Jul
2
Tue
The Business of Being an Artist: Coaching with Sandra Xenakis @ Entrepreneurship Center
Jul 2 @ 10:30 am

2019 Art Coaching Flyer“Art Meets Business” Coaching for Artists & Creative Entrepreneurs with Sandra Xenakis

Coaching sessions at: 10:30am, 11:30am and 12:30pm

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.

SOLD OUT

Jul
4
Thu
Entrepreneurship Center CLOSED – Holiday
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Happy Fourth of July!

We will be closed July 4-5, and will reopen for our normal hours on Monday, July 8.

Jul
5
Fri
Entrepreneurship Center CLOSED – Holiday
Jul 5 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Happy Fourth of July!

We will be closed July 4-5, and will reopen for our normal hours on Monday, July 8.

Jul
11
Thu
“Forming Your LLC or DBA: Do it Now!” Workshop, with guest business attorney and the Small Business Development Center @ Morris Lawrence Building, Room ML 150
Jul 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

LLC DBA 2019 flyerCome attend for an overview of how to start a single member Limited Liability Company (LLC), presented by legal and accounting professionals, and SBDC and EC representatives. We will review the forms needed to register with the State of Michigan, define terms such as DBA and LLC, Articles of Organization and EIN (Employer Identification Number), as well as cover basic bookkeeping tips and tax implications for companies with the LLC designation.

Register Here!
Jul
15
Mon
Entrepreneurship Center CLOSED – Summer Break
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – Jul 26 @ 4:30 pm

We will be closed July 15 – July 26 for our summer break!

The EC will reopen for our normal hours on Monday, July 29.

Jul
26
Fri
Market Research Workshop at WCC’s Bailey Library @ Gunder Myran Building
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sp_Su 2019 Startup Biz Research HelpThis hands-on workshop helps you answer questions about demographics, industry growth estimates, trends, competition, market openings, & more!

Register Here!
Jul
29
Mon
Entrepreneurship Center REOPEN
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am

Reopen for our regular hours:

Monday – Thursday 9:00am-4:30pm, Friday 12:00pm-4:30pm

Aug
8
Thu
“Forming Your LLC or DBA: Do it Now!” Workshop, with guest business attorney and the Small Business Development Center @ Business Education Building, Room BE 160
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

LLC DBA 2019 flyerCome attend for an overview of how to start a single member Limited Liability Company (LLC), presented by legal and accounting professionals, and SBDC and EC representatives. We will review the forms needed to register with the State of Michigan, define terms such as DBA and LLC, Articles of Organization and EIN (Employer Identification Number), as well as cover basic bookkeeping tips and tax implications for companies with the LLC designation.

Register Here!
Aug
15
Thu
Cultivating a Mindset for Success Workshop: The Essential Keys to Creating Success From a Positive State of Mind with Kim Coots & A2 LEAP Business Lab @ Entrepreneurship Center
Aug 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Cultivating a Mindset for Success - A2 LEAP COMMUNITY WORKSHOP 8.15.2019In this free 2-hour workshop for current or aspiring entrepreneurs and business leaders, Success and Leadership Coach, Kim Coots, will lead you through an interactive experience to explore:

  • What success means to you
  • The key components of a successful, impact-driven business
  • The world-renowned principles of success from Napoleon Hill’s best-selling book Think and Grow Rich
  • How strong each of the success principles are in your life and/or business (and identify which ones you’d like to strengthen)
  • Powerful exercises that cultivate a mindset for success
  • Inspiring others through a positive mental attitude

You’ll walk away with transformative insights, tools, and actions to help you make a positive impact and achieve what you desire with less stress, anxiety, and frustration.

Seating is limited.

Register Here
Aug
20
Tue
Bold Futures 2019 @ Crane Liberal Arts Building, Washtenaw Community College
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Bold Futures flyer 2019 Who: Students Aged 14-18 Years

Cost: FREE for Students, FREE Lunch and T-Shirt Included

When: Tuesday, August 20, 9:00am-4:30pm (check in 8:30-9:00am)

Questions? Call: (734) 249-5880 or Email: entrepreneurship@wccnet.edu

GET CURIOUS. CREATE SOLUTIONS. SOLVE REAL-WORLD PROBLEMS. BOLD FUTURES.

  • Work with other students, local business owners, and facilitators from EMU, U of M, and WCC to identify community problems, develop potential solutions, and pitch to business and non-profit leaders.
  • Use visioning and idea validation to walk away with an understanding of the entrepreneurial mindset and how to apply it in the future.
  • Learn skills to become leaders, innovators, and problem solvers in your community!
Register Here

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/boldfutures/

 

Keynote Speaker – Loren D. Townes Jr.

Loren D. Townes JrLoren D. Townes Jr is a sought-after motivational speaker who is fiercely passionate about helping others maximize their full potential! His teachings and messages are geared towards overcoming adversity in pursuit of educational leadership, personal development, and professional advancement. Loren also works as a College Relations Coordinator at Washtenaw Community College (WCC), serving as a driving force to engage prospective students within fields of Advanced Technologies & Public Service Careers!

Currently, Loren is pursuing a Master’s in Business Administration at Wayne State University (WSU) within the Mike Ilitch School of Business. He currently holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from WSU and an Associate of Arts in Business from WCC. His demonstrated ability to excel academically and professionally, has led to a plethora of profiles in magazines and publications, scholarships, and prestige awards such as being selected as a 30 under 30 Honoree for Manufacturing Engineering Magazine, a 25 under 25 honoree of the Mike Ilitch School of Business, Commencement Speaker for his graduating class at WCC, and the list goes on.

Although Loren is very active in leadership with civic engagement duties, much of his time is devoted to assisting individuals in overcoming adversities to achieve measurable results – through his company Gather Momentum LLC. You will often see him on ‘Facebook Live’ or ‘Instagram’ motivating people to not only pursue their dreams but to do so with passion and commitment – despite their circumstances. Loren is a shining example of a world-renowned Game Changer that has interwoven a personal passion for helping others succeed with challenging them to push beyond pressure!