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MED Week 2021 offerings from The Business Center

FREE! All sessions online via Zoom

MED Week - Business Planning

Business Planning for the Young Adult Entrepreneur
Tuesday, October 5 at 1:00 pm FREE on Zoom – register HERE

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Social Media

STAYING OUT THERE: Social Media for the New Normal
Wednesday, October 6 at 1:00 pm FREE on Zoom – register HERE

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Growth Strategies

Growth Strategies for Natural Beauty and Cleaning Product Businesses
Thursday, October 7 at 1:00 pm FREE on Zoom – register HERE

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Contribute to Philadelphia’s Youth through the EITC Program

VIRTUAL INFORMATION SESSION

Friday, May 14, 2021
10:00 – 11:00 am


Click to register on Zoom to receive your personal login link

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What is EITC?

The Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) is available to eligible businesses that contribute to educational improvement organizations, in order to promote expanded educational opportunities for students in Pennsylvania.

Is My Company Eligible?

You are eligible if your company pays taxes to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on any of the following:

  • Corporate Net Income (LLCs)
  • Capital Stock Franchises
  • Bank & Trust Company Shares
  • Title Insurance Company Shares
  • Insurance Premiums
  • Mutual Thrift Institutions
  • S Corporations
  • General Partnerships
  • Limited Partnerships

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PamelaPamela Rich-Wheeler, Executive Director and Co-Founder of The Business Center, joined Evening WURDS host Nick Taliaferro to discuss The Business Center and opportunities for start up businesses. The show aired February 11, 2021.

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TBC Social Media course

ONLINE COURSE!

“Creating Your Social Media Blueprint to Increase Customers”

Experts will evaluate your online presence of your business and help you develop a social media marketing plan to go forward in this new climate.

WHERE: Completely online!

WHEN: 5 THURSDAYS, March 11 – April 8, 2021 *note new start date and weekday*

TIME: 6:00 – 7:30 pm ET

COST: $125.00 plus non-refundable $25 registration fee (financial aid available, contact education@thebizctr.com)

LEARN HOW TO:

  • increase your customer base
  • enhance your social media and web presence
  • immediately apply marketing strategies
  • create a social media marketing mix

Online Registration:

  • First, complete the online registration form below.
  • After you complete and submit the registration form, click the link in the confirmation email you will receive to make payment. IMPORTANT! Course registration is not fully automatic! You must complete both the form (below) and register and pay for the course through the link in the email you receive. Registering late? No worries, all live sessions are recorded for later (or repeat) viewing.

Note: if you are interested in financial aid, please contact education@thebizctr.com after you have completed the online registration form.

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February cohort closed! Register to be notified about next cohorts!

“Join this dynamic, motivational business plan class created to encourage and prepare new and existing entrepreneurs with the information they will need to start, sustain and expand their business.” Join the virtual class and learn with other entrepreneurs!

How it works: This is an intensive course. The objective is for you to have a complete business plan at the end.  New sessions open on Monday each week including a live Zoom meeting at 6:30 pm ET, and you will be assigned videos, readings, and work for you to complete during the week – on your own – at times that are best for you. If you are not able to be a part of the live meeting each week, there will be a recording available. Each week’s work builds your skills and helps you collect and organize all of the information you need to complete the business plan.

Class Schedule

Time: February cohort closed, next to be announced soon!
 
12 weeks of weekly class work around your schedule 
or
One on one coaching

Location: Virtually

Registration:

  • Pre-register for the next cohort or for one on one coaching below

It is recommended all learners have access to a laptop or desktop computer so that they have all the resources needed in order to create a complete Business Plan document for presentation at the end of the course.

You will learn how to:

  • Do a feasibility study and market research
  • Create a business plan
  • Finance a business
  • Use Social Media to market your business
  • Project sources of income and expenses
  • Identity grants and loans to fund your business
  • Establish and maintain a network of clients and partners

Cost for the course

Course Fee: $350
Additional Course Materials: $30.00
There is a $25 non-refundable registration fee

Financial Aid is available – complete and return this form

Loan Approvals of $10,000 (or more) may be offered for Viable Completed Business Plans

Meet the Lead Instructor

Ronald Williford

Ron WillifordRonald Williford is the President/ Founder of Philadelphia Financial Consultants, LLC., an independent financial planning brokerage specializing in personal financial planning, retirement planning, small business consulting and tax planning. He is noted a speaker on various financial topics and is the host of the program “Let’s Talk Money.” He has over 36 years of experience in the financial services industry in various positions. His motto is “Financial planning begins with education.

Ron earned his B.A. degree in Economics from Villanova University. He currently serves on the boards of the Haverford YMCA, Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Main Line NAACP Branch (Treasurer) and Making A Way International. INC. Ron is a member of the Trustee Ministry of Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church and is also active in the Financial and Education Support Ministries.

Ron and his wife, Tanya, reside in North Wales, Pa. They are the proud parents of Jenea Williford, Shannan Williford-Burton and Salina Williford.


 

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