The WEConnect Academy: Growing Your Business
This 10-module course, developed in conjunction with Walmart, and exclusive for WEConnect International certified women business owners, is a great resource if you're looking to engage with global corporations. It provides women business owners a comprehensive overview of the different elements that make businesses successful. Combined with the insights and testimonies of sector experts, the course also describes the various ways in which WEConnect International's resources and network can be leveraged to the advantage of women business owners.
The modules start in July 2017 and may be completed at your own pace until December 2017. At the end of each module you may take an evaluation and, if you complete at least 9 modules successfully, you will receive a certificate from the WEConnect Academy.
- Module 1 Understanding and Growing your Business
- Module 2 Understanding and Reaching your Customer
- Module 3 Aligning and Executing your Business Strategy
- Module 4 Understanding Strategic Collaboration
- Module 5 Building your Brand by Leveraging Technology
- Module 6 Access to Capital
- Module 7 Understanding Procurement Processes
- Module 8 Human Resources
- Module 9 Understanding Legal Procurement Processes
- Module 10 Leadership Skills Development
Exclusive for WEConnect International certified women business owners. Apply here.
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Upcoming Individual Webinars
|Date||Time||Course Topic||Hosted By|
|Sept. 13, 2017||11:00 a.m. EST||Deal-making: Growing your Business Exponentially||Monisha Prem|
|Nov. 8, 2017||12:00 p.m. EST||How to Be a REAL Thought Leader||Mindy Gibbins-Klein|
Feb. 11, 2016
Ana Guevara, President, AVENTI Associates
Feb. 25, 2016
Dawn Marchand, CEO, Helenistic
|Mar. - Apr. 2016||
Walmart Series: Becoming a Supplier to Walmart
|Mar. 22, 2016||Renée Safrata, CEO, VIVO Team|
|Apr. 15, 2016||Michael Tobolski, Director of Corporate Relations, WEConnect International|
|May 5, 2016||
Win at Conferences
|Renée Safrata, Vivo Team|
|May 19, 2016||Laurence A. Mittelbronn, Procurly, LLC|
|Jun. 9, 2016||Liz Whitehead, WEConnect International|
|Jul. 7, 2016||Renée Safrata, CEO, VIVO Team|
|Jul. 14, 2016||Adriana Caballero, Metagraphos|
|Sept. 8, 2016||Claudia Mirza, Akorbi|
|Sept. 12, 2016||
Fall Walmart Learning Series
|Sept. 22, 2016||
Bridging the Gap between Blue Sky Thinking and Implementing Change
|Liz Whitehead, WEConnect International|
|Sept. 27, 2016||
Expandiéndose Hacia Nuevos Mercados
|Valeria Rodríguez Codina|
|Oct. 6, 2016||
|María Gabriela Hoch|
|Oct. 20, 2016||
Cómo Aprovechar Los Tratados de Libre Comercio
|Oct. 27, 2016||
Get to Contract More Quickly with Large Corporate Customers: Practical Advice from Veteran Attorneys
|Alice Bird, Alice Turinas|
|Nov. 10, 2016||
The Living Organisation: The Future World of Work and Transforming the Way Workplaces Work... For Good!
Apr. 25, 2017
May 30, 2017
|Preparing for WBENC: How to Pitch Your Business||
|Jul. 12, 2017||Impactos del Fraude y la Corrupción en la Empresa y Mecanismos para Mitigarlo Mecanismos para Mitigarlo||Ingrid Gambia|