Women in business and owners have unique challenges. This new chamber workshop series will address topics that can propel your business forward and help you grow. You need a VOICE!
Join us for Understanding the Challenges Women Face in Business. April 11th 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch served
Let’s start at the very beginning - even if you are not there in your journey! We will touch on the financial side of your business plan and delve into a 90-day planning concept that can help reenergize you or get you on track, or back on track!
Developing a (financial) Business Plan: MENTOR: Amy Kahhat, VP, Multi Market Manager, First Bank Chicago • Comingling finances - and why you should stop now. Discover the fundamentals of creating a comprehensive (financial) business plan that can help you get or stay on track. • Find a bank and banker that works for you and your business. • What kind of accounts can help your business?
Not Your Typical 90-Day Planning Workshop: SPEAKER: Karen Cox, KLICKThinking, LLC • Identify the absolute must-dos for you and your team for the next 90 days. Why 90 days? Year-long goals drag on and on, and often don’t actually get completed! • How to find potential clients and get customers to find you! • Methods for getting them to know and trust you so they buy from you • Focus on 90-days to get big wins throughout the year; • Test out a new idea (think product or service offerings, ad campaigns) without committing to a full year or abandoning an idea too early. • Pro-actively review your outcomes in real-time so you can make more informed and purposeful decisions. • Outlines the goals, strategies, marketing plans, financial projections, and other critical aspects of starting or expanding a business.
You have VISION, see OPPORTUNITY, are INCLUSIVE and COLLABORATIVE -- you are EMPOWERED!
Attend individual lunch sessions or sign up for the series and save!
The newin our group to engage with a support group that offers a range of information, education, and camaraderie to help you excel in the world of (women in) business.
Earn a Certificate of Empowerment at the close of the six sessions
VOICE! group for women in business is focused on empowering the group who own a business, a book-of-business, or have a side-gig they are interested in growing and having an edge. April 11: Session 1: Understanding the Challenges Women Face in Business
June 27: Session 2: Negotiation Skills for Women
July 18:Session 3: Leadership Skills & Work-Life Balancefor Women
August 22:Session 4: Networking and Building Relationships
October 17:Session 5: Tech & Cyber Security
November 28: Session 6: Developing a Strong Personal Brand