Business Development Workshops

(Virtual)

Reach Customers Online Through Google

This workshop discusses how Google works and how your businesses can be found, how a business profile helps you stand out online, how to advertise your business on Google and other sites, and how to use a variety of google tools to maximize your business efforts. This is a 1-hour class.

Next class: December 5, 2022 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Interested in any of our past classes listed below? Email us dianna@entrepreneursacademy.net

Entrepreneurial Mindset

This workshop discusses the top characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, the process of
vetting an idea, and the blockages in your thinking keeping you from dominating your niche
. This is a 1-hour class.

Next class: TBD

Starting a Business in Illinois

This workshop will discuss why you should start a business, 9 things every entrepreneur MUST know to have a shot at being successful, targeting your market, what do know before spending a penny, legal structure, the paperwork necessary, and how to find busines resources. ​No prior experience is required. This is a 1-hour class

Next class: TBD

Basic Marketing

This workshop discusses the "why", "what", and  "when" of marketing. Attendees will also learn your role as a business owner in the marketing process and where to get started based on where you are in your business. No prior experience is required. This is a 1-hour class.

Next class: TBD

How to Start a Non-Profit

This workshop will discuss ​the key elements you need to start a non profit organization.  No prior experience is required.​ This is a 1-hour class.

Next class: TBD

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How to Start a Business From Emerging Technology

This workshop discusses techniques and ideas behind starting a business from emerging technology in the array of things, the internet of things, tech transfer, 3DPrinting, coding, invention, app development, prototyping

local resources, and a maker space. No prior knowledge is required. This is a 1-hour class.

Next class: TBD

Show Me the Money: How to Raise Money for Your Business Venture

This workshop will discuss the what every small business needs to know about about identifying funding available to them. This includes a thorough discussion of the types funding opportunities such as banks, CDFI’s, and credit unions; foundations; investment groups; charities; local, city, state, and federal resources; crowdfunding; personal loans savings, and other financial vehicles. No prior experience is required.​​ This is a 1-hour class.

Next class: TBD

10 Things You Should Know Before Developing an App

This workshop will discuss the key elements you should be familiar with before developing an app for your business. This includes researching your competitors and their strategy, designing with your user in mind, wireframing,  key considerations before spending a penny, and key costs. No prior experience is required.​ This is a 1-hour class.

Next class: TBD

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10 Things You Should Know Before Starting Any Business

This workshop will discuss the key elements you should be familiar with before devoting time and resources to starting your business. This includes how to do your doing your research, discovering your value proposition, designing first and spending later, budget considerations, and determining which of your customer's problems you're solving. No prior experience is required.This is a 1-hour class.

Next class: TBD

Act Like a Millionare

This workshop will discuss the steps it takes to become a millionaire in your business. Attendees will also learn the effective and ineffective strategies on this journey, the behavior and mindset needed, consistent habits of highly successful people, and the importance of your personal and professional network. No prior experience is required.​​ This is a 1-hour class.

Next class: TBD

Prototyping

This workshop discusses the key elements in successful prototyping. Attendees will learn about preto-typing before prototyping, what to know before build it right, designing for customers and service, and building your design team. No prior knowledge is required. 

This is a 1-hour class.

Next class: TBD

Design Thinking for Business and Invention

In this workshop you will learn the principles of the design thinking process to invent new products, how to apply the process to create innovative solutions to your community, and how to design and develop new products from emerging technologies from national universities. This is a 1-hour class.

Next class: TBD

Technology Considerations When Starting a Business

This workshop discusses technology and modern-day business, how to assess your specific tech needs, cost benefit analysis, needs vs wants, and how to find free and low-cost supportive tech​. No prior knowledge is required. This is a 1-hour class.

Next class: TBD

Find a Pitch Funder

This workshop discusses the principles of find new funders through pitching. Attendees wll learn  how to identify the right funding vehicle for your business, what will catch a funders attention, developing your pitch, and closing the deal. No prior experience is required. This is a 1-hour class.

Next class: TBD

10 Things You Should Know Before Developing an App

This workshop will discuss the key elements you should be familiar with before developing an app for your business. This includes researching your competitors and their strategy, designing with your user in mind, wireframing,  key considerations before spending a penny, and key costs. No prior experience is required.​ This is a 1-hour class.

Next class: TBD

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Creating A Top-Notch Social Media Presence For Your Business

There's no doubt that social media is a vehicle that can quickly take your business to the masses.In this class you'll learn how to evaluate the social platforms that work best for you, writing copy that excites your audience, content types, how to create a posting schedule, and evaluating your results. This is a 1-hour class.

Next class: TBD