CHICAGO, IL â€“ Webinars offered in April by the Womenâ€™s Business Development Center (WBDC) include:
Tuesday, April 14, 2015, Noon â€“ 12:30 p.m.
â€œFinding Your Way When You Are Stuck: Working Your Way Through Growth Analysis Toolsâ€
Description: This webinar introduces business owners to GrowthWheelÂ®, a new curriculum offered by the Womenâ€™s Business Development Center. After participating in this free orientation session, business owners use a GrowthWheelÂ® tool to self-assess where they are in 20 areas related to four key challenges:Â an attractive business concept, lasting customer relations, profitable operations, and a strong organization. GrowthWheelÂ® is a hands-on, owner driven, action-oriented way of analyzing these issues, while working with a certified WBDC business advisor/coach.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015, Noon â€“ 12:30 p.m.
â€œThe Next Employee: Getting Readyâ€
Description: If you are a business owner in the hiring phase, join this webinar to learn how to build a relevant job description for the position, and create a profile to describe the attributes of the right person to fill the job. Prerequisite: Live Orientation Webinar entitled â€œFinding Your Way When You Are Stuck: Working Your Way Through Growth Analysis Tools.â€
Wednesday, April 29, 2015, Noon â€“ 12:30 p.m.
â€œRaising Prices via Raising Valueâ€
Description: Join this webinar to explore topics that will include: basic types of benefits and value that your client can get from your product/service; how to evaluate the importance this value is to your customer; describe how your product/service creates this value and how this value might be improved in the future; explore how to estimate and quantify how much the customer will pay for a product/service with this value. Prerequisite: Live Orientation Webinar entitled â€œFinding Your Way When You Are Stuck: Working Your Way Through Growth Analysis Toolsâ€
For further information about these or other WBDC workshops, visit http://www.WBDC.org or call (312) 853-3477. Now in its 29th year, the WBDC provides a continuum of business development services to prospective and established women entrepreneurs including counseling, training, financial, certification and procurement assistance in Spanish and English. More information is available at www.WBDC.org.