Emerald Entrepreneur 

Classes and Events 

No cookie-cutter classes here, sister! 

Emerald's Brilliant Biz Classes   

Melissa Wagner-Gens, PMP has been teaching entreprenuers how to be successful in business for nearly 20 years.  She believes in making adult education fun and interactive.   After all,  who learns when they are bored? Try one of our online, in-person or destination classes below and see for yourself.

Melissa Wagner-Gens, PMP

September - How to Apply for a Business Grant Successfully 

There are many institutions who are eager to help small business owners achieve greatness by infusing their bottom line with a grant. There are even more for women and minority entrepreneurs. That's awesome, right? Unfortunately, most small business owners have never applied for a grant and don't know the first thing about how to get started. As a former 2021 winner of the Texas Women's University StartHER grant, Melissa will be outlining the tips to successfully applying for a grant, as well as where to start looking for grants you are eligible to apply for.

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Upcoming classes and Events

  • Suggestions for other class themes?

    We *LOVE* helping fix the small business "pain points" for our army of awesomeness. If there is something that is causing you grief, whether it's office work, project management, marketing, or even how to use Canva or Asana, drop us a line with some details. We'll customize a class just for you & even give you 10% off the class fee!  How's that for a win-win?

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