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Seminars and Bootcamps
With an emphasis on entrepreneurship and development, the Women’s Business Center at ASSETS hosts a series of themed workshops, bootcamps, and seminar series throughout the year for entrepreneurs as they seek to build their businesses. From business strategy to revolutionary industry practices, these sessions will give you the tools and knowledge necessary to take your business to the next level.
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If you can push through that feeling of being scared, that feeling of taking a risk, really amazing things can happen. – Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo!
COVID-19 Webinar Series (June 17 – Aug 5): SBA Disaster Assistance & Safety Protocols
Throughout our series of webinars, Kim Stout, Economic Development Specialist at the SBA Eastern Pennsylvania District Office, will discuss the latest details of SBA Disaster Assistance Programs, including PPP and EIDL. Guidelines for these programs are frequently changing, so we’ve set up bi-weekly sessions for you to stay up to date! Each biweekly session will also include information on other current small business resources. Additional topics are listed in the link. Stay tuned as additional topics will be updated on a biweekly basis. You may register for each session through this event page, just pick one date to join us!
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2020 Fall Seminar Series: Coffee And Conversations
Each seminar in this series of three Thursday morning seminars (Thurs, Nov. 5, Thurs, Nov. 12, Thurs, Nov. 19) will feature one entrepreneur from an established business who will share their story to inspire the community with accounts of adapting, resilience, and recovery in times of Covid. Each featured entrepreneur will be interviewed in a casual, “coffee and conversation” style interview setting, broadcast over Zoom, to make it easy for viewers in the business community to tune in for some inspiration from peers facing similar business challenges.
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2020 Summer Seminar Series Part 2: Innovative Strategies to Pivot Your Business Model
Are you a small business owner in the Lancaster area looking to learn how other entrepreneurs have grown their business and are recovering from the effects of Covid? Then you should register for the Fall Seminar Series. Each seminar in this series of three Thursday morning seminars will feature one entrepreneur from an established business who will share their story to inspire the community with accounts of adapting, resilience, and recovery in times of Covid.
Business 101: Get Lean
Business 101 Seminars occur quarterly at ASSETS with a heavy focus on basic business strategy and integrating social impact. Business 101 seminars are free and are held in the evenings from 5:30 – 7:00 pm. Registration is required. The Lean Start-up Model enables entrepreneurs to strategize a Minimum Viable Product around the needs and desires of their customers and to more easily adapt to changes as they grow their business. Entrepreneurs will discover innovative ways to launch their Minimal Viable Product in a cost-effective way while implementing a foundation for future social and/or environmental impact. Due to COVID-19, the next seminar is TBD. Check back for updates!
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The Women’s Business Center at ASSETS houses all of Entrepreneur Training’s programs. The Women’s Business Center at ASSETS exists to support small business owners who are starting or expanding their businesses. While extra consideration is given to the specific challenges and issues for women entrepreneurs, the programs serve all — women, men, and racial and ethnic minorities.
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The WBC is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration. SBA’s funding is not an endorsement of any products, opinions, or services. All SBA-funded programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.