Calendar of Events

July 2018


Power Up: Create Your Business, Financials, and Marketing Plan - July 2018
07/10/18 9:00 AM to 07/24/18 12:00 PM

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Prospera Business Network, MT Women's Business Center, Small Business Development Center, and MT Manufacturing Extension Center presents

Power Up: Create Your Business, Financial, and Marketing Plan - July 2018

This course consists of three classes (July 10th, 17th, 24th). Class meets every Tuesday for three weeks, starting July 10, 2018.

Class is 9:00am - 12:00pm

Class will be held at:
Montana Manufacturing Extension Center (MMEC)
2310 University Way Building 2
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717

Registration: $200 for Prospera Members, $250 non members. This registration amount covers all three class days.
$100 for a second attendee (business partner)  

*We reserve the right to cancel a class if minimum enrollments are not met.  In which case, all course fees will be fully refunded.


This course has specifically been designed for individuals who are brand new to business, wanting to start a business, and new business owners or individuals looking to start a second business.

Please bring a laptop with you to this class (if you do not have access to one, please send a message to or call 406-587-3113)

What you will learn:

- Clarity and fresh perspective about starting a new business

- Solid first draft of your Business Plan

- In-depth understanding of your industry and competition

- Documented sales projections and marketing strategy based on industry research & geography

- Projected cash flow for one year

- Shared experience with other local entrepreneurs and subject matter experts

- Valuable resources and processes that support your business planning journey

If you are unfamiliar with or would like more practice with these programs, we recommend taking the following online classes prior to or during the Power Up class:

a. Introduction to Microsoft Excel

b. Introduction to Microsoft Word

*Due to high demand for business counseling services, the MWBC requires individuals looking into starting a brand new business or business owners who have been "in business" less than six months, to complete this course prior to scheduling a one-on-one counseling appointment.

Charitable Support from: 
First Security Bank Foundation

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The Montana Women’s Business Center is a program of Prospera Business Network and is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

First Annual Sip n' Chip 2018
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

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Prospera Business Network and the Montana Women's Business Center present

First Annual Sip n' Chip

July 10, 2018


Riverside Country Club
2500 Springhill Road
Bozeman, MT 5978

$50 Prospera Members | $75 Non-Member


Interested in self-paced courses online? 
VISIT OUR ONLINE TRAINING SITE for details on the over 200 online courses available through the Montana Women's Business Center, including various QuickBooks courses.

 The Montana Women’s Business Center is a program of Prospera Business Network and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact us at or (406) 587-3113 to make arrangements.