Upcoming Training & Events



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Women's Business Center of Ohio
The Dealership

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: event: SHARK TANK AKRON: Small Business--Government Grant(s)

Tuesday, Aug 20 11:00AM to 1:00PM

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: 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.

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.

Register