EDUCATION FROM THE EXPERTS

JumpStart offers free educational workshops on a wide variety of topics, from capital readiness and go-to-market strategy to financial projections and growth planning.

In order to provide the most value to participants, our workshops are focused on specific types of businesses at specific stages of growth. For this reason, completing an application does not guarantee participation. A member of the JumpStart team will evaluate each application and reach if you have been selected to join a workshop.

Click below to learn about and apply for open workshops.

Available Workshops

SMALL BUSINESS BLUEPRINT PROGRAM | Oct. 5, 12, 19 & 26

This free four-week program is designed to help founders lay the foundation for business growth. Participants learn how to build and refine their value proposition, go-to-market strategy and their financial projections while mapping out key milestones to drive future growth.

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Financial Projections workshop | Oct. 8, 15, 23, 30 & Nov. 5

JumpStart has partnered with Maximum Value Partners for a free virtual deep dive designed to give growing small businesses the knowledge & tools needed to develop an effective set of financial projections.

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FINDING FOCUS | Oct. 8, 15, 22 & 29

JumpStart has partnered with Seize This Day to offer a free workshop series designed to help you use your time as founder and leader more effectively.

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Selling Through Amazon | Oct. 21

JumpStart has partnered with Marketplace Ninjas for a free workshop on designed to empower small businesses seeking to leverage the power of Amazon.com to sell their products.

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Coming Soon

The following workshops are planned, but applications are not yet open. Check back soon for more information.

Quickbooks Growth Workshop

Members of the JumpStart Finance & Accounting team lead this free workshop series designed to help you implement QuickBooks in your business.

TALENT STRATEGY WORKSHOP

JumpStart’s Talent team is offering a free deep-dive workshop designed to give growing small businesses the tools they need to develop an effective talent strategy.

Voice of Customer Workshop

This workshop will cover how best to implement VOC throughout the sales cycle — invaluable for any company planning new products, entering new markets or losing market share or customers.

DIGITAL MARKETING 101 WORKSHOP

JumpStart has partnered with The Annek Group for a free introductory level deep dive designed to help you implement Digital Marketing.

LAUNCH YOUR MVP

JumpStart and the Northeast & Northwest Ohio Startup Networks offer this workshop series to guide you through the foundational aspects of launching a minimum viable product (MVP).