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Women of Power & Transformation

Small Business Training "Boot Camp"

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Made possible in partnership with the African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ through a generous contribution from Wells Fargo.

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Success starts with preparation.

Starting a business is easy. Staying in business is not.
2/3 of all businesses fail within the first few years.
Don't let what you don't know, lead to business failure!

You've taken the steps necessary to be in business. Now it's time to get the training you need to stay in business and be profitable! WOPAT Small Business Training "Boot Camp" will help you get in the best shape possible to be successful in your climb to the top.

Who Should Apply

If any of these sound like you, the WOPAT Small Business Training "Boot Camp" is for you:

  • You are in business and it isn't growing as well as planned

  • You're making money but are feeling overworked and overwhelmed

  • You're ready to get on the fast track to being a seven-figure business

We are looking for woman-owned businesses from the WOPAT community who are ready to go to the next level. This opportunity made possible through support from the African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ and Wells Fargo. Our goal is to help you gain access to the knowledge, networks and capital you need to achieve business success. The WOPAT Small Business Training "Boot Camp" will help you develop a plan to grow your business, position your business for long-term success and get on the path to making more money for yourself doing what you love. 


If you are ready to train for your climb to the top,
 using the application link below.

Registration opens September 1, 2019.

What You Get



Over 14 weeks, we will use the Melinda Emerson "Fix My Business" book  to help you strengthening your business core so that your foundation for growth is solid. 

One-on-one Mentoring

Following training, we will surround you with business experts and seasoned entrepreneurs to walk with you in your journey.

Capital Readiness Support


We will help you prepare a business plan that makes sense and present it in a way that funders understand.

How It Works

  • The class will meet online for 14 weeks consecutive weeks, on Wednesdays, from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. 

  • Class begins March 6, 2020 and ends June 3, 2020. A celebration event is scheduled for June 7, 2020.

  • The course will be conducted online using Zoom which is accessible on any device with internet access.

  • The final project is a Business Executive Summary, Financial Projections and a Pitch Presentation.

  • Upon successful completion, you will be assigned a mentor for a three months.

If you are serious about your success, apply to join our upcoming
WOPAT Small Business Training "Boot Camp" Cohort.  
Don't miss this opportunity! Registration will open September 1, 2019. 
Limited spots available.

Application Process

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  • Complete the application form

  • Schedule an interview to discuss your fit for this training program

  • Wait to hear from us about selection

  • Make your payment of $250 (special rate for NJ based businesses)**
    Out-of-state businesses will pay the full rate of rate $449

  • Get ready to take your business to the next level!

**This special rate is being made possible through the African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ so only New Jersey based businesses are eligible. Businesses not located in New Jersey will pay the full rate.

Questions? Call us at 609-798-1320.



Helping Women Succeed in Business

Our WOPAT Mission is to build up our community of women by empowering them to rise up as leaders, to connect globally, and support one another for the common good.  For the next couple of years, we will work with 100 women-owned businesses to create $100 million in wealth.  Our community of Women Business Owners will help to provide the resources we need to reach our goal.  I cannot wait for the program to begin to reveal our SUCCESS!

The Time to Start is Now

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A successful summit to the top of the mountain
starts with training to make the climb. Don't try to climb without the right tools and training.  

Sign up for the WOPAT Small Business Training "Boot Camp" today!

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