Upcoming Training & Events



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Women's Business Center of Ohio
The Dealership

Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: ECDI Info Session

Tuesday, Jul 23 12:00pm to 12:30pm

ECDI presents a brief overview presentation to inform prospective ECDI clients and partners about programs to develop, fund, and launch a business. The information session will also explain ECDI program requirements, follow-ups, and procedures. Program is required for prospective ECDI clients; must register in advance. 

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - Marketing

Thursday, Jul 25 11:30AM to 3:30PM

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Follow the Money: Look Between the Sheets

Thursday, Jul 25 11:00am to 1:00pm

Want to learn how to make smart business decisions? Just look between the sheets. Find out if your business is profitable, what it’s worth and if you have enough cash to keep the business going.   

 

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - Legal

Thursday, Aug 01 11:30am to 3:30pm

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Cleveland: class: S.E.E.D. at the Library

Monday, Aug 05 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Price: $150.00

Sometimes even well-equipped entrepreneurs can find themselves in a rut, or just hungry for more information on small business success and growth. The Small Enterprise Education Development (SEED) Training Series is designed for entrepreneurs who are ready to enhance their business idea or expand an existing small enterprise into a viable and profitable business. Clients taking this course will focus on four critical developmental areas (Business Concept, Organization, Customer Relations, and Operations) using the GrowthWheel® concept, an interactive tool that helps entrepreneurs develop their business through an action-oriented process. Clients will also complete homework assignments that will assist them in developing a business plan and 30/60/90-day action plan. 

Schedule

 Module 1: Business Concept
Monday August 5th, 2019. 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

• Module 2: Organization
Monday August 12th, 2019. 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

• Module 3: Customer Relations
Monday August 19th, 2019. 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

• Module 4: Operations
Monday August 26th. 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Cost: $150.00 for four-class series and certificate of completion. 

Full series is required for start-up phase prospective ECDI lending clients. Clients are encouraged to attend an Info Session beforehand. Registration closes 2 business days before the class or when the class is fully booked; series fills up quickly. Classes are subject to cancellation. Please arrive approximately 15 minutes prior to the beginning of class.  For special considerations, call Lauren Smith at (216) 912-5665.

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - Financial

Thursday, Aug 08 11:30am to 3:30pm

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: ECDI Info Session

Tuesday, Aug 13 12:00PM to 12:30PM

ECDI presents a brief overview presentation to inform prospective ECDI clients and partners about programs to develop, fund, and launch a business. The information session will also explain ECDI program requirements, follow-ups, and procedures. Program is required for prospective ECDI clients; must register in advance. 

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - HR/ General Business

Thursday, Aug 15 11:30AM to 3:30PM

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Akron: class: Record Keeping

Thursday, Aug 15 5:30PM to 7:30PM

The WBC and ECDI will be hosting financial trainings in Akron through our banking partners US Bank and Huntington National Bank. The FDIC's Money Smart financial education program can help people of all ages enhance their financial skills and create positive banking relationships. Learn here about Money Smart tools and strategies that can help your business start or grow.

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: New Member Orientation

Tuesday, Aug 20 12:00PM to 12:30PM

Come and learn about all the resources offered with your WBC membership!

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - Marketing

Thursday, Aug 22 11:30AM to 3:30PM

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: ECDI Info Session

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

ECDI presents a brief overview presentation to inform prospective ECDI clients and partners about programs to develop, fund, and launch a business. The information session will also explain ECDI program requirements, follow-ups, and procedures. Program is required for prospective ECDI clients; must register in advance. 

 

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - Legal

Thursday, Sep 05 11:30am to 3:30pm

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: S.E.E.D. at the Library

Thursday, Sep 05 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Price: $150.00

Sometimes even well-equipped entrepreneurs can find themselves in a rut, or just hungry for more information on small business success and growth. The Small Enterprise Education Development (SEED) Training Series is designed for entrepreneurs who are ready to enhance their business idea or expand an existing small enterprise into a viable and profitable business. Clients taking this course will focus on four critical developmental areas (Business Concept, Organization, Customer Relations, and Operations) using the GrowthWheel® concept, an interactive tool that helps entrepreneurs develop their business through an action-oriented process. Clients will also complete homework assignments that will assist them in developing a business plan and 30/60/90-day action plan. 

Schedule

 Module 1: Business Concept
Thursday September 5th, 2019. 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

• Module 2: Organization
Thursday September 12th, 2019. 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

• Module 3: Customer Relations
Thursday September 19th, 2019. 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

• Module 4: Operations
Thursday September 26th. 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Cost: $150.00 for four-class series and certificate of completion. 

Full series is required for start-up phase prospective ECDI lending clients. Clients are encouraged to attend an Info Session beforehand. Registration closes 2 business days before the class or when the class is fully booked; series fills up quickly. Classes are subject to cancellation. Please arrive approximately 15 minutes prior to the beginning of class.  For special considerations, call Lauren Smith at (216) 912-5665.

Registration is now closed for this event. Please look for future events to register for.

Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: ECDI Info Session

Tuesday, Sep 10 12:00PM to 1:00PM

ECDI presents a brief overview presentation to inform prospective ECDI clients and partners about programs to develop, fund, and launch a business. The information session will also explain ECDI program requirements, follow-ups, and procedures. Program is required for prospective ECDI clients; must register in advance. 

 

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - Financial

Thursday, Sep 12 11:30am to 3:30pm

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: New Member Orientation

Tuesday, Sep 17 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Come and learn about all the resources offered with your WBC membership!

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Columbus and Central Ohio: event: SHARK TANK CANTON: Small Business--Government Grant(s)

Tuesday, Sep 17 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

[CANTON] In collaboration with the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR), the Women's Business Center (WBC) wants to help find local business solutions to government propositions and contracts. Representatives will share more information about obtaining grants of various sizes. Business owners should expect to use this platform to pitch and share their ideas, innovations and strategies with the SBIR group to help take their startup to the next level.

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - HR/ General Business

Thursday, Sep 19 11:30AM to 3:30PM

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Akron: class: Risk Management

Thursday, Sep 19 5:30PM to 7:30PM

The WBC and ECDI will be hosting financial trainings in Akron through our banking partners US Bank and Huntington National Bank. The FDIC's Money Smart financial education program can help people of all ages enhance their financial skills and create positive banking relationships. Learn here about Money Smart tools and strategies that can help your business start or grow.

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: ECDI Info Session

Tuesday, Sep 24 12:00PM to 1:00PM

ECDI presents a brief overview presentation to inform prospective ECDI clients and partners about programs to develop, fund, and launch a business. The information session will also explain ECDI program requirements, follow-ups, and procedures. Program is required for prospective ECDI clients; must register in advance. 

 

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - Marketing

Thursday, Sep 26 11:30AM to 3:30PM

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - Legal

Thursday, Oct 03 11:30am to 3:30pm

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: ECDI Info Session

Tuesday, Oct 08 12:00PM to 1:00PM

ECDI presents a brief overview presentation to inform prospective ECDI clients and partners about programs to develop, fund, and launch a business. The information session will also explain ECDI program requirements, follow-ups, and procedures. Program is required for prospective ECDI clients; must register in advance. 

 

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - Financial

Thursday, Oct 10 11:30am to 3:30pm

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: New Member Orientation

Tuesday, Oct 15 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Come and learn about all the resources offered with your WBC membership!

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - HR/ General Business

Thursday, Oct 17 11:30AM to 3:30PM

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: ECDI Info Session

Tuesday, Oct 22 12:00PM to 1:00PM

ECDI presents a brief overview presentation to inform prospective ECDI clients and partners about programs to develop, fund, and launch a business. The information session will also explain ECDI program requirements, follow-ups, and procedures. Program is required for prospective ECDI clients; must register in advance. 

 

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - Marketing

Thursday, Oct 24 11:30AM to 3:30PM

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - Legal

Thursday, Nov 07 11:30am to 3:30pm

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: ECDI Info Session

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

ECDI presents a brief overview presentation to inform prospective ECDI clients and partners about programs to develop, fund, and launch a business. The information session will also explain ECDI program requirements, follow-ups, and procedures. Program is required for prospective ECDI clients; must register in advance. 

 

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - Financial

Thursday, Nov 14 11:30am to 3:30pm

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: New Member Orientation

Tuesday, Nov 19 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Come and learn about all the resources offered with your WBC membership!

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - HR/ General Business

Thursday, Nov 21 11:30AM to 3:30PM

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: ECDI Info Session

Tuesday, Nov 26 12:00PM to 1:00PM

ECDI presents a brief overview presentation to inform prospective ECDI clients and partners about programs to develop, fund, and launch a business. The information session will also explain ECDI program requirements, follow-ups, and procedures. Program is required for prospective ECDI clients; must register in advance. 

 

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - Marketing

Thursday, Nov 28 11:30AM to 3:30PM

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - Legal

Thursday, Dec 05 11:30am to 3:30pm

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: ECDI Info Session

Tuesday, Dec 10 12:00PM to 1:00PM

ECDI presents a brief overview presentation to inform prospective ECDI clients and partners about programs to develop, fund, and launch a business. The information session will also explain ECDI program requirements, follow-ups, and procedures. Program is required for prospective ECDI clients; must register in advance. 

 

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - Financial

Thursday, Dec 12 11:30am to 3:30pm

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: New Member Orientation

Tuesday, Dec 17 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Come and learn about all the resources offered with your WBC membership!

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: class: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - HR/ General Business

Thursday, Dec 19 11:30AM to 3:30PM

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