Consulting, Training & Speaking
Entrepreneurship and Beyond
Are you looking for a dynamic entrepreneurship speaker or a fun interactive workshop facilitator for your school, community or youth organization?
Julie Ann Wood blends her education and experience with her passion for empowering through entrepreneurship to bring you high energy, interactive workshops and keynotes.
Julie has over 25 years of presentation and teaching experience in the entrepreneurial and corporate world at the local, state, national and international levels. With a BS in elementary education and MS in Curriculum and instruction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (and a associate degree in Accounting), Julie Ann Wood has put her education to good use with over 25 years’ experience as a workshop presenter, trainer and consultant with various organizations and in corporate settings. She is frequently asked by chambers, libraries, schools and universities to present on entrepreneurship and productivity topics. Julie has also consulted with hundreds of companies and organizations to customize content to fit their unique needs.
Julie recently gave a TEDx talk: Entrepreneurship-Save Communities from Becoming Ghost Towns. CLICK HERE to Julie’s TEDx Talk.
Entrepreneurship WORKSHOP & KEYNOTE Topics (all can be PRESENTED IN-PERSON or virtualLY)
Half Day - Teaching Business Operations with the Biz Ops Game (in-person and virtually)
In this workshop you will learn how you can use the Biz Ops Game to teach business operations in a fun and engaging way. You will understand why games are a great teaching tool, what the Biz Ops Game is, how the Biz Ops Game works and how to facilitate the game. Then experience the fun of playing the game yourself! And now, learn how to use the Biz Ops Game virtually.
One Day - Entrepreneurship 101 Workshop (in-person or virtually)
Explore topics to understand what is an entrepreneur, how to change to the entrepreneurial mindset, and using your unique abilities to choose a business idea you love. We will work on choosing a business idea, creating your brand and business name, marketing and a one page business plan. This can be done in-person or virtually. This session can be taught to students or as a teacher training session.
Teaching The Business Model Canvas to kids 2 hour workshop (can be done in-person or virtually)
Learn how you can use the Business Model Canvas to teach kids the 9 building blocks they need to put together to discover if their business idea is feasible. Learn about the impact of The Business Model Canvas, a visual one page plan for your business idea, and explore fun case studies and how to apply the Canvas to your own business idea.
The Importance of Youth Entrepreneurship (Can be done as a breakout session workshop or keynote)
Based on Julie’s TEDx talk: Entrepreneurship Can Save Communities from Becoming Ghost Towns. As a workshop we will dive into the data behind the talk and explore solutions that your community or organization can start implementing to empower youth and solve the problems we face today. As a keynote, we can customize it to your specific needs and audience.
Productivity WORKsHOP Topics (IN-PERSON OR VIRTUAL)
Time Management for the 21st Century
Learn to assess where you’re spending your time now, why it is so difficult to change, and hacks for managing your time with tools you are already using. Workshops can be customized for 90 minutes breakouts up to one day training classes.
Conquering Presentations Before They Conquer You
Learn how to craft an effective presentation and effective visuals along with tips to help conquer fear when presenting. Workshop includes you working a presentation for an upcoming meeting or other presentation that you are giving. Workshops can be customized for one hour up to a full day training class.
Basics of Process Management
Understand the basics of process management, including how to map out a process, why process management is so important within an organization, and applying process mapping to your current job. Workshops can be customized for 90 minutes breakouts to half day trainings.
Your Big 5
Explore how to create new habits to change your life. Topics include identifying your Big 5, putting a system in place to use them and creating your action plan for moving forward. The Big 5 Tool spreadsheet is included. This workshop works great for a one hour to 90 minute breakout session.
Let’s Grow Together
Along with Speaking, Julie Ann Wood can help you develop your own youth entrepreneurship programs, help your organization develop entrepreneurial skills, and train you and your teams so that you can implement entrepreneurship fast and efficiently! Fill out the form below to Get Started Together.
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