Strategic Planning: Visioning, and Goal Setting
Gain practical tips on visioning for your business and setting goals to help achieve them. Learn how these goals can contribute to effective strategic planning.
Learn about diverse types of social enterprises and how they contribute to making an impact on communities and/or environments around the world, as well as the challenges that they face.
Strategic Planning: Implementation
After creating a strategic plan for a business, the next step is to implement it. Participants will be able to learn how a strategic plan goes from paper to action and how to measure success.
Understanding Your Customer for Marketing and Sales
Understanding your customer is an essential element for businesses with global interests. Learn how to use key tools to understand customers and which marketing and sales tactics align with different customer profiles.
Public and Private Partnerships for Business
Learn how collaboration between a government agency and a private-sector company can be leveraged to finance, build, and operate projects.
Accountability, Transparency, and Ethics in Business
Learn why accountability, transparency, and ethics are essential for businesses and the practices that enable diverse types of businesses to structure their companies in a way that discourages bad behavior and encourages ethical decision-making. Identify legal regulations that pertain to ethics in international business. Understand the benefits of ethical behavior and the risks of unethical behavior.
Funding and Access to Capital
Funding and accessing capital are important for businesses to grow. Explore different types of, learn how to gain access to, and what challenges are encountered while seeking funding/capital.
Using Social Media Effectively for Business
Effective Social Media efforts are vital to building the entrepreneurial venture’s brand and reputation and engaging customers. Learn practical keys for successful social media engagement.
Operations: Value Chains
Most businesses have a value and supply chain, but need to understand how to use them for growth. Learn the differences between value and supply chains and the value of assessing them in order to develop processes that help businesses grow.
Organizational Readiness for Scaling and Growth
While some businesses may think that they are ready to scale and expand, it's important to assess readiness before doing so. Learn processes and tools that will help you to determine if your business is ready to scale and expand.
Intellectual Property in Business
Learn the definition of intellectual property, how it relates to your business, and ways to protect the intellectual property of your business.
Creating a Business Culture for Growth
Organizational culture contributes to the success of businesses. Learn about how intentionally building an organizational culture can help you meet your goals and contribute to sustainable growth for your business.
Effective Branding for Business Growth
Learn how effective branding can assist in growing a business and keys to implement effective branding in the entrepreneurial enterprise.
Financial Analysis and Management
Financial issues are the number one reason why businesses fail. Learn best practices for analyzing, managing, and ensuring good financial health for business growth.
Recruiting Quality Talent for Business Growth
Leading an enterprise requires identifying and hiring quality talent that contribute to sustainable growth in a business. This session will provide an understanding how hiring, on-boarding, and retention of staff affects businesses overall.
Developing Staff for Business Growth
Learn methods, best practices, and tools for developing staff with a focus toward global enterprise growth.