Bootcamp ScheduleNovember 3, 2017 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. - Networking & Headshot Photoshoot (Coffee and Light Snacks Provided) 9:00 -10:50 a.m. - Core Principles of Business Development 11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. - Bookkeeping Basics 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Break (Lunch Provided) 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Legal Business Concepts November 4, 2017 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. - Personal Branding 11:00 - 1:00 p.m. - Creating a Killer LinkedIn Profile 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Break (Lunch Provided) 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Launch Your Website
- Core Principles of Business Development
- Bookkeeping Basics
- Legal Business Concepts
- Personal Branding
- Creating a Killer LinkedIn Profile
- Launching a Business Website
In this hands-on session, participants will establish a prospective business to help clarify and visualize important concepts in the entrepreneurial process. Participants will begin by identifying core principles and goals, to help define a clear vision, and prepare for their entrepreneurial journey. Designing a detailed outline, participants will begin to craft a potential business plan. The instructor will then present a range of essential resources, which should help participants to capitalizing on strengths, compensate for weaknesses, account for contingencies, and generally plan for success.
Proper management of bookkeeping practices is essential, helping entrepreneurs to view all transactions, and manage a business effectively. This session will provide a step-by-step plan, enabling participants to set up detailed bookkeeping records. The instructor will also eview a variety of financial statements, and explain which reporting information is necessary within a business enterprise.
All aspiring entrepreneurs should have a basic understanding of business law, and how the law relates to business ownership. In this session, participants will receive an overview of a number of basic legal concepts, including: intellectual property, liability, contracts, partnerships, and negotiable instruments.
Whether leading a team at work, owning and running your own business, or considering an entrepreneurial project, a confident and authentic leadership approach can be the strongest foundation for success. In this hands-on workshop, participants will take the Fascination Advantage Personality Profile to gain insights into their leadership strengths, and learn how to communicate those strengths to potential clients and partners. At the completion of this session, each participant should have a clearer idea of his/her personal brand, professional direction, and which resources will be most helpful toward further development.
Social media platforms have become a primary means of communication and connection, with LinkedIn having emerged as a critical professional networking tool. LinkedIn offers individuals a range of opportunities beyond simple self-promotion, including an expanded professional network, new contact acquisition, increased traffic through Google searches, potential prospects for sales, and a means for staying abreast of industry happenings. A LinkedIn profile is a first impression for many contacts, and should be well-constructed. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn tips how to create or enhance a LinkedIn profile - one that should surely be noticed!
Learn how to build a business website using templated website software - no previous experience or coding knowledge necessary! With only a computer (bring your own laptop, or use the PCs provided in the SPS computer lab), a vision, and a dose of creatvility, participants will be ready to launch a new website for their respective businesses. (If available, participants may also bring photo and/or business logo files to be uploaded to the website, a list/description of services being offered, and/or the URLs for any business social media accounts that have been created.)
Caffee currently works with clients as an Authentic Leadership Coach.
White holds both a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing, and a Masters in Human Resource Management, from Hampton University. She currently serves as the Director of the South Carolina Women’s Business Center, where she fulfills her passion for supporting female business owners, and unearthing the behaviors of the empowered entrepreneurs.