals of accounting and how it relates within QuickBooks®. Understand the chart of accounts and what happens when bills, checks and invoices are entered. Occurs every Tuesday and Thursday 1/24-1/26.

Small Business Resources @ Online
Jan 26 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

This seminar will assist you with resources available for small businesses, including the programs and services provided by the Women’s Business Center (WBC) and N.C. Institute of Minority Economic Development (NCIMED). Learn how to best access services as you start, grow and manage your business.