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Financial Friday: Unsecured Business Loan and Credit Card Programs!

Co-Hosted by YoLanda Bethea and Wendy Shultz

Do you need a business loan or credit card to start or help grow your business? Join us on Friday, February 16th to learn how you and your business can benefit from unsecured business loans and credit card programs.

Friday, February 16th

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

On Google Meet

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LECTURE

DSR @50+: Startup!

Hosted in partnership with the AARP Foundation

Considering starting an online business? This lecture gives an overview of some important digital tools to help you get your online business up and running. Learn about e-commerce sites, how social media can help promote your business, and how you can use video chat platforms for services. We will also cover how to get paid using digital payment services.

Tuesday, February 20th

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

On Google Meet

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WEBINAR

WIOA Funded Pathways to Profit Information Session

Hosted by Greater Wealth Works and the Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center

The WIOA-funded (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) Pathways to Profit Program is an opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs. The 24-week business plan and management training program allows participants to work one-on-one and in a classroom setting to learn and implement strategies to prepare for a successful launch of their businesses. In Phase 1, participants will complete the Getting Started in Business Certificate Course. In Phase 2, participants will gain skills needed to function in entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial roles essential to
business management.

Wednesday, February 28th

1:00 PM-1:45 PM

On Google Meet

RegisterWIOA Application

WEBINAR

Work For Yourself @50+

Hosted by Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center in partnership with the AARP Foundation

Work for Yourself@50+ is a workshop to help you gain the knowledge, support, and resources you need to make informed decisions about working for yourself and take the right first steps toward successful self-employment. The decision to start your own business can be both exciting and daunting. Work for Yourself@50+ breaks the choices down for older adults in an approachable way.

Thursday, March 7th

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

North Cobb Library (3535 Old 41 Highway Kennesaw, GA 30144) in the Community Room and Google Meet

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Featured Courses

COURSE

WIOA Funded Pathways to Profit Program

Hosted by Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center in partnership of Work Source Georgia

Pathways to Profit is a 24-week business development program designed to provide aspiring and existing entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs with business development and management training, financial education, professional leadership, and life skill training.

Ongoing Registration 

RegisterWIOA Application

COURSE

Getting Started In Business

Hosted by Greater Wealth Works and the Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center

This 6-week business planning course gives aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to work one-on-one and in a class, setting to learn and practice new strategies to prepare for their business launch. The course covers business feasibility research, the business plan executive statement articulation steps, industry competitive research, and business pitching for customers or launching support.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the first class. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our office.

Ongoing Registration

6:00 PM-8:00 PM

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COURSE

Getting Started In Business

Hosted by Greater Wealth Works and the Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center

This 6-week business planning course gives aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to work one-on-one and in a class, setting to learn and practice new strategies to prepare for their business launch. The course covers business feasibility research, the business plan executive statement articulation steps, industry competitive research, and business pitching for customers or launching support. Classes begin on Monday, January 29th at 6:00 p.m. on Zoom. 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the first class. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our office.

Mondays and Wednesdays, January 29 – March 6

6:00 PM-8:00 PM

On Zoom

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WEBINAR

Exploring Entrepreneurship

Hosted by Greater Wealth Works and the Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center

The Exploring Entrepreneurship Workshop offers Greater Wealth Works and the Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center clients have the opportunity to test the capacity and feasibility of their business start-up ideas using the Slyngshot App. This event is free to attend. Light refreshments will be served.

Thursday, January 18th

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

North Cobb Library (3535 Old 41 Highway Kennesaw, GA 30144)  in the Community Room and On Google Meet

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WEBINAR

DSR @50+: Crowdfunding For Entrepreneurs

Hosted by Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center & AARP

This presentation will explore crowdfunding—fundraising by gathering small amounts of money from large numbers of people—online. You’ll learn the fundamentals of using a crowdfunding campaign to raise money as well as how to search for and contribute to other people’s campaigns.

Tuesday, January 30th

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

On Google Meet

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COURSE

WIOA Funded Pathways to Profit Program

Hosted by Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center in partnership of Work Source Georgia

Pathways to Profit is a 24-week business development program designed to provide aspiring and existing entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs with business development and management training, financial education, professional leadership, and life skill training.

Monday, January 29th

On Zoom

Register

PROGRAM

Verizon Small Business Digital Ready Program

The Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center has partnered with the Verizon Small Business Digital Ready Program, which offers free online courses, grant opportunities, expert business coaching, custom business resources, and peer networking programs for aspiring and existing entrepreneurs. The Verizon Small Business Digital Ready Program is available to all!

Here’s How to Apply:

  • Up your small business skills by completing 2 courses or events.
  • Apply between 10.‌11.‌23 and 12.‌20.‌23.
  • All applicants will be notified whether they’ve been chosen to receive funding

Business owners with a legal entity can take two courses and become eligible for a $10,000 grant!

Apply Today

WEBINAR

ADP Save More, Make More!

Hosted by Sabrenn Francis, CPA, and Greater Wealth Works

Dive into the capabilities of ADP’s cutting-edge payroll, HR, and benefits solutions. Gain a comprehensive understanding of how its user-friendly, flexible, and compliance-driven features can elevate your business operations. Enroll now for an exclusive 20% discount on Payroll Services and join us for a discussion on efficient workforce management and strategic business optimization in 2024!

Friday, December 15th

1:00 PM-1:45 PM

On Zoom

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PROGRAM

Verizon Small Business Digital Ready Program Information Session

Hosted by Glenn Henderson and Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center

The Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center is introducing the Verizon Small Business Digital Ready Program, which offers free online courses, grant opportunities, expert business coaching, custom business resources, and peer networking programs for aspiring and existing entrepreneurs. The Verizon Small Business Digital Ready Program is available to all!

Business owners with a legal entity can take two courses or more and become eligible to apply for a $10,000 grant for their businesses.

For more information about how to use the platform, find custom business resources, and apply for a $10,000 business grant, interested participants can also join our information session

Friday, November 10th

1:00 PM-1:45 PM

On Zoom

Apply Today

WEBINAR

Navigating the Pathways to Success

Hosted by Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center in partnership with Glenn Henderson

 Join us on Tuesday, November 7, from 11:00 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. for a special presentation with Glenn Henderson, the founder and former CEO of AFC Worldwide, author, and speaker. You will hear his triumphant story of building a multimillion-dollar company that obtained 8(a) and MBE certifications and achieved a winning track record in contracting. Come to get your questions about certification answered:

Certification Basics 101

  • What are 8(a) and MBE certifications?
  • Why do you need to get certified?
  • What to expect after being certified?
  • Going from subcontractor to prime contractor
  • Making the right connections to win

Tuesday, November 7th

11:00 AM-12:15 PM

On Zoom

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WEBINAR

Access to Capital

Hosted by Stephaney Bolden

Join us and the Lift Fund Senior Business Development Officer Stephaney Bolden for an exclusive look into how entrepreneurs can access capital for their businesses. Stephaney Bolden works to connect business owners with financial resources and funding support needed to advance their business goals. This online event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, August 16th

11:00 AM-11:45AM

On Zoom

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WEBINAR

Coffee & Coaching: Women In Business Networking Edition

Hosted by Greater Wealth Works and the Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center

Join us for our monthly Coffee & Coaching Event that gives aspiring and existing women business owners the opportunity to connect with the Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center staff, receive one-on-one business coaching, network with other women entrepreneurs, and enjoy a free coffee or tea! This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, August 31st

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

On Zoom

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WEBINAR

Women-Owned Small Business Certification Session

Hosted by Greater Wealth Works and the Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center

The SBA launched the Women-Owned Federal Contracting Program to provide women business owners with increased opportunities to compete for and ‘WIN’ federal contracts. These opportunities are meant to increase the number of Federal contracts awarded to women entrepreneurs.

Thursday, September 7th

11:00 AM-11:45 AM

On Zoom

Register

WEBINAR

Work For Yourself @50+

Hosted by the AARP Foundation & Greater Wealth Works

Work for Yourself@50+ is a workshop to help you gain the knowledge, support, and resources you need to make informed decisions about working for yourself and take the right first steps toward successful self-employment. The decision to start your own business can be both exciting and daunting. Work for Yourself@50+ breaks the choices down for older adults in an approachable way.

Thursday, September 7th

1:00 PM-3:00 PM

North Cobb Library (3535 Old 41 Highway Kennesaw, GA 30144) in the Community Room and On Zoom

Register

WEBINAR

Tax Tips for Small Business and Entrepreneurs: Are You Prepared?

Hosted by Sabrenn Francis, Cpa

Learn the importance of your business structure and how it impacts business taxes. Mr. Francis will provide essential tax tips on how to prepare and be in a good position to take advantage of business deductions and tax credits.

Thursday, September 21st

10:30 AM-11:30 AM

On Zoom

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WEBINAR

Coffee & Coaching: Women In Business Networking Edition

Hosted by Greater Wealth Works and the Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center

Join us for our monthly Coffee & Coaching Event that gives aspiring and existing women business owners the opportunity to connect with the Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center staff, receive one-on-one business coaching, network with other women entrepreneurs, and enjoy a free coffee or tea! This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, September 28th

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

On Zoom

Register

WEBINAR

Tax Tips for Small Business and Entrepreneurs

Hosted by Sabrenn Francis, Cpa

Learn the importance of your business structure and how it impacts business taxes. Mr. Francis will provide essential tax tips on how to prepare and be in a good position to take advantage of business deductions and tax credits.

Friday, September 29th

10:30 AM-11:30 AM

On Zoom

Register

WEBINAR

WIOA Funded Pathways to Profit Information Session

Hosted by Greater Wealth Works and the Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center

Curious about the WIOA Application Process? Join us on Friday, September 29th at 1:00 PM for an information session on Zoom. Unlock your potential and access business development support services through a WIOA federal grant.  Apply now and secure your spot for a brighter future. Click below to join the information session and take the first step towards success.

Friday, September 29th

1:00 PM-2:00 PM

On Zoom

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WEBINAR

First Fridays: Launch & Learn

Hosted by Brothers of the Sigma Delta Sigma Chapter of Phi Belta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated

Adherence to financial best practices can help prevent issues that are to blame for many business failures. Further, best practice tips can also point the way to insights that can lead to small business growth. All the innovative ideas in the world cannot keep a business afloat when the cash runs out, so whether you love it or not, proper bookkeeping and tax tips is essential to the success of any startup.

October 6, 2023

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

On Zoom

Register

WEBINAR

Exploring Entrepreneurship

Hosted by Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center

The Exploring Entrepreneurship Workshop offers Greater Wealth Works and the Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center clients have the opportunity to test the capacity and feasibility of their business start-up ideas using the Slyngshot App. This event is free to attend. Light refreshments will be served.

October 11, 2023

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

North Cobb Library (3535 Old 41 Highway Kennesaw, GA 30144)  in the Digital Lab and on Zoom

Register

WEBINAR

Greater Mornings Small Business Chat

Hosted by Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center

Join us to meet and greet Greater Wealth Works and Greater Wealth Works Women Business Center and learn more about the resources we offer individuals for families, entrepreneurs, and more

October 13, 2023

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

On Zoom

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WEBINAR

DSR @50+: Creating a LinkedIn Profile Part 1

Hosted by Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center & AARP

Millions of people around the world use LinkedIn for professional networking, and the platform can be a useful tool when you’re searching for a job. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll get an introduction to LinkedIn and walk through the steps of signing up! After this workshop, you’ll be ready to take the series, Creating Your LinkedIn Profile.

Prerequisite: Please note that you need an email address to create a LinkedIn account.

October 17, 2023

11:30 AM – 12:45 PM

On Zoom

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WEBINAR

DSR @50+: Creating a LinkedIn Profile Part 2

Hosted by Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center & AARP

Millions of people around the world use LinkedIn for professional networking, and the platform can be a useful tool when you’re searching for a job. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll get an introduction to LinkedIn and walk through the steps of signing up! After this workshop, you’ll be ready to take the series, Creating Your LinkedIn Profile.

Prerequisite: Please note that you need an email address to create a LinkedIn account.

October 24, 2023

11:30 AM – 12:45 PM

On Zoom

Register

WEBINAR

Funding For Your Small Business

Hosted by Greater Wealth Works and the Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center

Join us and the LiftFund Senior Business Development
Officer Stephaney Bolden for an look into how
entrepreneurs can gain access to capital for their
businesses. Stephaney Bolden works to connect
business owners with financial resources and funding
support needed to advance their business goals. This
online event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 25th

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

On Zoom

Register

WEBINAR

Getting To Know Your Smartphone

Hosted in Partnership of AARP Foundation

During this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn ways to
interact with the touch screen, how to access important
controls, and how to search for specific settings. We’ll
also cover some tips and best practices for securing
and maintaining your device.

Tuesday, October 31st

11:30 AM-12:45 PM

On Zoom

Register

WEBINAR

Work For Yourself @50+

Hosted by Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center 

Work for Yourself@50+ is a workshop to help you gain the knowledge, support, and resources you need to make informed decisions about working for yourself and take the right first steps toward successful self-employment. The decision to start your own business can be both exciting and daunting. Work for Yourself@50+ breaks the choices down for older adults in an approachable way.

Thursday, November 2nd

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

North Cobb Library (3535 Old 41 Highway Kennesaw, GA 30144) in the Community Room and On Zoom

Register

WEBINAR

Wealthy Wednesdays: Save on Healthcare Cost

Hosted by Rachel Davis and the Greater Wealth Works Women’s Business Center

Did you know that you can save $1,400 or more by enrolling in exclusive medical savings programs offered through partners of Greater Wealth Works? Join us to learn about unique medical savings programs that can help you cover HIGH out-of-pocket medical, dental, and vision expenses. Your high deductibles, co-pays, and much more.

Wednesday, September 20th-Wednesday, September 27th

11:00 AM-11:45 AM

On Zoom

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Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance to make the necessary arrangements. For the hearing impaired, please visit Georgia Relay at: georgiarelay.org or call 711.

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