Oct
19
Sat
The Michigan Community College Gender & Sexuality Conference @ Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community by sharing knowledge, building community, and having FUN!

Final itinerary to come, but Friday’s event will include an Opening Ceremony, musical performances, a business owner showcase, carnival games and dinner. Saturday includes student-led rainbow talks, breakouts, including a business owner panel discussion, identity collectives, creative expressions and dinner. Also, a screening of the documentary How to Survive A Plague.

All LGBTQIA+ students, faculty, staff, and their allies from all 28 Michigan community colleges are invited. This event is hosted by Out-Space, the LGBTQIA+ student organization at Washtenaw Community College, and will be held in Ann Arbor, Michigan, at WCC.

 

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Oct
29
Tue
Lunch and Learn Business Expo
Oct 29 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm

Lunch and Learn Flyer Oct19The Business Expo offers financial information for small business owners. Thanks to Lake Trust Credit Union, come have lunch, meet experts and visit resource tables on topics such as:

SMALL BUSINESS LOAN INFORMATION
BASIC BUSINESS BANKING
INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR THE SELF-EMPLOYED
WCC ACCOUNTING AND QUICKBOOKS NON-CREDIT
AND CREDIT COURSES

 

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Nov
4
Mon
Strengthen Your Core Skills: Life’s a Pitch and Then You Buy! @ Great Lakes Regional Training Center, Room GL202
Nov 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Strengthen Core Skills flyerOpportunities are just a pitch away! A pitch is a persuasive statement used to sell your idea, get a job offer or promote your business. Learn the art of the pitch and develop your own pitch in this high energy, hands-on workshop. This workshop is designed for students, alumni, faculty, staff, community members and entrepreneurs!

SPEAKERS:

Claire Sparklin and Bonnie Tew, WCC Professional Faulty, Communication, Media & Theatre Arts

Prior to teaching at WCC, Claire worked in logistics sales, owned a successful online business, and created online training for the automotive industry.

Prior to teaching at WCC, Bonnie was employed in manufacturing engineering technology, broadcasting, water quality and human service industry sectors.

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Nov
7
Thu
Washtenaw Economic Club Luncheon – The Importance of Diversity in the Growth of your Business @ Morris Lawrence Building
Nov 7 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Speaker:

Marlin G. Williams, Assistant Vice President, Economic Development, Wayne State University, Chief Program Officer, Tech Town Detroit

A diverse workforce can bring companies opportunities to increase profitability and achieve growth. Gain knowledge of how diversity programs are creating environments that foster competitive advantage, innovation and economic advancement.

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

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

Startup Business Research Help @ Entrepreneurship Center
Nov 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

2019 Startup Market Research Bus HelpWant to pinpoint information about your area of business? Learn about potential customers and where they’re located? Pick a good geographical location for your business?

Walk into the Entrepreneurship Center 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
13
Wed
Health Sciences Career Pathways: From Traditional to Entrepreneurial
Nov 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Health-Sciences-Flyer
Interested in working in Health Sciences, but not sure what pathways might be available, including entrepreneurship?

Join us to hear from a panel of Allied Health and Health Sciences professionals who have used their education and experience to pursue a career outside the “norm” in various healthcare fields and wellness businesses.

Come hear moderator Dr. Kiela Samuels, PharmD, host a Q & A session with panelists who will share insights on their educational experience, the rewards and challenges of their particular career, and offer advice on business ownership.

 

Register Here!
Nov
14
Thu
“Forming Your LLC or DBA: Do it Now!” Workshop, with guest business attorney and the Small Business Development Center @ Great Lakes Regional Training Center Building, Room GL 202
Nov 14 @ 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.

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Nov
15
Fri
Market Research Workshop at WCC’s Bailey Library @ Gunder Myran Building, Room GM118
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

2019 Startup Market Research Bus HelpThis hands-on, two-hour workshop helps you answer questions about demographics, industry growth estimates, trends, competition, market openings, and more!

Register Here!
Nov
19
Tue
Startup Business Research Help @ Entrepreneurship Center
Nov 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

2019 Startup Market Research Bus HelpWant to pinpoint information about your area of business? Learn about potential customers and where they’re located? Pick a good geographical location for your business?

Walk into the Entrepreneurship Center 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!

Dec
5
Thu
Startup Business Research Help @ Entrepreneurship Center
Dec 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

2019 Startup Market Research Bus HelpWant to pinpoint information about your area of business? Learn about potential customers and where they’re located? Pick a good geographical location for your business?

Walk into the Entrepreneurship Center 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!