Metro Women Business Center

PROGRAMS & SERVICES

One-on-One counseling and Business Training

  • Start-Up Assistance (How do I start a small business)
  • Business Plan
  • Financing / Capital (such as applying for a loan, building equity capital)
  • Managing a Business
  • Human Resources/Managing Employees
  • Customer Relations
  • Business Accounting / Budget
  • Cash Flow Management
  • Tax Planning
  • Marketing / Sales (promotion, market, research, pricing, etc.)
  • Government Contracting
  • Franchising
  • Buy / Sell Business
  • Technology / Computers
  • ECommerce (using the Internet to do business)
  • Legal Issues (such as, Should I incorporate)
  • International Trade

Explore Entrepreneurship

Are you thinking about starting your own business?

This 4-session instructor-led class guides you through the questions and decisions needed to understand whether your business idea is viable, and whether you are personally ready to commit to starting a business. Through small group discussions and hands-on activities, you will gain a better understanding of the steps and resources that are required to launch a business, and if you are financially and emotionally ready to do so.

Digital Marketing

Take your Digital Marketing Strategies to the next level.

This 8-week instructor-led class covers the basics of modern marketing before moving into digital marketing strategies and training on ways to approach marketing online in the most effective ways for your business. This class is for anyone who handles the marketing for a business or organization

You will learn how to:

  • Define the 4 Ps for your marketing Product, Price, Place and Promotion
  • Identify your target audience audiences (personas) and how to market to them
  • Evaluate your competition and stand out from the crowd
  • Study and learn online strategies from top brands and apply to your own business
  • Determine what digital channels are best for your business and how to leverage them

When you’ve completed the class, you will walk away with:

  • A defined Unique Selling Proposition (USP) and positioning for your business
  • A strategic marketing plan for your target audiences
  • Tools and templates to help you get the most out of your marketing efforts
  • Action plan to optimize your digital channels

Know Your Numbers:
Business Finance

Do you wish you had a better understanding of your business finances?

This 8-week, instructor-led class will give you the knowledge and tools to take control of your business finances through clear explanations, real-world guidance, and practical tips.

You will:

  • Understand how your money mindset shapes your perceptions about finance
  • Gain an overview of key financial terms and how they relate to your business
  • Understand the importance of tracking your cashflow
  • Identify the different factors that can impact your pricing and your profitability

 

When you’ve completed the class, you will walk away with:

  • Increased confidence about tracking your business’ performance and making informed business decisions

Access to Capital

Do you have or want a business and capital is the only thing stopping you? If so, signup to receive our free “Access to Capital Guide” to learn more about the opportunities at your fingertips.

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE TO THE FOLLOWING METRO AREA MUNICIPALITIES  

San Juan

Bayamón

Carolina

Cataño

Corozal

Dorado

Guaynabo

Toa Alta

Toa Baja

Trujillo Alto

Manati

Vega Alta

Ciales

Morovis