Tag - business coaching

Small Business Solutions for Barbour County

The Barbour County Chamber of Commerce, the Development Authority, and Woodlands Development and Lending are excited to continue to sponsor these networking meetings in 2023. To quote the Barbour Democrat, “Members of the community, business owners, church leaders, and various organizations are invited to attend. The meetings…are not limited only to...

FASTER WV: Boosting Entrepreneurship, Startups and Business Expansion

Are you aware that West Virginia lags far behind Appalachia, and the nation, in entrepreneurial and start-up activity? In fact, the Kauffman Foundation’s 2017 State Report found that WV ranked last in startup early job creation with a third as many jobs created as the leading state, and below the...

How Your Businesses Can Benefit from Diversity Certification!

Do you want to start a business? Do you want to grow an existing business? Do you want to consider getting certified as a Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) or as a Minority-Owned Business (MBE) Enterprise to help you land government contracts? Join us for this one hour webinar to learn about FASTER WV...

Looking back on National Small Business Week 2022

West Virginia small businesses know a thing or two about “Building a Better America through Entrepreneurship", as nearly 99 percent of businesses in the Mountain State are considered small and they employ nearly half of the private sector workforce. Therefore it was fitting the U.S. Small Business Administration to choose...

Designing the Future Remotely: A Lean Product Development Immersive Learning Experience

Participants of this live, on-line workshop will learn to focus and work as a team to gain a deep understanding of what customers want, then develop efficient and effective processes to consistently create and deliver exceptional products and services. Some effective tools that often are used to undertake this approach...

Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum

Thursday, May 5, 2022 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Hosted Virtually by Berkeley County Development Authority Zoom Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86032566355?pwd=WmtmelhROHdzQmdvZzFTcFp6dEYrdz09 Meeting ID: 860 3256 6355 Passcode: 923020 Dial In: 301-715-8592   Need Help with Your Business Plan? Speaker: Tiffany Hine, Director, Small Business Education and Training Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Join the conversation and get college credit from Blue Ridge...

FASTER WV Webinar: Starting or Growing A Tourism Business

THIS WEBINAR WILL OFFER... Tourism-related business opportunities in the region Details on free business coaching, online classes, and how to access loan funding How to partner with The Department of Tourism to promote your business The West Virginia Department of Tourism is designed to promote West Virginia as a world-class travel destination and support...

FASTER WV Webinar: Starting or Scaling Up Your Food or Beverage Business

Do you want to start a food or beverage business or learn how to scale up by working with a commercial kitchen or co-packer? Join us for our free one-hour webinar to provide an overview of the FASTER WV Program and hear from a national expert, Sari Kimbell. Learn about...

Get Started: a CO.STARTERS Workshop

Developing Your Passion into a Sustainable Venture Cost $29.95 Built on the CO.STARTERS model, this three-hour workshop helps participants work together to explore their ideas through the CO.STARTERS Canvas, learn how to refine their models through meaningful customer feedback, and define next steps. Whether just getting started, stuck on a particular issue, or...