FastTrac® NewVenture™ for the Female Entrepreneur offered by Columbia College | 2017 Columbia Cohort

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Name: FastTrac® NewVenture™ for the Female Entrepreneur offered by Columbia College | 2017 Columbia Cohort
Date: September 16, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM EDT
Event Description:
Visionary. Innovative. Game-changer. We're looking to connect with women who are ready to add "Founder & CEO" to her accolades. For 162 years, Columbia College has educated and empowered women leaders. This year, we launched new programs designed for women entrepreneurs to support this rapidly growing sector in South Carolina. FastTrac® NewVenture™ for Female Entrepreneurs is a 10-session educational program designed for women just starting out in their business. Sessions include: > Exploring Entrepreneurship > Identifying in Meeting Market Needs > Setting Financial Goals > Planning the Project/Service > Researching and Analyzing the Market > Reaching the Market > Building the Organization and Team > Planning for a Profitable Business > Monitoring Cash Flow in Seeking Funds > Implementing Next Steps Special curriculum will be offered specific to the challenges women entrepreneurs face, including communications skills, negotiating and confidence-building tactics. Learn more and register: http://bit.ly/ColumbiaCollegeFastTracFall2017 We hope you’ll share this program with women in your network. Let us know if you have questions. Thank you and we look forward to connecting.
Location:
Columbia College
Date/Time Information:
Course dates are on Saturdays from 9am - 2:30pm: Saturday, September 16, 2017, Session 1: Exploring Entrepreneurship; Identifying and Meeting Market Needs Saturday, October 7, 2017, Session 2: Setting Financial Goals; Planning the Product/Service Saturday, October 28, 2017, Session 3: Researching and Analyzing the Market; Reaching the Market Saturday, November 11, 2017, Session 4: Building the Organization and Team; Planning for a Profitable Business; Monitoring Cash Flow and Seeking Funds Saturday, December 5, 2017, Session 5: Implementing Next Steps; Pitch Practice Graduation: Saturday, December 5, 2017, 2-4pm: Graduation and Pitch Showcase with Family & Friends Audience
Contact Information:
Katherine Swartz Hilton kswartz@columbiasc.edu | 803.786.3822 McNair Center for Entrepreneurism at Columbia College
Fees/Admission:
The FastTrac course will meet for five Saturday sessions over four months for a total of 25 class contact hours. The registration fee of $400 includes all program materials, access to a mentor, 1:1 business coaching sessions upon request, lunch and snacks for class sessions, and a graduation ceremony for which guests may be invited. The $100 seat deposit is applied to the tuition, payable in four $100 installments over three months. Financial need-based scholarships are available upon request through the registration process.
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