Quick-Start Shoreline resumes with 'working session' Tuesday

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Join the business community at a Quick-Start “Working Session” on Tuesday, February 2 from 12:00 to 1:30pm at Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Ave N, 98133.

Quick-Start Shoreline is presented by Shoreline Community College Small Business Accelerator and the City of Shoreline. These workshops are designed to be helpful for start-up, existing and potential business owners, and business leaders who want to sharpen their innovation and entrepreneurial skills in a welcoming environment. Sessions are free and open to the public. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch.

Quick-Start Shoreline Working Session: Business Model Canvas – Customer Focus

Have you heard of the Business Model Canvas? Have you tried to use it to define your next big idea, but ended up staring at  a – well – blank canvas? This Quick-Start Working Session is the first in a series that will help you use this visual planning tool to help you uncover new possibilities, define top opportunities, and create a visual game plan to get you there.

This Business Model Canvas workshop will help you:
  1. Identify your top current customers and uncover new ones. 
  2. Create a visual representation of your key partners, top customers, and channels to take your venture to the next level.
  3. Take home a world-renowned business planning tool that is both easy to use and paints a picture of your future business potential.

Business planning is future planning – a Business Model Canvas is another tool for your business and professional development toolkit that works!  Simple, useful, proven and fun – this will be a great kick-off Quick-Start for 2016.

Goal of the Quick-Start Working Sessions
To provide our SCC Business Accelerator Community with access to leading experts and cutting edge business tools that can close the GAP in idea-to-expansion knowledge. These workshops will give start-ups, teams, students and leaders a chance to gain practical knowledge, as well as engage in hands-on training, networking, and knowledge sharing in a safe and collaborative environment that elevates the playing field for all who participate.

Format of the Quick-Start Working Sessions
Each working session will focus on a single topic. Quick-Start staff and area experts providing key insights and knowledge regarding the topic in a 20 minute lecture format. After the lecture, the attendees will break into working sessions to engage with the topic as it relates to them. We will invite Quick-Start mentors and local entrepreneurs as a resource to the attendees to help answer any questions and think through any problems they may be facing.

Networking will begin at noon.
Lecture will begin at 12:15pm.
The working sessions will be open from 12:35pm to 1:30pm.

Shoreline Community College Small Business Accelerator
Tiffany McVeety, MBA

Tiffany McVeety is author of the Entrepreneurial Edge Small Business Toolkit and two other books. In addition to her role as Shoreline Community College Small Business Accelerator Director, she serves The International Alliance for Women as their Director of Micro Credit and trains emerging leaders through the US State Department International Visitor Leadership Program.

Get Connected! Visit is on Facebook: SCC Small Business Accelerator.  Get involved! Tiffany can be reached at 206-289-0523 or tiffany@tiffanymcveety.com.


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