Small Business Development / Business Plan Overview @ Webinar
Aug 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

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. Having challenges with understanding where to begin with your business plan, and what components are required? The Business Plan Overview session will give business owners the ability to walk-away knowledgeable of the key objectives needed for a professional plan.

North Carolina Wage and Hour Laws @ Webinar
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Do you understand Department of Labor laws? NC DOL assist employers take a proactive approach in learning about some of the areas that must be addressed when you have employees. Gain valuable information on the following topics: Wage and Hour Terms; Minimum Wage and Overtime requirements; Youth Employment; Record Keeping Requirements; Wage Deductions; Exemptions. Knowledge is power!

Protecting Your Employees During Turbulent Times – Webinar @ CPCC Small Business Center
Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

When things aren’t business as usual, it is important for business owners to make sure their employees feel safe and heard. Explore techniques to help keep your employees healthy, physically and mentally. Discuss how to handle concerns from your employees, whether they are virus related or in response to any other unrest in the world today.

Speaker(s): Nikki Pounds HR Unequivocally

Pre-registration required. Online Web Ex registrants will be emailed the access information 24 hours before the training seminar. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

Mid-Week Lunch Spotlight @ Webinar
Aug 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Our Mid-Week Lunch Spotlight platform is designed:
1. To bring up-to-date information to our listeners, clients, customers, and community
2. Have conversation about the most pressing issues which right now is COVID-19
3. To bring resources, solutions, and strategies to the small business community in a tangible way that eradicates misconceptions of minority businesses being valid
4. To highlight our community leaders and partners and the work they do that brings VALUE to our economy

Bonding and Contract Law @ Webinar
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn about what is bonding and how to can I qualify?
Contract law discuss on how to reading contracts, pitfalls to avoid
Ask your questions to a construction attorney and a bonding agent

53 Ideas: Pitch Day (Live-stream) @ Online
Aug 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:15 pm


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Join us for the exciting conclusion of the 53 Ideas Business Pitch Competition. Out of the 53 business ideas chosen to compete, the field was narrowed down to the top 15 who will pitch for the top three spots. First place winning $10,000, second place earning, $5,000 and third place receiving $2,500.

Meet these future entrepreneurs and find out who will claim the top spots walking away with funding to catapult their idea forward.

Everyone is invited to come check it out! There might also be a viewers choice so be prepared to cast your vote.

Register now to attend this virtual event!

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Is starting a business right for you? Score virtual workshop @ Zoom virtual meeting
Aug 13 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Is Starting a Business Right for You?

Session 1: Start-Up Basics – FREE SCORE Charlotte Workshop
This introductory workshop focuses on the Business Start-Up Basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. The Business 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/content/take-workshop-249

Did You Know Chat @ Instagram
Aug 14 @ 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm

The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte will have a ‘Did You Know’ session to inform clients about information and happening with WBCC and partners.  Every Friday at 3 PM on Instagram Live @wbccharlotte


Quickbooks Level 1 – Online @ CPCC Small Business Center
Aug 17 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Discover how to manage and maintain your business finances by automating your accounting and financial reporting functions. Use this computerized program to set your company’s chart of accounts, receive payments, pay bills, create lists, track cash sales, enter bills, create invoices, make deposits, reconcile bank accounts and write checks in order to more easily manage your financial decisions.

Class will meet Monday – Thursday 8:30-11:30am

Textbook required – order online https://www.cpcc.edu/student-experience/bookstores

Pre-registration is required

A Sip of Monday Motivation @ Instagram
Aug 17 @ 9:00 am – 9:15 am

Start out your week with A Sip of Monday Motivation from Natalie Williams on Instagram Live @wbccharlotte


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