APPLICATIONS FOR THIS PROGRAM HAVE CLOSED.
BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR ADDITIONAL PROGRAMMING OPPORTUNITIES IN JULY 2022!
RIoT presents a new, unique business coaching resource for the community this Spring. The RIoT Foundations Program is a FREE six-week course to support business owners or entrepreneurs exploring a new idea in the midst of an economy both recovering from the effects of COVID and evolving with emerging technologies.
Limited slots available! Complete this form to finalize your registration for the program: https://forms.gle/CcJyUCBmGdwMzpWW7
WHO: For small business owners, startup founders, or prospective entrepreneurs
WHERE: Virginia Smart Community Testbed in Stafford
WHEN: Program runs March 7th – April 11th. Time commitment is three, 90-min to 120-min workshops (dates/times below), and three, 1-hour advising sessions (to be scheduled once your registration is accepted), over the course of six weeks.
WORKSHOP DATES (ATTENDANCE REQUIRED):
March 7th, 5:30-7:30pm
March 14th, 5:30-7:30pm
April 4th, 5:30-7:30pm
WHAT: Weekly workshops and advising sessions specifically tailored to help you reach your next milestones.
The course covers the below topics as well as strategies for navigating business in a post-COVID economy:
I. Core Business Truths & Best Practices: What are all the ingredients you need to operate a successful business? What are the habits you must build as a business owner to establish and grow your business?
II. Validation: How do you continually engage with your customers (or potential customers) and understand if you’re solving a real problem with the right solution?
III. Operations 101: How do you manage your finances, your team, and your customer relationships?