Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Lower Level, Johnson Building, Central Library, 617 536-5400, businessref@bpl.org

Upcoming Programs

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Saturday, April 21: Investment Resources at the Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Time: 11:00-12:00 (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

This workshop will provide you with an overview of the various investment resources that are available in the Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center.

This program is part of the 2018 Money Smart Week series.

 

Saturday, April 21: Boston on a Budget

Time: 1:30-2:30 (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

There are many ways to explore Boston’s museums and attractions. Find out how to obtain museum passes and other discounts for fun things to do and see in Boston.

This program is part of the 2018 Money Smart Week series.

 

Saturday, April 21: Apps for Budgeting

Time: 3:30-4:30 (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

From spreadsheets to apps, this workshop introduces you to many resources to help you manage your spending habits and save money.

This program is part of the 2018 Money Smart Week series.

 

Monday, April 23: Score Small Business Mentoring

Time: 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 (registration required)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Attend a free one-hour business mentoring sessions for small business owners or people considering starting a small business. Register by calling 617.565.5591 or visit http://scoreb.org/K

 

Monday, April 23: Budgeting for a Wedding

Time: 6:00-7:30
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

We will discuss needs vs wants, how to save and the best way to finance your wedding.

This program is part of Money Smart Week.

 

Tuesday, April 24: Creative Software Drop-Ins

Time: 2:00-3:00  (First come, First served)
Location:  Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

New to Photoshop and unsure where to start? Confused on how to design something for our 3D printer? Other questions about KBLIC software? Drop in for one-on-one assistance from 2-3 pm—first come, first served.

If you can’t make our Drop-in time, you can make an appointment by sending an email at businessref@bpl.org with “tech help” in the subject line. We will contact you back with a 2 week availability time frame to come in to receive one-on-one assistance.

 

Tuesday, April 24: Basics of Investing

Time: 6:00-7:30 (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

A certified financial advisor from CFA-Boston will talk about creating a financial inventory; look at your needs, wants and goals and your risk tolerance in terms of ability and willingness to invest. Looking at these personal aspects will help you to begin to create an investment portfolio that will help you reach your goals.

This program is part of Money Smart Week.

 

Wednesday, April 25: Resume & Cover Letter Review Drop-in

Time: 2:30-3:30
Location: Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Our library staff can help you get started on your resume or cover letter, give it a review, feedback, and tips. First come, first served.

If you are unable to make our Drop-in time, you can make an appointment for one-on-one assistance by sending an email at businessref@bpl.org with “resume” in the subject line. We will contact you with a 2-week time frame.

 

Wednesday, April 25: Planning for Retirement

Time: 6:00-7:30 (registration recommended)

Join Certified Financial Planner Jeanne Gibson Sullivan to learn what you need to know to prepare for retirement. She will cover how much you need to have saved, where to put your savings/investments (should everything be in retirement plans) before retirement, which assets to tap first, when to take Social Security, and strategies for managing investments.

This program is part of Money Smart Week.

 

Thursday, April 26: Make Your Photos into a Stencil Using Photoshop

Time: 4:30-6:00pm (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Learn how to use Photoshop to create multilayered stencils from your Photos. Students may bring their own files or one will be provided. This class assumes you have some experience with image editing software but it is not required.

Knowledge of how to use a mouse, keyboard, and the internet strongly recommended.

Classes fill up quickly. If you cannot attend please cancel your reservation so we can open up a slot for other folks.

 

Thursday, April 26: Score Small Business Mentoring

Time: 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 (registration required)
Location: The InnoLAB, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Attend a free one-hour business mentoring sessions for small business owners or people considering starting a small business. Register by calling 617.565.5591 or visit http://scoreb.org/KL

 

Monday, April 30: Score Small Business Mentoring

Time: 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 (registration required)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Attend a free one-hour business mentoring sessions for small business owners or people considering starting a small business. Register by calling 617.565.5591 or visit http://scoreb.org/KL

 

Tuesday, May 1: Creative Software Drop-Ins

Time: 2:00-3:00  (First come, First served)
Location:  Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

New to Photoshop and unsure where to start? Confused on how to design something for our 3D printer? Other questions about KBLIC software? Drop in for one-on-one assistance from 2-3 pm—first come, first served.

If you can’t make our Drop-in time, you can make an appointment by sending an email at businessref@bpl.org with “tech help” in the subject line. We will contact you back with a 2 week availability time frame to come in to receive one-on-one assistance.

 

Tuesday, May 1: Boston Score 2018 Pitch Competition

Time: 5:00
Location: Rabb Hall

The Boston SCORE 2018 Pitch Competition is for Greater Boston area start-ups and early stage businesses. Details and completed applications are accepted February 1st through March 15th. All the information and applications are available at: boston.score.org
Finalists will pitch their companies and cash prizes and others will be awarded on May 1st, 2018 at 5pm at the Rabb Auditorium, Kirstein Library and Innovation in the Copley Square Public Library, Boston.
Additional questions can be directed to: pc@scoreboston.org

 

Wednesday, May 2: Creating a Winning Business Plan

Time: 6:00 (registration recommended)
Location: Commonwealth Salon

Has everyone told you that you need a business plan, but it seems like a daunting task and you’re not completely sure how to get it done?

In this free 2-hour workshop, we will demystify the business plan process. We will discuss why you should write a business plan and what it is useful for. We’ll go through the major sections in the plan, explaining what belongs in each portion. We will show you the financial forecasts that belong in the business plan and the supporting data you might also include. Finally, we will talk about summarizing the plan into a compelling executive summary tailored to the key audience for your plan, whether that is potential investors, lenders, employees, or other supporters.

Bring your questions, and leave with a “plan for your plan”!

It will be presented by SCORE mentor Tim Nelson. Tim has started, built and sold multi-million dollar businesses.

Thursday, May 3: Navigating Photoshop

Time: 4:30-6:00pm (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Students will learn basic techniques of how to navigate Photoshop, manipulate images, and get an introduction to layers. Students will also learn about resources for further learning. Laptops and exercise files will be included.

Knowledge of how to use a mouse, keyboard, and the internet strongly recommended.

Classes fill up quickly. If you cannot attend please cancel your reservation so we can open up a slot for other folks.

 

Thursday, May 3: Score Small Business Mentoring

Time: 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 (registration required)
Location: The InnoLAB, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Attend a free one-hour business mentoring sessions for small business owners or people considering starting a small business. Register by calling 617.565.5591 or visit http://scoreb.org/KL

 

Tuesday, May 8: Creative Software Drop-Ins

Time: 2:00-3:00  (First come, First served)
Location:  Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

New to Photoshop and unsure where to start? Confused on how to design something for our 3D printer? Other questions about KBLIC software? Drop in for one-on-one assistance from 2-3 pm—first come, first served.

If you can’t make our Drop-in time, you can make an appointment by sending an email at businessref@bpl.org with “tech help” in the subject line. We will contact you back with a 2 week availability time frame to come in to receive one-on-one assistance.

 

Tuesday, May 8: Information Sources for Your Business Plan

Time: 6:00-8:00 (registration recommended)
Location: Commonwealth Salon

A successful business plan requires the use of good data and other information sources. Such sources are essential for analyzing markets and competitors as well as for operational and financial planning. Don’t be intimidated by this! There are lots of information sources that are accessible to you – come to this workshop to learn more.

The workshop provides an overview of the information landscape and of the sources most relevant to small business owners and entrepreneurs. We will also discuss strategies for locating, evaluating, and incorporating relevant information into your planning. The workshop will be followed by an optional tour of the sources located in the Kirstein Business Library.

Presenter:  SCORE Volunteer Karen Vagts

 

Wednesday, May 9: Resume & Cover Letter Review Drop-in

Time: 2:30-3:30
Location: Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Our library staff can help you get started on your resume or cover letter, give it a review, feedback, and tips. First come, first served.

If you are unable to make our Drop-in time, you can make an appointment for one-on-one assistance by sending an email at businessref@bpl.org with “resume” in the subject line.. We will contact you with a 2-week time frame.

 

Wednesday, May 9: Salary Negotiation for Women

Time: 6:00-8:00 (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Attend this FREE two-hour salary negotiation workshop to gain the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate your salary and benefits packages.

Participants will learn:

  • About the gender pay gap, including its personal consequences;
  • How to quantify and articulate your value;
  • How to conduct objective market research and determine a fair target salary; and
  • How to create a strategic pitch and respond to salary offers.

You will also have an opportunity to practice your negotiation.

AAUW Work Smart in Boston is an initiative of AAUW and the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement to train half the working women of Boston to negotiate their salary and benefits packages over five years.

 

Thursday, May 10: Coaches Corner

Time: 2:00-8:00 (registration recommended)
Location: Commonwealth Salon, Central Library

In celebration of International Coaching Week, coach professionals from the Interrnational Coach Federation (ICF)-New England Charter Chapter, are volunteering their time by offering one-on-one 20-minute coaching sessions. This is a great opportunity to experience coaching for support toward achieving a specific personal or professional goal free of charge. Coaching is on a first-come, first-served basis. Last clients will be taken at 7:30 P.M.

 

Thursday, May 10: Design Your Own Custom Logo with Adobe Illustrator!

Time: 4:30-6:00pm (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

In a band? Starting your own business? Just want to make a cool T-shirt? Learn how to use Adobe Illustrator in this hands-on workshop to create graphics for the web, print, and more. This class assumes you have some experience with vector graphics editing software but it is not required.

Knowledge of how to use a mouse, keyboard, and the internet strongly recommended.

Classes fill up quickly. If you cannot attend please cancel your reservation so we can open up a slot for other folks.

 

Thursday, May 10: Score Small Business Mentoring

Time: 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 (registration required)
Location: The InnoLAB, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Attend a free one-hour business mentoring sessions for small business owners or people considering starting a small business. Register by calling 617.565.5591 or visit http://scoreb.org/KL

 

Monday, May 14: Score Small Business Mentoring

Time: 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 (registration required)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Attend a free one-hour business mentoring sessions for small business owners or people considering starting a small business. Register by calling 617.565.5591 or visit http://scoreb.org/K

 

Tuesday, May 15: Raising Capital for Small and Very Small Businesses

Time: 6:00-8:00 (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Attorneys in Goodwin’s Neighborhood Business Initiative will present on legal issues in raising capital for small and very small businesses, including tax and other choice of entity considerations for founders and investors, the difference between debt and equity, the nuts and bolts of friends and family, “angel” and “seed” investments, and the nuts and bolts of borrowing money for a business.

This program is sponsored by Bank of America.

 

Wednesday, May 16: How to Break into Consulting: Consulting 101

Time: 6:00-7:00 (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

In this one hour session we will cover:

  • Define consulting, understand demand and job outlook for consultants
  • Different types of consulting career paths available
  • How to position yourself as a consultant
  • Lifestyle of a consultant – day in the life of consulting work

Thursday, May 17: Basics of 3d printing with TinkerCAD

Time: 4:30-6:00pm (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Get an overview of software and equipment available for 3D printing at the BPL. Learn tips and tricks for making a successful print and resources to help you design an object. Folks may bring their own laptop so they can follow along. Laptops will be provided to folks who don’t bring their own.

Knowledge of how to use a mouse, keyboard, and the internet strongly recommended.

Classes fill up quickly. If you cannot attend please cancel your reservation so we can open up a slot for other folks.

 

Thursday, May 17: Score Small Business Mentoring

Time: 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 (registration required)
Location: The InnoLAB, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Attend a free one-hour business mentoring sessions for small business owners or people considering starting a small business. Register by calling 617.565.5591 or visit http://scoreb.org/KL

 

Monday, May 21: Score Small Business Mentoring

Time: 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 (registration required)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Attend a free one-hour business mentoring sessions for small business owners or people considering starting a small business. Register by calling 617.565.5591 or visit http://scoreb.org/K

 

Wednesday, May 22: Resume & Cover Letter Review Drop-in

Time: 2:30-3:30
Location: Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Our library staff can help you get started on your resume or cover letter, give it a review, feedback, and tips. First come, first served.

If you are unable to make our Drop-in time, you can make an appointment for one-on-one assistance by sending an email at businessref@bpl.org with “resume” in the subject line. We will contact you with a 2-week time frame.

Wednesday, May 23: Creative Software Drop-Ins

Time: 2:00-3:00  (First come, First served)
Location:  Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

New to Photoshop and unsure where to start? Confused on how to design something for our 3D printer? Other questions about KBLIC software? Drop in for one-on-one assistance from 2-3 pm—first come, first served.

If you can’t make our Drop-in time, you can make an appointment by sending an email at businessref@bpl.org with “tech help” in the subject line. We will contact you back with a 2 week availability time frame to come in to receive one-on-one assistance.

 

Wednesday, May 23: What’s the moral of your story?

Time: 6:00-8:00 (registration recommended)
Location: The InnoLAB, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Find out how to get your story across in an environment where consumers are inundated with choices. Go beyond bragging and traditional mass communication to form more meaningful relationships that ultimately elevate your brand. It’s never been more important to be talking to the right people, in the right way and with a message that truly resonates. And identifying the common belief that both your brand and its audience truly stand for is where you need to start.

You’ll walk away from this workshop with:

  • Confidence in how to find the story your organization needs to tell
  • Basic approach on how to identify, reach and attract the right audience
  • Examples of organic and paid tactics to promote your message

Who should attend: Marketing/Communications, Development, Creative Services, Graphic Designers, Social Media Managers, and more!

Bio – Drew levy heads up Relationship Development & Strategy for a Boston-based marketing agency called Small Army. Mr. Levy has experience across a wide variety of Digital Marketing roles and disciplines from high level strategy to detailed campaign management. Mr. Levy also has a passion for always trying to learn the latest and greatest everything, and then translating that knowledge into effective solutions for Brands. No matter what he’s working on his focus is always on helping brands tell their best story and cultivating positive relationships with their audience.

 

Thursday, May 24: Advanced Photoshop

Time: 4:30-6:00pm (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Learn about Photoshop’s advanced features and tools. Students will learn how to make custom brushes, use layer masks, and use smart objects to make a colorful composite image.

Knowledge of how to use a mouse, keyboard, and the internet required. Knowledge of Photo editing software recommended.

Classes fill up quickly. If you cannot attend please cancel your reservation so we can open up a slot for other folks.

 

Thursday, May 24: Score Small Business Mentoring

Time: 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 (registration required)
Location: The InnoLAB, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Attend a free one-hour business mentoring sessions for small business owners or people considering starting a small business. Register by calling 617.565.5591 or visit http://scoreb.org/KL

 

Tuesday, May 29: What Lego Teaches Us about Innovation, Connection, and a Smile

Time: 6:00-8:00 (registration recommended)
Location: Commonwealth Salon

Stephan Theiringer, serial entrepreneur and TEDx speaker, explores how the creativity and inspiration of LEGO can transform our thinking and how we can apply the principles we learned from LEGO in our day to day operations. Over the years we all have become boxed in our thinking and we have traded so called safe success for the childish creativity which is inherent to us. This program is sponsored by Bank of America.

 

Wednesday, May 30: Creative Software Drop-Ins

Time: 2:00-3:00  (First come, First served)
Location:  Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

New to Photoshop and unsure where to start? Confused on how to design something for our 3D printer? Other questions about KBLIC software? Drop in for one-on-one assistance from 2-3 pm—first come, first served.

If you can’t make our Drop-in time, you can make an appointment by sending an email at businessref@bpl.org with “tech help” in the subject line. We will contact you back with a 2 week availability time frame to come in to receive one-on-one assistance.

 

Thursday, May 31: Photoshop Alternatives: Pixlr Editor

Time: 4:30-6:00pm (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

No Photoshop? No problem! Learn how to edit photos and make cool images using Pixlr a web based photo editing software. Students may bring their own laptops to this session. Laptops will be provided to folks who don’t bring their own.

Knowledge of how to use a mouse, keyboard, and the internet strongly recommended.

Classes fill up quickly. If you cannot attend please cancel your reservation so we can open up a slot for other folks.

 

Thursday, May 31: Score Small Business Mentoring

Time: 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 (registration required)
Location: The InnoLAB, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Attend a free one-hour business mentoring sessions for small business owners or people considering starting a small business. Register by calling 617.565.5591 or visit http://scoreb.org/KL

 

Wednesday, June 6: Creative Software Drop-Ins

Time: 2:00-3:00  (First come, First served)
Location:  Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

New to Photoshop and unsure where to start? Confused on how to design something for our 3D printer? Other questions about KBLIC software? Drop in for one-on-one assistance from 2-3 pm—first come, first served.

If you can’t make our Drop-in time, you can make an appointment by sending an email at businessref@bpl.org with “tech help” in the subject line. We will contact you back with a 2 week availability time frame to come in to receive one-on-one assistance.

 

Thursday, June 7: Adobe CC Alternatives: Canva

Time: 4:30-6:00pm (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

No Photoshop? No InDesign? No problem! In this hands-on workshop you will learn how to create stunning visuals and images for social media, presentations, and more with Canva, a cloud based application. Students may bring their own laptops to this session.  Laptops will be provided to folks who don’t bring their own.

Knowledge of how to use a mouse, keyboard, and the internet strongly recommended.

Classes fill up quickly. If you cannot attend please cancel your reservation so we can open up a slot for other folks.

 

Tuesday, June 12: Cybersecurity for Small Businesses

Time: 6:00-8:00 (registration recommended)
Location: Commonwealth Salon

The Better Business Bureau Cybersecurity program covers the most common ways scam artists, hackers, and identity thieves target businesses. We discuss the major “red flags” to be aware of and the ways in which business owners can best protect their personal data, and that of their employees and clients.  The presenter is Amy Schram,  who has been with Better Business Bureau since 2011 and serves as the Senior Community Relations Specialist

 

Wednesday, June 13: Creative Software Drop-Ins

Time: 2:00-3:00  (First come, First served)
Location:  Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

New to Photoshop and unsure where to start? Confused on how to design something for our 3D printer? Other questions about KBLIC software? Drop in for one-on-one assistance from 2-3 pm—first come, first served.

If you can’t make our Drop-in time, you can make an appointment by sending an email at businessref@bpl.org with “tech help” in the subject line. We will contact you back with a 2 week availability time frame to come in to receive one-on-one assistance.

 

Thursday, June 14: 2018 Final Cut Pro for Beginners

Time: 4:30-6:00pm (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

In this hands on workshop, learn the basics of editing video with Final Cut Pro. Laptops and exercise files will be included.  Students will also learn about resources for further learning.

Knowledge of how to use a mouse, keyboard, and the internet strongly recommended.

Classes fill up quickly. If you cannot attend please cancel your reservation so we can open up a slot for other folks.

 

Tuesday, June 19: Active, Passive & In Between: Investment Choices in a Land of Plenty

Time: 6:00-7:30 (reservation recommended)
Location: Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

In this introductory presentation, Jerry Holly from CFA Boston, will discuss the attributes of an index, explore how passive investing differs from the active approach; address how to determine suitability for your personal circumstances; examine a range of investment vehicles, such as mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, and separately managed accounts; and explore potential benefits and risks and how they influence investor results.

 

Wednesday, June 20: Creative Software Drop-Ins

Time: 2:00-3:00  (First come, First served)
Location:  Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

New to Photoshop and unsure where to start? Confused on how to design something for our 3D printer? Other questions about KBLIC software? Drop in for one-on-one assistance from 2-3 pm—first come, first served.

If you can’t make our Drop-in time, you can make an appointment by sending an email at businessref@bpl.org with “tech help” in the subject line. We will contact you back with a 2 week availability time frame to come in to receive one-on-one assistance.

 

Wednesday, June 20: How to Break into Consulting Part 2: Land a Dream Career in Consulting

Time: 6:00-7:00 (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

In this one hour session we will cover:

  • Understand tips and strategies for a top consulting firm’s recruitment process
  • Ways to network and position yourself for a top consulting firm
  • How to choose consulting firms and the importance of cultural fit
  • Importance of the first 90 days of a successful consulting career and other helpful tips

 

Thursday, June 21: Navigating Adobe InDesign

Time: 4:30-6:00pm (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

In this workshop students will learn the basics of Adobe InDesign including document setup, placing text and images, making guides, and saving and exporting. Laptops and exercise files will be included.

Knowledge of how to use a mouse, keyboard, and the internet strongly recommended.

Classes fill up quickly. If you cannot attend please cancel your reservation so we can open up a slot for other folks.

 

Saturday, June 23: Salary Negotiation for Women

Time: 10:00-12:00 (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Attend this FREE two-hour salary negotiation workshop to gain the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate your salary and benefits packages.

Participants will learn:

  • About the gender pay gap, including its personal consequences;
  • How to quantify and articulate your value;
  • How to conduct objective market research and determine a fair target salary; and
  • How to create a strategic pitch and respond to salary offers.

You will also have an opportunity to practice your negotiation.

AAUW Work Smart in Boston is an initiative of AAUW and the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement to train half the working women of Boston to negotiate their salary and benefits packages over five years.

 

Wednesday, June 27: Creative Software Drop-Ins

Time: 2:00-3:00  (First come, First served)
Location:  Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

New to Photoshop and unsure where to start? Confused on how to design something for our 3D printer? Other questions about KBLIC software? Drop in for one-on-one assistance from 2-3 pm—first come, first served.

If you can’t make our Drop-in time, you can make an appointment by sending an email at businessref@bpl.org with “tech help” in the subject line. We will contact you back with a 2 week availability time frame to come in to receive one-on-one assistance.

 

Thursday, June 28: SketchUp for Beginners

Time: 4:30-6:00pm (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Get a hands on introduction to SketchUp—a 3D modeling software for architecture, interior design, film and video game design. Students will also learn about resources for further learning.

Knowledge of how to use a mouse, keyboard, and the internet strongly recommended.

Classes fill up quickly. If you cannot attend please cancel your reservation so we can open up a slot for other folks.

 

Tuesday, July 17: Salary Negotiation for Women

Time: 6:00-8:00 (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Attend this FREE two-hour salary negotiation workshop to gain the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate your salary and benefits packages.

Participants will learn:

  • About the gender pay gap, including its personal consequences;
  • How to quantify and articulate your value;
  • How to conduct objective market research and determine a fair target salary; and
  • How to create a strategic pitch and respond to salary offers.

You will also have an opportunity to practice your negotiation.

AAUW Work Smart in Boston is an initiative of AAUW and the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement to train half the working women of Boston to negotiate their salary and benefits packages over five years.

 

Wednesday, July 18: How to Break into Consulting Part 3: Consulting for Freelancers, Independent Contractors, and Entrepreneurs

Time: 6:00-7:00 (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

  • Learn to create core values for your business to help you turn your passion into profit
  • Understand the network of people you need in your ecosystem
  • Creating an evidence based approach and methodology for your business
  • Build credibility as a thought leader

 

 Tuesday, August 21: Salary Negotiation for Women

Time: 6:00-8:00 (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Attend this FREE two-hour salary negotiation workshop to gain the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate your salary and benefits packages.

Participants will learn:

  • About the gender pay gap, including its personal consequences;
  • How to quantify and articulate your value;
  • How to conduct objective market research and determine a fair target salary; and
  • How to create a strategic pitch and respond to salary offers.

You will also have an opportunity to practice your negotiation.

AAUW Work Smart in Boston is an initiative of AAUW and the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement to train half the working women of Boston to negotiate their salary and benefits packages over five years.

Saturday, September 8: Salary Negotiation for Women

Time: 10:00-12:00 (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Attend this FREE two-hour salary negotiation workshop to gain the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate your salary and benefits packages.

Participants will learn:

  • About the gender pay gap, including its personal consequences;
  • How to quantify and articulate your value;
  • How to conduct objective market research and determine a fair target salary; and
  • How to create a strategic pitch and respond to salary offers.

You will also have an opportunity to practice your negotiation.

AAUW Work Smart in Boston is an initiative of AAUW and the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement to train half the working women of Boston to negotiate their salary and benefits packages over five years.

Tuesday, October 16: Investing for Retirement

Time: 6:00-7:30pm (registration recommended)
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

This program discusses what retirement is; why plan for retirement; how soon can you retire based on how much you have saved and how much you will need for your retirement; and different retirement funding options.

This program is a financial education community outreach program sponsored by CFA Society Boston, Inc.