The Opening Soon Inc. Entrepreneurial (OSI) program is a business and product development program for entrepreneurs, start-ups and micro-enterprises in Kanawha County,surrounding areas, and now with Zoom has become world-wide. The program provides education and guidance in launching participants’ business ideas into a viable product or service through a series of workshops, peer meetings and technical assistance.
The WVSU EDC is offering this free business development program geared towards entrepreneurs, start-ups, and small businesses.
This 10-week program will provide education and guidance in launching participants business idea into a viable product or service. These webinars will be held each Saturday from 11am-1pm.
We will cover various topics in product development; business plans; credit and financing; social media and marketing. Technical assistance such as one-on-one business coaching and mentoring will be provided to participants.
Professor Clinton Arnold, WVSU College of Business
Roxy Turner, Marz Strategies: Online & Social Media Marketing
Marlene Hackett, Hackett Praxis: Project Management
Professor Susan Graves, Accounting: WVSU College of Business
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED
Week 1- Overview of Entrepreneurship and the Design Thinking Process
Week 2- Business Problem Definition, Feasibility and Elevator Pitch
Week 3- Ideation, Control Your Environment
Week 4- Prototype and Financial Statements, Fear of the Future
Week 5- Business Setup, Organization, Legal, Agreements, Contracts
Week 6- Business Financial – Budgets, Income Statements, Cash Flow, Servant Leadership
Week 7- Online Marketing, Social Media
Week 8- Marketing and Sales
Week 9- Taxes, Credit and What Banks and Financiers Need
Week 10- Project Management – Leadership Final Lesson
Those who complete the course will receive a certificate at the end.
Completion requirements will be announced during the course.
YOU MUST REGISTER VIA ZOOM FOR ALL WEBINARS.
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