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Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County)

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51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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October 2018

Write an Effective Business Plan Intensive Series – Montgomery County

October 1, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! Training Topics: Business Plan Description: This six-week intensive course, taught by Maria McElhenny runs, October 1 through November 5. You will meet once a week for three hours. The series takes you through the process of developing a strong business plan. You will finish the program with a roadmap and complete plan in hand to guide you through the growth of your business. Series Fee: $199 includes materials must be paid in full prior to start of…

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Writing a Successful Business Plan-Montgomery County

October 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! Training Topics: Business Plan, Managing a Business Description: Understand why you need a strong business plan. Learn how to develop each critical piece of your plan. Workshop includes comprehensive outline and additional resources. Note our Policy: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. No walk-ins allowed in our Bowie or Frederick locations. No cash walk-ins allowed (credit cards accepted) in our Rockville location. You must register online at www.marylandwbc.org so that we can save a place for…

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Plan de Negocios Exitoso – Montgomery County

October 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! Training Topics: Business Plan, Managing a Business Description: Aprenda por que usted necesita un Plan de Negocios sólido y robusto. Aprenda como desarrollar cada parte crítica de su plan.Este taller incluye un esbozo general y le orienta sobre otros recursos adicionales a los que usted puede acceder para elaborar un Exitoso Plan de Negocios en Rockville. Costo: $35

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Get Found on Google Search and Maps and Grow Your Business Online. -Montgomery County

October 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! Training Topics: Managing a Business, Marketing/Sales, Social Media, Woman-owned Businesses Description: Explore Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses who want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Get hands-on help creating or updating your listing and take advantage of talking with a Google Partner who can answer your questions. This two-for-one workshop will also teach you how customers find your business online and how to promote your online presence using search engine…

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Develop a Marketing Plan for Small Business -Montgomery County

October 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! Training Topics: Business Plan, Marketing/Sales Description: Creating a strategic marketing plan that identifies your ideal market, outlines actionable steps to reach that market and researches your competition requires a step-by-step plan. Learn how to identify and implement these critical steps with a plan that moves your business toward sustained success. Note our Policy: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. No walk-ins allowed in our Bowie or Frederick locations. No cash walk-ins allowed (credit cards accepted) in…

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Group Counseling: Web Design & Search Engine Topics – Montgomery County

October 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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REGISTER TODAY!   In this group counseling session led by Maria McElhenny, we will explore important strategies to plan the implementation of an effective website for your business while incorporating key search engine knowledge for better rankings.  

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November 2018

ABCs of Starting a Business-Montgomery County

November 8, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Description: Join us to find out what it really takes to start your own business. Learn more about the steps involved and discover the many resources available to support you. Questions about legal structures are answered by an attorney. Note Our Policy: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. Walk-ins are accepted in our Rockville location (credit cards payment only). You must register through the link above or online so that we can save a place for…

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Writing a Successful Business Plan – Montgomery County

November 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! Description: Understand why you need a strong business plan. Learn how to develop each critical piece of your plan. Workshop includes comprehensive outline and additional resources. Note Our Policy: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. Walk-ins paying with credit cards are accepted in our Rockville location (no cash). You must register by clicking on the link above, or at www.marylandwbc.org/events so that we can save a place for you in the workshop. Training Topics: Business Plan, Managing a…

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Develop a Marketing Plan for Small Business – Montgomery County

November 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Description: Creating a strategic marketing plan that identifies your ideal market, outlines actionable steps to reach that market and researches your competition requires a step-by-step plan. Learn how to identify and implement these critical steps with a plan that moves your business toward sustained success. Note Our Policy: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. Walk-ins accepted at the Rockville location (credit cards only). You must register through the link above or online at www.marylandwbc.org/events so…

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Develop Effective Taglines – Frederick County

November 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Description: Maximize the effectiveness of your logo, marketing message, or elevator speech through taglines. During this interactive workshop where you will define the key elements of your tagline, create a memorable description of what you offer, and get clarity that will resonate with your specific target audience. Note Our Policy: No refunds will be issued for workshops not attended. No walk-ins are permitted in our Frederick location. You must register through the link above or online so…

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Orientation to Small Business Resources-Montgomery County

November 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Description: Learn about the Maryland Women's Business Center and other resources to help you start and grow your business. Note Our Policy: You must register through the link above so that we can save a place for you in the workshop. Walk-ins are accepted at our Rockville location (credit card only).

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Plan de Negocios Exitoso – Montgomery County

November 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Descripción: Aprenda por que usted necesita un Plan de Negocios sólido y robusto. Aprenda como desarrollar cada parte crítica de su plan.Este taller incluye un esbozo general y le orienta sobre otros recursos adicionales a los que usted puede acceder para elaborar un Exitoso Plan de Negocios en Rockville. Costo: $35

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December 2018

Writing a Successful Business Plan – Montgomery County

December 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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…

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Plan de Negocios Exitoso – Montgomery County

December 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   ¡¡Escriba un plan de Negocio Exitoso!! Un Plan de Negocio es el guía que usted necesita para dirigir su negocio en la dirección correcta y además es un componente esencial de éxito. Este documento es también un elemento clave para asegurar financiamiento bancario o la participación de potenciales inversionistas. Escribir un Plan de Negocios, requiere de un análisis integral que usted podrá aprender en detalle durante este curso. Los tópicos que incluiremos: La misión de…

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Tax Compliance for Small Business – Montgomery County

December 18, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Overwhelmed by the various tax compliance requirements? As a business owner, you need to know the appropriate regulations for your industry as well as requirements imposed and enforced by a state and federal authorities. This workshop, led by a Certified Public Accountant, addresses what your company should be doing to comply and what your company can do capitalize on tax savings. *Target Audience: Start-Up - new small businesses with an established Federal EIN    …

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Develop a Marketing Plan for Small Business – Montgomery County

December 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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, Start-up Note Our Policies: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. Walk-ins are accepted in our Montgomery county location (credit cards payment only).…

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January 2019

Orientation to Maryland Women’s Business Center & Supporting Resources – Montgomery County

January 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Discover how the Maryland Women’s Business Center can support you through business start-up and growth. During this orientation, you will learn about the services and resources we provide to entrepreneurs throughout the state and how we can help YOU grow your business! *Intended Audience: pre-venture, start-up, growth, anyone new to the Maryland Women's Business Center!   Note Our Policies: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. Walk-ins are accepted in our Montgomery county location (credit cards payment…

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Develop a Marketing Plan for Small Business Owners – Montgomery County

January 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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, Start-up   Note Our Policies: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. Walk-ins are accepted in our Montgomery county location (credit cards payment…

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Public Relations 101 – Montgomery County

January 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Do you know the difference between advertising and public relations? How does a company get on the cover of Forbes magazine? What is a press release, do you need one and how much would it cost if you did? Get answers to these questions and more during this informative workshop. Public relations is often confused with advertising, but it's not the same – far from it. Public relations is actually a service that includes a…

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Writing a Successful Business Plan – Montgomery County

January 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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…

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ABCs of Starting a New Business – Montgomery County

January 24, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! Discover what it really takes to start your own business. Co-taught by a small business owner, an insurance agent, and a lawyer specializing in small business, this workshop lays the foundation for starting up your very own business in the state of Maryland! Topics addressed in this workshop include: Advance Planning Assessing if entrepreneurship is right for you Conducting market research Calculating start-up costs Build Your Business Determining business structure and registering your business both at…

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DISCOUNT: ABCs of Starting a Business & Don’t Quit Your Day Job (Yet!) – Montgomery County

January 24, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Start off the new year right! Sign up for TWO back-to-back courses offered in Montgomery County on Jan 24 to help you launch and grow your business! Start off the afternoon with the ABCs of Starting a Business offered from 2:30-5:30pm. Take a quick break and then join us for Don't Quit Your Day Job (Yet!): Getting a Head Start on Your Start Up from 6:00-7:30pm. A $50 value offered at a discounted rate of…

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Don’t Quit Your Day Job (Yet)! Getting a Head Start on Your Start-Up – Montgomery County

January 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Are you planning to leave your corporate job soon to start a new business? Join Judy O'Connor, Founder & CEO of Like Neighbors (and 2017 StartRight! Business Plan Competition runner-up!) as she provides a checklist of activities and resources that she wishes she’d had before leaving a corporate job to launch her own business. Any new entrepreneur can and should accomplish these tasks prior to quitting her day job, shortening the gap between that last…

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Plan de Negocios Exitoso – Montgomery County

January 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   ¡¡Escriba un plan de Negocio Exitoso!!   Un Plan de Negocio es el guía que usted necesita para dirigir su negocio en la dirección correcta y además es un componente esencial de éxito. Este documento es también un elemento clave para asegurar financiamiento bancario o la participación de potenciales inversionistas. Escribir un Plan de Negocios, requiere de un análisis integral que usted podrá aprender en detalle durante este curso. Los tópicos que incluiremos: La misión…

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February 2019

Orientation to Maryland Women’s Business Center & Supporting Resources – Montgomery County

February 13, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Discover how the Maryland Women’s Business Center can support you through business start-up and growth. During this orientation, you will learn about the services and resources we provide to entrepreneurs throughout the state and how we can help YOU grow your business! *Intended Audience: pre-venture, start-up, growth, anyone new to the Maryland Women's Business Center!   Note Our Policies: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. Walk-ins are accepted in our Montgomery county location (credit cards…

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Plan de Negocios Exitoso – Montgomery County

February 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   ¡¡Escriba un plan de Negocio Exitoso!! Un Plan de Negocio es el guía que usted necesita para dirigir su negocio en la dirección correcta y además es un componente esencial de éxito. Este documento es también un elemento clave para asegurar financiamiento bancario o la participación de potenciales inversionistas. Escribir un Plan de Negocios, requiere de un análisis integral que usted podrá aprender en detalle durante este curso. Los tópicos que incluiremos: La misión de…

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Develop a Marketing Plan for Small Business Owners – Montgomery County

February 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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   Note Our Policies: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. Walk-ins are accepted in our Montgomery county location (credit cards…

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Dare to Sell with Persuasive Stories – Montgomery County

February 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   One of the finest ways to communicate and persuade a prospect to buy your ideas, products or services is through the use of persuasive stories. When this is done strategically, you can engage, connect and empower in a way that is subtle, but powerful. You know the best part? Stories are non-invasive! Psychologists and neuroscientists agree that storytelling is one of the best ways to emotionally connect and move people to take action. The key…

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Convert Your Online Prospects to Customers Using Google Analytics – Montgomery County

February 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! Most small businesses use a variety of different marketing techniques, and it’s important to take the time to measure how successful these programs are. When it comes to your online marketing efforts, Google Analytics is a powerful took that can provide you with mountains of data. Yet, all the data in the world will not help if you don’t know how to use in. Nicole Krug, online marketing expert and Founder of Social Light, will teach…

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March 2019

Writing a Successful Business Plan – Montgomery County

March 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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…

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ABCs of Starting a Business – Montgomery County

March 12, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Discover what it really takes to start your own business. Co-taught by a small business owner, an Insurance Agent, and a lawyer specializing in small business, this workshop lays the foundation for starting up your very own business in the state of Maryland! Topics addressed in this workshop include: Advance Planning Assessing if entrepreneurship is right for you Conducting market research Calculating start-up costs Build Your Business Determining business structure and registering your business both…

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Plan de Negocios Exitoso – Montgomery County

March 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   ¡¡Escriba un plan de Negocio Exitoso!! Un Plan de Negocio es el guía que usted necesita para dirigir su negocio en la dirección correcta y además es un componente esencial de éxito. Este documento es también un elemento clave para asegurar financiamiento bancario o la participación de potenciales inversionistas. Escribir un Plan de Negocios, requiere de un análisis integral que usted podrá aprender en detalle durante este curso. Los tópicos que incluiremos: La misión de…

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Confidence in Business Relationships – Montgomery County

March 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   One of the most distinguishing characteristics between people who succeed in business and those who struggle has surprisingly little to do with their products, services, or even pricing. Many entrepreneurs are passionate, resilient, focused, and comfortable with risks, qualities that are vital for starting and growing a business. But two stand out that have a lot more influence over their success: one is confidence and the other is relationships. Relationships matter, and when you possess…

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Develop a Marketing Plan for Small Business – Montgomery County

March 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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

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Orientation to Maryland Women’s Business Center & Supporting Resources – Montgomery County

March 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Discover how the Maryland Women’s Business Center can support you through business startup and growth. During this orientation, you will learn about the services and resources we provide to entrepreneurs throughout the state and how we can help YOU grow your business! *Intended Audience: Pre-Venture, Startup, Growth, anyone new to the Maryland Women's Business Center!   Note Our Policies: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. Walk-ins are accepted in our Montgomery county location (credit card…

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April 2019

Protect Your Small Business from Bad Real Estate Decisions – Montgomery County

April 3, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   If you are ready to find your new retail or office space, this workshop will provide you with the working knowledge to find and secure your location and understand your commercial lease. Learn how to avoid the potential landmines that can cost you your business and quite possibly your home, personal property, credit rating and more. Discover what you need to do before you start “looking” for space for either retail or office properties. This…

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State Certification: Benefits of Becoming a Certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) through the State of Maryland – Montgomery County

April 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Have you considered becoming certified women-owned business but don’t know where to start? Are you looking for opportunities to pursue business deals with hundreds of state and local government entities? Do you want to know more about the criteria to become a recognized minority business owner in the state of Maryland? Join us for a presentation and discussion with the Maryland Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) Office of Minority Business Enterprise (OMBE) and Montgomery County Office…

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Writing a Successful Business Plan – Montgomery County

April 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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…

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Procurement Series #1: Conducting Market Research & Writing Proposals that Win Contracts – Montgomery County

April 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   During this dynamic and interactive workshop, discover how to navigate the government contract market, identify valid prospects, and craft a winning proposal. The session begins with a moderated panel that will share insight into government purchasing trends, business intelligence resources, and targeted market segments. The panel will be moderated by Ben Simmons, President/CEO of Business Development Strategies LLC. Panelists include: Maria Asuelimen, Managing Partners at AMA Consulting discussing the vendor perspective working with the federal…

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Government Procurement Series Begins – Montgomery County

April 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Increase your business profits through government contracting opportunities. Join us for a five-part procurement series that will equip your company with the tools to win and manage government contracts. Registering through this link will automatically enroll you in all five sessions. If do not plan to attend all five session, you must register for that specific course separately.  Series sequence: Session #1: Position Your Small Business to Win Government Contracts - April 23, 9:30am-12:30pm Session…

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ABCs of Starting a Business (evening workshop) – Montgomery County

April 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Discover what it really takes to start your own business. Co-taught by a small business owner, an Insurance Agent, and a lawyer specializing in small business, this workshop lays the foundation for starting up your very own business in the state of Maryland! Topics addressed in this workshop include: Advance Planning Assessing if entrepreneurship is right for you Conducting market research Calculating startup costs Build Your Business Determining business structure and registering your business both…

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May 2019

Procurement Series #2: Tips & Tricks to Manage Contract Accounting & Compliance – Montgomery County

May 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Discover tips and tricks on managing federal government accounting and contract compliance. Learn what occurs prior to the award of a cost-type contract, what is contained in the SF 1408, and what the applicable DFARS regulations say with regard to what comprises an acceptable accounting system. Total contract costs, including direct costs and indirect costs will be discussed. Also addressed are common government contractor accounting concepts, financial statements uses and users, key financial and performance indicators, internal…

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Writing a Successful Business Plan – Montgomery County

May 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Writing a Successful 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…

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Maximize Your Business Tax Returns – Montgomery County

May 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! Unhappy with your tax returns this year? It’s not too late! During this workshop, get insider knowledge from a Certified Public Account on ways to save money on your taxes. If you already filed your 2018 taxes, you can still amend based on lessons learned during this workshop. Or, apply what you learn to proactively save money on your 2019 taxes. We will address main categories on Schedule C including: How to recognize revenue Cost of…

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Procurement Series #3: How to Scale Up Financially & Protect Your Business Once You’ve Won a Contract – Montgomery County

May 21, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Your small business just won the government contract – now the questions begin: How will you manage the cash flow? How will you pay your personnel? Do you have adequate business commercial insurance? What kinds of bonds do you need, if any? Government contract financing is an efficient way for small businesses to fund costs associated with the contract award. During this session you will discover: General qualifications to obtain contract financing Types of financing,…

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Plan de Negocios Exitoso – Montgomery County

May 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   ¡¡Escriba un plan de Negocio Exitoso!!   Un Plan de Negocio es el guía que usted necesita para dirigir su negocio en la dirección correcta y además es un componente esencial de éxito. Este documento es también un elemento clave para asegurar financiamiento bancario o la participación de potenciales inversionistas. Escribir un Plan de Negocios, requiere de un análisis integral que usted podrá aprender en detalle durante este curso.   Los tópicos que incluiremos: La…

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Writing an Effective Business Plan Intensive Series Begins – Montgomery County

May 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Writing a Successful Business Plan Intensive Series - Sponsored by AARP Maryland 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. Receive personalized guidance in writing a business plan for your business during this six-week intensive series. You will finish the series with a complete business plan in hand to guide…

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June 2019

ABCs of Starting a Business – Montgomery County

June 6, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Discover what it really takes to start your own business. Co-taught by a small business owner, an Insurance Agent, and a lawyer specializing in small business, this workshop lays the foundation for starting up your very own business in the state of Maryland! Topics addressed in this workshop include: Advance Planning Assessing if entrepreneurship is right for you Conducting market research Calculating startup costs Build Your Business Determining business structure and registering your business both…

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Writing a Successful Business Plan – Montgomery County

June 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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…

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[Evening Workshop] Bookkeeping Fundamentals & Organizational Compliance – Montgomery County

June 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Do you find bookkeeping confusing and time consuming? Are you unsure about which laws apply to your small business when it comes to hiring contractors or determining a wage/salary? Understanding the financial aspects and compliance components of your business is critical to its success. This workshop will address the basics of bookkeeping and business compliance, addressing concepts such as: Banking basics Organizing receipts Invoicing Cash flow basics Fundamental business laws Please note that this workshop…

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Automate & Scale Your Business – Montgomery County

June 18, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Are Routine Tasks Taking Over? Automate for Freedom, Flexibility, & Focus Did you know that growing a business and scaling a business are two completely different things? When you grow, there is just more and more and more to do. When you scale, you are able to take on more work with little or no increase in time and costs. Scaling is about doing more with less effort, in less time, and with fewer people.…

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Certifications: WBENC Women Business Enterprise (WBE) & Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) – Montgomery County

June 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Being certified as a woman-owned or minority-owned diverse supplier can open up opportunities previously inaccessible to your business. Discover why the Women Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Women Business Enterprise (WBE) and/or the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certifications may be the right next step for your business. Our guest speakers will discuss the benefits of the WBENC and MBE certifications as well as qualification criteria and the certification process for DC area-based businesses. Guest speakers…

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Market to the Max: Develop a Marketing Plan for Your Small Business – Montgomery County

June 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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   Note Our Policies: Refunds or comps are available for classes cancelled by MWBC. All other refunds are not provided. MWBC only…

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[Evening Workshop] Franchising: Finding the Fit & Funding – Montgomery County

June 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Are you looking to pursue your dreams of self-employment but don't know what kind of business to start? Do you embrace new challenges and want to do something that you love? Have you ever thought about owning a franchise? Franchises represent 8% of small businesses but 44% of dollar volume. During this workshop learn: Why & how the majority of franchises succeed The benefits and considerations of starting a franchise Common franchise terms Basic types…

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Leading From Within to Influence Outcome – Montgomery County

June 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Improve your self-leadership skills by discovering: Foundational lessons for becoming a good leader. What it means to lead from within and how to develop confidence leading yourself and others. What the various levels of leadership is and how to move from one level to the next. How the level of your self leadership skills influence others to perform. Intended Audience: Startup, Growth About Our Speaker: Collette Uwadia, PMP is Founder and Executive Director of Leverage…

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July 2019

Writing a Successful Business Plan – Montgomery County

July 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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…

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Networking and Facilitated Discussion: Starting Where You Are – Montgomery County

July 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Join us for an interactive discussion dedicated to recognizing your strengths, identifying your weaknesses, and discovering how to begin gathering help to make certain you succeed in business. Through conversation, we dig in deep to your business model, find out where your passion is, and help you identify your struggles and how to solve them. Come to network with and learn from like-minded businesswomen. This is heavily discussion based, so please be prepared to share…

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August 2019

Writing a Successful Business Plan – Montgomery County

August 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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…

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Como Empezar un negocio en Montgomery County

August 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   PARA LATINOS – HOMBRES Y MUJERES Si usted está ahora mismo en negocios o quiere empezar un nuevo negocio en Montgomery County y esta lleno de preguntas y de dudas sobre aspectos legales, licencias y/ o aspectos contables y operativos de un negocio pequeño, mediano o grande, NO DUDE en asistir a este taller. ¡En 3 horas usted recibirá información valiosa y además tendrá acceso a Consejería Empresarial GRATUITA! **Queremos entrenar a: Pequeños empresarios que…

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Free: Go Global! Dive Into the International Trade Market – Montgomery County

August 28, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Did you know? According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, 97% of all U.S. exporters are small businesses and 96% of the world's customers reside outside the United States. Join us for a panel discussion highlighting how you can expand your revenue streams through importing and exporting. If you are an established business considering growth through international trade, you will want to hear from our experts as they introduce you to resources and guidelines for…

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September 2019

Free Orientation to Maryland Women’s Business Center & Supporting Resources – Montgomery County

September 4, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!     Discover how the Maryland Women’s Business Center can support you through business start-up and growth. During this free orientation, you will learn about the services and resources we provide to entrepreneurs throughout the state and how we can help YOU grow your business! *Intended Audience: Pre-Venture, Start-Up, Growth, anyone new to the Maryland Women's Business Center!

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Writing a Successful Business Plan – Montgomery County

September 5, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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…

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ABCs of Starting a Business – Montgomery County

September 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Discover what it really takes to start your own business. Co-taught by a small business owner, an Insurance Agent, and a lawyer specializing in small business, this workshop lays the foundation for starting up your very own business in the state of Maryland! Topics addressed in this workshop include: ADVANCE PLANNING • Assessing if entrepreneurship is right for you • Conducting market research • Calculating startup costs BUILD YOUR BUSINESS • Determining business structure and…

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Bookkeeping Fundamentals: Utilizing QuickBooks – Montgomery County

September 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!     Do you need guidance on how to best utilize QuickBooks capabilities to make your business succeed? Do you get confused or stressed out using QuickBooks for your business bookkeeping? This workshop will help you gain insight and confidence to successfully use QuickBooks. This workshop is designed for business owners who use/plan to use QuickBooks and already have a base knowledge of bookkeeping basics such as expenses, gross receipts, and profit. Attendees are highly encouraged…

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Como Empezar un negocio en Montgomery County

September 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   PARA LATINOS – HOMBRES Y MUJERES Si usted está ahora mismo en negocios o quiere empezar un nuevo negocio en Montgomery County y esta lleno de preguntas y de dudas sobre aspectos legales, licencias y/ o aspectos contables y operativos de un negocio pequeño, mediano o grande, NO DUDE en asistir a este taller. ¡En 3 horas usted recibirá información valiosa y además tendrá acceso a Consejería Empresarial GRATUITA! **Queremos entrenar a: Pequeños empresarios que…

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Legal Perspective on Negotiating Business Documents with 3rd Parties – Montgomery County

September 26, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   During this informative workshop we will discuss: The difference between a joint venture and a partnership. What are the fiduciary responsibilities of the parties in a business contract. How to avoid unnecessary risks as a business owner when negotiating a business arrangement. *Intended Audience: Start-up, Growth   About Our Speaker: Stephanie M. Smith, principal of SMS Global Advisors, has over 20 years' experience representing real estate developers, business owners, and lenders to finance multi-family housing…

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Market to the Max: Develop a Marketing Plan for Your Small Business – Montgomery County

September 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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   Note Our Policies: Refunds or comps are available for classes cancelled by MWBC. All other refunds are not provided. MWBC only…

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October 2019

WEgrow Maryland Leadership Program, sponsored by CapitalOne – Montgomery County

October 3, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Thursday, repeating until November 22, 2019

One event on November 22, 2019 at 8:30 am

Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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WEgrow Maryland (Women Entrepreneurs Grow Maryland), sponsored by CapitalOne, helps competitively position female entrepreneurs for success as they scale their companies into the growth phase of their business life-cycle. The focus of the series is on leadership, longer-term strategic planning and the identity shift from entrepreneur/startup to powerful, successful CEO of a company with a growth mindset. It provides exposure to leadership best practices and operational business guidance that can be immediately implemented in the workplace and position a company…

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WEgrow Maryland Leadership Program, sponsored by CapitalOne – Montgomery County

October 10, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Thursday, repeating until November 22, 2019

One event on November 22, 2019 at 8:30 am

Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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WEgrow Maryland (Women Entrepreneurs Grow Maryland), sponsored by CapitalOne, helps competitively position female entrepreneurs for success as they scale their companies into the growth phase of their business life-cycle. The focus of the series is on leadership, longer-term strategic planning and the identity shift from entrepreneur/startup to powerful, successful CEO of a company with a growth mindset. It provides exposure to leadership best practices and operational business guidance that can be immediately implemented in the workplace and position a company…

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Writing a Successful Business Plan – Montgomery County

October 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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…

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WEgrow Maryland Leadership Program, sponsored by CapitalOne – Prince George’s County

October 23, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 4, 2019

One event on December 5, 2019 at 8:30 am

Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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WEgrow Maryland (Women Entrepreneurs Grow Maryland), sponsored by CapitalOne, helps competitively position female entrepreneurs for success as they scale their companies into the growth phase of their business life-cycle. The focus of the series is on leadership, longer-term strategic planning and the identity shift from entrepreneur/startup to powerful, successful CEO of a company with a growth mindset. It provides exposure to leadership best practices and operational business guidance that can be immediately implemented in the workplace and position a company…

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WEgrow Maryland Leadership Program, sponsored by CapitalOne – Montgomery County

October 24, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Thursday, repeating until November 22, 2019

One event on November 22, 2019 at 8:30 am

Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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WEgrow Maryland (Women Entrepreneurs Grow Maryland), sponsored by CapitalOne, helps competitively position female entrepreneurs for success as they scale their companies into the growth phase of their business life-cycle. The focus of the series is on leadership, longer-term strategic planning and the identity shift from entrepreneur/startup to powerful, successful CEO of a company with a growth mindset. It provides exposure to leadership best practices and operational business guidance that can be immediately implemented in the workplace and position a company…

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Market to the Max: Develop a Marketing Plan for Your Small Business – Montgomery County

October 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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   Note Our Policies: Refunds or comps are available for classes cancelled by MWBC. All other refunds are not provided. MWBC only…

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WEgrow Maryland Leadership Program, sponsored by CapitalOne – Prince George’s County

October 30, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 4, 2019

One event on December 5, 2019 at 8:30 am

Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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WEgrow Maryland (Women Entrepreneurs Grow Maryland), sponsored by CapitalOne, helps competitively position female entrepreneurs for success as they scale their companies into the growth phase of their business life-cycle. The focus of the series is on leadership, longer-term strategic planning and the identity shift from entrepreneur/startup to powerful, successful CEO of a company with a growth mindset. It provides exposure to leadership best practices and operational business guidance that can be immediately implemented in the workplace and position a company…

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WEgrow Maryland Leadership Program, sponsored by CapitalOne – Montgomery County

October 31, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Thursday, repeating until November 22, 2019

One event on November 22, 2019 at 8:30 am

Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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WEgrow Maryland (Women Entrepreneurs Grow Maryland), sponsored by CapitalOne, helps competitively position female entrepreneurs for success as they scale their companies into the growth phase of their business life-cycle. The focus of the series is on leadership, longer-term strategic planning and the identity shift from entrepreneur/startup to powerful, successful CEO of a company with a growth mindset. It provides exposure to leadership best practices and operational business guidance that can be immediately implemented in the workplace and position a company…

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November 2019

ABCs of Starting a Business – Montgomery County

November 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Discover what it really takes to start your own business. Co-taught by a small business owner, an Insurance Agent, and a lawyer specializing in small business, this workshop lays the foundation for starting up your very own business in the state of Maryland! Topics addressed in this workshop include: ADVANCE PLANNING • Assessing if entrepreneurship is right for you • Conducting market research • Calculating startup costs BUILD YOUR BUSINESS • Determining business structure and…

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Coffee Connections: How to Stop the Sabotage – Montgomery County

November 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Join us for our monthly Coffee Connection workshop, intended to provide you with an opportunity to learn from and build connections with other Maryland women entrepreneurs. Come prepared to network and learn from like-minded women during this interactive, high-energy workshop. As women entrepreneurs we tend to sabotage our own success in many ways. Some are intentional, most are unintentional. This workshop is going to give you guidance and tools to stop the sabotage and soar…

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WEgrow Maryland Leadership Program, sponsored by CapitalOne – Prince George’s County

November 6, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 4, 2019

One event on December 5, 2019 at 8:30 am

Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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WEgrow Maryland (Women Entrepreneurs Grow Maryland), sponsored by CapitalOne, helps competitively position female entrepreneurs for success as they scale their companies into the growth phase of their business life-cycle. The focus of the series is on leadership, longer-term strategic planning and the identity shift from entrepreneur/startup to powerful, successful CEO of a company with a growth mindset. It provides exposure to leadership best practices and operational business guidance that can be immediately implemented in the workplace and position a company…

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WEgrow Maryland Leadership Program, sponsored by CapitalOne – Montgomery County

November 7, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Thursday, repeating until November 22, 2019

One event on November 22, 2019 at 8:30 am

Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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WEgrow Maryland (Women Entrepreneurs Grow Maryland), sponsored by CapitalOne, helps competitively position female entrepreneurs for success as they scale their companies into the growth phase of their business life-cycle. The focus of the series is on leadership, longer-term strategic planning and the identity shift from entrepreneur/startup to powerful, successful CEO of a company with a growth mindset. It provides exposure to leadership best practices and operational business guidance that can be immediately implemented in the workplace and position a company…

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Writing a Successful Business Plan – Montgomery County

November 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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…

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[Evening Workshop] Bookkeeping Fundamentals: Organizational Compliance – Montgomery County

November 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Do you find bookkeeping confusing and time consuming? Are you unsure about which laws apply to your small business when it comes to hiring contractors or determining a wage/salary? Understanding the financial aspects and compliance components of your business is critical to its success. This workshop will address the basics of bookkeeping and business compliance, addressing concepts such as: Banking basics Organizing receipts Invoicing Cash flow basics Fundamental business laws Please note that this workshop…

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WEgrow Maryland Leadership Program, sponsored by CapitalOne – Prince George’s County

November 13, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 4, 2019

One event on December 5, 2019 at 8:30 am

Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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WEgrow Maryland (Women Entrepreneurs Grow Maryland), sponsored by CapitalOne, helps competitively position female entrepreneurs for success as they scale their companies into the growth phase of their business life-cycle. The focus of the series is on leadership, longer-term strategic planning and the identity shift from entrepreneur/startup to powerful, successful CEO of a company with a growth mindset. It provides exposure to leadership best practices and operational business guidance that can be immediately implemented in the workplace and position a company…

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[Evening Workshop] Bookkeeping Fundamentals: Utilizing QuickBooks – Montgomery County

November 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!     Do you need guidance on how to best utilize QuickBooks capabilities to make your business succeed? Do you get confused or stressed out using QuickBooks for your business bookkeeping? This workshop will help you gain insight and confidence to successfully use QuickBooks. This workshop is designed for business owners who use/plan to use QuickBooks and already have a base knowledge of bookkeeping basics such as expenses, gross receipts, and profit. Attendees should already have…

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WEgrow Maryland Leadership Program, sponsored by CapitalOne – Montgomery County

November 21, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Thursday, repeating until November 22, 2019

One event on November 22, 2019 at 8:30 am

Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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WEgrow Maryland (Women Entrepreneurs Grow Maryland), sponsored by CapitalOne, helps competitively position female entrepreneurs for success as they scale their companies into the growth phase of their business life-cycle. The focus of the series is on leadership, longer-term strategic planning and the identity shift from entrepreneur/startup to powerful, successful CEO of a company with a growth mindset. It provides exposure to leadership best practices and operational business guidance that can be immediately implemented in the workplace and position a company…

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WEgrow Maryland Leadership Program, sponsored by CapitalOne – Montgomery County

November 22, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Thursday, repeating until November 22, 2019

One event on November 22, 2019 at 8:30 am

Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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WEgrow Maryland (Women Entrepreneurs Grow Maryland), sponsored by CapitalOne, helps competitively position female entrepreneurs for success as they scale their companies into the growth phase of their business life-cycle. The focus of the series is on leadership, longer-term strategic planning and the identity shift from entrepreneur/startup to powerful, successful CEO of a company with a growth mindset. It provides exposure to leadership best practices and operational business guidance that can be immediately implemented in the workplace and position a company…

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WEgrow Maryland Leadership Program, sponsored by CapitalOne – Prince George’s County

November 27, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 4, 2019

One event on December 5, 2019 at 8:30 am

Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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WEgrow Maryland (Women Entrepreneurs Grow Maryland), sponsored by CapitalOne, helps competitively position female entrepreneurs for success as they scale their companies into the growth phase of their business life-cycle. The focus of the series is on leadership, longer-term strategic planning and the identity shift from entrepreneur/startup to powerful, successful CEO of a company with a growth mindset. It provides exposure to leadership best practices and operational business guidance that can be immediately implemented in the workplace and position a company…

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December 2019

Free Orientation to Maryland Women’s Business Center & Supporting Resources – Montgomery County

December 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!     Discover how the Maryland Women’s Business Center can support you through business start-up and growth. During this free orientation, you will learn about the services and resources we provide to entrepreneurs throughout the state and how we can help YOU grow your business! *Intended Audience: Pre-Venture, Start-Up, Growth, anyone new to the Maryland Women's Business Center!

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WEgrow Maryland Leadership Program, sponsored by CapitalOne – Prince George’s County

December 4, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 4, 2019

One event on December 5, 2019 at 8:30 am

Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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WEgrow Maryland (Women Entrepreneurs Grow Maryland), sponsored by CapitalOne, helps competitively position female entrepreneurs for success as they scale their companies into the growth phase of their business life-cycle. The focus of the series is on leadership, longer-term strategic planning and the identity shift from entrepreneur/startup to powerful, successful CEO of a company with a growth mindset. It provides exposure to leadership best practices and operational business guidance that can be immediately implemented in the workplace and position a company…

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WEgrow Maryland Leadership Program, sponsored by CapitalOne – Prince George’s County

December 5, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 4, 2019

One event on December 5, 2019 at 8:30 am

Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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WEgrow Maryland (Women Entrepreneurs Grow Maryland), sponsored by CapitalOne, helps competitively position female entrepreneurs for success as they scale their companies into the growth phase of their business life-cycle. The focus of the series is on leadership, longer-term strategic planning and the identity shift from entrepreneur/startup to powerful, successful CEO of a company with a growth mindset. It provides exposure to leadership best practices and operational business guidance that can be immediately implemented in the workplace and position a company…

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Market to the Max: Develop a Marketing Plan for Your Small Business – Montgomery County

December 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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   Note Our Policies: Refunds or comps are available for classes cancelled by MWBC. All other refunds are not provided. MWBC only…

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Coffee Connections: Back to Basics – Montgomery County

December 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Join us for our monthly Coffee Connection workshop, intended to provide you with an opportunity to learn from and build connections with other Maryland women entrepreneurs. During this workshop we'll take a step back to reflect on the foundation of your business. You will review your business plan, reflect on your strengths, and determine where to outsource your areas of vulnerability. Intended audience: Growth About Our Facilitator: Kay Mesia is a small business coach and…

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January 2020

Monthly Coffee Connections Workshop & Networking Opportunity – Montgomery County

January 16 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Join MWBC for our monthly Coffee Connections workshop where you have the opportunity to learn from and build connections with other Maryland female entrepreneurs. You will have a chance to give a 30 second elevator pitch of your business or business idea (if you like). This month's topic: Goal Setting New Years Resolutions are the perfect opportunity to reflect on your business goals. Except studies show that 92% of people who set New Year’s Resolutions…

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Free Orientation to MWBC and Introduction to Entrepreneurship – Montgomery County

January 22 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!     Becoming a successful entrepreneur requires hard work and thorough planning. During this workshop we will: Examine the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs. Clarify some of the myths and realities of small business ownership. Start a self-assessment to determine your readiness to become a small business owner. Set a plan of action to complete your self-assessments by seeking feedback from stakeholders, such as family, friends, and potential customers. Describe the services provided by the Maryland Women's…

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Steps to Start Your Business (evening workshop) – Montgomery County

January 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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…

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Develop Your Business Plan – Montgomery County

January 31 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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…

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February 2020

Monthly Coffee Connections Workshop & Networking Opportunity – Montgomery County

February 13 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Join MWBC for our monthly Coffee Connections workshop where you have the opportunity to learn from and build connections with other Maryland female entrepreneurs. You will have a chance to give a 30 second elevator pitch of your business or business idea (if you like). This month's topic: Mindfulness These days, we are always rushing from one thing to the next. We work and live in complex, challenging, constantly changing environments. We juggle constant streams…

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TALLER GRATIS- PREPARANDO IMPUESTOS PARA CHILDCARE, EMPRESAS DE CONSTRUCION, DE LIMPIEZA Y OTROS PEQUENOS NEGOCIOS – Montgomery County

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Si usted es dueño/a de su pequeño negocio y el año anterior tuvo que pagar más impuestos o recibió menos dinero de vuelta, Usted debe tomar esta clase gratuita para entender la mejor manera de presentar sus impuestos SIN problemas y a tiempo. Profesionales le explicaran todos los detalles que usted debe conocer y le ayudaran a entender su caso. NO PIERDA MAS TEMPO Y DINERO. Fechas: Sábado Febrero 22 Hora: 10: 00 AM a…

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Understanding Search Engine Optimization – Montgomery County

February 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   Learn about keywords, site performance, location, and page rank in this interactive workshop! Join Holly Harper, strategic marketing consultant and Founder of Blue Bike Communications, as we define what SEO actually is, talk about the (relative) importance of SEO to your individual business, and the tools and tips we have on-hand to make sure you're at the top of your SEO game. You'll walk away feeling more confident that you're doing SEO right and the resources…

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March 2020

Develop Your Business Plan – Montgomery County

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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…

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Steps to Start Your Business (Saturday Workshop) – Montgomery County

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Maryland Women’s Business Center (Montgomery County), 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   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…

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