Upcoming Grand Rapids Workshops

Small Business GPS: Financial Awareness | Tuesday, July 9, 16, 23 | 6-9 PM |$60 for all three classes
Small Business Growth and Planning Series (Small Business GPS)is designed to provide participants with the information and resources to write or refine their business plan.

    • Part 1: Financial Strategies for Your Personal & Business Finances │ July 9, 6-9pm
    • Part 2: Financial Reporting & Analysis: How to Run Your Business by the Numbers │ July 16, 6-9pm
    • Part 3: Navigating Business Banking │ July 23, 6-9pm

 

Start Smart | Wednesday, July 10 | 6-9 PM | $25

Bring your business ideas and be ready for an engaging, hands-on class that will equip you to take the next

step on your entrepreneurial journey.  This workshop uses the Business Model Canvas, a strategic tool that

can be used to develop a new business model or document an existing one. Leave with the skills and

knowledge you need to grow your business.

 

Intro to Grow | Thursday, July 11 | 12-1 PM or 6-7 PM | FREE

This free class introduces participants to the many programs and services that GROW offers to entrepreneurs

at every stage of their business.

 

Small Business Summer School: Google Livestream | Wednesday, July 17 | 12-1 | FREE

Enjoy this live stream from the WiFi accessible location of your choice. This livestream can benefit anyone interested in learning online skills — students and parents, business owners and employees, job seekers and volunteers — and will explain how to get organized, collaborate, manage time, and more, using our free digital tools.

 

Intro to Grow | Thursday, July 25 | 12-1 PM or 6-7 PM | FREE

This free class introduces participants to the many programs and services that GROW offers to entrepreneurs

at every stage of their business.

 

GROW Connects: Pitch Perfect | Thursday, July 25 | 3-5 PM | $25

Pitch Perfection is a unique workshop where participants practice their pitch in front of a

panel of real judges, and then receive detailed feedback on the pitch and the business.

*Must be one of Start Garden 100 Ideas Winners to attend

 

Intro to Grow | Thursday, August 1 | 12-1 PM or 6-7 PM | FREE

This free class introduces participants to the many programs and services that GROW

offers to entrepreneurs at every stage of their business.

NOTE: All attendees must take “Intro to Grow” prior to any other GROW

classes or workshops.

 

Upcoming Muskegon Workshops

Intro to Grow (GVSU Muskegon Innovation Hub) | Thursday, July 11 | 12-1 PM | FREE

This free class introduces participants to the many programs and services that GROW offers to entrepreneurs

at every stage of their business.

 

Intro to Grow (Mahali in Muskegon Heights) | Thursday, July 11 | 6-7 PM | FREE

This free class introduces participants to the many programs and services that GROW offers to entrepreneurs

at every stage of their business. Hosted by Mayor Kim Sims & GROW.

 

Small Business Summer School: Google Livestream | Wednesday, July 17 | 12-1 PM | FREE

Enjoy this live stream from the WiFi accessible location of your choice. This livestream can benefit anyone interested in learning online skills — students and parents, business owners and employees, job seekers and volunteers — and will explain how to get organized, collaborate, manage time, and more, using our free digital tools.

 

GROW Connects: Pitch Perfect (GVSU Muskegon Innovation Hub) | Wednesday, July 17 | 3-5 PM | FREE

Pitch Perfection is a unique workshop where participants practice their pitch in front of a panel of real judges, and then receive detailed feedback on the pitch and the business. *Must be one of Start Garden 100 Ideas Winners to attend

 

Intro to Grow (GVSU Muskegon Innovation Hub) | Thursday, August 8 | 12-1 PM | FREE

This free class introduces participants to the many programs and services that GROW offers to entrepreneurs

at every stage of their business.

 

Intro to Grow (Mahali in Muskegon Heights) | Thursday, August 8 | 6-7 PM | FREE

This free class introduces participants to the many programs and services that GROW offers to

entrepreneurs at every stage of their business. Hosted by Mayor Kim Sims & GROW.

 

GROW Connects: Human Resources 101 (Mahali) | Wednesday, August 21 | 3-5 PM | FREE

Your team is paramount to the success of your small business! This workshop will cover recruiting

and hiring, managing salaries and benefits, evaluating employee performance, and

communicating with staff members.

 

Intro to Grow (GVSU Muskegon Innovation Hub) | Thursday, September 12 | 12-1 PM | FREE

This free class introduces participants to the many programs and services that GROW offers to entrepreneurs

at every stage of their business.

 

Intro to Grow (Mahali in Muskegon Heights) | Thursday, September 12 | 6-7 PM | FREE

This free class introduces participants to the many programs and services that GROW offers to

entrepreneurs at every stage of their business. Hosted by Mayor Kim Sims & GROW.

 

NOTE: All attendees must take “Intro to Grow” prior to any other GROW

classes or workshops.

Space is limited so sign up for a class today!

Register online at www.growbusiness.org