weVENTURE's Women's Business Center Program provides no cost, one-on-one consultations, and no-cost and low-cost business education and purposeful networking opportunities to women entrepreneurs and business owners in Brevard, Indian River and St. Lucie Counties.
The Women's Business Center Program is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Connect with a partner who is committed to your success and get started today at (321) 674-7007 or weVENTURE@fit.edu
Whether you are a current business owner or are new to entrepreneurship, you will want the tools and resources to help you identify and overcome common barriers to effectively reach your optimal potential. Our no-cost consultations allow you to meet with an experienced Coach and Business Development Specialist who will guide you through the entrepreneurial journey. The Women's Business Center Program at weVENTURE, in collaboration with Florida Tech's Nathan M. Bisk College of Business and the Center for Entrepreneurship and New Business Development, and the University Business Incubator, provide these services to entrepreneurs in our community.
The Women's Business Center at weVENTURE offers a business coaching program that assists start-ups and established business owners (1-2 years) who could benefit from one-on-one counseling sessions with experienced business coaches and trained volunteers who provide positive support, feedback and advice to individuals who wish to utilize our programs and services.
Our Business Coaching Program follows best practices in business coaching and offers an accountability element in support of emerging entrepreneurs and start-ups and includes one or more of the following activities:
Our coaching clients are:
Our coaching clients also grow in the areas of personal development and accountability, business planning and development and leadership.
These coaching sessions are offered at no-cost and completely confidential.
The Women's Business Center is currently looking for Volunteer Business Coaches for our programs. If you are an experienced business professional and are interested in helping start-up entrepreneurs and small business owners to move forward, we would like to hear from you. Learn more about becoming a coach. Contact weventure at firstname.lastname@example.org or (321) 674-7007
weVENTURE offers a variety of quality business education workshops that assist entrepreneurs in developing, managing, and growing their businesses.
At no cost, we offer:
This is a wonderful opportunity for individuals who have considered starting a business but would like more insight into the aspects of entrepreneurship to make the best decisions.
|Program Selection||Individual||2nd Participant|
|Full 13 Courses**||$100.00||$90.00|
*Launch Your Venture 101 Participants get early registration opportunity (1 week before open to public)
**Participants can register for full course selection at the start of the session only.
|1/28/19|| Is Owning a Business a Good Fit for You? REGISTER
|2/4/19||Planning for a Healthy Business REGISTER
|2/11/19|| Banking Services REGISTER
|2/18/19|| Organizational Types for Your Business REGISTER
|2/25/19||Time Management REGISTER
|3/4/19|| Financial Management for Small Business REGISTER
|3/11/19|| Record Keeping REGISTER
|3/18/19|| Credit Reporting for Small Business REGISTER
|3/25/19|| Risk Management REGISTER
|4/1/19||Understanding Insurance REGISTER
|4/8/19||Tax Planning and Reporting REGISTER
|4/15/19|| Selling Your Business and Succession Planning REGISTER
|4/22/19||Managing Cash Flow and Graduation REGISTER|
For first-time business owners. English and Spanish speakers.
Turn your hobby into a business! Get equipped to launch your dream and expand your vision! This three-month training will go through all the steps necessary to start a business - startup training, business coaching and mentorship. Business owners and subject matter experts will be guest speakers throughout the program. Focused support to launch your business.
At the August 1 "graduation," the student will deliver a 30-second elevator pitch and be ready to launch their business. ZOOM Information sessions are on March 21, 1-2pm and April 9, 5-6pm. You are strongly advised to attend the information sessions before completing your application.
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