8:00 pm20:00

Budgeting is More Liberation Than Limitation

Budgeting is more liberation than limitation takes a holistic look at your finances and budget. It highlights the importance of creating and following a budget by speaking to the one thing that everyone understands-freedom. While providing practical examples and insights.

7:30 am07:30

Womenetics: Influence Change & Drive Action

  • Buckhead Club

ACADEMY III: Influence Change & Drive Action

Developed by Ginny Clarke Senior Partner, Executive Search

  • Analytical-Intuitive: Analytical - Gathers the facts and typically, subjects them to extensive modeling/analysis and interpretation before making a decision.

  • Analytical-Intuitive: Intuitive Decision-Making - Makes inferential leaps in thinking so as to reach a solution despite incomplete or ambiguous information, knowing that one has made the “right” decision, frequently based on extensive “mental modeling” or rehearsal of events. Will make decisions rapidly, despite the complexity of the issues or the pressures involved.

  • Openness to Change - A readiness to do things differently in the business or function, seeing the organization as dynamic and changing, and able to contribute constructively to the change process; prepared to make personal changes as well as expecting changes in others.

  • Organizational Influencing - Understands and manages the power relationships and interdependencies both within the organization and externally, uses this when initiating changes or trying to influence behavior. Uses complex strategies to influence attitudes, behavior or decision-making amongst those over whom they have no direct control.

  • Strategic Vision - Able to step back from day-to-day activities to view the business from a different perspective, see the bigger picture, distill information, trends, needs, etc., and build credible strategies to achieve the desired vision and commercial outcomes.

  • Conflict Resolution - Recognizes potential areas of conflict and intervenes quickly to defuse the situation, works with the parties concerned to reach a consensus or compromise in which no one feels as if they have lost, and does so to the benefit of the organization as a whole.

  • Group Leadership - Able to articulate and communicate a sense of direction and commitment to people “down the line.” Able to influence those beyond immediate subordinates, anticipating the needs and concerns of more removed staff and manage their motivation and performance from a distance. Will take a calculated risk.

  • Creative Thinking/Innovation - Challenges conventional thinking and pushes the boundaries of established practice. Able to come up with entirely new solutions to problems. Encourages risk-taking, innovation and learning through experimentation, questioning and feedback. Has a sense about managing the creative processes of others; is good at bringing their own creative ideas and those of others to market.

  • Sound Business Judgment - Demonstrates a broad understanding of the way a business functions and succeeds, and the impact of decisions on the business. Makes sound, timely decisions based on an analysis of the available information and prior experience.

  • Stress Tolerance - When confronted with frustration, work overload, role ambiguity, conflict or open hostility retains personal effectiveness and reasonableness in dealing with others.

  • Cultural Sensitivity - Is aware of and empathetic to the differing ways of conducting business in both regional and global markets. Can make the behavioral modifications necessary to be effective and successful in many different cultures. 

11:00 am11:00

Crafting an Authentic Brand

In our fast digital age with new businesses popping up every day and our attention spans getting smaller and smaller, how do you stand out from the competition?

Join the Ask the Expert Series: Crafting an Authentic Brand workshop and learn the keys to identifying:

  • What uniquely sets you apart,
  • How to attract the clients you really want to work with,
  • How to look professional no matter what size your marketing budget

You'll walk away with tools you can use right away to create a brand you can feel good about and increase your revenue potential. 

Ways to Access Capital
8:00 am08:00

Ways to Access Capital

  • Clark Atlanta University


Are you a budding entrepreneur or just eager to take your current business to the next level?


In step with the National Urban League's commitment to economic empowerment, ULGA Young Professionals presents our 6th annual Entrepreneur Boot Camp! During this day-long conference, participants will receive guidance and training from key leaders in the metro Atlanta business community during workshop sessions, where they will discuss various aspects of business ownership.



Who Should Attend?


EBC is for EVERYONE. Whether your only business growing up was a lemonade stand in middle school, or you currently have a small business with employees and multiple offices. There's a place for you at EBC. This one day bootcamp is a crash course to getting results fast and harnessing the power of the Urban League to move your business in right direction after the bootcamp has ended. If the thought of entrepreneurship has ever crossed your mind, this bootcamp is for YOU.




Why Should I Attend?

You want to get your business out of your head and put into action. Your business is stuck and you want it to grow. You're been in business a few years and you want to take your business to the next level. You're interested in starting a non-profit organization. You're just curious to find out the life of an entrepreneur and want to see if it's for you. There's plenty of reasons to attend EBC. Post yours using hashtag #YPEBC15


Angel Accelerator Workshop
10:00 am10:00

Angel Accelerator Workshop

  • ATDC, 3rd Floor Hodges Room

Have you met the next Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs or Oprah Winfrey and don't want to miss the opportunity to get in on the ground floor? Do you believe that small business investment is a critical part of every portfolio? Do you want to learn how millionaires evaluate small business deals so that they can make millions?

Join the Book Launch Party!
6:00 pm18:00

Join the Book Launch Party!

Come join my book launch and enjoy great people, food, and wine. Learning to manage your money and make smart financial decisions will empower you to live a life that you absolutely love..