The Tempe Chamber Business Academy serves to give businesses and business leaders the knowledge they need to grow their companies and strengthen our community. Participants will receive an academically structured and hands-on training in various disciplines, ranging from customer acquisition, to marketing, to human resources, to finance. Those who complete the Business Academy program receive a digital badge and certificate of completion. Here is our course outline:
AUGUST INTENSIVE SESSIONS
8/11/20 2:00 pm - Marketing & Branding
Now more than ever, marketing and brand management are some of the most important aspects of a business strategy. Whether you’re a marketer, business leader, or entrepreneur, this class provides an essential framework to help you rebuild and manage a great brand and how to successfully market your business during this time of recovery.
8/18/20 2:00 pm - Customer Acquisition - REGISTER HERE
Co-taught by leading experts in their field, Jonathan Brooks and Brandon Wiley will be teaching useful skills such as understanding cost per acquisition, the new customer journey, optimizing sales channels, and preparing to re-open during social distancing.
8/25/20 2:00 pm - HR & Compliance - REGISTER HERE
HR can be especially challenging for smaller employers with limited resources and can be even more challenging for business during the COVID-19 rebuilding period. In these difficult times, it is important to be prepared for the new normal in the workplace. This class aims to discuss some of the most critical areas you need to be aware of to avoid HR-related fines, lawsuits, or penalties.
9/8/20 2:00 pm - Finance
Understanding the language of finance and business performance is crucial for business leaders. This class can help you build confidence in fundamental financial acumen and increase your ability to make smarter business decisions.
10/13/20 2:00 pm - Human Resources
HR can be especially challenging for smaller employers with limited resources. This class aims to discuss some of the most critical areas you need to be aware of to avoid HR-related fines, lawsuits, or penalties.
11/9/20 2:00 pm - Management & Leadership
Prepare to lead your organization at the highest level in this class that focuses on strategic thinking and leadership and is designed to help you master organizational strategies that drive value and performance.
12/8/20 2:00 pm - Sales Growth
Designed to help you maximize sales growth, in this class, you will learn how to find hidden opportunities for growth, how to prioritize clients more efficiently, and how to personalize your pitch to your prospect.
1/12/21 2:00 pm - Marketing
Marketing and brand management are some of the most important aspects of a business strategy. Whether you’re a marketer, business leader, or entrepreneur, this class provides an essential framework to help you build and manage a great brand and how to successfully market your business.
2/9/21 2:00 pm - Trending
Business trends are always changing. Whether the changes are in technology, marketing, finance, or public policy, leaders need to be aware of all these external factors and how these trends can impact their internal operations.
If you are interested in teaching a course, please use our online speaker RFP.
August Intensive Session (Only)
Free for Tempe Chamber Members / $20 General Public (per session)
Six-Month Academy (Only)
$150 Tempe Chamber Member / $300 General Public