Free Workshops & Webinars
MBMentors regularly presents FREE small business workshops covering a variety of topics, from how to start a business, to growing your brand with the right sales and marketing strategies. We also present workshops on topics such as social media marketing, finance, buying & selling a business and much more. Due to the Covid, all of our workshops are presented live and online by one of our expert presenters and trainers.
All of our programs are FREE to attend. To find out more about any webinar or to register, please use the links below. All session are being conducted virtually. If you have any questions please contact us here.
Tues, July 12, 2022, 9 - 10:15 a.m.
Legal Business Entities
Choosing the right entity is an important step in starting a new business. Your decision will impact control over key decisions, access to outside capital, liability for debts, taxes and a host of other factors. The business entity you choose should support your business’ financial and strategic goals.
This program will examine the pros and cons of each entity type, and help you understand the key factors to consider in choosing the right entity for your new business. We will provide you an overview of the 5 most common types of legal business structures: Sole proprietorship, LLC, Partnership, S Corporation, C Corporation.
About Peter Brehm: Peter served as as an associate at Henretta, Cross, Ness & Dolan, and then as General Counsel for Midwest Casualty Insurance Company before starting his own law firm Peter C. Brehm and Associates in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Peter is a member of the Minnesota State and United States District Court Bars, and the Arizona State Bar. Peter is also an adjunct professor at Augsburg College and provides seminars for business owners and small business advisers on starting, operating, and winding down small businesses.
Thurs, July 14, 9 - 10:15 a.m.
To some, the thought of having to sell yourself, your services or products can be overwhelming and intimidating. Selling doesn't have to painful or a daunting task.
In this online session will share with you a simple 3-step sales process for how to approach selling.
What you will learn:
The definition of selling.
How to approach clients/customers.
How to put together a sales proposal.
How to define benefits and value
How to get client/customer commitment.
Join us for this informative session!
Thurs, July 23, 9 - 10:15 a.m.
From Full-Time to Independent
While it’s exciting to take control of your career path, lifestyle and income, there are also many questions surrounding how to become self-employed.
What steps should you take to prepare?
What do you need to start an independent business?
How do you leave your employer?
In this 75 minute webinar we will look at the steps you should consider before taking the leap into self-employment.
Thurs, July 28, 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Marketing 101 - The Basics
What you will learn in this marketing basics workshop includes:
The 4P’s (Price, Product, Placement, Promotion) of marketing.
The importance and use of a Marketing Plan.
The "how to" of brand positioning.
Understanding your competition.
Get your questions answered by a marketing pro with extensive experience
All participants receive a workshop handout and templates!