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Built to Last – S1: Building a Scalable, Agile, and Resilient Business

March 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm CST

Built to Last – Session 1: Building a Scalable, Agile, and Resilient Small Business

Join the Urban League of Louisiana’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation this September for “Built to Last: Uncovering the Financial Potential of Your Small Business”. Sessions take place March 6, 13, 20, and 27, 5:30pm-7:30pm, at St. John the Baptist Parish Administration Building, 1811 West Airline Hwy, LaPlace, LA 70068. This special series is hosted in collaboration with St. John the Baptist Parish’s Office of Economic Development and sponsored by Louisiana Economic Development and Mastercard.

Now, more than ever, small businesses have an opportunity to re-imagine, re-position, and re-charge their business models and operations towards becoming more scalable, agile, and resilient.


  • What scalability means related to growth and operational capacity
  • Best practices for evaluating new business models and revenue streams that are responsive to changing market needs
  • Considerations for new and improved processes and technology
  • Insights on how to reorganize one’s business support model, including employees, suppliers, consultants, mentors, accountability partners, etc.
  • How to best integrate risk management and continuous improvement strategies to increase organizational resilience

During this session, entrepreneurs will gain insights on how to develop a strategy and plan of action to build operational leverage, flexibility, and sustainability.

Facilitator: Desiree Young, Founder, VentureWalk Business Partners

This series is sponsored by the Louisiana Economic Development’s Small and Emerging Business Development Program. To participate, attendees must be or become certified through the LED Small and Emerging Business Development Program. Visit https://www.opportunitylouisiana.gov/program/small-and-emerging-business-development-program to get certified today!

Space is limited. Register today to reserve your seat!

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