Entrepreneur Growth Lab

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Do you have a business idea and don’t know where to start? Have you started a business and need help with what to do next? Our Entrepreneur Growth Lab is for you!

Entrepreneur Growth Lab

Who is the EGL designed for? The EGL is designed for those who have a business idea, some experience in the field, or have started a business.  

What can I expect at the end of the EGL?  Upon completion of this program, you will finish with a Business Model Canvas, Executive Summary, Financial Projections and a Pitch Deck.  The program culminates in a pitch contest with cash prizes! 

What will be covered in the EGL? WEDC's expert trainers will assist you with navigating all aspects of starting, running and sustaining your business.  We will guide you through creating your roadmap for success using the Business Model Canvas.  

Course Sessions and One-on-One Advising Sessions Include:

  • Business Model Canvas: Conduct customer discovery and ensure your product/service fits the market needs
  • Crafting Success: Create a customer profile and conduct competitive analysis for unstoppable growth
  • Digital Dominance: Learn the latest social media strategies
  • Pitch Perfect: Craft your executive summary and master the art of impactful pitches
  • Business Basics: Explore forms of business ownership and crafting your operating budget
  • Financial Management Skills: Learn budgeting, record-keeping and financial statements

Embark on the EGL, where you'll master strategy, marketing and finance skills for real-world success.  Ignite your confidence and stay at the forefront of industry trends.  All with a chance to compete for cash prizes in a pitch contest.  Don't just dream about business success - ignite it!

What is the Business Model Canvas? The Business Model Canvas (BMC) is a one-page business roadmap used to visualize all the building blocks when you need to start or grow a business, including customers, route to market, value proposition and financials.

For more information about locations and schedules see below.

Locations & Schedules

WEDC has two locations in Westchester County and the Mid-Hudson Valley. Choose from the locations below to see the course schedules and which works best for you. Courses also offered in Espanol.

Classes Start February 27, 2024

Entrepreneur Growth Lab

Sessions are held primarily on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 9pm. 

There is a Success Coaching Saturday on March 2: 10:30am - 3:30pm & some Saturday morning Open Office Hours will be scheduled.

The registration fee is $200.

The majority of the sessions are in-person with a few remote sessions on Zoom.

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Clases comienzan el 6 de marzo de 2024

Laboratorio para el Crecimiento Emprendedor

Sesiones se llevan a cabo los miércoles por la noche de 6 a 9 pm.

El costo de la inscripción es $70. 

La mayoría de las sesiones son presenciales con algunas sesiones virtuales.

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Classes start February 20, 2024

Entrepreneur Growth Lab

Sessions are held Tuesday evenings from 6 to 9 PM. 

The registration fee is $200.

The majority of the sessions are in-person with a few remote sessions on Zoom.

SEE MAP OF THE LOCATION
SEE MAP OF THE LOCATION
Clases comienzan el 13 de septiembre de 2023

Laboratorio para el Crecimiento Emprendedor

Sesiones se llevan a cabo los miércoles por la noche de 6 a 9 pm.

El costo de la inscripción es $70. 

La mayoría de las sesiones son presenciales con algunas sesiones virtuales.

VER MAPA DE LA UBICACIÓN
VER MAPA DE LA UBICACIÓN

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Women's Enterprise Development Center

The Women’s Enterprise Development Center (WEDC), a 501(c)(3) corporation, has been empowering women entrepreneurs to build successful small businesses since 1997 in Westchester County and the Hudson Valley. This is accomplished by providing comprehensive, high quality business training programs, one-on-one business and loan counseling, networking opportunities, assistance with loan applications for microloans and crowd funding through Kiva Zip, and MWBE certification assistance in English and Spanish. WEDC’s overarching goal is to build a vibrant community of women business owners, comprised of start-up and established companies.

The Women’s Enterprise Development Center (WEDC), a 501(c)(3) corporation, has been empowering women entrepreneurs to build successful small businesses since 1997 in Westchester County and the Hudson Valley. Our overarching goal is to build a vibrant community of women business owners, comprised of start-up and established companies.

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