Business Express: ReadySetGrow is an annual business executive coaching program, specifically created to help small- and medium-sized Asian and other minority businesses take their business to the next level of growth.
Wells Fargo is the Legacy Founder of this program that was inaugurated in October 2011.
The program is created for companies with at least $1 million in annual sales and that have been in business for at least 3 years. In the two-day workshop, business owners get a clear perspective of their own business, the critical ingredients for efficient and effective operation, develop their own road map for growth and healthy bottom line and learn how to become a good leader their business needs to grow.
Business Express: ReadySetGrow focuses on five major components of success:
Planning (Planning Process, SWOT Analysis, Goal-setting, Mission Statement, Shared Vision, Core Values, Creating Strategy, Exit Strategy)
Marketing (Market Research, Developing a Marketing Plan, Pricing, Neuromarketing, Positioning, Branding, Social Media, Customer Service)
People/HR (Talent Acquisition and Development, Developing Three-Year Organization Chart, Evaluating Performance)
Operations (Designing the Business; Developing Operational Plan; Process Mapping; Execution)
Finance (Financial Planning/Budgeting; Understanding Financial Statements; Cash Flow Management).
More information on 2014 Business Express: ReadySetGrow coming soon!
"Informative, well planned, good topics covered, interactive"
- Ann Ramakumaran, Ampcus, Inc.
Business Express is a great business development program that can help business owners take a look inside of their company to prepare for the next phase of growth.
- Nanette Hunter, California
Enjoyed the multimedia clips that enhanced the topics discussed. I’m usually very bored and at times find the instructor knows less than expected, but this was very refreshing and informative.
- Ken Choi, Maryland
A great event with lots of informative, educational, instruction and real-life experience sharing. Very helpful and highly recommended, thanks for the USPAACC staff to make this possible.
- Li-Hung Lee, Ohio
Time well-spent! It was more than I expected. I learned more in these two days on marketing than I had in a previous 4-month program.
- Phyllis Dixon, California
Business Express was a great way to take a step back and evaluate your business strategy. It was helpful to hear and share with peers what challenges they have and how they overcome them.
- Ashish Kaushal, New York
Business Express enabled a re-evaluation of my business and business direction; it also provided thoughts on leadership, marketing and best business practices.
- Annie Kwan, California
The instructor was phenomenal!
- Jane Lee, Ohio
I love the opportunity to hear, learn and meet great business leaders across the Asian Business Community.
- Michelle Hoang, Oklahoma
I’m a participant in another business program; what I learned in the last 2 days far exceeded what I learned in the last 5 months, which is a 9-month program.
- Melissa Tong, California
It was very helpful to have a small group so that we could easily share own thoughts & questions with Tim.
- Cheryl Tsang, California
As a burgeoning small business, this Business Express will propel my company into world-class effectiveness.
- Catherine Tang, Washington
Was very informative & helpful. It addressed matters that small businesses face every day.
- Kim Zastrow, California
It was wonderful having the opportunity to participate in your class. It was refreshing and enabled me to re-evaluate direction, and strategy for the future growth of my company.
Kim Silcott, Choson Resource, Kansas
Thank you for inviting Yash Solutions to the Business Express meeting. This will help us redefine our approach to taking our business to another level.
John Annarelli, Yash Solutions LLC, Georgia