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developing, providing and/or recommending training, seminars and workshops to meet the needs of startup and existing businesses.
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Technical Assistance
identifying resources for comprehensive training, mentoring and counseling to help entrepreneurs reach business goals. 

 

What Our Clients Say About Us

 "I like the hands-on approach with the program."

"I learned a great deal that I can put into practice in my business."

"The presenter was excellent; very knowledgeable and helpful."

"Fabulous class- I would sit through it again!"

While services are available to ANYONE interested in business, the center has a special emphasis on assisting women.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Sep

21

Rapid City Women In Networking

Join us for our September Women In Networking (WIN) Luncheon on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM at the Rushmore Hotel in Rapid City. Early networking starts at 11:30 AM.

Our guest speaker is Jennifer Frank, Lead Employment Attorney at Lynn, Jackson, Shultz,& Lebrun P.C. She specializes in all areas of employment law for both employees and employers.

Registration and payment by Thursday, September 16 at midnight is required. Seating is limited. We will not be accepting walk-ins.

Early Bird Ticket Price: $17 (Before September 16)

Regular Ticket Price: $22 (After September 16)

Any questions about WIN or the luncheon, please call Julie Hinker at 605.642.6435.

Women In Networking (WIN) is an organization under the SD CEO Women's Business Center for women in business that provides an opportunity to widen their professional networks, promote their business or organization and network with other women.

WIN connects women, familiarizes participants with other businesses and/or upcoming events, and supports the SD CEO Women's Business Center.

No cost to attend. Join us!

Register

 

Sep

29

Pandemic Planning: How to - Instagram Reels & TikTok Videos

COVID - 19 has changed how people are engaging with social media, and it should change how you use social media to promote your business.

"But where do I start?" You ask.

The answer, "Right here!"

To help you with the latest trends in social media marketing, SD CEO West Women's Business Center is inviting you to join our Pandemic Planning: How to - Instagram Reels and TikTok Videos webinar with Ashley Smith from Social Jargn.

Ashley Smith is an expert when it comes to all things social media marketing. She'll teach you easy ways to make engaging video content on popular social media platforms - Instagram and TikTok. Even if you are camera shy, Ashley offers pro tips on how to feel comfortable in the spotlight.

The webinar is live on Wednesday, September 29, 10:30am - 12pm MDT. This webinar is FREE to join!

It will be taught via Zoom with the opportunity to ask questions throughout the presentation.

Meet your presenter: Ashley Smith, Owner, Social Jargn

Register

 

Oct

19

Women In Networking Luncheon (Spearfish)

Join us for our Women In Networking (WIN) Luncheon on Tuesday, October 19th, 2021, from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM at The Joy Center. Early networking starts at 11:30 AM.

Our guest speaker is Ayesha Meer, Executive Director of the Spearfish Artemis House. Ayesha has a wide range of experience in the non-profit sector, particularly in gender justice, racial equity and education policy. She will be speaking on the current epidemic of violence against women and how leaders in our community can take action to prevent violence before it takes place.

Registration and payment by Thursday, October 14 at midnight is required. Seating is limited. We will not be accepting walk-ins.

Early Bird Ticket Price: $17 (Before October 14)

Regular Ticket Price: $22 (After October 14)

Interested in promoting your business or organization? Bring a door prize!

Any questions about WIN or the luncheon, please call Julie Hinker at 605.642.6435.

Women In Networking (WIN) is an organization under the SD CEO Women's Business Center for women in business that provides an opportunity to widen their professional networks, promote their business or organization and network with other women.

WIN connects women, familiarizes participants with other businesses and/or upcoming events, and supports the SD CEO Women's Business Center.

Register

 

Oct

21

COVID-19 Business Reboot and Recovery: Business Planning Workshop for Childcare & Early Education Session I

Do you have a business focused on childcare and early education? Have you been wondering how to plan the future of your business despite all the uncertainty caused by COVID-19? Maybe you want to start a business in childcare and don't know where to begin.

SD CEO West: Women's Business Center has an online workshop just for you!

The COVID-19 Reboot & Rebuild business Planning for Childcare & Early Education Workshop is all about creating a proactive response for your child care business due to the economic impact and changes of COVID-19.

During this webinar workshop you will:

  1. Prepare a strategic Reboot & Recovery COVID-19 business plan
  2. Utilize the business planning strategy to create a reboot business road map
  3. Do you operate a childcare and/or early education business? This is the place to create a well vetted plan based on current economic conditions for new businesses!
  4. Are you interested in launching a new venture into childcare? This is the place to create a well vetted plan based on current economic conditions for new businesses!
This webinar is live on Thursday October 21, 5:30pm - 8:30pm MDT with another available Saturday, October 23, 12:00pm - 3:00pm MDT. This webinar is FREE to join!

The webinar is taught via Zoom with the opportunity to ask questions and includes access to software used during the course.

Meet your presenter: Debbie Magyar, Founder and CEO, Launch and Balance Consulting LLC

No cost to attend. Join us!

Register

 

Oct

23

COVID-19 Business Reboot and Recovery: Business Planning Workshop for Childcare & Early Education Session I

Do you have a business focused on childcare and early education? Have you been wondering how to plan the future of your business despite all the uncertainty caused by COVID-19? Maybe you want to start a business in childcare and don't know where to begin.

SD CEO West: Women's Business Center has an online workshop just for you!

The COVID-19 Reboot & Rebuild business Planning for Childcare & Early Education Workshop is all about creating a proactive response for your child care business due to the economic impact and changes of COVID-19.

During this webinar workshop you will:

  1. Prepare a strategic Reboot & Recovery COVID-19 business plan
  2. Utilize the business planning strategy to create a reboot business road map
  3. Do you operate a childcare and/or early education business? This is the place to create a well vetted plan based on current economic conditions for new businesses!
  4. Are you interested in launching a new venture into childcare? This is the place to create a well vetted plan based on current economic conditions for new businesses!
This webinar is live on Saturday, October 23, 12:00pm - 3:00pm MDT. THis webinar is FREE to join!

The webinar is taught via Zoom with the opportunity to ask questions and includes access to software used during the course.

Meet your presenter: Debbie Magyar, Founder and CEO, Launch and Balance Consulting LLC

No cost to attend. Join us!

Register

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2021 WIN membership

Take advantage of our monthly Women in Networking meetings! Pay for your 2021 WIN membership today.

Company Membership - $70
Individual Membership - $50

   

 

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Ed2Go Courses

Ed2Go offers a wide variety of courses in business, design, law, technology and more. These courses are provided entirely online and typically cost $99.

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Career Training Courses

The online career training programs focus on skills and topics that today's companies consider a high priority. Topics include administrative professional, tax, bookkeeping, project management and other business and non-business courses. Prices for these courses vary depending on topic.

Office Hours:


Monday - Friday from 8am - 5pm

Advising appointments are available in-person, online or on the phone during normal office hours. Evenings and weekend appointments are also available. To schedule an appointment, register at https://sdceo.ecenterdirect.com/signup. All advising services are free and confidential. Any questions, please contact Julie Hinker at Julie.Hinker@bhsu.edu.

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Cancellation Policy:


SD CEO Seminars and Major Events: All SD CEO registration payments are final. Your registration fee may be applied to a future event if you cancel at least 7 days prior to an event, or you may give your registration to a colleague or associate. Any registration cancellations less than 7 days prior to an event will not be applied to a future training.


Women in Networking (WIN): All WIN registration payments are final and cannot be applied to future events.

SD CEO Scholarships

SD CEO provides the highest quality workshops, professional development events, and training programs. Financial aid based on need is available for individuals who would otherwise be unable to access our services. The SD CEO offers scholarships up to 75% of the total program/event cost. The following information will be used to determine your scholarship eligibility and discount if selected. Scholarship are given based on the availability of scholarship funds. Scholarship preference is given to those who have a financial need, own or work for a small business, or work for a non-profit.

 

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U.S. Small Business Administration - Your Small Business Resource (SBA)

The SD CEO, Women's Business Center, is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Carissa Hauck (carissa.hauck@bhsu.edu or 605-642-6948).

Contact Info

Julie Hinker
Program Coordinator
julie.hinker@bhsu.edu
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Hours: Monday-Friday 8AM-5:00 PM
Phone: 605-642-6435

SD CEO: Women's Business Center
Black Hills State University
1200 University St. Unit 9511
Spearfish, SD, USA 57799-9511