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UPCOMING 2024 BUSINESS TRAINING SESSIONS

The MN Hmong Chamber of Commerce (MHCC) is committed to empowering entrepreneurs of Southeast Asian descent in Minnesota through enhanced business practices. We are thrilled to share the exciting news of our collaboration with local subject matter experts to offer a series of trainings tailored for Southeast Asian business owners and operators in Minnesota. Made possible by a generous grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), these training sessions are being offered at no charge to participants.

Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or just starting out, these training sessions are designed to provide valuable insights and strategies that can make a significant impact on your business ventures.

Available Training Sessions

  • Technology Mastery for Small Business Success
  • Social Sales Mindset and Business Accelerator 
  • Business Fundamentals & Strategies
  • Creator Me Academy (Brand Awareness/Social Media)

Qualifications

To be eligible for these training sessions, participants must meet the following criteria:

  • Identify as Southeast Asian or of Southeast Asian descent
  • Be a resident of Minnesota
  • Own a business or be a business operator 
  • Is a member of The Minnesota Hmong Chamber of Commerce (MHCC), or become a member during enrollment 

REgistration details

Registration is open now and the deadline for submission varies for each course. Be sure to check the specific dates associated with the training sessions you’re interested in and register on time.

requirements

All participants will be expected to complete the following during or after the session is completed.

  • Attend at least one MHCC event
  • Participate in 1:1 Consultations
  • Please note that DEED requires certain participant information, such as proof of residency, Social Security Number, Individual Goal Plan, and attendance records, for grant purposes. Rest assured that your data will be handled with the utmost confidentiality and used solely for the grant application process.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to invest in your business’s success. Apply today!

additional information

Accepted participants will be contacted by MN Hmong Chamber of Commerce (MHCC) to coordinate the collection of required information for DEED. Please reference the Participant Checklist for a list of things to do following acceptance into the training.

Session 1

Technology Mastery for Small Business Success

Presenter: DaoTech Solutions

Over the course of 12 weeks, participants will engage in a comprehensive exploration of technology adoption, learning diverse tools and strategies to enhance efficiency, productivity, and competitiveness. By the end of the training session, participants will have acquired practical skills to implement tailored technology solutions, enabling them to optimize operations, make informed decisions, and discover new growth opportunities for their small businesses. Participants will receive continued support from trainer and 1:1 consultation after the course ends.

When:  3/27/24 – 6/19/24
Time: Wednesdays 6pm-7:30pm
Location: In-Person and Online
Registration Closes: 3/30/24 at 11:59pm
Number of Seats Open: 20

 

 

Session 2

Social Sales Mindset and Business Accelerator

Presenter: Better With Company led by Elizabeth Yang

The Social Sales Mindset & Business Accelerator is a 12-week online session empowering business owners to boost social media sales with a high worth mindshift. Participants enhance their mindset, beliefs, online presence, and messaging, transforming into a compelling leadership brand to attract ideal customers. This session focuses on increasing self-worth to sell high ticket services on social media. It includes optimizing profiles, implementing a daily how-to system, and covering three key aspects: 1) High Worth CEO Mindset, 2) Social Media Profile Optimization, and 3) Daily Sales System. Limited to 20 participants.

Find out what’s possible for you with REAL RESULTS from past participant Case Studies here.

When: 5/21/24 – 8/7/24 (In-Person 5/25 Kick-Off Required) and 9/10/24-11/27/24
Time: Tuesdays 5-7 pm (Class) & Wednesdays 5-6 pm (Coaching)
Location: Online
Registration Closes: 5/13/24 at 11:59 pm CDT
Number of Seats Open: 20 (First Come, First Serve)

session 3

Fundamentals of Business

Presenter: FC Weather Consulting

The training session focus on individuals who are considering starting a business and who have operated or owned it for at least three years or those looking to scale their businesses through succession planning. Participants will learn the different parts of shared services, build a budget and strategy, and be able to articulate what their business will solve for.

When: 3/7/24 – 5/11/24 (see Session Description for details)
Time: Varies by co-hort
Location:  Online and In-Person
Registration Closes: 5/4/24 at 11:59 pm CST
Number of Seats Open: 30

session 4

Creator Me Academy

Presenter: Nancy Cha, NC Creative Strategies

The 12 weeks training session are designed to empower and serve Southeast Asian and Hmong business owners and entrepreneurs in Minnesota. The sessions focus on essential marketing topics-social media management, content marketing, public relations, and brand identity. Participants will learn to market their businesses effectively, create authentic content, maximize reach, and foster meaningful online relationships with the skills and knowledge gained to establish a standout brand on social media and thrive in the digital landscape.

 

When: 2/20/24 – 5/9/24
Time: Tuesdays 5:30-8pm (Class) and Thursdays (Consulting)

Location: Online and In-Person
Registration Closes: 2/12/24 at 11:59pm

Number of Seats Open: 12

(651) 265-2780
info@mnhmongchamber.org
Minnesota Hmong Chamber of Commerce
401 Robert St N #150, St Paul, MN, 55101