Education

ONLINE SELF-PACED COURSES

Maryland Capital Enterprises & our MCE Women’s Business Center partner to offer a variety of online self-paced programs. Our First Steps program is for individuals in the beginning phase of launching a business or considering the transition from concept to reality. Explore the courses below: VIEW COURSES

5 C’s of Credit – Keys to Building Personal & Business Credit

12:00 NOON – 1:00 pm  5 C’s to Credit –Keys to Building Personal & Business Credit With Jim Peterson : Vice President & Small Business Ambassador on the Minority & Women Owned Business Team at M & T Bank

Turning Your Hobby Into a Side Hustle ( Part 1)

12:00 NOON  – 1:00 PM Join us to learn best practices, tips and secrets to turning your hobby into a money making side hustle. FREE …… LIVE …… and INTERACTIVE !  You will be glad you spent lunchtime with us! Guest Speaker:  Jim Peterson – Vice President & Small Business Ambassador for M & T Bank

Turning Your Side Hustle Into a Business

12NOON – 1:00 PM Thinking of turning your side hustle into a full-time business? Join us and learn how to make your dream a realty! FREE …… LIVE …… and INTERACTIVE !  You will be glad you spent lunchtime with us! Guest Speaker:  Jim Peterson – Vice President & Small Business Ambassador for M & T

Pinterest – There is Power in the Pin! 

12NOON – 1:00 PM Guest Speaker: Anita Hickes Owner, Virtual Assistant   Pinterest – There is Power in the Pin!  (A Pin at Pinterest is a photo with a valuable description and possibly a link) We’ll discuss how to use Pins, how they help you, why to use descriptive wording What links to use with

Financing with the Small Business Administration

12NOON – 1:00 PM Join us to learn about government guaranteed loan programs through the US Small Business ministration (SBA). Learn how the process works, what lenders look for and resources available to assist with business plans and loan packaging.   Guest Speaker: Rachel Howard Public Information Officer & Economic Development Specialist