The small business failure rate was already dismal pre-COVID and now it’s worse. The pandemic has both budding and seasoned entrepreneurs scrambling to figure out how to safely service their customers while keeping the proverbial lights on. In this workshop, we will pull back the curtain on what it takes to successfully transition to remote and/or contactless operations.
1. Access a proven framework for building a flexible business infrastructure that supports remote operations.
2. Identify the specific people, processes, and tools you will need to facilitate remote operations.
3. Learn what a Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Plan is and how it can help mitigate forced shutdown risks.
4. Discover free and low-cost tools and technologies to leverage in going remote and how to integrate them.
Alicia Butler Pierre is the Founder & CEO of Equilibria, Inc. – a 15-year-old operations management consulting firm. Her career in operations began over 20 years ago while working in various chemical plants and oil refineries. She invented a framework for business infrastructure and authored the 2x bestseller, Behind the Façade: How to Structure Company Operations for Sustainable Success. It is the world’s first published book on business infrastructure for small businesses. Alicia hosts the weekly Business Infrastructure podcast with a global audience across 35+ countries and her combined online content has over half a million downloads.
The Center for Women Entrepreneurs is part of TWU’s Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership. The JNIWL is dedicated to preparing women to take on successful roles in business and public service to ensure women have the education to establish careers as successful C-suite executives, the skills for building entrepreneurial businesses, and the framework needed to run for public office.