/Events

Apr
14
Tue
Small Business Development Overview / Business Financials @ Online
Apr 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Small Business Development Overview / Business Financials

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):  Sonya Miller-Ray  / Jules Monroe

Apr
16
Thu
Where Do I Start? Website Planning 101 @ Online
Apr 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Where Do I Start? Website Planning 101

A website is a necessity for entrepreneurs. Learn terminology and the type of website that best fit your business and industry. Participants will walk way with the tools needed to choose a domain name and how to deploy their website successfully.

Speaker(s):  Linda Hughes

Apr
23
Thu
Emotional Intelligence for Business Success 1 (online) @ Online
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Topic: Disaster Mitigation

The business world is full of unexpected surprises and those who learn to use their Emotional Intelligence to navigate through them have been known to have long-term success. This workshop is designed to increase your self-awareness in your role as an entrepreneur, improve your ability to communicate under pressure and help you focus on solutions to bounce back more quickly. You will learn to recognize the emotions of others and use that data to respond, rather than react under pressure.

Speaker(s): Mic Alexander, Image Wealth Management

Pre-registration required Register to attend online at this time

Apr
28
Tue
Your Personal Brand @ Online
Apr 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Your Personal Brand

Grow your professional brand with LinkedIn. With LinkedIn you can build a professional profile for your business and your life. It’s the social media for the professional you. It provides networking, training, and opportunities to build a following.

Speaker(s):  Samuel Blackmon

Enhance Your Business & Protect Yourself: The ABCs of Trademarks in NC @ Online
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic:  Enhance Your Business & Protect Yourself: The ABCs of Trademarks in NC

This course will discuss legislative protections for different kinds of intellectual property, cover the basics of trademark and service mark registration in North Carolina, review why it’s desirable to register, and describe the State’s counterfeit enforcement initiatives, including the applicable criminal laws.

Speaker(s):  Ann Elmore

Business Preparedness: Expect the Unexpected (online) @ Online
Apr 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Topic: Disaster Mitigation

Every business needs a plan B. Fire, floods, and hurricanes are generally associated with contingency planning. But what if a large event comes to town that shuts down roadways making it difficult or impossible for suppliers and employees to reach your business? What if your entire team comes down with the flu? Make no mistake continuity of operations isn’t just about natural disasters. It can also prepare you for more commonplace problems and ready you for unexpected disruption. Learn the necessary elements your small business needs to survive and thrive and five things most companies ignore that they shouldn’t in preparedness planning.

Speaker(s): Vanessa Vaughn Mathews, Asfalis Advisors

Pre-registration required Register to attend online only at this time

Apr
30
Thu
Doing Business with the Federal Government @ Online
Apr 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic:  Doing Business with the Federal Government

Did you know the Federal Government spends over $500 billion dollars on goods and services every year? Would you like to find out how your business can access the federal marketplace? Attend a FREE Workshop and Learn About Federal Certifications: Woman-Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Veteran & Service Disabled Veteran Program, 8(a) Business Development Program, HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program.

Speaker(s):  Joe Ann Shaffers  /   Fran Perez-Wilhite

Emotional Intelligence for Business Success 2 (online) @ Online
Apr 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Topic: Disaster Mitigation

At some point in every business owner’s career, big events can threaten to disrupt your business. Whether it comes in the form of a client issue, natural disasters, or large disruptions outside their control, how the business owner responds can make or break their company. When important decisions need to be made, having the ability to assess the situation and choose the best solution is crucial. Learn how to enhance and implement your emotional intelligence skills so that decisions made during big events put your business on the path to success.

Speaker(s): Mic Alexander, Image Wealth Management

Pre-registration required Register to attend online only at this time

Small Business Development Overview / Mecklenburg County Resources @ Online
Apr 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Small Business Development Overview / Mecklenburg County Resources

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, various ways to fund or bootstrap the business, and Mecklenburg County small business resources.

Speaker(s):  Sonya Miller-Ray  / Mark Stewart

May
5
Tue
QuickBook Series @ Women's Business Center of Charlotte
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic:  QuickBook Series

Feeling intimidated by your financial documents? Have you been avoiding your financial reports and numbers? Want to get a handle on the reports the Banks need? Let us help you discover how you can manage and maintain a solid foundation by learning the fundamentals of accounting.

This 12 hour course is for Entrepreneurs at all levels of their business to gain a more in-depth understanding of their financial management system to take back control of your business through your most valuable resource – YOUR INCOME.

This 12 hour course is designed to teach you: Bookkeeping Concepts; How to set up their Company in QuickBooks; Creating Charts of Accounts; Customer Transaction; Vendor Transaction; Reconciling Books; How to read financial statements and review your business; Understanding the difference between accrual or cash accounting; Inventory & No inventory; and more.

Speaker(s):  Tony Proctor 

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