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Strategic Planning & Mentorship Program

Grow & Thrive is a structured mentor program with expert guidance & advice, perfect for any business owner who wants to take their business to the next level. Participants will develop a strategic plan with 3-5 year objectives, working with their current financial statements, operating manuals, marketing materials, etc. The course will conclude with a networking reception and opportunity to hone your pitch.

This opportunity is designed to be an immersive program and is a paid course. The course includes an orientation and 6 class sessions, spanning a total of 12 weeks. Each participant can expect to budget 10-12 hours per session to ensure success in this class—this includes 3 hours of class time and 7-9 hours of “pre- & post- session work” outside of class. For questions, contact wbc@businessimpactnw.org.

 

What's Covered


  • Orientation
  • Session One: Know Your Business: Strategic Assessment and Setting Goals
  • Session Two: Marketing & Sales
  • Session Three: Financial Management
  • Session Four: Resource Management: Operations
  • Session Five: Resource Management: Human Resources
  • Session Six: Pitch & Networking Reception
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Prerequisites

Been in business 12 months or longer

with $25,000 or more in revenue

Or Completed Launch & Grow

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Grow & Thrive is a program of the Washington Women's Business Center

SBA logoReasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact wbc@businessimpactnw.org or call 206.324.4330.

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the US Small Business Administration.  All opinions, conclusions, or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

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