This class will be offered online.
If you are ready to start a small business or are very new to business, this class is for you! Start Smart is a five-week course where you will learn the basic tools and business fundamentals needed to start-up successfully. You will work with a Business Model Canvas (a visual hands-on tool) to get your ideas down on paper, test, refine and confirm concepts, and adjust your conclusions about customer needs. This class meets once a week for three hours.
- Learn how to define your vision
- Create a mission statement
- Assess your skills, passion and resources
- Craft a business strategy to match your reality
- Test the viability of your products and services
About the instructor: Vaneese Johnson, The Boldness Coach™, is a Global Leadership Coach, Keynote Speaker, Brand Strategist and Author. She teaches, empowers, and challenges professionals to step into their Bold, Big & Bad ™ and up-level their career choices and successes with intention, ownership and self-direction.
As a Renaissance Graduate, Vaneese has experienced first-hand how the resources, workshops and classes at Renaissance Center can increase the success of your business.
Since 2010, Vaneese is the President and CEO of The Boldness Coach (theboldnesscoach.com), a Performance Management and Executive Coaching firm working with high-potential and high-performing professionals. She was the Founder and President of On the Move Staffing, Inc for seventeen years.
Forms: Renaissance Staff will contact you after you register. Participants are required to fill out our intake form and income verification form to attend the online class. Once we have this, we will send you the zoom link.
Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested, at least 2 weeks in advance. Contact Lucero at firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-221-2003.register here