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Women Vetrepreneurship Program (WVP)

October 16 - November 13

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Learn the business battefield with the
WOMEN VETREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM

The Women’s Business Development Center’s (WBDC) Women Vetrepreneurship Program (WVP), created in partnership with the Illinois Department of Veteran Affairs (IDVA) is a one of a kind program for women veterans who are pursuing self-employment as a pathway to economic security. independence and empowerment. The WVP is comprised of entrepreneurial training and Veteran specific resource referrals.

The WVP is a muti-week series workshop offered 2.5 hours once a week in two phases. Phase 1 allows you to gain a good vantage point and cover on the battlefield of business as you become a Military CEO. Phase 2 is one-on-one advising via virtual/in-person sessions to help better align your site picture for your small business idea.

Topics covered:
Purpose Plan | COMMIT TO YOUR IDEA WITH AN OPS ORDER
Determine the Need | GET INTEL
Your Ideal Customer | SPEAK TO THE RIGHT CAMP
Marketing Strategy | BOOTSTRAP YOUR BUSINESS
Determine Your Costs | ALIGN YOUR TARGETS
Plan Your Operations | APPROACH TACTICALLY
Manage Your Business | SET UP YOUR SQUAD

Select a time and location that works for you!

Fall 2017 Cohort – 5 sessions (Monday)
October 16-November 13
Only 15 seats available!

Lake County
2:00pm – 4:30pm
Captain James Lovell
Federal Health Care Center
3001 Green Bay Road North
Chicago, IL 60065

Cook County
10:00am – 12:30pm
Dr. Martin Luther King Service Center
4314 S. Cottage Grove Ave
Chicago, IL 60653

Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-vetrepreneurship-program-wvp-tickets-31752937892?aff=es2

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