Starting and Expanding
Mixcoatl Arts & Crafts
the Simple Steps to business management course
you will learn how to...
Write your business plan
• Price your product
• Keep accurate records
and manage your finances
• and much more
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What to Expect
El programa ALAS (Alternativas para Latinas
en Autosuficiencia) tiene como objetivo apoyar
a la mujer latina de bajos ingresos que quiere
iniciar o ya está operando su negocio
propio. ALAS ofrece entrenamiento de negocios,
servicios de consulta, servicios de apoyo
de nogocios y asistencia financiera en español.
Mikell, owner of Royal Jewelz
HERE to read about Quela's experience
with Women's Initiative.
Dream of Opening a Business.
You can make your dream a reality.
Have a great idea for a product or service, but
don’t know where to start? Are you looking
to grow your current business? Women’s Initiative’s
Simple Steps to Business
Success course offers training in financial
accounting and management, planning, marketing and
other business skills that will give you the tools
necessary to start or expand your own business.
What's more, at Women's Initiative you will develop
the self confidence to start and grow your own business.
After completing the Simple
Steps course most graduates saw an average
increase in personal income levels of 85% within
We provide these services in both English and
Spanish. For more information about our program
for Latina entrepreneurs, visit the ALAS website
Before enrolling in the Simple
Steps course, you first attend a My
Business Action Plan Session. This session
will help you explore committing to a business
and determine what possible future direction you
may take your business idea. Go ahead sign
up for classes or learn more about what
2008 Graduate Leadership Council
Meet our master
trainers & consultants! (left to
right): Nika Quirk, Sandra Murillo, and Shannon
Upon graduation from Simple
Steps, you can access other valuable resources
such as one-on-one consultations, networking events
and business success seminars. In addition, you
are eligible to apply for loans up to $25,000
as well as Individual Development Accounts.
Success depends on you!
Our classes are offered in San Francisco and Downtown Oakland. CLICK
HERE for Directions.
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