Small Biz Webinars and Workshops (19 - 30 November 2018)

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Webinars

Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M., Webinar - HUBZone Federal Contracting Certification

The Hubzone Certification program is a means of “setting aside” Federal Contracts for firms that can be certified by the Small Business Administration. This class will review the criteria and eligibility for this program and the Small Business program. The Federal Government has a goal of setting aside 3% of the $450 billion in contracts every year for Hubzone contracts. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by Lonnie Koyama of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Monday, November 26, 2018, 11:30 A.M. – 2:00 P.M., Been There, Done That! Podcast #22 - Generational Characteristics of Hiring and Managing Employees (download 24/7)

Employees of different generations tend to have different motivations and expectations. Tricia McLaurin of Paychex talks with Dennis Zink to reveal these differences and explain how to work with employees of five different generations. Click here to download this free podcast. The workshop will be conducted by the Manasota SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M., Webinar - Federal Contracting for Veterans and Service Disabled Veterans

This class provides an overview of the SDVOSB Federal Contracting Program as well as Veteran Owned Small Business eligibility requirements. All small businesses that are interested in submitting an offer on a solicitation that has been set aside under the SDVOSB Program must complete this certification prior to submitting the offer. The webinar will also include an overview of the Veteran's Administration (VA) Programs and certification processes. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by Lonnie Koyama of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

In-person

Monday, November 19, 2018, 5:00 P.M. – 6:30 P.M., Tampa, Financial Management 

In this class you will discover the concept of financial management and why it is important to a small business. You will learn best practices; rules and tools that will help you succeed. Presenter: Rolanda S. McDuffie, CPA, is a licensed member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Tampa Bay Women's Business Centre.

Monday, November 19, 2018, 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M., Fort Myers, Buying or Selling a Business: Strategy and Tactics

Interested in buying or selling a business? This workshop will provide ideas on how you may plan for and optimize the transaction. Valuation concepts discussed will be important since most "rules of thumb" provide very misleading information. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Southwest Florida SCORE Chapter.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., West Palm Beach, 2 CPE Credits: Legal and Tax Implications of Starting a Business in Florida

Many new business owners do not spend enough time choosing the right legal entity when setting up their business. This interactive workshop will help you make the best business decisions right from the start. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Palm Beach SCORE Chapter.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., Wellington, 2 CPE Credits: Writing a Business Plan for Success

A step-by-step workshop that arms participants with the fundamentals on writing an effective and winning business plan, perhaps the most important thing you can do to help understand your business. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Palm Beach SCORE Chapter.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., Lake Worth, Free Workshop: Introduction to Business Ownership

Introduction to Business Ownership is a workshop that will help you decide if you are ready to start your own business - or if you have already started your small business you'll find out what it will take to be successful, the risks, rewards, obstacles, and myths about business ownership and more. Have all of your questions answered. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Palm Beach SCORE Chapter.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 6:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, Basics of Non Profit Fundraising

This workshop will focus on three critical factors to ensure fundraising success: Creative fundraising strategies; Funder research; and Grant-writing. Fundraising is a sought after and extremely marketable skill. Space is limited, so act now! $35 in advance; $50 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, Thinking Outside of the Box: 12-Steps to a Successful Marketing Strategy

Are you marketing your business without a plan?  This workshop will give organization to your Marketing Plan development with key strategies and research.   We’ll give you focus on determining your target market, talk about positioning your business, and delve into the low-cost, no cost opportunities. $35 in advance; $50 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 6:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M., West Palm Beach, Women Owned Businesses Certification: What you need to know! 

Government entities and private corporations spend billions of dollars annually purchasing goods and services, . Many of these organizations have quotas for qualified women owned businesses. How do you become qualified? Learn about the various types of certifications and how you can leverage it to increase your revenue and grow your business. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Palm Beach SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, ONLINE Version - Basic Quickbooks for Small Businesses

This workshop is suitable for entry-level and beginner users of QuickBooks Online version only. It is not designed for intermediate users. The objective is to learn the basics and include the following topics: •Introduction to QuickBooks Online •Which online version is right for you? •Creating a new Company File, and much more. $35 in advance; $50 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Thursday, November 29, 2018, 11:30 A.M. – 3:00 P.M., Miami, Export Business Forum

Miami businesses have the advantage of being located in a trade and logistics hub that is also the gateway to the Americas. This workshop will provide you with the information on resources available to Miami businesses that are either already doing business abroad or are interested in going global. In particular, the event will discuss: * U.S. Small Business Administration Lending Programs * The role of trade credit insurance in supporting export growth * Local small business programs to promote exports * How new tax laws are affecting U.S. exporters Join Mary Hernandez, Regional Manager, USEAC and Jonel Hein, South Florida Deputy District Director for their panel on exporting resources. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Small Business Development Center at FIU, Kaffman Rossin, First American Bank, FIU Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center.


Date: 11/19/2018; Author Information: Heather Hines, Public Affairs Specialist