Michigan Women Forward
Join Michigan Women Forward for a free training series to get your financials in order and get ready for future funding opportunities.
Michigan Women Forward is seeking applicants to attend a free four-week training program in which participating small business owners will receive financial tools adapted for their industry. In addition to the training sessions, each entrepreneur will also receive 12 hours of one-on-one bookkeeping services and accounting consulting.
Applicants’ business must be located in Detroit and operating less than five years. Applications are currently open and will close July 31. The program consists of two parts.
PART ONE: Learn the Basics at Four Workshops
The program will consist of four weeks of virtual training with Briana Williams, owner of Beyond Tax LLC. She will cover the following topics:
- Understanding balance sheets and income statements
- Key financial metrics to monitor for daily and weekly success
- Understanding and assessing financing needs of their business
- Matching capital type with project need and how to apply for financing
PART TWO: One-on-One Consulting
Each client will also receive 12 hours of one-on-one accounting services. The program will also include a workshop series on marketing, digital communications, maintaining a website, and using digital tools to communicate with your customer.