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THE KEYBANK BUSINESS ACCELERATOR ACADEMY

The Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce brings you the KeyBank Business Accelerator Academy, powered by Interise’s award-winning StreetWise ‘MBA’™  curriculum. This hands-on, 13-week program, provides the knowledge and know-how business owners & CEOs need to create (and manage) a customized, three-year strategic growth plan.

We are now accepting applications for cohort 3 beginning in April 2019. If you have questions contact Karla Rogers at karla@sandychamber.com.

PRACTICAL BUSINESS EDUCATION

SUPPORTIVE BUSINESS NETWORK

ACCESS TO CAPITAL & CONTRACTING

Alumni businesses reported an average annual revenue growth of 47%, create jobs 4.4x the rate of the private sector, and secured new government, anchor, or corporate contracts with an average value of $135,000 per contract.

 

We are currently in session, but are accepting applications for April 2019.

SALES ACADEMY SPEAKER SERIES

Join us for the SALES ACADEMY SPEAKER SERIES. Each session focuses on a specific sales tip from a professional. Last time we had Peggy Larsen (Sr. VP at WCF Insurance), Rebekah Brewer (Regional Sales Manager at Lucid) and Brandon Fugal (Chairman of Colliers International) discuss building relationships, lead generation, and closing the deal.

 

Save the dates for April 17, April 24, and May 1 for our 2019 session. Speakers will be announced soon.

 

Chamber Members: $75 for all three classes
Non-Chamber Members: $150 for all three classes

 

You do not want to miss out on this opportunity to learn from the best of the best on how to take your sales skills to the next level. 

DIGITAL MARKETING ACADEMY

Revolutionize your online presence in this three-week course taught by experts from Firetoss. This academy will cover everything from SEO, pay per click advertising, GoogleAd words, programmatic display advertising, and how to maximize your web traffic.

 

March 7 | Developing a Comprehensive Online Marketing Strategy

March 14 |  SEO & Maximizing Web Traffic

March 21 | Pay Per Click Advertising, Google AdWords, Facebook Ads, Programmatic Display Advertising

 

Each class will be held from 8 am to 10 am. Your ticket includes all three classes.

 

Chamber Members: $75 for all three classes
Non-Chamber Members: $150 for all three classes

FINANCE ACADEMY

 

Looking to understand the financials of your business, but not sure where to begin? Join us for the Sandy Chamber’s Finance Academy in partnership with Advanced CFO. This three-week course will cover finance for non-finance managers, budgeting/forecasting, capital strategy, financial strategy, and P&L’s.

 

February 7 | What are financial statements and how can I read them?
February 14 | What is financial analysis and why should I care?
February 21 | What I need to know about budgeting, but was afraid to ask.

 

Each class will be held from 8 am to 10 am. Your ticket includes all three classes.

 

Member: $75
Non-Member: $150

 

INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

This highly rated program through the Employers Council provides a broad-based overview of critical HR functions, updates on the latest HR trends and legal developments, and best practice tips. It is designed for professionals new to HR, who are looking for a refresher course or re-certification credits, or who perform HR duties as a secondary function.

 

We are currently in session for this program. Stay tuned for more upcoming dates.

 

Key Benefits

  • Emphasizes practical and real life application
  • Participants receive valuable tools, forms, policies, and reference materials
  • Half-day seminars held weekly to fit your busy schedule
  • 18.75 Re-certification Credits from HR Certification Institute and SHRM

PRESENTATION SKILLS ONLINE ACADEMY

Presentations made simple! Do you make presentations but know they could be better? Do you want to know how to grab and hold an audience’s attention?  This online course starts with insights about audiences, deconstructs how to make a point, and then workshops you through a scenario so you actually build an effective presentation while you take the course. Accessible on any device, this comprehensive self-paced course takes approximately 60-90 minutes to complete and is highly interactive.

 

The Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce has negotiated a generously discounted rate for this valuable course. Contact Erica Bohl, erica@sandychamber.com or 801.727.4502, for a discount coupon code only available to Sandy Chamber members.

 

This program is sponsored and taught by

Once you have the discount coupon code, click on the Enroll Now button to access this online course.

SANDY CHAMBER STUDENT ENTREPRENEURS PROGRAM

The Sandy Chamber Student Entrepreneur Program has teamed up with DECA to guide High School students through the process of brainstorming a business idea, writing a business plan, pitching your plan to investors, obtaining funding and launching a REAL business. Start as a student, and finish as the CEO of your own company!

 

The major sponsor of this program is