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

Thursday, Jun 20 11:30AM to 3:30PM

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Akron: Managing Cash Flow

Thursday, Jun 20 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: Healthy Body, Healthy Business

Thursday, Jun 20 11:30am to 1:00pm

In this session you will learn the importance of keeping your body and mind healthy and how that ties into your business. There will be some yoga as well as light refreshments. 

Featuring: Daybreak Yoga!

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: ECDI Info Session

Tuesday, Jun 25 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: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - Marketing

Thursday, Jun 27 11:30AM to 3:30PM

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: Boost Your Business with Confidence

Thursday, Jun 27 11:00am to 1:00pm

None at this time. 

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Cleveland: ECDI Info Session

Tuesday, Jul 09 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: ECDI Info Session

Tuesday, Jul 09 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: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - Financial

Thursday, Jul 11 11:30am to 3:30pm

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Cleveland: Get Your Ish Together Series: Budgeting and Forecasting

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

Budgeting is a word we’ve all used and probably a skill we believe we’ve mastered if we have more money than bills at the end of the month, but when it comes to your business, things are a little bit different. When you budget, you will be responsible for looking into the future and planning which  critical to the health of your business. If you’re not pricing your services or products correctly to cover the margins and costs, you’re not really helping yourself.

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: New Member Orientation

Tuesday, Jul 16 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: Professional Advisory Network (PAN) - HR/ General Business

Thursday, Jul 18 11:30AM to 3:30PM

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Akron: Access To Capital Panel

Thursday, Jul 18 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: Get Your Ish Together Series: Bookkeeping and Tracking

Thursday, Jul 18 11:00am to 1:00pm

Understanding and being accountable for the money that is coming in as well as going out of your business. The timing of these actions is critical, which we’ll see in the future sessions. We’ll look at your expenses using practical tools and resources such as quickbooks, google sheets and waves.

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

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

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Cleveland: Get Your Ish Together Series: Diagnosing Financial Statements

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

Through the sample business we will walk you from point A to Point B, breaking down all three financial statements so that you’ll have the opportunity to learn how to comprehend, read and plan based on the what the statements say—in an intimate setting. Your income statement and Balance sheet will give both snapshots of your business’ financial health and a more expansive view of your profit and losses, revenues and expenses over a one-year period of time.

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

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

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Cleveland: 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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Akron: 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.

Register

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

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

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

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

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Cleveland and Northern Ohio: 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.

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

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

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

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

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Akron: 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.

Register

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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