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Whether you want to learn a new skill, improve on an existing one, or just meet some amazing people, there are plenty of events to choose from in Dayton’s startup community.
Super casual monthly networking event where you can meet new people and build real relationships.
Monthly morning pitch event that connects startups with the things they need most, such as mentors, first customers, key employees, and money.
Annual 5-day celebration of all things entrepreneurial in the Dayton region where new and seasoned business owners can learn and grow together.
Topic: Accounting/Budget/Inventory Setup The Recordkeeping for a Small Business workshop provides an overview of record keeping and is designed to help participants understand how record keeping can benefit their small business. Come learn the ways businesses keep vital records of their activities and track their day-to-day transactions in traditional accounting. Understand the structure, content, and application of a variety of record keeping forms and accounting methods. We’ll explore the differences and connections between record keeping, accounting, and financial management and…Find out more »
A one-day workshop to raise your consciousness around how- and why- you act and react the way you do, and how you can be more intentional about adding to your team and organization’s culture.Find out more »
The Course for Presidents program explores Aileron’s Professional Management System and explains how professional management could work for you and your business. After the program ends, you will receive continued support from the Client Development team including an individualized session with an experienced business advisor to develop your personal action plan. The advisor will provide ongoing personal guidance and support to help you apply what you’ve learned in the Course for Presidents program. Schedule: August 6th 8:00am - 5:00pm August…Find out more »
Topic: Marketing Planning Knowing as much as possible about the customers and market your business serves is critical to your small business success! You need to know what type of customers to target, where to find them, the size of the market for your product or service, and to identify your competition. The Dayton Metro Library provides several resources that can help you answer these questions. Come join the Library’s Business Specialist who will demonstrate how you can use these…Find out more »
In this one day workshop, you will learn how to shift organizational resources from an emphasis on solving problems to preventing problems. Ultimately creating a stronger, more prosperous organization with leaders enabled to better manage their resources, time, money, knowledge, equipment, and people.Find out more »
In this workshop that also includes optional office hours to discuss your competitors, customers and selling approach, you’ll uncover how to improve your current selling process by understanding the needs and wants of your customers. By discovering the customer groups that are the best fit with your company, and then finding which of those customers need your business, at the end of the workshop you will walk away with a solid selling strategy. Schedule Aug 8th, 2019 9:00 am…Find out more »
Topic: Strategic Planning Gain the necessary skills to develop and implement an effective succession plan based on your organization's current and future needs. Speaker(s): Mark Lankford, Certified Business Advisor, The Miami Valley SBDC, , Ohio University Russ Research Center, Rachel Meketon, Greater Dayton UCI, Kate Vriner, Sunbelt Business AdvisorsFind out more »
The 2-Day Professional Management Workshop is designed to enhance your skills and expose you to the same principles of professional management experienced by your CEO in the Course for Presidents.Find out more »
Northrop Grumman, in collaboration with the USC Center for Economic Development, is offering free cybersecurity training to small businesses through an Air Force Small Business Office Mentor Protégé Program. This workshop is open to all small businesses. Advance registration is required.Find out more »
Longevity advances have graced us with a vibrant new talent pool – those at or nearing their 60s who are too young to be done, but who crave meaningful, flexible work for this encore career chapter, which could span a decade or more. Is that YOU? Great – come join us Thursday August 15th for this workshop to set the stage for your best career chapter yet! Jeff Tidwell, Founder of Next For Me and Donna Kastner, Founder ofRetirepreneur are teaming up to help…Find out more »