Stepping Stones: The Path to Business Ownership
Do you want to start your own business? Do you have what it takes?
Participate in a series of entrepreneurship skill-building exercises to learn how. You can also listen to guest speakers and participate in a series of "challenges" to earn a certificate of completion. Below is a list of upcoming activities and workshops.
|Kick-Off Information Meeting ||Join us to learn about YVC's Stepping Stones: The Path to Business Ownership.||YVC MLK Room|
|2:15pm||January 26, 2017|
|Executive Summary||Training workshop: Introduction to the written business plan: The executive summary||YVC MLK Room|
|2:15pm||February 2, 2017|
|Elevator Pitch Training||Training workshop: Using an elevator pitch to promote your business idea||YVC MLK Room|
|2:15pm||February 23, 2017|
|Elevator Pitch Judging||Participants deliver their business idea elevator pitch to judges for scoring. ||YVC MLK Room|
|2:15pm||March 2, 2017|
|Marketing and new Business Ventures||Training workshop: Introduction to marketing and the new business venture. Plan for tradeshow on April 27. ||YVC MLK Room|
|2:15pm||April 6, 2017|
|Participants submit their created tradeshow booth for the HUB tradeshow and judging.||HUB, Yakima||2:15pm||April 27, 2017|
|Financing your business||Training workshop: Finances and your new business venture||YVC MLK Room|
|May 4, 2017|
|Bank Loan Applications||Participants submit final bank loan application for judging||YVC MLK Room|
|May 25, 2017|
|Judging ||Judges evaluate all of the submissions to select a final grand prize winner||YVC MLK Room|
May 25, 2017 through June 1.
All workshops include refreshments provided by the YVC Business Club.
For Additional Information: Dr. Brock Eubanks at firstname.lastname@example.org / 509.574.6800 x 3226