Women’s Business Academy
Do you have a great business idea?
Need help getting it off the ground?
Don’t know where to start?
Get Started at the Women’s Business Academy
Starting a business is a major undertaking and no one should try to do it alone. The WBC is here to help, think of us as your trusted adviser; someone you can count on for sound advice and to be there when you need help along the way.
The Women’s Business Academy will teach you the fundamentals of starting a business in an engaging and interactive manner, resulting in a complete business plan.
The Women’s Business Academy is a 9-week business training course designed to teach individuals how to start and operate a small business. The program is held one time per year in the Winter. Applications are accepted in the Fall. The course is FREE, but you must qualify.
Schedule – The Academy is a 9-week course; totaling 75 hours of training. Classes are held 3 – 4 nights per week from 6pm – 8:30pm.
ATTEND THIS PROGRAM TO LEARN:
7 units of business planning combined with one-on-one counseling, walk you through process of researching and writing a business plan.
2 units on the business law orient you on the effects the law has on the decisions you make when organizing and running your business.
4 units of accounting teach you the basics so you can understand how your business is doing financial and how to run it better.
This unit teaches you the commercial leasing or purchasing process and when it makes financial sense to buy instead of rent.
4 units of marketing orient you on the science of marketing, how to use it to plan your products and promotion plan.
Personal & Professional Development
3 units are dedicated to helping you grow as a person and build you to be the leader you need to be success in business.
This unit familiarizes you with your role as an employer, how to hire staff and what the government expects from you.
This unit explains the commercial insurance buying process, how to assess your coverage needs and how to understand your insurance policy.
This unit will teach you about credit, how your FICO score is calculated and strategies to start fixing your credit.
This unit reviews the lending process from the perspective of a banker and where you need to be to access the capital you need.
Want to get more done in less time? This unit offers strategies you can use to be more efficient and effective with your time.
This unit teaches you how money works, the importance of budgets and how to invest your money to reach your goals.