Women’s Business Education

Online Self-Paced Courses

The Women's Business Center partners with our parent organization Maryland Capital Enterprises to offer various online self paced programs. Among our preeminent offerings is our First Step program for individuals in the beginning phase of launching a business or considering the transition from concept to reality.

Budgeting 101

1:00 pm -2:00 pm Guest Speaker: The Business Economic and Community Outreach Network (BEACON) Director John Hickman Mr. Hickman will deliver a webinar to discuss planning for a successful 2022 by developing a budget for your small business. Topics include the process for business budgeting, reviewing cash flow and cash needs, understanding which financial statements to use and how a budget ties in with other planning for your business.

MCE Women’s Business Center Covid Assistance Summit

9:00 am -12:00 NOON Women’s Business Center COVID Assistance Summit Join us on Thursday, January 27th, 2022 for a “Meet the Expert” session and learn how you can get the FREE advice you’ve been looking for!! Do you need assistance with your business due to the effects of COVID 19? Get help from an expert on the following topics: Increasing Sales – Jessica Koch Accounting/Payroll – Lyndsae Peele Marketing Strategies – Sophia Smecker Digital Marketing /Social Media – Glenna Cush Funding – Nick Rudolph , Maryland Capital Enterprises *** Additional Speaker List Coming Soon  Presented By:      (click on any of the logos below to... Learn More

LinkedIn Connections To Clients During COVID19

10:00 am – 12:00 NOON Guest Speaker: Jessica Koch, Jessica Koch Consulting Throughout the COVID19 pandemic staying connected has been one of the toughest challenges. Keeping that line of communication open with current connections & making new ones. This proves to be especially challenging when we are limited mainly to picking up the phone or connecting via virtual meetings & events. But, the good news is that it’s easier than ever to build and maintain meaningful relationships digitally. When it comes to staying connected, it is more important than ever to not overlook the human element of the relationship. Sharing... Learn More

Basic Business Finances

12:00 Noon -1:00 pm Guest Speaker: Lyndsae Peele, CEO | Kingdom Vision Consulting All small business owners should be knowledgeable when it comes their finances. This webinar has something for everyone, whether you are learning these things for the first time or you need a little refresher Please join us and feel more confident about taking care of your finances, understanding the basics, and making informed decisions about your small business’s finances.

Heart Support for Body and Business During Covid19

9:30 – 10:30 am Staying afloat during Covid19 takes heart. Join acupressurist and meditation expert, Shira Oz-Sinai, in exploring key self-care tools for balancing blood pressure, improving circulation, and increasing heart health for a stronger body and business this season

Square Solutions: Tools to run your business – even when it’s not business as usual

12:00 NOON – 1:00 pm Guest Speaker: Martin Guerrero, SQUARE Small Business and Community Advocacy Square revolutionized payments in 2009 with Square Reader, making it possible for anyone to accept card payments using a smartphone or tablet. Today, Square builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Sellers use Square to reach buyers online and in-person, manage their business, and access financing.  Join us for an overview of all the tools we offer that help businesses of all sizes to start, run, and grow their business.

Aspire to Succeed & Lead: 7th Annual MCE Women’s Business Conference

9:00 am — 1:00 pm MORE Details coming soon! Virtual Vendor Space & Sponsorships available NOW !  2022 WBC Conference Virtual Vendor Layout 2022 Sponsorship & Vendor Form    

So, You’ve Lassoed Your Why…Now What? Action Steps to Get it Done in the Midst of COVID

10:00 am – 12:00 NOON Guest Speaker: Jessica Koch, Jessica Koch Consulting

Spring with Greater Ease: Flexible Body and Business During Covid 

9:30 – 10:30 am How flexible are you? Dealing with Covid has pushed us to stretch, leap, and extend our bodies and businesses beyond all previous limits. Join acupressurist and meditation expert, Shira Oz-Sinai, for self-care techniques that alleviate joint pain, reduce tension, soothe achy muscles, and increase flexibility and creativity just in time for spring.  

Business Plan And Marketing 101

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Guest Speakers: Tim Sherman: Business Consultant, SBDC & Sophia Smecker: Independent Marketing Consultant     Learn the basic elements of a business plan and how to structure writing an effective plan to maximize your loan potential! Whether you have an existing plan already and need to make adjustments or are looking to start fresh, we can offer tips for organizing your business model for the changing world in the midst of a pandemic. In what ways is marketing different from sales? How can you get the most bang for your marketing dollar? What forms of marketing... Learn More

E-Commerce: A beginners look at where to start and How to Succeed during Covid19 & Beyond

 April 6th    6:30-7:30  Guest Speaker: Jessica Koch E-Commerce A beginners look at where to start and How to Succeed during Covid and Beyond! You want to start selling online!! Making SALES while you SLEEP sounds SOOO good! Where do you Start? Consider this your intro to E-Commerce! In this one hour session we will cover what some of your options are and some steps you can take like: Choosing Your Niche Naming of Your Business Doing things right Setting up EIN and needed Permits/Licenses Choosing an E- Commerce Platform Sourcing/Developing Products Pricing Affiliate Programs Marketing Creating the outline for... Learn More

Refresh Your Eyes and Your Business Vision During Covid

9:30 – 10:30 am Tired eyes and tired vision? Join acupressurist and meditation expert, Shira Oz-Sinai, for key self-care tools that decrease eye strain, strengthen eyesight, and increase the ability to envision your future and your business’s future with more hope, inspiration, dexterity, and imagination.

Unique, Powerful & Out Of The Box Ways To Promote Your Online Event During COVID19

10:00 am – 12:00 Guest Speaker: Jessica Koch, Jessica Koch Consulting  

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