As of 11/22/22

WHC serves multiple government agencies, universities, large non-profits and financial institutions, providing an award-winning curriculum that is proven to create increases in revenue, more jobs and a positive impact on the local economy. WHC is DBE, SBE, MBE Certified for Federal, State and Local Government Contracts. 

 

WHC’s 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

Current WHC Entrepreneur Curriculum Programs:

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School Community Consulting Lab

As a prime contractor, WHC supports the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School through the Office of Experiential Learning’s Community Consulting Lab. WHC promotes the program to the business community and recruits businesses to participate. WHC also provides management and technology consulting to the MBA and MS students who advise the participating businesses. This is a multi-year contract. The next cohort is scheduled for February 2023. So far, we have worked with over 40 businesses and over 100 MBA students. For more information and to apply, click here.


Anne Arundel County Economic Development IVP

As a prime contractor, WHC developed the curriculum and facilitates the Anne Arundel County Economic Development Inclusive Ventures Program. WHC developed the 8-week, online program, teaches the core concepts and organizes Subject Matter Experts to contribute as panelists. The purpose is to teach business owners how to scale and increase revenue so they can create jobs in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. This is a multi-year contract. So far, we have graduated over 40 business owners. For more information and to apply, click here.


Charles County Business Growth Advantage Program (BGAP)

As a prime contractor, WHC developed the curriculum and facilitates the Charles County Economic Development Business Growth Advantage Program. WHC developed the 8-week, online program, teaches the core concepts and organizes Subject Matter Experts to contribute as panelists. The purpose is to teach business owners how to scale and increase revenue so they can create jobs in Charles County, Maryland. This is a multi-year contract. So far, we have graduated over 40 business owners. For more information and to apply, click here.


Baltimore Economic Leadership League and Revival Baltimore BRB Program 

As a sponsor, WHC developed the curriculum and facilitates the BELL Revival Business Program. WHC developed the 6 week, online program, teaches the core concepts and organizes Subject Matter Experts to contribute as panelists. The purpose is to teach business owners how to scale and increase revenue so they can create jobs in Maryland. This is part of WHC’s community outreach and commitment to entrepreneurship. So far, we have graduated over 40 business owners. Applications open in Summer 2023


National Disability Institute Entrepreneur Growth Accelerator

As a prime contractor, WHC developed the curriculum and facilitates the National Disability Institute Entrepreneur Growth Accelerator. WHC developed the 8-week, online program, teaches the core concepts and organizes Subject Matter Experts to contribute as panelists. 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. This is a multi-year contract starting in 2023. Applications open in December 2022.


Sample Training Session: 

Planning the Budget for the Growth of Your Business

 

 


Past WHC Curriculum Programs: 

Morgan State University Earl Graves School of Business 

As a prime contractor, WHC supported Morgan State University Earl Graves School of Business.  WHC promoted entrepreneurship programs to the business community and recruited businesses to participate. WHC also developed the curriculum for the Baltimore Means Business Entrepreneur Growth Program, funded by the Baltimore Small Business Support Fund. WHC also taught the 7 online sessions. WHC completed this contract in 2021, graduating over 60 business owners. 

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

As a prime contractor, WHC supported the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program with digital marketing and promotions to established business owners in Maryland. WHC also developed a 3-week Capacity Growth Workshops curriculum for rejected applicants to assist them with increasing their sales in order to reapply. WHC completed this contract in 2021 serving over 50 applicants.


Summary of Experience: 

Since 2006, WHC has successfully created curriculum, entrepreneur training programs, videos and strategy for: 

  • The U.S. Department of Defense (The DoD Velociter program for SBIR grant technology companies)
  • The U.S. Small Business Administration (Marketing Essentials, Startup Essentials and Government Contracting)
  • The U.S. Department of Commerce (Preparing for Capital with the Minority Business Development Agency)
  • The U.S. Department of Treasury (Plan for Increasing HBCU Participation in Government Contracting)
  • The Maryland Small Business Development Center (Marketing Essentials, Government Contracting and Pivoting Post Covid-19)
  • The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (Video on improving the government contracting pipeline)
  • The Johns Hopkins University Carey School of Business (Mentoring of MBA students, training and development)
  • Morgan State University Earl Graves School of Business (Baltimore Means Business Entrepreneurship Growth Program)
  • The Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce (Mentoring of business owners, training and professional development)
  • Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses and Bloomberg Philanthropies (Growth Capacity Workshops, Marketing Essentials, Preparing for Capital)
  • StartupAfrica (2 day Annual Women’s Conference in Kilifi, Kenya followed by a half day of training at Kabete Polytechnic in Nairobi, Kenya)
  • Charles County BGAP (8 Week Online Program for Business Owners in Charles County, MD)
  • Anne Arundel County IVP (8 Week Online Program for Business Owners in Anne Arundel County, MD)
  • National Disability Institute Entrepreneur Growth Accelerator (nationwide) 

 


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