Marketing & Branding Essentials  In-Person

Mountain BizWorks Asheville Office Asheville

You have a product or a service to sell. You are ready to tell the world about it. But, how? With so many ways to market your business, it can be overwhelming to a small business owner to select and create a marketing strategy that is both effective and affordable. Join marketing and branding expert

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Fun with Financials – Virtual  Virtual

Zoom (Virtual)

Finances are one of the biggest challenges for creative businesses. Numbers can often be confusing and hard to understand. But having a good grasp on your financials is key to running a successful thriving business.  Come spend two days in this money fun class to start from the beginning and then move into creating budgets,

Pay What Your Wish - Min $10

Orientation Session – In Person  In-Person

Mountain BizWorks Asheville Office Asheville

Join us for an IN PERSON interactive information session to discover what resources are available at Mountain BizWorks that will help you start, grow, and thrive in your business. Hosted by our Learning Program Coordinator, Lilley Egues, this session is a great opportunity to learn more about Mountain BizWorks’ small business lending and learning programs. 

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Foundations Business Planning Class  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

Our Foundations business planning class helps guide ideas from concept to reality in a participatory, supportive learning environment. Join a cohort of aspiring and existing entrepreneurs to gain an aerial perspective of your vision and the comprehensive business skills necessary to help bring your visions into reality. Participants will gain a clear aerial perspective of

$375

Waypoint Accelerator – Application Due Date 

NC NC

Mountain BizWorks, the Outdoor Gear Builders of WNC, and the NC Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) are excited to support the fourth Waypoint Accelerator cohort. Cohort #4 Timeline The 4th Cohort of the Waypoint Accelerator program will be announced and the application window will open mid July 2022 Applications will be due on October 06

Hispanic Heritage and Entrepreneurship Event  In-Person

A-B Tech Small Business Center Enka Campus Candler

Join us on October 8th from 11 am - 2 pm for a celebration of our state's Hispanic entrepreneurs and small business owners! Be sure to stop by for some networking, food, music, and information from local business development resources. 

Hiring Best Practices – Virtual  Virtual

Zoom (Virtual)

All employers want a dream team. The employees that represent our business well, read our mind and perform the job better than we imagine. Having employees is the joy and pain of your entrepreneurial journey, challenging and stressful if you don't have systems in place for them to thrive in the job.  Let's break down

Pay What Your Wish - Min $10

Win Online: Digital Marketing for Creative Businesses Intensive  In-Person

Black Wall Street Asheville

Digital marketing is tough. Especially for small business owners with limited expertise, bandwidth, and resources. This course is tailored to those who identify as BIPOC. The workshop aims to close the gap by providing BIPOC creative entrepreneurs with a clear and easy understanding of digital marketing, and its various tools and strategies to make it

Pay What You Wish - Min $45

Bringing It All Together: Planning and Assessing Your Business – Virtual  Virtual

Zoom (Virtual)

Starting and running a business is HARD. The appeal of being one’s own boss is something that entrepreneurs initially think is easy to accomplish. The process of starting all of the necessary systems often overwhelms business owners because there is a lot to do. Starting a business is not just about making sales; rather it

Pay What Your Wish - Min $10

Financial Series  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

Take advantage of a discounted Financial Series Pass. Our Financial Series is made up of two classes that comprehensively cover the basic financial skills and tools that every entrepreneur needs to start and run a successful business.   Classes included in the Financial Series: Financial Tools, October 19 + 26 - Financial Tools will introduce

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Financial Tools  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

This 2-Day class is the first in our Financial Series.  Financial Tools will introduce you to the basic financial management principles that all small business owners should know. Participants will walk away with the tools to understand the basics of business finance so they can make informed decisions on how to organize and manage their business

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Fundaciones Planeación de Negocios  In-Person

Marion Business Association Marion

Planifique, crezca y administre su negocio con nuestro curso de planeación de negocios, Fundaciones!  Empieza: El 24 de Octubre, 2022 (la clase se reunirá todos los lunes del 24 de Octubre al 5 de Diciembre, 9:30 am-12:30 pm).  Ubicación: 58 Depot Street Marion, NC 28752    Precio del Curso El costo del curso es de

$200

Foundations Business Planning Class  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

Our Foundations business planning class helps guide ideas from concept to reality in a participatory, supportive learning environment. Join a cohort of aspiring and existing entrepreneurs to gain an aerial perspective of your vision and the comprehensive business skills necessary to help bring your visions into reality. Participants will gain a clear aerial perspective of

$375

Orientation Session  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

Join us for an online interactive information session to discover what resources are available at Mountain BizWorks that will help you start, grow, and thrive in your business. Hosted by our Learning Program Coordinator, Lilley Egues, this session is a great opportunity to learn more about Mountain BizWorks’ small business lending and learning programs. 

Free

Alpine for Creatives – VIRTUAL  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

The Alpine for Creatives Course is designed to support founders of creative businesses that have been operating for at least one year.   ​​This 5-week course provides a peer-to-peer learning environment for you to assess your creative-based venture to date and address the opportunities and challenges emerging on the horizon. The course will guide participants

$375