WAND Work Readiness & Self-Employment
Wo(men) Achieving New Directions Entrepreneur/Small Business and Career Readiness Curriculums
The WAND Program offers entrepreneur strategies to emerging business owners, who need “hands on” technical support and tools to position their business for success and sustainability.
Our workforce development programs provide 21st Century job search skills to those with barriers to employment, including, individuals seeking to navigate the job market, identify transferable skills and re-brand themselves for new and current employment opportunities.
- Assessment of Business Needs and Resources
- Entrepreneur Goal Development and Achievement
- Mind Your Business Small Business Boot Camp
- DIY Marketing Lab and Workshop
Career Readiness Support
- One-to-One Workforce Development Support
- 21st Century Job Search Boot Camp
- Preparing you for success in a COVID-19 Job Market
FREE Business Consultations
WAND program offers complimentary business development, advisory , technical and one- on-one counseling for aspiring business owners or those who are already in business. Take advantage of your FREE business consultation today!
Starting Your Business in 2021? JOIN US!**
Mind Your Business is a virtual Boot-camp series to help emerging and start-up businesses focus on 21st-century business development techniques, including:
- learning how to do a market analysis,
- creating a plan
- determining your financials and creating a pricing model
- developing a brand
- developing operation skills to take a solid business idea to the next level
- utilizing Tech Tools
- closing sales virtually
- identifying and leveraging key partnerships
- how to start, grown and scale a COVID proof business
Instructors: Pedro Moore Entrepreneur, Investor and Advisor to clients, Shark Tank’s Daymond John and more!
Fees: $59, Scholarships available upon registration
**Our Dec/Jan Series is currently in session. More Boot Camp Sessions coming soon!
For more information or to request info on upcoming session dates, email firstname.lastname@example.org
2021 is here! Are you ready to achieve your career goals? WAND of YWCA Delaware is here to help you!
New session coming in February 2021. Register early for the 21st Century Job Search Boot Camp series in 2021.
More information coming soon!
Did you know? – The State of Delaware has made major investments in its roadways, creating a significant number of jobs in an overall challenging COVID-19 job market. Certified Flaggers and licensed CDL Drivers and other positions are in demand for these state-wide projects.
YWCA Delaware and DelDOT have partnered to present valuable VIRTUAL Workforce Training to help you qualify for these jobs, featuring Flagger Certification and CDL Licensing.
If you are currently unemployed, have limited job experience, or need a new career, this training is FOR YOU! We will help you:
- Achieve Flagger Certification and/or CDL License
- Prepare a job search plan
- Link to employment opportunities
- Navigate through workforce challenges
- Create a brand through a strengths analysis
- Navigate through virtual/in-person interviews
Virtual Information Session
Get started today by joining our next Virtual Information Session (required before training):
- Wednesday, January, 20th @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Thursday, January, 28th @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Virtual Training Program
STARTS Friday, February 4th – 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM Tentative Date – Subject to Change based on Registrations
(after completion of Virtual Information Session)
WAND is pleased to share these entrepreneurial resources brought to you by SCORE Delaware.
Jan – Feb 2021 Workshops Hosted by SCORE Delaware
ALL Courses are being held via ZOOM Video Conference.
January 12, 2021 – Tuesday – 6:30 PM –
Incorporating a Business: Choosing the right legal structure that best fits your business. (Chantal Towles)
January 26, 2021 – Tuesday – 6:30 PM –
Building business success through clarity of vision. (Bruce Rush)
February 9, 2021 – Tuesday – 6:00 PM –
Scams in a COVID World: What your Business Needs to Know, and Needs to Do. (Jon Bell)
February 18, 2021 – Thursday – 6:00 PM –
Strategic Research-based Approaches to LinkedIn (Lynne Williams)
February 23, 2021 – Tuesday – 6:30 PM –
Smart Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone (Bruce Rush)