The Shenandoah University Institute For Entrepreneurship, in partnership with the B-Cubed Program (B3) and The Walker Entrepreneurship Program, will offer four virtual Finance Workshops for entrepreneurs and small-business owners to help them evaluate their financial behaviors and create sustainable financial habits. Classes will be offered on four Tuesdays in August – Aug. 8, 15, 22, and 29 – from 11 a.m.-noon via Zoom. All workshops are free.
Classes will be taught by Jannette Gallardo, a fractional CFO strategy specialist and coach with Vitta Solutions, LLC. Gallardo brings 20 years of finance experience in strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting, cost analysis, pricing analysis, financial modeling, and mergers and acquisitions.
“I work with entrepreneurs who are outstanding at their craft, but who don’t have a finance background. These classes will give you the tools you need to structure your finances and make a shift in your business.”
Jannette Gallardo | Business Finance Coach | Vitta Solutions, LLC
Classes will cover the following topics:
- Relationship With Finances (Aug. 8) will look at how your relationship with money affects your business finances and money mindset.
- Pricing Owner’s Salary (Aug. 15) will teach you to evaluate and restructure current pricing models and help you to identify how much you should be paying yourself.
- Revenue & Expenses (Aug. 22) will review break-even points and how to assess how much profit has been gleaned.
- Business Budget (Aug. 29) will teach you how to create benchmarks for your business and structure your finances and will prepare you to seek funding.
Register using this Virtual Finance Workshop form.
B3, an initiative of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce, blends a combination of comprehensive business support, including business plan development or improvement, marketing guidance, technical assistance, micro-loans, small grants, mentorship and marketing support for businesses and utilizes a phased-assistance approach customized to each business’s current stage and need.
The Walker Entrepreneurship Program helps to jumpstart businesses owned by people of color in Lexington, Buena Vista, and Rockbridge County, Virginia. It combines free business training, grant funding, and ongoing support to committed individuals who want to start or grow a business.
The Shenandoah University Institute For Entrepreneurship provides individualized entrepreneurial education driven by powerful entrepreneurial collaboration and learning, including local and global perspectives.