The Hampton Roads Small Business Development Center will now be offering free group online webinar sessions called "Entrepren-You Are! Business 101". These sessions will help entrepreneurs with the essential foundational elements to start and build a successful small business. They will cover validating your idea, business plan basics, managing your money, funding options, licensing and legalities. Classes are FREE!
Business 101 - Class Schedule
Monday, 10/24 - 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, 10/26 - 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, 11/10 - 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, 12/1 - 8 – 9:30 a.m.
There is also an ongoing “Founders Education Series” which is intended to be a more intense focus on specific business topics essential for growth. These sessions are hosted in collaboration with the Central Virginia Small Business Development Center. Start-ups can prepare to launch with greater confidence, while existing businesses will appreciate the “business health check” as they move into expansion mode.
Take all sessions or drop into topics. Registration is $5/session; scholarships available.
Founders Education Series
Tuesdays 4:30-6:30 P.M.
10/18: Industry Trends, Your Customers, and Market Fit
10/25: Pricing, Costs, and Launch Preparation
11/1: Marketing, Sales, and Your Brand
11/8: Business Models, Telling Your Story, and Risk Planning
11/15: Money and Recordkeeping
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