WHC works with Anne Arundel County, Charles County, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and the National Disability Institute to provide our award-winning curriculum, proven to create increases in revenue, add jobs and have a positive impact on the local economy.
These 4 programs are free to participants. 2 of the programs offer a grant upon successful completion. Check out the curriculum topics:
- Week One: Introductions, Program Orientation, and Intro to Cash Flow Projections
- Week Two: Building a Sustainable Organization’s Infrastructure
- Week Three: Leading People and Planning for Growth
- Week Four: Marketing and Selling Business to Consumer, Business to Business and Business to Government
- Week Five: Essentials of Accounting, Human Resources and Taxes
- Week Six: Preparing for Capital and Essential Documentation
- Week Seven: Presentation Practice
- Week Eight: Final Presentations and Graduation
Learn more about the programs and apply today!
Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School: Community Consulting Lab
WHC supports the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School through the Office of Experiential Learning’s Community Consulting Lab. Business Owners are paired with a team of MBA students to help with marketing plans, financial projections, pricing and growth strategy. The next cohort is scheduled for February 2023. So far, we have worked with over 50 businesses and over 100 MBA students. For more information and to apply, please contact Tracy Akinade, Associate Director, Community Engagement & Economic Impact, at Tracy.Akinade@jhu.edu.
Anne Arundel County Economic Development: Inclusive Ventures Program (IVP)
WHC facilitates the Anne Arundel County Economic Development Inclusive Ventures Program. The purpose is to teach business owners how to scale and increase revenue so they can create jobs in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. So far, we have graduated over 40 business owners. Graduates receive a $5k grant upon completion. For more information and to apply, click here.
Charles County Economic Development Department: Business Growth Advantage Program (BGAP)
WHC facilitates the Charles County Economic Development Business Growth Advantage Program. The purpose is to teach business owners how to scale and increase revenue so they can create jobs in Charles County, Maryland. So far, we have graduated over 40 business owners. Graduates receive a $10k grant upon completion. For more information and to apply, click here.
National Disability Institute: Entrepreneur Growth Accelerator (NDI EGA)
WHC facilitates the National Disability Institute Entrepreneur Growth Accelerator. The purpose is to teach business owners identifying as having a disability how to scale and increase revenue so they can create jobs across the USA. Click here to learn more and apply.
Sample Training Session:
Planning the Budget for the Growth of Your Business