Maryland Capital Enterprises Announces March Business Classes

MCE Women's Business Center

Salisbury, MD – Maryland Capital Enterprises (MCE) is excited to announce a lineup of free educational webinars and training sessions for March 2024, offered through the MCE Women’s Business Center. These training classes are designed to support aspiring and established entrepreneurs in Maryland. The sessions will cover a wide range of essential topics, from starting your own business to understanding government contracting opportunities for women-owned businesses.

First Steps of Starting Your Own Business Webinar

  • Date: Wednesday, March 6th, 2024
  • Time: 6:00-7:00 PM
  • Format: Webinar
  • Guest Speakers: Nick Rudolph (Baltimore Regional Director, MCE) and Donna Wynkoop (Baltimore WBC Coordinator)

This introductory session will provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of small business ownership, including the advantages and challenges, necessary skills and resources, Maryland’s business requirements, the importance of credit, and the crucial role of a business plan.

8a Woman Owned Small Business Webinar – Government Contracting

  • Date: Thursday, March 7th, 2024
  • Time: Noon – 1 PM
  • Location: Online
  • Hosted by: Baltimore Metropolitan & MD Capital Enterprises’ Women’s Business Centers and the SBA Baltimore District Office

Join us for a deep dive into the SBA’s Woman Owned Small Business certification process, exploring the benefits, requirements, and application steps for female entrepreneurs looking to expand through government contracts.

Connecting to the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

  • Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2024
  • Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Location: Dave & Patsy Rommel Center for Entrepreneurship, Salisbury, MD & Virtual
  • Speaker: Bernard Carter (Loan Officer, MCE)

This hybrid session will explore various funding sources within the entrepreneurship ecosystem, providing insights into the requirements and processes for securing financing.

How to Pay Yourself & Business Structure

  • Date: Wednesday, March 20th, 2024
  • Time: Noon – 1 PM
  • Location: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, Salisbury, MD & Virtual
  • Speaker: Lydia Faleye (Banking Officer, Financial Wellness Leader/Truist)

Learn about separating personal and business finances, refreshing business goals, and strategies for effectively compensating yourself as a business owner.

Structure & Organizing Finances & Accounts & Tools

  • Date: Tuesday, March 26th, 2024
  • Time: Noon – 1 PM
  • Location: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, Salisbury, MD & Virtual
  • Speaker: Lydia Faleye (Banking Officer, Financial Wellness Leader/Truist)

This session will cover identifying the right organizational structure for your business, organizing your finances, and utilizing financial tools to manage your business more effectively.

All sessions are free and open to everyone, but registration is required. These workshops are part of MCE’s commitment to fostering a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem in Maryland by providing valuable resources and support to business owners at every stage of their journey.

To register for any of our free classes: Click Here

About Maryland Capital Enterprises (MCE) and the MCE Women’s Business Center: Maryland Capital Enterprises is committed to fostering the growth and development of small businesses on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, the city of Baltimore, and Baltimore and Anne Arundel Counties. By providing these free educational resources hosted by the MCE Women’s Business Center, MCE demonstrates its dedication to supporting the entrepreneurial spirit and contributing to the economic prosperity of the community.

Contact: Dory Hayman, Marketing and Fundraising Manager Maryland Capital Enterprises,