Start Up! Louisiana (9-Session Series)
April 13 @ 5:30 pm - May 11 @ 8:30 pm CDT
Please note that this is a multiple-day online training series via GoToTraining and cannot be split.
Get the Help You Need to Start Your Business the Right Way!
Have you recently started your own business and realized that you need help? Are you unsure if you have explored all of the tools and resources needed to ensure your success? Would you like more in-depth assistance with your business planning? If so, Start Up! Louisiana is for you!
Start Up! Louisiana is a 9-session, online entrepreneurial training program that teaches new entrepreneurs how to launch their business ventures the right way. This series provides best practices for how to build a solid business foundation that ensures success.
Topics covered focus on developing your entrepreneurial mindset, starting lean, understanding business financials, and how to effectively market to your target customer. Participants also receive individual business counseling and access to other support services and resources needed to successfully launch and grow!
Ready to get started? Classes will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 13 – May 11, 5:30-8:30pm. There is no cost to attend this series. All classes will be held online via GoToTraining.
Schedule- Tuesday, April 13 | Session 1: Becoming an Entrepreneur
Thursday, April 15 | Session 2: The Lean Start-up Model
Tuesday, April 20 | Session 3: Understanding Business Financials
Thursday, April 22 | Session 4: The Customer Decision Journey
Tuesday, April 27 | Session 5: Marketing Your Business
Thursday, April 29 | Session 6: Exceptional Customer Service
Tuesday, May 4 | Session 7: Forecasting 101
Thursday, May 6 | Session 8: Preparing to Access Capital
Tuesday, May 11 | Session 9: Start Up! Louisiana Plan of Action
In order to attend this series, all participants must be a Certified Small and Emerging Business via Louisiana Economic Development’s Small and Emerging Business Development (SEBD) Program. Please note that there is no cost associated with SEBD certification, and most startups meet SEBD eligibility requirements.
Register for the series at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/start-up-louisiana-9-session-series-tickets-146975859753
To become a Certified SEBD, click here. If you should have any questions, please email us at WBRC@UrbanLeagueLA.org.