/Events

Apr
13
Mon
Developing Nonprofit Programs (online) @ Online
Apr 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Topic: Nonprofit

Gain an understanding on how to use data to substantiate community needs and gain/sustain funding. Participants will learn how to design, develop and evaluate nonprofit programs using a nationally recognized program development model. This is the fourth session of a four part series. Attendees do not need to attend all four sessions but those that do will receive a series certificate of completion.

Speaker(s): Kathryn Addo, STC Consulting LLC

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

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

Branding Your Business (online) @ Online
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Topic: Marketing and Sales

Strong businesses build their brand to be authentic, cohesive and compelling. While your logo is the visual cornerstone of your brand, your brand is much bigger than your logo. In this session, we’ll cover the ins and outs of branding and what to consider as you brand (or re brand) your business.

Speaker(s): Lisa Speer

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

Apr
21
Tue
Cracking the Code of Crisis Management (online) @ Online
Apr 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Topic: Disaster Mitigation

It’s not if it’s when. As a business owner, you want to avoid crisis but despite your best efforts they are bound to occur. Don’t wait until a crisis strikes. Prepare now to reduce the impact on your business. In this seminar, you will define what a crisis is for your company, the key players needed during a crisis, and how to maintain your reputation in real-time.

Speaker(s): Vanessa Vaughn Mathews, Asfalis Advisors

Pre-registration required Register to attend online  at this time

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

Apr
30
Thu
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
7
Thu
How to Start a Business @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg. Room 215
May 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Topic: Start-up Assistance

Understand the basics of starting a business and go 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.

Pre-registration required.

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