Launch My Business
Launch My Business is MCBL’s signature program comprised of 2 classes:
Launch My Business Start is a 4-week, 8-hour class that focuses on the initial planning phase of starting a new business. Participants will give shape to their ideas in order to turn their concept into a viable business.
Launch My Business Grow is a 7-week, 45-hour class for entrepreneurs in year 1 or 2 of business operation. The class helps small business owners understand key principles of business growth and expansion. Learn how to think clearly and objectively about problems and develop solutions that work best for your business. Participate in highly effective, hands-on exercises that will equip you with the knowledge, tools and resources to manage daily operations effectively.
Launch My Business Start:
- New product/service development
- Accounting concepts
- Resource planning
Launch My Business Grow:
- Product/Service development
- Supply chain and distribution
- Accounting concepts
- Fundamentals of financial statements
- Small business law
- Financing options
- Human resource management
Launch My Business Start and Launch My Business Grow are offered three times per year – spring, summer and fall.
Spring 2018: LMB Grow, February 7-24 LMB Start, February 13 - March 6
Summer 2018: LMB Grow, June 6 - July 21 LMB Start, June 12 - July 3
Fall 2018: LMB Grow, September 19 - November 3 LMB Start, September 25 - October 16
launch my business grow benefits
Information that can be used to launch a new business, increase sales, improve management skills, write a business plan, and apply for financing
- Folder or binder containing participant’s notes, handouts, worksheets, and PowerPoint presentations
- Certificate of Completion
- Subject matter experts providing insight on topics requiring deeper exploration of financial, legal or technical issues
- One free follow-up counseling session
- Opportunity to participate in client showcases
- Eligibility to participate in LMB Alumni program:
- 12 months of membership benefits
- Business plan review
- Eligible for business success story feature
- Discounts for training labs, counseling, and workshops
- Discount for Wahine Forum Network luncheons
- Networking events
Launch My Business Start – $85 per person
Launch My Business Grow – $400 per person
Scholarships and payment plans may be available to those who apply and qualify.
To apply or for more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
LMB 2017 Cohort 8 & 9