Empowering Encore Entrepreneurs
The Empowering Encore Entrepreneurs series offers an 8-week program for new entrepreneurs that are 55 years old or older. With supplies provided by SLCL, participants develop skills through expert-led presentations and workshops. This program will run every Tuesday from April 2 to May 21.
Key takeaways of this program series are to:
- Empower participants to overcome obstacles and address apprehensions associated with expanding their businesses.
- Guide participants in developing a thorough business canvas that encompasses all essential elements for strategic planning and execution.
- Provide insights into participants' target markets, equipping them with a deeper understanding of demographic trends and preferences.
- Enhance participants' knowledge of business taxes and the legal intricacies involved in operating a business.
- Instruct participants on leveraging technology to effectively connect with and engage their target markets.
- Educate participants on funding strategies that align with long-term retirement goals, ensuring financial sustainability.
- Assist participants in translating personal life experiences into valuable business skills, fostering a holistic approach to entrepreneurship.
- Provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of succession planning, enabling them to prepare for the future continuity of their businesses.
- $100 credit towards a Chamber of Commerce membership of your choosing.
- Participation in a pitch competition for small business funds.
The application has closed. Thank you for your interest in this program.
- 80% participation in the program to complete
- Business owner aged 55 or older
- In-person attendance
- Businesses established within the last year or two