Clayton State University SBDC (Morrow)

Clayton State University SBDC
College of Business
Suite T-140
Morrow, GA 30260
Phone: (678) 466-5100
Fax: (678) 466-5109
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Clayton State University SBDC
2000 Clayton State Boulevard
Morrow, GA 30260-0285
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Blueprints for Salon Success (Bootcamp)

Monday, January 12, 2015
10am - 6pm

Georgia State University-Alpharetta
3775 Brookhaven Pkwy.
Alpharetta


$129 (breakfast & lunch included in registration fee)

You’re talented. You’re excited. And you’re ready to open your own salon. It’s going to be grand and fabulous and the talk of the town! BUT… before you sign a lease, get a mortgage, make your announcement, or burn professional bridges, enlist in this full-day bootcamp to design the blueprint for your salon business model, and lay a solid foundation for success.

…Oh, and if you skipped bootcamp and have already deployed…it’s not too late; join us!

You will learn:

  • The operational differences between employee-based salons, independent contracting, booth rentals, salon suites, and group practices.

  • Overview of critical success factors for each operational model

  • How to maintain story and character continuity.

  • How to develop your Competitive Advantage and Go-To-Market Strategy.

  • How to approach facilities design for new construction, leasehold improvements, and the customer experience

  • Writing a salon business plan

  • How to calculate the costs and prepare for profit

  • How to develop your Implementation Plan with checklists

  • How to calculate the costs and prepare for profit

  • Tips from the top 100 fastest growing salons in America

  • The anatomy of a multimillion-dollar salon

Register at www.morrowsbdc.org

Consultants

Alisa Kirk
B.A., Business Administration, Tift College
M.B.A., Supply Chain Management, Clayton State University
Area Director at Clayton State University SBDC

Alisa Kirk is the Area Director with the Clayton State University SBDC. Alisa’s background includes experience working with the federal and state governments and small and large businesses in management, budgeting, and database management. At the SBDC, Alisa works to help businesses grow and improve their financial health through revenue projections and financial analysis. She uses break-even and return-on-investment analyses to help business owners make more informed decisions. Alisa also specializes in green business. She can help a business improve its bottom line through energy and resource optimization, process analysis, and environmental plan strategy, and knows that developing a viable environmental strategy can open up new contracting opportunities for business and reduce regulatory risk.


Judiffier Pearson
B.A., Sociology, University of Georgia
M.B.A., Leadership and Organization Management, Georgia State University
Business Consultant at Clayton State University SBDC

Judiffier Pearson brings over 14 years of entrepreneurial expertise to the SBDC as the owner of two metro-Atlanta salons and a multimedia training/ consulting firm. She began her career as a consultant and trainer by developing specialized business education programs for salons, manufacturers, and distributors in the professional beauty industry. Additionally, she has authored three books on business modeling, practice management, and financial analyses for salon and spa owners. Judiffier learned the art of multimedia marketing and storytelling while working behind-the-scenes of print, television, video and stage productions in many capacities, including producer, creative director, and key hair/makeup artist. As an SBDC consultant, Judiffier adapts and transfers these skills to help business owners craft their own corporate stories, build authentic brands and execute winning marketing strategies for their target audiences.


Program Coordinator


Heather Chaney
B.B.A., Business Management, University of North Florida
B.B.A., Marketing, University of North Florida
M.B.A., Supply Chain Management, Clayton State University
Program Coordinator at Clayton State University SBDC

Heather Chaney helps new entrepreneurs by providing them basic business information, from the center's current program offerings to sample business plans. Ms. Chaney teaches the center's monthly Starting a Business workshop to aspiring entrepreneurs and helps them start with a solid foundation. As a former small business owner, she understands the hurdles entrepreneurs face and alleviates their fears during the workshop by teaching them the importance of planning and proper business financing. Ms. Chaney assists with program planning, development, marketing, and execution. She is the first point of contact at the center and conducts introductory meetings with clients.

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