CEO Moms

Just because you’re a mom does not mean you cannot become a CEO! Whether you’ve found a product, service, or industry you’re interested in or have simply always wanted to start your own business, here is your chance! Join our CEO Moms program.

What's CEO Moms?

CEO Moms is a cohort style series for women entrepreneurs to actively work on scaling their businesses or already-established side hustles. In this 5-part series you will:

  1.  Hone your skills to better use your financial data to drive your business, identify and adjust areas to improve cash flow, profitability, and future planning.
  2.  Research and identify primary and emerging customer segments and build a plan around attracting them.
  3.  Identify competition and strategic partners for opportunities to collaborate and maximize market share. Learn effective ways to expand your team of employees and resource partners.
  4.  Introduction to the various Woman-Owned Business Certifications as they relate to winning business in different areas. Introduction to funding opportunities.
  5.  Showcase your business in a digital presentation with cohort members, partners, and the public.

Examples of who will benefit from this program: 

  • Brick and Mortar (Retail, Restaurant, or Service)
  • Professional Services (CPAs, Accountants, Attorneys, Insurance and Real Estate Agents, Consultants, etc.)
  • Home-based businesses (Day care, Online retail, Established side-hustles)
  • Cottage Food Operators, Home Cooks, Caterers, etc.

This cohort is for women, taught by women. Although “business is business”, women often approach the process differently and many times have a variety of other obstacles and responsibilities. Attendees can expect highly interactive and vibrant discussions with the instructors and other cohort members.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Currently in business
  • Poised to add employees or independent contractors to their teams
  • In revenue $50,000+
  • Already have at least one product or service in play
  • Be able to attend all group meetings
  • Commit to one-on-one meetings with SBDC consultants to work on your growth plan***

Program Structure 

  • A total of 5 Mandatory Zoom meetings
  • Required Vetting & Assignment to 1:1 consulting
  • Market Research Reports to all Approved Participants

Program Benefits

Customized Market Research

You’ll receive a customized market research reports for their industry and product/service

Live Webinars

Have the opportunity to interact with guest speakers during live webinars

One on one consulting

1:1 consulting at the SBDC at the close of the program

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At OCIE SBDC Network, our team of qualified consultants provide high-quality expertise to help your business succeed in both the short-term and long-term. We are a well-known provider of small business consulting, education, and resources.

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