School of Coworking: Community Managers Spring 2019

Week 1 
Introduction – Finding your WHY

4/25/19, 9am MST

Are you telling your best story? If you are focused on what you are doing instead of why you are doing it, you are leaving a lot on the table. People are inspired by vision and creating a compelling story around why you do what you do can mean the difference between succeeding and merely existing.

Week 2 
Fostering Community Within Your Space

5/2/19 9am MDT

The biggest asset your coworking space has to offer is not the amenities associated with your facility, but the community that resides inside it. As the community manager, you are the driver for the culture and community being cultivated in your space. Learn how to connect with your members in a way that fosters both personal and professional growth.

Week 3
Member Onboarding Made Easy

5/9/19, 9am MST

Every space is different, but we all face similar challenges. Don’t worry about reinventing the wheel, we’ve worked with hundreds of coworking spaces, and gathered the industry’s best systems, tools, and checklists for running your space.

Week 4
Programming and Events

5/16/19, 9am MST

Coworking is about the community you build inside and outside your walls. Most often, your community develops around the events you produce in your space. Learn what makes a good event and hear about the kinds of events that have been successful in coworking spaces.

Week 5 
Sales & Strategies for Filling Your Space

5/23/19, 9am MST

It’s often said that sales solve everything. We will learn about some of the best methods and processes for generating sales in your space as well as how to differentiate yourself in the marketplace.

Week 6 
Collaboration Within Your Community

5/30/19, 9am MST

Building strong rapport and relationships with other organizations is one of the most important things your organization can do. In addition to creating more buzz through the community you’ll build, these relationships also provide public sentiment and goodwill that can be beneficial for a variety of purposes.

Week 7
Essential Marketing Tips and Tricks

6/6/19, 9am MST

Low or no-cost options for marketing your coworking space. This course will cover social media tips, Google My Business, and other creative ways to advertise your space.

Week 8
Public Speaking Like a Pro

6/13/19, 9am MST


Week 9 
The Importance of Hospitality

6/20/19, 9am MST

People don’t want to be where they aren’t comfortable and don’t feel welcome. Learn all about creating a welcoming environment for your members and their guests.

Week 10 
Proximity Platform Overview

6/27/19, 9am MST

Go through all the aspects of the Proximity Platform. If you’re new to the software, this is a great time to get an overview and if you’ve been with Proximity for a while, you’ll have the opportunity to brush up on all the features.