Let’s Get your Financials in Order
A small business technical assistance program
Join Michigan Women Forward for a free training series to get your financials in order and get ready for future funding opportunities.
Michigan Women Forward is seeking applicants to attend a free eight-week training program in which participating small business owners will receive financial tools adapted for their industry. After completion of the financial training, each participant will receive a complimentary laptop with QuickBooks, QuickBooks training and customer mapping training. In addition to the training sessions each entrepreneur will also receive 12 hours of one-on-one accounting services.
ELIGIBILITY: Applicants’ business must be located in St Clair County and operating less than five years.
Application open: February 27, 2023 – March 27, 2023 (spots are limited)
PART ONE: Learn the basics at four workshops
The program will consist of 4 weeks of in person training with Shelly Obrzut, EA. She will cover the following topics::
- Understanding balance sheets and income statements
- Key financial metrics to monitor for daily and weekly success
- Understanding and assessing financing needs of their business
- Matching capital type with project need and how to apply for financing
PART TWO: One-on-one consulting
Each client will also receive 12 hours of one-on-one accounting services, a free laptop with QuickBooks and an additional 3 weeks of QuickBooks training. The program will also include a workshop on marketing, digital communications, maintaining a website, and using digital tools to communicate with your customer.
|4.20.2023||Session 1 – Accounting (in-person in Port Huron)|
|4.25.2023||Session 2 – Accounting (in-person in Port Huron)|
|5.3.2023||Session 3 – Accounting (in-person in Port Huron)|
|5.9.2023||Session 4 – Accounting (in-person in Port Huron)|
|5.16.2023||Laptop Distribution (in-person in Port Huron)|
|5.23.2023||Class w/Kanopi Social – Katrina Turnbow (Virtual)|
|5.30.2023||QuickBooks training 1 (Virtual)|
|6.6.2023||QuickBooks training 2 (Virtual)|
|6.13.2023||QuickBooks training 3 (Virtual|
Have questions? please email Maggie Toole at firstname.lastname@example.org.