We offer a three-phased education program approach: EXPLORE®, LAUNCH®, and GROW–plus online curriculum Aviatra365, as well as dedicated cohorts for Women of Color. Each phase addresses the most critical education, best practices, and guidance needed to support the business as it moves from idea stage, to launch to growth stage. Each class is taught by successful business owners and professionals from the local community who have in-depth experience in their fields. Every phase includes extensive coaching, mentoring and networking opportunities. Learn more about our programs below.
FOR EARLY-STAGE BUSINESS OWNERS
As a first time entrepreneur, you will explore the feasibility of your business idea and create a basic business plan using the Business Model Canvas.
Format: We offer both a nine-week cohort as well as a bootcamp model cohort.
- Introduction, Business Idea Validation, and Value Proposition
- SWOT Analysis, Target Market, Perfecting your Pitch
- Pricing & Budgeting
- Legal & Insurance
- Accounting & Banking
- Branding & Public Relations
- Social Media
- Funding & Credit
- Pitch Practice & Pitch Party
FOR CURRENT BUSINESS OWNERS (IN BUSINESS A MINIMUM OF 2 YEARS)
As an entrepreneur with a viable, well-vetted business with revenue, you will create a business plan tailored to your needs, work closely with an assigned mentor, participate in networking and coaching, and compete for funding at our Annual Flight Night Pitch Competition.
Format: Class meets one night weekly for ten weeks and ends with our annual Flight Night Pitch Competition. Each class is three hours long which includes instruction and coaching with assigned mentor).
- Pitch Delivery & Funding Panel
- Sales Strategies & Business Plan
- Branding & Public Relations
- Traditional, Digital Marketing & SEO
- Social Media Bootcamp
- Talent Management & Time Management
- Pricing & Cash Flow Management
- Insurance and Legal Considerations
- Pitch Training
- Financial Projections & Market Share
- Selection Committee Pitches
LAUNCH: $600.00 per person / $250.00 for any additional business partners
FOR ALL BUSINESS OWNERS
As an entrepreneur planning for growth and expansion, you will advance your knowledge through workshops and personalized programs with experts.
Ongoing training is critical for all entrepreneurs who want to network and grow their business as well as expand their knowledge and resources. Join us for GROW to learn more and increase your network.
Format: GROW workshops are typically held the third Thursday of every other month. Each workshop is a combination of both business education on a variety of topics as well as an opportunity to increase your network.”
“I entered the Aviatra program as I was getting ready to exit the corporate workforce. Aviatra gave me the confidence to move full-time into my business by providing me with all the tools needed to make sure my brand and vision were solid.”
“I really appreciate the community. Getting to talk to and hear about other women who are passionate about what they are doing. Everyone is different, and brings unique perspective and knowledge to problems we all share as new business owners.”
“Aviatra allowed me, as a young entrepreneur, to better understand business development, challenged me to push my business expansion even further, and connected me to the right people to gain funding and support for opening a brick-and-mortar space for my business.”
“Participating in Aviatra’s EXPLORE® program was one of the best decisions of my professional life. The resources and tools I received expanded my outlook and took my business to the next level.”
“Aviatra’s LAUNCH program is the best thing I’ve ever done for myself and my business! The entire experience was invaluable. I gained professional skills, learned how to run my business with confidence, and have experienced significant growth for With Grace B. Bold since finishing the program. The mentoring they provide is perfect and is tailored to your specific needs, and Nancy and your cohort members become valuable connections for the future of your business. You make friends, feel supported, and develop all the skills necessary for your business to succeed!”
Are you a woman with an idea for a business but aren’t sure where to start? Have you recently launched a business but need help moving forward? Do you own a new business but are in need of some guidance?
Welcome to the Aviatra 365® EXPLORE Program. This 9-week online training course is dedicated to helping you and your business, network, learn, and grow.
This online program is created from our proven and trusted curriculum. It uses virtual learning to help you quickly and effectively build a business plan.
By the end of the course, you will:
- Have a better understanding of who your customers are.
- Have a better understanding of the value you provide to them.
- Have an actionable business model canvas.
- Have a draft budget or financial projections.
AVIATRA 365® IS DELIVERED IN A THOUGHTFUL, EASY-TO-DIGEST MANNER AND IS ACCESSIBLE FOR UP TO ONE YEAR.
Through engaging self-study modules, regular emails, exercises, and a vast resource library, this one-of-a-kind program offers female entrepreneurs the quintessential toolbox for launching a business.
- Business Idea Validation
- Target Market and Value Proposition
- Setting Up a Business: Legal and Insurance
- Branding and PR
- Pricing and Budgeting
- Setting Up a Business: Accounting and Banking
- Funding & Personal Finance
- Social Media and Low-Cost Marketing
- Business Pitch and Plan
- Each lesson takes as little as 45 minutes to complete.
- Homework: Each module will have regular assignments to complete
- You will have access to the course for one full year.
“The Aviatra Accelerators program has helped me gain clarity, increase my business savy, and create a solid foundation for the long-term vision of my business. With the resources they’ve provide, I now have the right tools necessary for every stage of growth in BCWN.”
NOT SURE WHAT THE BEST FIT IS?
Give us a call at (859) 655-8343 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We’d love to hear about what you’re working on!