MBAC Create is Phase 1 of the MBAC Accelerator Program. Phase 1 is a 5 week program that offers four workshops and educational sessions to help MBAC Clients who are ready to enter the world of entrepreneurship, but need help developing an idea. This program offers an opportunity for the business to gain access to free technical training that will assist in getting started.
MBAC Create is designed to prepare aspiring entrepreneurs for their future endeavor. At the end of MBAC Create, the participant should know if they are ready or not to be an entrepreneur, if the business idea is viable, and have a complete Business Model Canvas to guide to the next level of entrepreneurship.
class information & selection process
Classes will be held at the Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI) at 241 W. Federal Street, Youngstown, Ohio 44503 on Wednesday evenings from 5:30-7:30 pm. Classes are scheduled to begin on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Please see attached schedule for more information.
The program is open to any African American, Hispanic American, Native American Asian American, Economically or Socially Disadvantaged Individuals in Ashtabula, Trumbull, Mahoning, Columbiana, Jefferson, Belmont or Monroe Counties. Simply fill out the form below by January 25, 2018. Space is limited so acceptance will be on a first come, first served basis. Once reviewed, an email will be sent to confirm acceptance along with program guidelines.
February 7, 2018
Business Model Canvas
February 14, 2018
Market Verification & Understanding your Market
February 21, 2018
The Life of an Entrepreneur
February 28, 2018
Registering your business with the State of Ohio/How to do business with the Area Agencies, Universities, State and Local Governments
March 7, 2018
Business Model Canvas Presentations