Webinar: Steps to Start Your Business

  Discover what it really takes to start your own business. This newly re-designed workshop walks you through the steps you need to take to get your startup up and running. Topics addressed include: Writing a business plan Funding your business Legal considerations Registering your business in Maryland Obtaining your federal tax ID Forming a B.A.I.L. team Managing risk Marketing your business Intended Audience: Pre-Venture Steps to Start Your Business is the second workshop in our “Plan and Start Your Business” series. It is recommended that you take workshops in the following order: Introduction to Entrepreneurship and MWBC Steps to Start Your Business Develop Your Business Plan Market Your Business on a Budget Pre-registration is required. You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting upon registration. If this is your first time using Zoom, we recommend that you log on a few minutes early as you may need to install…

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Coffee & Connections: How to Choose an Attorney

Using Legal Services Efficiently—Why, What, Who, Where, When and How”? Learn how to choose the best lawyer to fit your business needs and learn when to involve an attorney with Jessica Chod, Esq. from Potomac Law Group. Note Our Policies: Women and men are invited to attend our training workshops. If this is your first time using Zoom, we recommend that you log on a few minutes early as you may need to install the Zoom app.

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Free Webinar: Time Management for a Small Business

The better you manage your time, the more money you can earn. With time management, business owners maximize how much they get done each working day. During this workshop we will explain the concept of time management and why is it important to a small business. You will learn time management practices that are commonly employed by a small business, including: • Pareto analysis • ABC method • Eisenhower method • POSEC method *Intended Audience: start-up, growth Note Our Policies: Women and men are invited to attend our training workshops. If this is your first time using Zoom, we recommend that you log on a few minutes early as you may need to install the Zoom app.

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Webinar: Market Your Business on a Budget

Marketing your products or services is a critical component of a successful business and differentiates your company from the competition. During this workshop, you will create a step-by-step plan to develop a marketing strategy, including: Crafting your marketing goals Identifying the ideal target audience Researching competition Setting a realistic budget *Intended Audience: Pre-venture, Startup Market Your Business On a Budget is the final workshop in our “Plan and Start Your Business” series. It is recommended that you take workshops in the following order: Introduction to Entrepreneurship and MWBC Steps to Start Your Business Develop Your Business Plan Market Your Business on a Budget Pre-registration is required. You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting upon registration. If this is your first time using Zoom, we recommend that you log on a few minutes early as you may need to install the Zoom app. Price: $25 Note: MWBC recognizes that many…

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Webinar: Develop Your Business Plan

  A business plan is a road map to steer your business in the right direction and an essential component of success. It is also the key to securing funding from banks and investors. Writing your business plan requires a holistic analysis of your business, which we will detail in this course. Topics include: Business mission, vision, and values Market/competitive analysis Marketing goals Business operations and organizational structure Financial analysis and sales projections Small business accounting and compliance *Intended Audience: pre-venture, start-up Develop Your Business Plan is the third workshop in our “Plan and Start Your Business” series. It is recommended that you take workshops in the following order: Introduction to Entrepreneurship and MWBC Steps to Start Your Business Develop Your Business Plan Market Your Business on a Budget Pre-registration is required. You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting upon registration. If this is your first time using Zoom,…

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Webinar: Steps to Start Your Business

  Discover what it really takes to start your own business. This newly re-designed workshop walks you through the steps you need to take to get your startup up and running. Topics addressed include: Writing a business plan Funding your business Legal considerations Registering your business in Maryland Obtaining your federal tax ID Forming a B.A.I.L. team Managing risk Marketing your business Intended Audience: Pre-Venture Steps to Start Your Business is the second workshop in our “Plan and Start Your Business” series. It is recommended that you take workshops in the following order: Introduction to Entrepreneurship and MWBC Steps to Start Your Business Develop Your Business Plan Market Your Business on a Budget Pre-registration is required. You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting upon registration. If this is your first time using Zoom, we recommend that you log on a few minutes early as you may need to install…

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Webinar: Información sobre PPP

  Únase a la Administración de Pequeñas Empresas y al Centro de Empresas de Mujeres de Maryland el 14 de enero para un seminario web especial: Información sobre PPP   David Hincapie es un especialista en desarrollo económico en la Oficina de Administración de Pequeñas Empresas del Distrito del Área Metropolitana de Washington. Trabaja con SBA Resource Partners (SBDC, WBC, SCORE y VBOC) y SBA Microprestamistas para aumentar el desarrollo de pequeñas empresas. También es el Oficial de Desarrollo Comercial para Veteranos de la oficina del distrito y el principal punto de contacto para los veteranos que buscan utilizar los programas y recursos de la SBA. Recibirá un enlace a la reunión de Zoom al registrarse. Si es la primera vez que usa Zoom, le recomendamos que inicie sesión unos minutos antes, ya que es posible que deba instalar la aplicación Zoom.

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Webinar: Information about PPP

  Join the Small Business Administration and the Maryland Women’s Business Center on January 14th for a special webinar: Information about PPP   About our speaker: David Hincapie is an Economic Development Specialist in Washington Metropolitan Area District Office of the Small Business Administration. He works with SBA Resource Partners (SBDC, WBC, SCORE, and VBOC) and SBA Microlenders to increase small business development. He is also the district office’s Veteran Business Development Officer and the primary point of contact for veterans seeking to use SBA programs and resources. You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting upon registration. If this is your first time using Zoom, we recommend that you log on a few minutes early as you may need to install the Zoom app.

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Selling a Small Business & Succession Planning

This workshop will discuss changing ownership of a business through selling, closing, or handing to a successor; establishing an exit strategy for retirement: including a succession plan, transfer of ownership, and taxes. Pre-registration is required. You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting upon registration. If this is your first time using Zoom, we recommend that you log on a few minutes early as you may need to install the Zoom app. Note: MWBC recognizes that many individuals and businesses are experiencing financial hardships right now. If the cost of this workshop is a deterrent to your attendance, please contact us to discuss scholarship opportunities. 

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Webinar: Market Your Business on a Budget

Marketing your products or services is a critical component of a successful business and differentiates your company from the competition. During this workshop, you will create a step-by-step plan to develop a marketing strategy, including: Crafting your marketing goals Identifying the ideal target audience Researching competition Setting a realistic budget *Intended Audience: Pre-venture, Startup Market Your Business On a Budget is the final workshop in our “Plan and Start Your Business” series. It is recommended that you take workshops in the following order: Introduction to Entrepreneurship and MWBC Steps to Start Your Business Develop Your Business Plan Market Your Business on a Budget Pre-registration is required. You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting upon registration. If this is your first time using Zoom, we recommend that you log on a few minutes early as you may need to install the Zoom app. Price: $25 Note: MWBC recognizes that many…

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