/Events

Sep
17
Tue
Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop Series #2-5 @ SBA
Sep 17 @ 12:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop Series #2 — #5

(Fee: $150 for Workshop Series)

Session 2: Business Concept (Tues Sept 10)

The first workshop focuses on your business concept and step-by-step guidance in researching your idea, your market, and your competition. At the end of the Business Concept Workshop, you are able to identify your target markets, describe your products and services, and collect key competitive information to support your feasibility plan.

Session 3: Marketing Plan (Tues Sept 17)

The second workshop provides you with an introduction to marketing communication methods and tools to maximize your customer reach. The discussion in the Marketing Plan Workshop covers pricing strategies, positioning, the difference between features and benefits, and different marketing strategies. At the end of this session, you will know how to outline your marketing strategy, test your marketing message, choose the right sales channel, and exercise your marketing strategy.

Session 4: Financial Projections (Tues Sept 24)

The third workshop uses exercises to help you better understand financial concepts. This session reviews sales and prices, financial risks and rewards, true start-up costs, ongoing operating expenses, setting benchmarks for tracking progress and the organization of all your financial information. Using a hands-on approach, you learn how to use our financial model to forecast sales revenue and build solid pro-forma financial forecasts.

Session 5: Funding Sources and Next Steps (Tues Oct 1)

The final workshop offers information on how to finance your small business. In this session, discussions include sources of funds, accounting the six C’s of credit, banking relations, ratio analysis, and monthly preparation and review of financial statements. A bank loan officer will give an inside view of how a banker assesses the merit of business plans and loan application. At the end of the series, you have all the tools necessary to decide whether or not to launch your small business.

Attend all four sessions for $150.00 (A second person from the same company is an additional $50.00)

The Workshop Series is presented by SCORE Certified Mentors. Free one-on-one counseling is part of the workshop process.

WEE Talks…Is Starting a Business Right For You? SCORE Workshop, The Basics @ Waxhaw Entrepreneurs
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

WEE Talks…IS STARTING A BUSINESS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Join us for this SCORE Workshop, covering the Basics. Jim Weiland, Certified Mentor, will lead WEE Talks…Is Starting a Business Right for You?

He will help you:

This Startup Basics Workshop will provide you with an overview of the skills and tools that you will need when deciding to start a business. Or not.

Walk-ins are welcome! NO FEE to attend. Free parking in the rear.

SCORE Charlotte Chapter offers free mentoring for small business owners via face-to-face, email, phone or video conferencing. 704-344-6576

Waxhaw Entrepreneurs is a co-working space for small business. 704-219-8765.

SCORE Charlotte and Waxhaw Entrepreneurs are co-sponsoring this Workshop, titled WEE Talks…Is Starting a Business Right for You?

Sep
18
Wed
Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop #1, The Basics @ SBA
Sep 18 @ 12:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Is Starting a Business Right for You?

 Session 1: Start-Up Basics – FREE SCORE Charlotte Workshop

This introductory workshop focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. The Start-Up Basics Workshop provides you with an overview of the skills and tools you need when deciding to start a business.

In this session, you learn about the advantages and disadvantages of owning a business, the most profitable form for your business, and the fundamentals of formation, organization, marketing, cash flow and funding sources.

Presented by SCORE Charlotte Certified Mentors at no cost to you.

TO REGISTER, GO TO https://charlotte.score.org/local-workshops-4

Sep
21
Sat
Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop #1, The Basics @ Cornelius Library
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Is Starting a Business Right for You?

 Session 1: Start-Up Basics – FREE SCORE Charlotte Workshop

This introductory workshop focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. The Start-Up Basics Workshop provides you with an overview of the skills and tools you need when deciding to start a business.

In this session, you learn about the advantages and disadvantages of owning a business, the most profitable form for your business, and the fundamentals of formation, organization, marketing, cash flow and funding sources.

Presented by SCORE Charlotte Certified Mentors at no cost to you.

TO REGISTER, GO TO https://charlotte.score.org/local-workshops-4

 

Sep
24
Tue
Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop Series #2-5 @ SBA
Sep 24 @ 12:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop Series #2 — #5

(Fee: $150 for Workshop Series)

Session 2: Business Concept (Tues Sept 10)

The first workshop focuses on your business concept and step-by-step guidance in researching your idea, your market, and your competition. At the end of the Business Concept Workshop, you are able to identify your target markets, describe your products and services, and collect key competitive information to support your feasibility plan.

Session 3: Marketing Plan (Tues Sept 17)

The second workshop provides you with an introduction to marketing communication methods and tools to maximize your customer reach. The discussion in the Marketing Plan Workshop covers pricing strategies, positioning, the difference between features and benefits, and different marketing strategies. At the end of this session, you will know how to outline your marketing strategy, test your marketing message, choose the right sales channel, and exercise your marketing strategy.

Session 4: Financial Projections (Tues Sept 24)

The third workshop uses exercises to help you better understand financial concepts. This session reviews sales and prices, financial risks and rewards, true start-up costs, ongoing operating expenses, setting benchmarks for tracking progress and the organization of all your financial information. Using a hands-on approach, you learn how to use our financial model to forecast sales revenue and build solid pro-forma financial forecasts.

Session 5: Funding Sources and Next Steps (Tues Oct 1)

The final workshop offers information on how to finance your small business. In this session, discussions include sources of funds, accounting the six C’s of credit, banking relations, ratio analysis, and monthly preparation and review of financial statements. A bank loan officer will give an inside view of how a banker assesses the merit of business plans and loan application. At the end of the series, you have all the tools necessary to decide whether or not to launch your small business.

Attend all four sessions for $150.00 (A second person from the same company is an additional $50.00)

The Workshop Series is presented by SCORE Certified Mentors. Free one-on-one counseling is part of the workshop process.

Oct
1
Tue
“Key Employee Retention” Workshop, Sponsored by SCORE Charlotte @ Capitol Towers
Oct 1 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

“Key Employee Retention” Workshop, Sponsored by SCORE Charlotte

In this interactive workshop, Kevin D. Monaghan, an industry expert, guides business owners to view their compensation strategies from a new perspective. Attendees will work through key employee valuations that help them determine solutions to retain, inspire and reward their leaders.

Key Decisions:

  • Structuring your Retention Strategy using the 6 Pillars of Compensation
  • Extending your servant leadership through your compensation program
  • Avoiding the conflicts of interest that exist in compensation negotiations
  • Understanding how your Compensation Strategy can increase your Exit Price

Workshop Activities

  1. Participants will break into groups and role play a Compensation Negotiation.
  2. Attendees will work through three Key Employee Valuation Formulas to determine what their key person is worth to their business.

Speaker: Kevin D. Monaghan

Kevin D. Monaghan is Founder/Director of Intuitive Compensation Group in Charlotte. His experience ranges from running a 44-person consulting firm in Shanghai, China, to “cold calling” his way into the writer’s room on NBC’s TV show, The Office and Parks and Recreation. He’s an industry expert who works with American business owners to help retain key employees, develop buyout strategies and navigate working family business partners. He graduated from Siena College in New York and attended Bond University in Queensland, Australia. He makes live appearances all over the country, helping business owners align their goals with workable compensation models.

 “Key Employee Retention” Workshop is sponsored by SCORE Charlotte, a nonprofit organization of all volunteers. These volunteers are all Certified Mentors who offer free one-on-one mentoring services to the small business community.

REGISTER TODAY!

Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop Series #2-5 @ SBA
Oct 1 @ 12:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop Series #2 — #5

(Fee: $150 for Workshop Series)

Session 2: Business Concept (Tues Sept 10)

The first workshop focuses on your business concept and step-by-step guidance in researching your idea, your market, and your competition. At the end of the Business Concept Workshop, you are able to identify your target markets, describe your products and services, and collect key competitive information to support your feasibility plan.

Session 3: Marketing Plan (Tues Sept 17)

The second workshop provides you with an introduction to marketing communication methods and tools to maximize your customer reach. The discussion in the Marketing Plan Workshop covers pricing strategies, positioning, the difference between features and benefits, and different marketing strategies. At the end of this session, you will know how to outline your marketing strategy, test your marketing message, choose the right sales channel, and exercise your marketing strategy.

Session 4: Financial Projections (Tues Sept 24)

The third workshop uses exercises to help you better understand financial concepts. This session reviews sales and prices, financial risks and rewards, true start-up costs, ongoing operating expenses, setting benchmarks for tracking progress and the organization of all your financial information. Using a hands-on approach, you learn how to use our financial model to forecast sales revenue and build solid pro-forma financial forecasts.

Session 5: Funding Sources and Next Steps (Tues Oct 1)

The final workshop offers information on how to finance your small business. In this session, discussions include sources of funds, accounting the six C’s of credit, banking relations, ratio analysis, and monthly preparation and review of financial statements. A bank loan officer will give an inside view of how a banker assesses the merit of business plans and loan application. At the end of the series, you have all the tools necessary to decide whether or not to launch your small business.

Attend all four sessions for $150.00 (A second person from the same company is an additional $50.00)

The Workshop Series is presented by SCORE Certified Mentors. Free one-on-one counseling is part of the workshop process.

Oct
2
Wed
Is Starting a Business Right For You? SCORE Workshop #1, The Basics @ Charlotte Main Library
Oct 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Is Starting a Business Right for You?

 Session 1: Start-Up Basics – FREE SCORE Charlotte Workshop

This introductory workshop focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. The Start-Up Basics Workshop provides you with an overview of the skills and tools you need when deciding to start a business.

In this session, you learn about the advantages and disadvantages of owning a business, the most profitable form for your business, and the fundamentals of formation, organization, marketing, cash flow and funding sources.

Presented by SCORE Charlotte Certified Mentors at no cost to you.

TO REGISTER, GO TO https://charlotte.score.org/local-workshops-4

Oct
3
Thu
Latin America Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte – Seminario “¡Aprovecha los Bajos Intereses y Compra tu Casa Ahora!” @ LACCC Oficina
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Event Description:
       LACCC Seminario
 “¡Aprovecha los Bajos Intereses y Compra tu Casa Ahora!”
                                                 
Una de las ventajas de comprar casa en el otoño es que no hay tantos compradores, lo cual disminuye la competencia de personas interesadas en la misma propiedad. También, las tazas de interés bajaron y esto le ayudará a disminuir los pagos o comprar una casa de mas valor!Ana y Oscar, expertos en el tema les podrán responder todas sus preguntas y asesorarlos en la compra de su casa.
Usted recibirá:
  • Información de los requisitos mínimos para adquirir un préstamo hipotecario
  • Orientación y pasos a seguir en la búsqueda de una casa
        

Patrocinado y Presentado por

      Eduardo Descalzi PNC BANK  &  Ana Aponte – Austin Banks   Real State Company                                                                                                                                          

                                             

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Location:
LACCC Oficina
145C Scaleybark Rd,
Charlotte, NC 28209
Parqueadero gratis
Date/Time Information:
Jueves, Octubre 3
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
704-343-2525
Fees/Admission:
Se ofrecerán refrescos
Este Seminario es GRATIS
Deben Registrarse – Espacio Limitado
Oct
9
Wed
Is Starting a Business Right for You? SCORE Workshop #1 — The Basics @ Packard Place, Garage
Oct 9 @ 5:45 pm – 8:00 pm

Is Starting a Business Right for You?

 Session 1: Start-Up Basics – FREE SCORE Charlotte Workshop

This introductory workshop focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. The Start-Up Basics Workshop provides you with an overview of the skills and tools you need when deciding to start a business.

In this session, you learn about the advantages and disadvantages of owning a business, the most profitable form for your business, and the fundamentals of formation, organization, marketing, cash flow and funding sources.

Presented by SCORE Charlotte Certified Mentors at no cost to you.

TO REGISTER, GO TO https://charlotte.score.org/local-workshops-4