Oct
16
Tue
Startup Business Research Help @ Entrepreneurship Center
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Fall 2018 Startup Biz Research HelpWant to pinpoint information about your area of business? Want to learn about potential customers and where they’re located? Want to pick a good geographical location for your business?

Walk in and talk to a business librarian to learn how to use the library’s databases to access all this information and more.

No registration necessary, just walk in!

Intro to QuickBooks @ Ypsilanti District Library - Whittaker Branch
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Intro to QuickBooks at YDL flyerGet introduced to the basics of QuickBooks for business with CPA Kim Laughton. Learn about file types, creating a company, chart of accounts, financial reporting, making an invoice and more. We’ll meet in the Ypsilanti District Library – Whittaker Road computer training lab.

Registration Full

Oct
17
Wed
A2 Entrepreneurs Student Club Meeting @ Crane Liberal Arts Building, Room LA 160
Oct 17 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
The Business of Being an Artist – Achieving Goals With Group Support @ Morris Lawrence Building, Room ML 150
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Artist Workshops flyerReady for the next step in growing your creative business? Create an artist goals group! Find out how to build a group of peers, give and receive support, hold each other accountable for business goals, and get more accomplished.

Learn how in this free, two-part workshop – attend one or both dates!

September 19: Setting up a Goals Group

Watch an actual goals group meeting of four working artists. Then, set up your own small group and hold your first meeting.

Register For Sept 19 Here!

 

 

October 17: Achieving Goals with Group Support

Hold your second goals group meeting right here. OR, if you didn’t join a group earlier, come to this workshop and learn more.

Register For Oct 17 Here!
Oct
19
Fri
Starting Your Own Business Workshop @ Ann Arbor SPARK Central Innovation Center
Oct 19 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

*FEE: $25 (FREE for students. IF YOU ARE A WCC STUDENT, EMAIL: entrepreneurship@wccnet.edu to get FREE entry.)

Looking to start a business? Join Ann Arbor SPARK and our community partners to learn about personality traits of entrepreneurs, marketing plans, legal, accounting, and risk considerations, product development, business plans and financing options.

Register here: http://annarborusa.org/events

The Business of Being an Artist: Coaching with Sandra Xenakis @ Entrepreneurship Center
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm

Artist coaching flyer“Art Meets Business” Coaching for Artists & Creative Entrepreneurs with Sandra Xenakis

Coaching sessions at: 1pm, 2pm and 3pm

Free one-on-one business coaching for creative entrepreneurs. One hour available per individual. Cannot have had Art Meets Business coaching previously.

Important note: No-shows will forfeit their chance to schedule a future coaching session. Please contact us at entrepreneurship@wccnet.edu or 734-249-5880 if you cannot attend your scheduled coaching session.

Art Meets Business hopes to “bust the myth” of the starving artist by helping creative entrepreneurs become more successful. Research shows that the most successful entrepreneurs are those who have a firm grasp of basic business skills. AMB offers access to business resources and information on marketing, pricing, negotiating, using social networking sites, customer relations, working with galleries, record-keeping, contracts, and many other issues that affect the success of artists.

October Registration Full

Oct
23
Tue
Strengthen Your Core Skills: Building Winning Relationships, a Zig Ziglar Communications Workshop @ Morris Lawrence Building, Room ML 105
Oct 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Relationships soft skills workshop Oct 2018 flyerDo you want to get along better with your boss, customers, family, people in your everyday life? After this two-hour event, you will have the tools to do so! This session has been designed for students, staff and entrepreneurs.

IN THIS COURSE YOU WILL LEARN:

  • The 4 steps to building strong, healthy relationships
  • The power of responding
  • The consequence of blame
  • The power of service
  • And much more!

Speaker:

Michael Kole

Mike Kole is an executive coach, published author and has been successful in every aspect of business. After spending over 30 years in sales, Mike knows what truly increases personal & professional growth, employee engagement, and effectiveness. Mike also writes a weekly blog on leadership, sales, and professional development.

Register Here!

 

 

Strengthen Your Core Skills is a series on enhancing your emotional intelligence quotient. Save
the date for the next talk in the series:

Strengthen Your Core Skills: Taming the E-mail Beast with Randy Dean, MBA, popularly known as The E-mail Sanity Expert®, on Tuesday, February 19 at 3:00p.

Nov
1
Thu
Startup Business Research Help @ Entrepreneurship Center
Nov 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Fall 2018 Startup Biz Research HelpWant to pinpoint information about your area of business? Want to learn about potential customers and where they’re located? Want to pick a good geographical location for your business?

Walk in and talk to a business librarian to learn how to use the library’s databases to access all this information and more.

No registration necessary, just walk in!

Nov
7
Wed
Business Financial Fundamentals Lunch and Learn – Insuring Your Future: How To Navigate the Insurance World @ Business Education Building, Room BE 180
Nov 7 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm

Lunch and Learn flyer NOVEMBER 2018Hey small business owners! Missing Free Coffee Wednesdays at the EC? Not to fear, the EC, in partnership with Lake Trust Credit Union, is now offering something even better: a monthly ‘Lunch and Learn’ series on essential financial information for small business owners. Thanks to Lake Trust Credit Union, come have lunch and listen to experts explain:

“Insuring Your Future: How To Navigate the Insurance World” on November 7

Register Here!

 

 

“Invest in Your Future – Small Business Financial Planning, Keeping Your Retirement on Track, How to Plan for Your Future When You’re Self-Employed” on December 5

Register Here!
Nov
8
Thu
Washtenaw Economic Club Luncheon – How Mid-Term Elections Will Impact Washtenaw County @ Morris Lawrence Building
Nov 8 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Discover how the mid-term elections will affect the state and local economies. Senior Michigan Capitol Correspondent Tim Skubick, will provide valuable information and entertainment at this ever-popular Washtenaw Economic Club event.

Tim Skubick is the longest-serving member of the state capitol press corps in state history, with over 45 years on the beat. He has won four Emmys, authored two books on Michigan politics and is a member of the Michigan journalism and broadcast halls of fame.

Fee: $55 for WEC members, $77.50 for non-members

For more information please visit: http://wec.wccnet.edu/upcoming-events/