Weda Atlanta

WEDA Atlanta

Womens Economic Development Agency

Events

Upcoming Events at WEDA

 

Atlanta Microenterprise Initiative (“AMI”)

Next cycle begins November3, 2012. Register now!

AMI is a comprehensive, 9-week workshop series that helps emerging and new entrepreneurs learn how to start and manage a successful business, as well as how to determine funding needs and write a detailed business plan. Topics covered throughout the workshop series include business licensing and regulation; marketing, including primary and secondary research and analyses; business taxes, tax credits and other incentives; bookkeeping; sales/business development; operations; contract and equal employment opportunity laws; presentation skills; and business technology and e-commerce. AMI is an income-based program and new classes form three times per year.

 

AMI Orientation

All who wish to take part in WEDA’s nine week business development course, the Atlanta Microenterprise Initiative, are encouraged to participate in an orientation, which will discuss course components, requirements and expectations. The information session will provide a brief description of the topics covered and the benefits available to clients who successfully complete the series.

Select one date from the following:

October 11, 2012 from 6 – 7 pm

October 25, 2012 from 6 – 7pm

Register Now!

 

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WOSB Certification

October 3, 2012 from 6 – 8 pm

Cost: $20 in advance / $25 at the door

The Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program provides access to federal contracting opportunities for women-owned small businesses (WOSB) and economically disadvantaged women-owned small businesses ( EDWOSBs).  The program allows contracting officers to set aside specific federal contracts for certified WOSBs and EDWOSBs.

Join us at this workshop and learn about the following.

  • General program details
  • Eligibility requirements for the program
  • Contracting details
  • Steps to self-certify your business

Register Now!

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Patents & Trademarks

October 9, 2012 from 6 – 8 pm

Cost: $20 in advance / $25 at the door

 

This workshop is designed for inventors, writers and those who wish to learn how to protect their company’s brand and the fundamentals of trademark, copyright and patent issues, as well as the handling of related disputes.

Register Now!

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7 Keys to Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset

October 17, 2012 from 6 – 8 pm

Cost: $10 in advance / $15 at the door

 

The Women’s Economic Development Agency (WEDA) is pleased to host Mr. Tycoon for a workshop designed to develop the mindset of a successful entrepreneur. Mr. Tycoon will provide participants with clear strategies on maintaining the integrity of their vision, dealing with set-backs, and finding support and resources for their dreams.

Register Now!

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Understanding Contracts

September 30, 2012 from 11 am – 1 pm

Cost: $10 in advance / $15 at the door

 

Join WEDA and the partners at Smithers Thornton & Ume-Nwagbo, LLC for a workshop dedicated to understanding contracts. The training will cover deciding when a contract is needed, understanding the components of an effective contract, and knowing how to address a breached contract. Attendees will have an opportunity to seek general advisement from the attorneys on issues regarding to contracts.

Register Now!

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