Events

How to Charge What You are Worth

There’s a major problem among many female entrepreneurs: they over-give and undercharge. They pour their hearts and souls into their businesses, offer excellent value, and are experts in their field, but they greatly undervalue themselves and keep their prices low. Even entrepreneurs making a comfortable income may still feel resentful inside, and continue to attract … Continued

How to Charge What You are Worth

There’s a major problem among many female entrepreneurs: they over-give and undercharge. They pour their hearts and souls into their businesses, offer excellent value, and are experts in their field, but they greatly undervalue themselves and keep their prices low. Even entrepreneurs making a comfortable income may still feel resentful inside, and continue to attract … Continued

Developing your Child Care Business (4 week series)

The WBDC can guide you through the steps necessary to create a strategic child care business plan! Learn about resources and information necessary to manage and operate your business efficiently. Additionally, the Developing Your Child Care Business workshop series is INCCRRA certified and child care providers can earn up to 8 hours of professional development … Continued

DreamBuilder: Build your Dream into Reality

DreamBuilder is a unique, self-paced online business education tool with 14 courses that teach you the basics of starting and growing a business, including topics such as marketing, pricing and management. The lessons are guided by Alma, a fictional character who owns her own business. Alma shares her own experiences and knowledge in an animated … Continued

When Your Business Model Melts…What Do You Do?

When Your Business Model Melts…What Do You Do? Some business models can last quite a while but the time comes when they’re undermined by changing conditions. Hesitate too long to leap to a new model, and you’re sunk like Kodak, Blockbuster, and many other once-great names. How do you know when it’s time to re-examine … Continued

WBC & ScaleUp Aurora Community Impact Event

You’re invited to celebrate another great year with the Women’s Business Development Center in Aurora! Meet our stakeholders, partners and clients while we share everything that has been accomplished in our community.

Marketing and Negotiating: The Quest for Customers

Every business needs to attract more customers, but how? Veteran consultant and author Tom Gray will show you how to find your competitive edge, support it with product and pricing tactics, communicate an attractive offer to the right target market, and negotiate successfully.

Lean Planning for Startups

Do you know the value your business brings to the market? Tia Juarez of the Women’s Business Development Center will help you build a strategic plan by exploring the feasibility of your business concept. Begin your entrepreneurial path on the right foot.

3 BIG Mistakes that Lead Entrepreneurs to Burn – out

You became an entrepreneur because you had a mission and wanted to take control of your schedule and lifestyle, but some days the stress and overwhelm get so intense that the mission loses focus and you start to think, “working for someone else wasn’t really that bad…” For most entrepreneurs  this scenario is all too … Continued