Launch My Business

Program Description

Launch My Business™ (LMB) is a 7-week, 45-hour course that takes aspiring and existing entrepreneurs through a sequence of lessons designed to help them build their businesses, step by step, from the ground up. Our instructional approach incorporates visual aids, hands-on activities, one-on-one help, and ongoing review to reinforce understanding and retention from a seasoned and successful entrepreneur. Participants will be equipped with knowledge and resources to turn their viable ideas into a competitive business enterprise.

Program Topics

  • Operations Management
  • Employment/HR/Payroll

  • Insurance & Contracts

  • Taxes, Accounting Concepts & Financial Statements

  • Financing Options

  • Product Development
  • Marketing

  • Distribution

  • Sales & Promotion

  • Business Structure

key dates

Spring (February-March), Summer (June-July), Fall (September-October).

Every Wednesday evening (5:30-7:30pm) and Saturdays (10am-2pm).

Tuesday, may 30th - Cohort 9 second Orientation

Benefits

  • Information that can be used to launch a new business, increase sales, improve management skills, write a business plan, and apply for financing

  • LMB 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

cost

$400 per person (financial assistance may be available).

Payment deadline Monday June 5

application

To apply or for more info, call 808.695.2635 or email: mcbl@ywcaoahu.org.

 
 
MCBL has helped me to focus my business plans and develop specific, attainable outcomes so that I can be more successful as a business leader. Their workshops, programs and one on one business counseling have been invaluable services. I highly recommend business owners or those considering starting a business or non-profit organization to utilize the great staff and resources at the MCBL!
— Le'a Minton, MSN, APRN, CNM is a Certified Nurse Midwife