/Events

Jun
22
Tue
B.O.S.S. U.P. Series Purpose – The WHY For Your Business @ Online
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Do you know what your purpose is? Knowing your purpose will allow you to succeed in your business. In this session, we will help you identify WHAT your purpose is, HOW it aligns with your life and business, and how YOU can utilize practical and effective strategies, strengths, and opportunities to build your business. Your purpose is the glue that makes it all stick together. It’s time to audaciously B.O.S.S. U.P.!

Business Plan 101 ~ Create Your Business SWAY @ Online
Jun 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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.

Jun
23
Wed
Is Starting a business right for you? SCORE virtual workshop @ Zoom Virtual Meeting
Jun 23 @ 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 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

Jun
24
Thu
5 Key Steps to Starting and Designing Your Business @ Webinar
Jun 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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): Sonya Miller-Ray

Click here to register.

5 Key Steps to Starting and Designing Your Business @ Online
Jun 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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.

Jul
8
Thu
WBCC Nonprofit Series: Nonprofit Organization Formation @ Online
Jul 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Learn the “how to” of nonprofit start-up in North Carolina. This webinar focuses on the 3-step NPO formation process at the state, local, and federal levels. Participants will learn the critical role the Board of Directors plays in providing administrative and financial management of the NPO.

Jul
13
Tue
5 Key Steps to Starting and Designing Your Business @ Online
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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.

Is Starting a Business Right For You? SCORE Workshop Series #2–#5 (Fee: $150 for Workshop Series) @ Virtual webinar via Zoom
Jul 13 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Virtual Workshop Series #2 — #5 

(Fee: $150 for Workshop Series)

Join us for four three-hour sessions that help you understand these basics:

  • The concepts involved with assessing a business idea,
  • Marketing your product or service,
  • Understanding business financials and how they work, and
  • How to fund and finance your business.

Is Starting a Business Right for You?

Business Start-Up Series – 4 Sessions

Session 2: Business Concept 

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 

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

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 

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)Registration:  The Business Start-Up Workshop Series is presented by SCORE Certified Mentors. Free one-on-one counseling is part of the workshop process.

Zoom virtual workshop, login information provided upon registration:

Registration:https://charlotte.score.org/event/simple-steps-starting-your-business-workshop-series-2-5-july-2021

 

 

Jul
15
Thu
WBCC Nonprofit Series: Nonprofit Business Planning @ Online
Jul 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Nonprofit business planning creates a detailed map that helps the organization meet its mission. This webinar provides basic information on how to develop a nonprofit business plan. Participants will learn how business planning relates to nonprofit operations and the basic elements of a nonprofit business plan.

Jul
20
Tue
Is Starting a Business Right For You? SCORE Workshop Series #2–#5 (Fee: $150 for Workshop Series) @ Virtual webinar via Zoom
Jul 20 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Virtual Workshop Series #2 — #5 

(Fee: $150 for Workshop Series)

Join us for four three-hour sessions that help you understand these basics:

  • The concepts involved with assessing a business idea,
  • Marketing your product or service,
  • Understanding business financials and how they work, and
  • How to fund and finance your business.

Is Starting a Business Right for You?

Business Start-Up Series – 4 Sessions

Session 2: Business Concept 

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 

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

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 

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)Registration:  The Business Start-Up Workshop Series is presented by SCORE Certified Mentors. Free one-on-one counseling is part of the workshop process.

Zoom virtual workshop, login information provided upon registration:

Registration:https://charlotte.score.org/event/simple-steps-starting-your-business-workshop-series-2-5-july-2021

 

 

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