Rhode Island Small Business Training Events For The Weeks Of December 31 - January 13

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SBA Rhode Island District Office

Monday, January 7

Linkedin Lunch & Learn (Rhode Island Small Business Recovery Program – 875 Centerville Road, Building 2, Suite 5 in Warwick from 12:00 – 1:00pm and is free of charge.  To register please visit www.rismallbusinessrecovery.com or call 401-447-8000):

Linkedin has become an incredibly powerful tool for professional networking.  Join us to gain the big picture overview as well as tactical tips and strategies on how to get the most out of this exceptional online resource.  Featured topics will include: what to include in your profile, how to connect with others, groups you might want to consider, making contributions to discussions, and researching/following both companies as well as industry trends.  Feel free to bring your lunch to snack on as you learn how to leverage Linkedin.

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Friday, January 11

HOW TO:  Explore Entrepreneurship (Center for Women & Enterprise – 132 George M. Cohan Boulevard in Providence from 9:00 – 10:30am and is free of charge.  For more information or to register please visit www.cweboston.org , call 401-277-0800, or email ngirard@cweonline.org ):

Attend this workshop and decide whether starting your own business is right for you.  As part of this workshop, you will:

* Explore the process and learn about the risks and rewards of starting up your own business
* Discuss your specific business ideas and needs with a program manager
* Get an overview of various resources at CWE and elsewhere to help you succeed
* Hear success stories of women who have worked with CWE and are now thriving in the business world

 

HOW TO:  Obtain Bank Financing (Center for Women & Enterprise – 132 George M. Cohan Boulevard in Providence from 10:40 – 11:45am and is free of charge.  For more information or to register please visit www.cweboston.org , call 401-277-0800, or email ngirard@cweonline.org ):

If you are considering loan financing as a way to start or grow your business, then join a banking expert for this free session that will help you:

* Understand how loan financing can be a way to start or grow your business
* Find out more about lenders’ primary considerations when reviewing a loan request
* Master key loan lingo of the financing world and discover a range of loan types, and their respective terms and conditions
* Feel confident and secure in your financing decisions

 

HOW TO:  Choose Your Legal Entity (Center for Women & Enterprise – 132 George M. Cohan Boulevard in Providence from 12:00 – 1:00pm and is free of charge.  For more information or to register please visit www.cweboston.org , call 401-277-0800, or email ngirard@cweonline.org ):
Make it legal!  A legal designation can significantly impact the future of your business, so come to:

* Learn the advantages and disadvantages of various business structures (sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company, corporate, non-profit)
* Better understand your business in the legal sense
* Be able to ask questions to our legal advisors in order to make this important business decision regarding legal entity


 

 

 

 

 

SBA’s participation or support of this event is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any co-sponsor or other person or entity.  All SBA programs or cosponsored programs are extended to the public on a non -discriminatory basis.

Date: 12/26/2012