Virginia Community Capital (VCC) is sponsoring a new webinar series on Thursdays through October. Each session will be from noon until 1 p.m. and is free. The workshops are in partnership with the Virginia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, GENEDGE, UVA-Wise Office of Economic Development and Southwest Virginia Alliance of Manufacturing and are focused around helping businesses recover and become more resilient if faced with another pandemic/disaster.
August 6 – Resiliency Overview Session
The SBDC will review their recovery plan and provide a template that participants can use each week to develop their organizations resiliency plan.
August 13 – How to Manage Debt Post COVID-19
Credit building, managing and cash-flow management.
August 20 – Recovery Marketing/Re-Connecting with Your Customers and Supply Chain Review
August 27 – Inventory – Identify Revenue, Supply Chain Review
September 3 – Employee & Diversity Planning – Maintaining employment levels/engagement/recovery
September 10 – How to Prepare for the Next Crisis
Developing a business resiliency plan – why you need it and how it can help (crisis management/emergency response/business recovery).
September 17 – Crisis Management – Developing Team and Processes
September 24 – Succession Planning & Employee Stock Ownership Plans
October 1 – Key Technologies & Cyber Security Needs
This session will review available technology and application resources to assist and will be presented by Jonathan Evenden with Aegis IT Solutions
October 8 – Key Resources, Customer Contacts/Critical Information Storage Options/Backups
October 15 – Risk Management/Evaluation – Transportation/Logistics Included
October 22 – Crisis Communication Plans
This session will help you with developing a crisis communication plan presented by Kathy Still with University of Virginia’s College at Wise.
October 29 – What Your Resiliency Plan Should Look Like…Now What?
How to implement and refresh your plan annually
All webinars will be recorded and will be available to those who register in advance. Please register online for the webinars. Register for one, two or all sessions.
VCC is a Community Development Financial Institution with a mission to create jobs, energize places and promote an enhanced quality of life for Virginians. With offices in Christiansburg, Norfolk and Richmond, VCC offers innovative and flexible financing tools throughout the state. In addition, they provide professional advisory services to individuals and organizations in low-to-moderate income and underserved communities. For more information about VCC, please visit their website.