BUSINESS AND LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
Bettinara Enterprises’ Business and Leadership Institute fills a void in professional development training by providing hands on skills for our modern lives. The center offers two independent tracks: Business/Government and Leadership/Spirituality.
The Business/Government Track will include practical courses with practical information on government programs and expand your business know-how. It provides personalized assistance to make things happen for your personal goals.
The Leadership/Spirituality Track will empower you with emotional intelligence, spiritual balance and powerful tools to create the transformation you want for your life and business. All trainings are catered to your individual needs and aptitudes.
There will be eight business/government classes and eight leadership/spirituality classes.
They can be taken individually or as part of a program. You may take a combination of 12 classes to receive a “Certificate of Graduation” from the institute. Each class will receive a certificate of completion. Classes will be available in English and Spanish, schedule will be based on demand. A minimum of seven students are needed to offer a class. All classes may be extended to adapt to the needs of the company or institution. Courses are interactive and innovative, using the latest in technological advances; class participation is encouraged. All our professors are seasoned professionals and are here to see you succeed.
Courses will be taught on Monday and Thursday evenings.
B & L Power Lunch
To adapt to our hectic lives, once a month on Wednesdays we will offer a shorter version of the courses below, from 12:00 pm noon to 1:00 pm
Cost $45, lunch is included.
Making Government Work for YOU – This is a required workshop for all business courses. It explains how each level of government works best for you and how to optimize opportunities via available programs.
Cost: $45- Includes 1-hour workshop, and professional support.
24 Hours to Becoming Your Own Boss – This course will take two weekends. Participants will complete the course with a corporate book, preliminary business plan and marketing strategy. It will include one month of The HUBB address business package.
Cost: $750 – Includes 24 hours of instruction, registered corporation forms and information on resources, all materials and professional staff support.
How to Get Government Contracts – This course will unravel the maze of governmental agencies and will teach you the ropes on how to land your government contract.
Cost: $250- Includes five (5) hours of instruction divided in two days, with videos and on-line interactive web research, and step by step instruction with professional support including customize searches for your particular product and service.
One-Stop Minority Certification: This course will guide you on all the forms that must be filled out in order to qualify as a set-aside business and be eligible for the over $100 billion that are set-aside for 8 (a), women, state, veteran, hub zone and many other programs. All forms will be analyzed and filled out in class with the assistance of trained professionals. (cost does not include private consulting)
Cost: $1,700- Includes 35 hours of instruction, divided in three weekends, and three professional staff, assisting filling out the forms, one-on-one consulting in the classroom, computer research of data, form identification, packaging of program, customize searches, and step-by-step instructions.
Social Media for Business Success – This course will show you how to use social media to maximize your business on the web and create your brand. It will instruct you on the differences between Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook and other programs and how to use them to increase profits.
Cost: $125- Includes 3 hours of instruction, professional staff and individual support to develop your basic branding.
Demystifying the Loan Process -This course will guide you through the different business loan programs that are available and if you are eligible to receive them. It will cover SBA, loans for start-up, hard money, angel investor loans, loans for expansion as well as bridge loans, non-profit loans and even loans when the bank says no.
Cost: $125- Includes three (3) hours of instruction, professional staff and individual support for a basic budget and analysis of your needs.
The Business of Numbers – This course will assist you to understand how to develop and easy system to keep your numbers on track. It will help provide you skills on how to maximize end of your taxes, and to pay your bills and maintain good credit.
Cost: $125- Includes three (3) hours of instruction, professional staff and individual support to develop your basic budget.
Public Speaking for Business Success– This course will give you the confidence and acuity of a seasoned public speaker. You will learn how to stay on point and create a bond with your audience. You will master the art of communicating and creating the talking points necessary to put your point across.
Cost: $250- Includes four (4) hours of instruction, professional staff, filming and evaluating your progress
Self-Discovery and Balance – This is a required course for this track. You will discover your inner self through scientific leadership and personality assessment and your personalized “book of life’. You will learn balancing techniques, body language and neurolinguistics.
Cost: $200- Includes four (4) hours of instruction. professional staff, two assessment instruments, individualized support to develop your “book of life” with short and long term goals.
Making Decisions for Effective Change -This course will cover the seven pitfalls of decision making, how to spot them and create positive change. There will be group dynamics and role-playing to maximize your understanding and applicability.
Cost: $125- Includes three (3) hours of instruction, professional staff and individualized support to identify your internalization of concepts.
Reinventing Yourself, Your Career, Your Life – This course will delve into your experiences, passions and goals. You will be empowered to unravel your future potential and re-invent yourself with an igniting twist. You will learn to develop a plan of action, that will set in motion the next chapter of your life.
Cost: $125- Includes three (3) hours of instruction, professional staff and your new you guide.
Tap into Your Spiritual Power– This course will explore your inner energies and help you enhance your spiritual fortitude. It will allow you to recognize your inner power and unleash it to create inner peace and abundance. These tools will allow you to better deal with stress and life situations.
Cost: $125- Includes three (3) hours of instruction, professional staff and guidance for inner reflection.
Dealing with Difficult People– This course will identify the twelve categories of human behavior and give you practical skills on how to deal with abrupt situations. It will establish specific group dynamics and cover emotional intelligence and the 10 basic tools to diffuse awkward and recurring issues.
Cost: $125- Includes 3 hours of instruction, professional staff and materials to continue your learning.
Red Lipstick Leadership– This is course will explore the history of women and how we have advanced through the years and where we are now. It will include one personality assessment, the book of life as well as decision making techniques, body language/neurolinguistics, goal setting, balancing, focusing, meditation, spirituality exploration and personal branding.
Cost: $350- Includes seven (7) hours of instruction, breakfast and lunch, personality assessment, professional staff and a certificate. Bonus gift
Organizational Leadership– This course will establish a group dynamic that allows the identification of the principles and values of an Organization. Students will be guided to define the vision of a model company.
Identify, through the SWOT method, the Strengths, Opportunities, Weaknesses and Threats that the Leader of that Model Company will face and reach a consensus on the general mechanisms, and procedures, required to achieve organizational success.
Cost: $250- Includes five (5) hours of instruction, professional staff assistance in creating your SWOT.
Giving Yourself Permission. 5 Steps to Make it Happen, This course is based on the chapter of the same title. It will take you step by step on how to create a process in your life to make things happen instead of just letting life happen. You will leave empowered with a distinct plan to make your dreams a tangible reality.
Cost: $250- Includes five (5) hours of instruction, professional staff, creating your personal plan of action, a personal agenda to get you started and a signed book.
Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera; CEO Bettinara Enterprises, 25 years of experience in business, leadership and -mind-body and spirit, women’s issues
Luis Cuervo, Seasoned professional with over 30 years of experience in business development and loan processing
Susana Ho, Financial expert, licensed insurance agent and financial literacy professional with over 25 years of experience
Dr. Maria Theresa Romero, TV host, writer, author, college professor, international political analyst with over 30 years of experience
Leonardo Gonzalez, Certified Pranic Healer, spiritual guide and meditation expert
Luisalva Morales, Master’s degree in education and candidate for Dr. in Organizational leadership
Juan F. D’Arce Jr., Social media expert, FIU adjunct professor of social media, branding guru