Lafayette, LA— Opportunity Machine's (OM) Small Business Boot Camp is designed to help entrepreneurs and small business owners learn the best practices of running a business. Every Tuesday afternoon between March 16 – April 6, entrepreneurs and small business owners can join local industry experts in virtual discussions about some of their biggest business-related obstacles. The OM hosts three Small Business Boot Camps every year (Spring, Summer, and Fall).
Spring 2021 Schedule:
· March 16 - "Entity Formation Issues from a Legal Perspective" with Kyle Bacon, Blair Suire, and Robbie Mahtook with Jones Walker LLP
· March 23 - "Small Business Taxation and Bookkeeping" with Trae O'Pry, Tax Partner at Broussard Poche, LLP
· March 30 - "B2B and B2C Sales, Got Grit?" with Dr. Valerie McGehee, Director of UL's Northwestern Mutual Sales and Research Lab
· April 6 - "The Building Blocks of Business" with Destin Ortego, Executive Director of Opportunity Machine
Classes take place on Tuesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. The boot camp is free to attend, but registration is required. Individuals can register for specific classes or the full series. Click here to register.
In addition to the Small Business Boot Camp, Opportunity Machine will soon offer a brand-new marketing series for small business owners. This series will drill down on topics like branding, marketing strategy, content creation, copywriting, DIY video, graphic design and media buying. Stay tuned for registration details by subscribing to OM’s newsletter.
The Opportunity Machine provides business education, guidance, and risk reduction to startup founders and small business owners through training, mentorship, networking and affordable workspace. As an initiative of Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA), Opportunity Machine’s mission is to grow business and entrepreneurship, create quality jobs, economic diversity and regional prosperity.