Events for the Week of February 7 – February 11, 2022

The events listed in this blog post will take place during the week of February 7 – February 11, 2022.

Click the ‘Register here!’ hyperlink at the bottom of each event description to register for that event.

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Tuesday – February 8

Inmates to Entrepreneurs – 8 Week Entrepreneurship Course

6:00PM – 7:30PM EST – FREE – Online  

Inmates to Entrepreneurs hosts a virtual course for anyone with a criminal background who has started or is interested in starting their own business. This course will meet Tuesday nights for eight weeks (January 18 – March 8).

By the end of the course, you will not be an experienced entrepreneur, but you will have the basics for starting a business and beginning your new entrepreneurial life. Learn from people who have been exactly where you are and who have become successful.

Register here!

How to Start a Child Care Center: Business Plan Part 2

6:00PM – 8:00PM EST – FREE – In-person & Online

*In-person address – Partnership for Children, 404 N Main Street, Troy, NC 27371

Join us and learn how to turn your childcare center ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success!

This seminar will teach you the important components of a business plan and will help you lay the foundation for a self-sustainable childcare center.

In this seminar, we will cover the second half of a business plan with examples for each section!

Sections include marketing & sales, operations, personnel, management, financial, and executive summary.

Register here!

Thursday – February 10

Hispanic Business Momentum: Como crear un plan de negocios

6:30PM – 7:30PM EST – FREE – Online


Identificar el por qué es importante tener un plan de negocios​

Aprender la diferencia entre un plan de negocios tradicional y un plan“lean”​

Identificar el tipo de plan que su negocio necesita​

Identificar los elementos de un plan tradicional ​

Recursos disponibles para las pequeñas y medianas empresas

Speaker(s): Adriana Lanzas, Business Counselor – Small Business & Technology Developement Center (SBTDC)

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Financing Your Small Business  

6:30PM – 7:30PM EST – FREE – Online

For small businesses, start-ups, and owners challenged by financing; Also, for businesses needing guidance during the pandemic!

*Learn how to attract investors or get a loan and what information is needed.

*Determine how your business will pay back a loan.

*Explore the advantages and disadvantages of different types of funding sources and how to choose the right one.

Speaker(s): Roxanne Reed, MBA

Register here!