Small Biz Webinars and Workshops (08 - 15 December 2018)

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Webinars

Monday, December 10, 2018, 11:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., Been There, Done That! Podcast #32 - Pricing for Profit (download 24/7)

Setting prices for your products or services can be challenging for entrepreneurs. Dennis Zink and Fred Dunayer chat with Jack Grise and Mike Lewis, both SCORE certified mentors, regarding various strategies and things to consider when setting prices. Click here to download this free podcast. The workshop will be conducted by the Manasota SCORE Chapter.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M., Accion Microloans for Small Businesses Webinar

Are you in need of a small amount of funding for your business? Do you think that your credit score may be a hindrance? Find out more about the microlending process from AccIon. Accion is a non-profit organization that offers small business loans from $1,000 to $250,000 and financial education to small business owners in the United States. This 1-hour workshop reviews the basics of credit, micro-finance and how to obtain a small business loan. Presenter: Michael Medina, Loan Consultant, Accion. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Tampa Bay Women's Business Centre.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M., Webinar - Federal Government Contracting 101

How do I get started with Federal Government Contracting? How are “set-aside” contracts and goals determined? In this course, participants will learn the ins and outs about government contracting. Participants will also be introduced to the rules, and where contracts are advertised. Learn about external agencies such as the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) which can work with you to improve your chances of success. Click here to register for this free workshop, conducted by Lonnie Koyama of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

In-person

Saturday, December 8, 2018, 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., Tampa, Going into Business Workshop

A three hour workshop covering in depth the following important topics on starting up a new business: Why do you want to go into business; General information on small businesses: successes/failures; and much more. $15 to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Tampa SCORE Chapter.

Saturday, December 8, 2018, 10:15 A.M. – 1:00 P.M., Pembroke Pines, Thinking of Owning a Business? . . .

Do you dream about starting a business? You are not alone - millions of Americans share that dream. And yet, not everyone has the courage to get started. But if you are reading this you have already taken the first steps towards turning your dream into a reality. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Monday, December 10, 2018, 5:00 P.M. – 6:30 P.M., Tampa, Nonprofit vs. For-profit Workshop 

The workshop is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the differences between a nonprofit and a for-profit business as well as the essential elements to help start and grow a successful nonprofit. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Tampa Bay Women's Business Centre.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M., Melbourne, Tax and Accounting Issues for Small Business

Make sure your business tax and accounting systems are set up properly so you can focus on managing and growing your business. We will cover how to choose the type of tax entity that will benefit you and meet your business goals. Call the FSBDC at 321-433-5570 or 321-433-5514 or register online: http://floridasbdc.org/get-training. The workshop will be conducted by the FSBDC at Eastern Florida State College.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., Miami, Hacia Ganancia: Miami Business Club

ATaller de Finanzas para Dueños de Pequeñas Empresas. Hacia Ganancia es un método validado que utiliza señales visuales para simplificar la contabilidad empresarial. El enfoque práctico del curso interpreta los estados financieros desde la perspectiva del empresario. Cuando usted entienda sus finanzas, podrá analizar mejores las posibilidades de crecimiento. Este taller no tiene costo para participar. Por favor, regístrese en el siguiente link: go.fiu.edu/mbc. El taller está patrocinado por Florida SBDC en FIU en asociación con Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center y Miami Business Club.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., West Palm Beach, Free Workshop: Introduction to Business Ownership

Are you thinking about starting your own business? Do you know if you have what it takes to be a successful business owner? This workshop will help you decide if you are ready to take the plunge to become a business owner or if you may be better off keeping your day job. Have all of your questions answered by a SCORE Certified Mentor. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Palm Beach SCORE Chapter.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M., Lake Worth, 2 CPE Credits: Writing a Business Plan for Success

A step-by-step two hour workshop that arms each participant with the fundamentals on how to write an effective and winning business plan. This is useful for anyone in the process of starting a new business or for someone who started a new business in the past couple years. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Palm Beach SCORE Chapter.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M., Fort Myers, Understanding Financial Statements for the Non-Financial Manager

This workshop is for non-financial managers and will be presented in non-technical terms. It will discuss the real-world basis for developing financial statements as well as how to understand and analyze financial statements. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Naples SCORE Chapter.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 5:30 P.M. – 8:00 P.M., Sarasota, 9 Foundations to Building Your Successful Business 

Unfortunately, 65% of all startups fail within 10 years. Your business doesn’t need to be one of the failures. During this 2-hour working session, you will put pen to paper and begin the process of enhancing your odds of business success by leveraging one of the easiest and proven business tools available, the Business Model Canvas. $25 to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Manasota SCORE Chapter.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 6:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M., Hollywood, Your Business – From Vision to Reality

A step-by-step 2.5 hour workshop that arms each participant with the fundamentals on how to write an effective and winning business plan. This is useful for anyone in the process of starting a new business or for someone who started a new business in the past couple years. $35 in advance; $50 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, Pursuing a GSA Schedule Contract

The purpose of this workshop is to provide a basic knowledge and understanding of the process that is required for new vendor(s) to get on a GSA Multiple Awards Schedules program. Through this presentation, you will learn the steps, procedures, processes of how to submit your application to get on GSA MAS Schedule. $35 in advance; $50 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 9:30 A.M. – 11:00 A.M., Miami Beach, Creating Strategic Growth Workshop 

Growth doesn’t happen by accident – having a clear process for evaluating and identifying industries and markets greatly increases the growth potential of a business. Join us for a no-cost workshop to learn: • How to use Market Research to find domestic/international opportunities • Strategies to increase the chances of success in growing your business globally. Click here to  Speaker(s): Shelly Bernal.  $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Miami Beach Latin Chamber and Florida SBDC at FIU.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, Starting Your Own Business as a Foreigner

Starting a business in US as a Foreign could be overwhelming. This workshop will provide valuable tips on the whole process, from visas consideration, finding the proper structure for business, finding the best industry and the business that matches your strengths, deciding on green field start or acquiring a franchise. $35 in advance; $50 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, Intellectual Property - Patent, Trademark, & Copyright Law

As you grow your business you build value in its name, logos, trademarks, and bylines. By investing a few hours in this workshop you will have up-to-date information on a key issue that you should address to decide if you need to protect or enhance the value of your business for any intellectual property that you have developed. $35 in advance; $50 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M., West Palm Beach, 2 CPE Credits: Legal and Tax Implications of Starting a Business in Florida

This workshop will show you how to set up your business the right way, minimize taxes and personal liability, and protect your hard earned assets. Many new business owners do not spend enough time to ensure that they choose the right legal entity when formally setting up their business. Don’t push off legal and tax issues if you see them as boring and confusing! $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Palm Beach SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, Basics of Grant Writing

A proposal that is coherent, well-organized and displays a well-developed and efficient program design increases chances of funding and success significantly. This workshop will focus on three critical components of the grant-writing process. •Cultivating donor relationships •Developing winning grant proposals •Developing effective program budgets. $35 in advance; $50 at the door. Click here to register.  The workshop will be conducted by Broward SCORE Chapter in partnership with Forging Alliances.


Date: 12/07/2018; Author Information: Heather Hines, Public Affairs Specialist