Upcoming Training & Events



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Cleveland: class: ECDI Info Session

Tuesday, Nov 27 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

A forty-five minute presentation to inform prospective ECDI clients about programs to develop, fund, and launch a business with Q&A. The information session will also explain ECDI program requirements, follow-ups, and procedures. Program is required for prospective training and lending clients and is highly recommended for any other prospective ECDI client. This session will be held at ECDI.

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Stuck at Start: All About Non-Profit

Tuesday, Nov 27 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

November 27 - All About Non-Profit

In the "Stuck at Start" for non-profit organizations, you will learn how to start a program, a project or an organization with a social purpose. You will also learn about grantmaking, board formation, grant researching, and social entrepreneurship.

Some questions you'll have answered:

  • I have an idea! Do I need to form a program, project or organization?

  • How do I get grant funding for my idea?

  • What is social entrepreneurship?

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Stuck at Start: All About Business

Wednesday, Nov 28 5:30 P to 7:30 PM

November 28 - All About Business

In the "Stuck at Start" for, For-Profit business you will learn more about the different types of business formations that exist and why they are different. You will also learn more about the basic building blocks of establishing a professionally run business and how to do all this while still keeping your day job.

Some questions you'll have answered:

  • What type of business do I need to form? What are the options and which do I choose?

  • What does it really take to be in, and stay in business?

  • How do I grow my business while still working my job?

 

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: LinkedIn Master Class: Build You All-Star Profile Part 2

Wednesday, Nov 28 5:30PM to 7:00PM

In this session you’ll learn how to:

  • Attract more of your ideal clients and customers by optimizing your experiences.
  • Encourage trust with social proof of your most marketable knowledge and skills.
  • Ask for recommendations and use the most effective formats for creating impact.

Linkedin Computer Lab: Bring your laptop, or mobile device and learn to edit your banner, headline, contact information and summary; and create a custom banner in Canva for optimum placement,

You’ll Receive:  The Guide to The Social Branding Workbook

Further Application: Update your Linkedin Profileand create your own branded banner.

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: event: Network & Chill

Thursday, Nov 29 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Come “Network & Chill” with other Women's Business Center (WBC) members at our first evening for Think Tank Thursday! Join us and other Cleveland professionals and learn about their businesses while sharing about yours. Order yourself drinks and food and expand your network.

This event is designed for any and all professionals and business owners. Network & Chill is a casual social business mixer and recruiting event for the WBC. Represent your brand, professional services, or movement and grow your personal network in a diverse and inclusive setting of like-minded and hungry female entrepreneurs. This in-person social networking experience aims to create and kickoff a network for partnerships, cross-promotion, shared resources, and much more!

With this mixer, the WBC aims to create a safe and inclusive space for entrepreneurs, students, skill-based freelancers, and business professionals alike.

Bring a friend or colleague who would be interested in joining the WBC and they will be entered in to win a free one-year membership to the WBC!

Happy Hour until 7:00PM! 

 

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network Appointments: Legal (WBC Only)

Thursday, Dec 06 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM

he Professional Advisory Network (P.A.N.) is a diverse group of women professionals that help local women entrepreneurs achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses.

PAN advisors donate their time to members of the WBC for one-on-one consultations. Professionals specialize in the areas of legal, financial, marketing, and HR/general business. 

1st  Thursday- Legal

2nd Thursday- Financial

3rd Thursday- Legal

4th Thursday- General Business or HR & General Business

 

This service is available for members of the WBC. Schedule your appointment today!

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: LinkedIn Master Class: Build Your All Star Profile Part 3

Wednesday, Dec 12 5:30PM to 7:00PM

Didn't make the first two? No worries, each session stands alone!

In this session, you’ll learn how to make your profile engaging and up your Google juice by adding graphics, documents, slide decks, videos, and snack-size content to your profile.

Linkedin Computer Lab: Bring your laptop, or mobile device and get hands-on experience uploading documents and multi-media to your profile.

Resources: The Social Branding Workbook, the Ultimate Resource Guide for Snack-Size Content

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network Appointments: Financial (WBC Only)

Thursday, Dec 13 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM

he Professional Advisory Network (P.A.N.) is a diverse group of women professionals that help local women entrepreneurs achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses.

PAN advisors donate their time to members of the WBC for one-on-one consultations. Professionals specialize in the areas of legal, financial, marketing, and HR/general business. 

1st  Thursday- Legal

2nd Thursday- Financial

3rd Thursday- Legal

4th Thursday- General Business or HR & General Business

 

This service is available for members of the WBC. Schedule your appointment today!

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Create Confident Video Content for your Brand

Thursday, Dec 13 9:15AM to 11:15AM

Did you know that your business is 53 times more likely to appear on the first page of Google results if there’s video on the homepage of your website? (Source: Video Explainers). Come to this presentation to get started with video for your brand!

Learn the joys of video production (honestly, it’s really fun):

  • Creating your 60-second video message with a specific goal
  • Developing that killer on-camera confidence
  • Giving yourself permission to NOT be perfect
  • FREE and low-cost options using the tech you already have
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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: WBC New Member Orientation

Tuesday, Dec 18 12:00 PM to 1:00PM

Come learn about WBC membership benefits and all our resources!

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network Appointments: Legal (WBC Only)

Thursday, Dec 20 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM

he Professional Advisory Network (P.A.N.) is a diverse group of women professionals that help local women entrepreneurs achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses.

PAN advisors donate their time to members of the WBC for one-on-one consultations. Professionals specialize in the areas of legal, financial, marketing, and HR/general business. 

1st  Thursday- Legal

2nd Thursday- Financial

3rd Thursday- Legal

4th Thursday- General Business or HR & General Business

 

This service is available for members of the WBC. Schedule your appointment today!

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