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LaunchU Fall 2023 Orientation
September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDTFree
LaunchU is used in over 100 U.S. locations to help entrepreneurs start and grow businesses — even with little or no business background.
LaunchU is used in over 100 locations across the U.S. to help entrepreneurs start and grow their business, even when they have little or no business background.
With LaunchU, you will develop a start-up plan that will help you not only start but SUCCEED in business.
DATE: Monday, September 11th, 2023
TIME: 6:00PM to 7:00PM
This is an ORIENTATION to the 8-week course which begins in September (see details below). The orientation will be ONLINE and covers:
what to expect from online learning and homework
how to engage with your facilitators and coaches
what is active participation during, after and in between webinars
how to ask questions and get the answers you need
and so much more…
The Zoom link for the event will be sent prior to the start of ORIENTATION.
THE 8-WEEK COURSE WILL:
give you a specific roadmap for starting a business
expose you to subject matter experts such as accountants, lawyers, marketing experts & more
challenge you to define and be prepared for the best and worst
help position you to fund your business help you develop the network of resources and peers a business owner needs
– MONDAYS from 6 to 9PM on
October 2nd, 9th, 23rd, and 30th
November 6th and 13th
Lectures led by WBC Facilitator
Participants will meet with their coach to get assistance in small groups.
– COST: $75 (REGISTER NOW)
– IN PERSON – participation in the 8-week course is in-person, we are encouraging vaccinations, but they are not required. We will continue implementing other important COVID-19 safety protocols as needed.
WBC GUEST FACILITATOR
Kim Randolph – Principal/CEO of INC U LLC, JV Partner at KWAMEkc and CEO/President Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce
Kim is a natural born entrepreneur/mentor and has guided businesses into success! INC U LLC was originally a company designed to help those who want to become entrepreneurs. She worked to develop, launch, maintain, and grow businesses. She has worked with multi-million-dollar corporations in C-Level management creating business development solutions that increase profits and streamline operations.
Kim created INC-U because she believes, “everyone has the ability to succeed and lead using their God given gifts and talents.”
In the four years as CEO/President of Heartland Black Chamber, Kim has increase membership, partnership, and sponsorship by 68% and has launched several successful programs: ENCORE a 1:1 business coaching program to assist in the recovery, re-opening, and stabilization of small local black businesses, (HYPE) Heartland Young Professional Empowerment program, the leadership development program to prepare the next generation of leaders; and the co-founding of Professional Women of Color (PWOC) bringing women entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs together quarterly to network and collaborate.
As the Chief Operations Officer in warehouse distribution, she obtained, negotiated, and maintained the companies GSA multi-awards schedule. As the Director of Operations, she has developed and spearheaded the startup of pilot offices across the US.
Kim is a proud UMKC Bloch School Alumni, 2015 graduate of UMKC’s E-Scholar program through the Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Boards, awards and other assignments:
Kansas State Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
Leadership Kansas LK2021 Alumni
Mayor’s Office Liaison, Unified Government of Wyandotte County, Kansas City, KS
Kim co-facilitates LaunchU through the Kansas City Women’s Business Center,
Board Chair of Centennial United Methodist Church
Co-Founder of Professional Women of Color (PWOC)
Recipient of the Business with a Heart award.
Kim is the proud mother of 2 children and 7 grandchildren.
Contact Judy Bumpus at 913-492-5922 or [email protected] for additional information about all of our WBC programs and services.
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