Upcoming Training & Events



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Columbus and Central Ohio: class: How to Set Yourself Apart in Today's Competitive Market

Tuesday, Mar 26 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

In this workshop you will:

  • Discover how to communicate your brand brilliance that sets you apart from everyone else in the market
  • Learn how your brand makes you the best choice for your clients
  • Understand the 3-step process for uncovering the brand within you and infusing it into your market

If you are ready to stand out, gain more exposure, and generate more revenue, this training is for you.

Presented by: Linda Pringle-Evans, President and Founder, Pringle Business Consulting

Classes are open to both women and men.

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Columbus and Central Ohio: class: Cash Flow, Revenue, and Profits

Wednesday, Mar 27 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Did you know that 83% of new businesses and many old businesses are failing because they don’t know the difference between cash-flow, revenue, and profits? This workshop will identify why revenue is vanity, profit is sanity, and cash flow is king.

Presented By: Perry Jeffries "The Entrepreneur's C.F.O." Coach | Financial Advisor | Optimizer

Perry is currently being featured on Fox 28 in the segment “Financially Fit Fridays w/ Perry” where he provides tangible information to individuals and businesses on a weekly basis.

In the areas of finance, Perry currently Holds a Series 7 License (Securities License), Series 66 License (Investment Advisor), Life / Health / Annuity Licenses (Insurance License), has a CRPC (Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor) Designation through the College of Financial Planning and has the CPFA (Certified Pension Fiduciary Advisor) Designation.

Perry is also a Certified Profit First Professional specializing in business cash-management and profitability, as well as a member of the John Maxwell Global Leadership Team. He has earned the certification of an Independent Speaker, Coach and Trainer with the John Maxwell Team. Perry also has been an Ambassador for Daymond John’s (FUBU, Shark Tank) book, Rise and Grind.

Classes are open to both women and men. 

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Columbus and Central Ohio: class: How to Read and Interpret a Financial Statement

Thursday, Mar 28 6 PM to 7 PM

This workshop will teach you the fundamentals of financial statements and help you develop a comprehensive understanding of how they work, how to interpret them accurately and discover how to use their information to make more effective, better-informed business decisions that have a positive impact on your organization's bottom line.

Presented By: Jeff Niemeyer - Financial Solutions Group/National Tax Service

Classes are open to both women and men.

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Columbus and Central Ohio: class: Credit and Your Business - Lunch and Learn

Tuesday, Apr 02 12PM to 1PM

Come learn about the concept of credit reporting and the impact on the operation or growth of your business. Learn how the credit reports work and identify the benefits a small business derives from a positive record.

Presented by Nicole Dillard with US Bank

Classes open to both women and men.

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Columbus: class: Info Session

Thursday, Apr 04 6PM to 7PM

A forty-five-minute presentation to inform prospective ECDI clients about programs to develop, fund, and launch a business with Q&A. The information session will also explain ECDI program requirements, follow-ups, and procedures. The program is required for prospective training and lending clients and is highly recommended for any other prospective ECDI client. This session will be held at ECDI's Women's Business Center.

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: How to Start a Food Business From Scratch

Tuesday, Apr 09 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Have a great idea for a food business? Want to learn how to turn your winning recipe into a successful venture? Then this class is for you. A food service expert will provide unique insights of the things you need to know when starting a food business, the path and pitfalls of setting up production and provide tips on how to expand beyond the local market. 

Charlynda Scales is a dynamic motivational speaker, brand ambassador, Air Force Veteran, social media influencer, and the founder and CEO of Mutt’s Sauce, LLC, a company that makes “the sauce for every meal.” Mutt's Sauce was the Grand Prize Winner of Bob Evan's Farms' 2017 Heroes to CEOs Contest. 

She is a Clemson University graduate, with a degree in Aerospace Science and Business Management. She also holds an MBA in Strategic Leadership. She started the company Mutt’s Sauce, LLC while she was still serving on active duty in the military.

Charlynda has been featured in Forbes.com, MadameNoire.com, CBS News, Black Enterprise Magazine, Military.com, Army.mil, and Air Force Association Magazine. In 2016, she was crowned 2nd runner up, Ms. Veteran America. Charlynda stays very active in her local community and her goal is to help mentor and grow other small food businesses.

Classes are open to both women and men.

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Columbus and Central Ohio: class: B.A.S.E. I - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Two Day Class - Must Register for Both.

Wednesday, Apr 10 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, April 10th and Thursday, April 11th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

Classes are open to both women and men.

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: B.A.S.E. II - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Two Day Class - Must Register for Both.

Thursday, Apr 11 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, April 10th and Thursday, April 11th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

Classes are open to both women and men.

Register

Columbus: class: Info Session

Tuesday, Apr 16 12PM to 1PM

A forty-five-minute presentation to inform prospective ECDI clients about programs to develop, fund, and launch a business with Q&A. The information session will also explain ECDI program requirements, follow-ups, and procedures. The program is required for prospective training and lending clients and is highly recommended for any other prospective ECDI client. This session will be held at ECDI's Women's Business Center. Enter through the blue door.

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Columbus and Central Ohio: class: Improving Personal Cash Flow

Tuesday, Apr 16 6PM to 7PM

Few people have learned about money management in school, and fewer still have learned good cash flow management practices. This workshop will introduce participants to key principles of managing their personal finances, outline basic budgeting principles, and assist participants in identifying new financial habits that can assist them in building a more secure financial future.

Presented By: Charles Parkham with Principal Financial

Classes are open to both women and men.

Register

Columbus: class: Capital for Construction Loan Packaging Class

Thursday, Apr 18 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

What is the Capital for Construction Loan? Does my business qualify?

 Attend Capital for Construction’s Loan Packaging class where you will learn:

  • Discuss what we look for in a loan application
  • Share that documents that are needed to complete your application
  • Describe the process after submission
  • Answer any additional questions
Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: Certification 101

Saturday, Apr 20 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will discuss certification programs (MBE, EDGE, WBE, DBE, and LEDE), the certification process, and what documents to submit with your application.  This class is presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Ronda has a wealth of knowledge and experience in guiding small businesses through the certification process.

Register

Columbus: class: Capital for Construction: An Introduction to QuickBooks

Wednesday, Apr 24 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM

An Introduction to QuickBooks  

Presented by Janeen Smith-Hughes, Licensed CPA & Owner, Simplicity Accounting

For ECDI’s upcoming Capital for Construction: QuickBooks, you’ll be exploring the program alongside a QuickBooks expert. ECDI’s partner, JPMorgan Chase, has provided a mobile computer lab for our attendees to have an interactive experience! This is a great opportunity to get hands-on instruction!

For those unfamiliar with the QuickBooks platform, it’s an online tool used to help small businesses keep track of business finances. This interactive training will help you navigate the software and provide a basic understanding of its ability to manage sales/expenses and keep track of daily transactions.

Our presenter, Janeen Smith-Hughes, owner of Simplicity Accounting, is a certified professional in QuickBooks with more than 15 years’ experience working with small businesses.

Lunch will be provided compliments of ECDI. However, registrants will be charged a $10 fee for lunch if they do not attend.

**Please let us know if you plan on using your own personal laptop for the class**

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Columbus and Central Ohio: class: How to Establish Business Credit Without Using Your Personal Credit

Tuesday, Apr 30 6PM to 7:30PM

Two powerhouses and super successful entrepreneurs have joined forces and help other businesses unlock the keys to their financial success by giving them all the fundamental and basic, knowledge and steps to acquire business credit, that is in no way tied to or determined by their personal credit.

There's even a surprise for you at the end! You don't want to miss it. Spaces are limited and will fill up fast!

Classes open to both women and men.

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Columbus and Central Ohio: class: B.A.S.E. I - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Two Day Class - Must Register for Both.

Wednesday, May 08 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, May 8th and Thursday, May 9th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: B.A.S.E. II - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Two Day Class - Must Register for Both.

Thursday, May 09 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, May 8th and Thursday, May 9th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus: class: Capital for Construction Loan Packaging Class

Thursday, May 16 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

What is the Capital for Construction Loan? Does my business qualify?

 Attend Capital for Construction’s Loan Packaging class where you will learn:

  • Discuss what we look for in a loan application
  • Share that documents that are needed to complete your application
  • Describe the process after submission
  • Answer any additional questions
Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: Certification 101

Saturday, May 18 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will discuss certification programs (MBE, EDGE, WBE, DBE, and LEDE), the certification process, and what documents to submit with your application.  This class is presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Ronda has a wealth of knowledge and experience in guiding small businesses through the certification process.

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: Nonprofit 103: Grant Management - What to do After You Get the Award

Thursday, May 23 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

More info to come.

Presented By: Carlie Boos, Esq. with the Legal Aid Society of Columbus

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Columbus and Central Ohio: class: B.A.S.E. I - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Two Day Class - Must Register for Both.

Wednesday, Jun 12 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, June 12th and Thursday, June 13th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: B.A.S.E. II - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Two Day Class - Must Register for Both.

Thursday, Jun 13 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, June 12th and Thursday, June 13th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: Certification 101

Saturday, Jun 15 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will discuss certification programs (MBE, EDGE, WBE, DBE, and LEDE), the certification process, and what documents to submit with your application.  This class is presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Ronda has a wealth of knowledge and experience in guiding small businesses through the certification process.

Register

Columbus: class: Capital for Construction Loan Packaging Class

Thursday, Jun 20 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

What is the Capital for Construction Loan? Does my business qualify?

 Attend Capital for Construction’s Loan Packaging class where you will learn:

  • Discuss what we look for in a loan application
  • Share that documents that are needed to complete your application
  • Describe the process after submission
  • Answer any additional questions
Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: B.A.S.E. I - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Two Day Class - Must Register for Both.

Wednesday, Jul 10 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, July 10th and Thursday, July 11th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: B.A.S.E. II - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Two Day Class - Must Register for Both.

Thursday, Jul 11 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 13th and Thursday, Feb 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus: class: Capital for Construction Loan Packaging Class

Thursday, Jul 18 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

What is the Capital for Construction Loan? Does my business qualify?

 Attend Capital for Construction’s Loan Packaging class where you will learn:

  • Discuss what we look for in a loan application
  • Share that documents that are needed to complete your application
  • Describe the process after submission
  • Answer any additional questions
Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: Certification 101

Saturday, Jul 20 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will discuss certification programs (MBE, EDGE, WBE, DBE, and LEDE), the certification process, and what documents to submit with your application.  This class is presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Ronda has a wealth of knowledge and experience in guiding small businesses through the certification process.

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: B.A.S.E. I - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Two Day Class - Must Register for Both.

Wednesday, Aug 14 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, August 14th and Thursday, August 15th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus: class: Capital for Construction Loan Packaging Class

Thursday, Aug 15 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

What is the Capital for Construction Loan? Does my business qualify?

 Attend Capital for Construction’s Loan Packaging class where you will learn:

  • Discuss what we look for in a loan application
  • Share that documents that are needed to complete your application
  • Describe the process after submission
  • Answer any additional questions
Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: B.A.S.E. II - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Two Day Class - Must Register for Both.

Thursday, Aug 15 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, August 14th and Thursday, August 15th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus: class: Certification 101

Saturday, Aug 17 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will discuss certification programs (MBE, EDGE, WBE, DBE, and LEDE), the certification process, and what documents to submit with your application.  This class is presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Ronda has a wealth of knowledge and experience in guiding small businesses through the certification process.

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: B.A.S.E. I - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Two Day Class - Must Register for Both.

Wednesday, Sep 11 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, September 11th and Thursday, September 12th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: B.A.S.E. II - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Two Day Class - Must Register for Both.

Thursday, Sep 12 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, September 11th and Thursday, September 12th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus: class: Capital for Construction Loan Packaging Class

Thursday, Sep 19 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

What is the Capital for Construction Loan? Does my business qualify?

 Attend Capital for Construction’s Loan Packaging class where you will learn:

  • Discuss what we look for in a loan application
  • Share that documents that are needed to complete your application
  • Describe the process after submission
  • Answer any additional questions
Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: Certification 101

Saturday, Sep 21 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will discuss certification programs (MBE, EDGE, WBE, DBE, and LEDE), the certification process, and what documents to submit with your application.  This class is presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Ronda has a wealth of knowledge and experience in guiding small businesses through the certification process.

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: B.A.S.E. I - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Two Day Class - Must Register for Both.

Wednesday, Oct 09 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, October 9th and Thursday, October 10th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: B.A.S.E. II - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Two Day Class - Must Register for Both.

Thursday, Oct 10 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, October 9th and Thursday, October 10th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus: class: Capital for Construction Loan Packaging Class

Thursday, Oct 17 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

What is the Capital for Construction Loan? Does my business qualify?

 Attend Capital for Construction’s Loan Packaging class where you will learn:

  • Discuss what we look for in a loan application
  • Share that documents that are needed to complete your application
  • Describe the process after submission
  • Answer any additional questions
Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: Certification 101

Saturday, Oct 19 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will discuss certification programs (MBE, EDGE, WBE, DBE, and LEDE), the certification process, and what documents to submit with your application.  This class is presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Ronda has a wealth of knowledge and experience in guiding small businesses through the certification process.

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: B.A.S.E. I - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Two Day Class - Must Register for Both.

Wednesday, Nov 13 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, November 13th and Thursday, November 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: B.A.S.E. II - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Two Day Class - Must Register for Both.

Thursday, Nov 14 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, November 13th and Thursday, November 14th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: Certification 101

Saturday, Nov 16 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will discuss certification programs (MBE, EDGE, WBE, DBE, and LEDE), the certification process, and what documents to submit with your application.  This class is presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Ronda has a wealth of knowledge and experience in guiding small businesses through the certification process.

Register

Columbus: class: Capital for Construction Loan Packaging Class

Thursday, Nov 21 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

What is the Capital for Construction Loan? Does my business qualify?

 Attend Capital for Construction’s Loan Packaging class where you will learn:

  • Discuss what we look for in a loan application
  • Share that documents that are needed to complete your application
  • Describe the process after submission
  • Answer any additional questions
Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: B.A.S.E. I - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Two Day Class - Must Register for Both.

Wednesday, Dec 11 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, December 11th and Thursday, December 12th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: B.A.S.E. II - Basis of a Successful Enterprise. Two Day Class - Must Register for Both.

Thursday, Dec 12 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a two-evening workshop and meets from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, December 11th and Thursday, December 12th.

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

  • How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
  • Legal Business Structures
  • Tax Requirements
  • How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality? 

Register

Columbus: class: Capital for Construction Loan Packaging Class

Thursday, Dec 19 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

What is the Capital for Construction Loan? Does my business qualify?

 Attend Capital for Construction’s Loan Packaging class where you will learn:

  • Discuss what we look for in a loan application
  • Share that documents that are needed to complete your application
  • Describe the process after submission
  • Answer any additional questions
Register

Columbus and Central Ohio: class: Certification 101

Saturday, Dec 21 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will discuss certification programs (MBE, EDGE, WBE, DBE, and LEDE), the certification process, and what documents to submit with your application.  This class is presented by Ronda Watson Barber, publisher of OhioMBE. Ronda has a wealth of knowledge and experience in guiding small businesses through the certification process.

Register