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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


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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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 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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