Small Businesses: Great Opportunities for Training for May 25-June 1, 2019

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SBA Training Opportunities for Tennessee Entrepreneurs 

Small business training

In Person


Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. CST, Murfreesboro

One More Customer: The One More Customer monthly event brings small business owners together in one location to network, exchange business cards, and build relationships. This event is hosted by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). For more information and to register, click here


Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. CST, Nashville 

Embark Cohort 10: The Embark Cohort is for post revenue start-ups that are poised for growth. This event is hosted by the Pathway Women's Business Center. For more information and to register, click here.


Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. EST, Cleveland

Social Selling/E-Commerce: Now that you have your business processes figured out, you can start effectively selling to your target audience online. This event is hosted by the TSBDC at Cleveland State Community College. For more information and to register, click here.


Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. EST, Oak Ridge

Understanding and Calculating Indirect Rates:  This course will demonstrate how to correctly identify indirect costs and ultimately discover your organization's indirect rate. This event is hosted by the TSBDC at Roane State Community College. For more information and to register, click here


Wednesday,  May 29, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. CST, Clarkesville

Steven Cohen Center Monthly Business Seminars: These courses are reserved for veterans and family members who are interested in starting or growing a business. Industry experts will discuss business basics. This event is hosted by the TSBDC at Austin Peay State University. For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, May 30, 2019,  11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. EST, Chattanooga

Small Business Orientation (Morning): This workshop will cover  business entity options, tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options, and the extensive network of resources through the TSBDC. This event is hosted by the TSBDC at Chattanooga State Community College (CSCC). For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, May 30, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. CST, Gallatin

SBA Contracting Workshop-Where are the Contracts?:  This course will cover the following: How to get Certified for Set Aside Contracts; Learn How to Identify Your Industry Type; The Fundamentals of Federal Contracting; and
How to Set Up Your SAM Profile. This event is hosted by the TSBDC at Volunteer State Community College (VSCC). For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, May 30, 2019, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CST, Gallatin

SBA and USDA Financing Options: This workshop will cover:SBA and USDA financial assistance programs; how to find SBA participant lenders; and the importance of and how to create a business plan. This event is hosted by the TSBDC at VSCC. For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, May 30, 2019, 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. CST, Murfreesboro

HR for Small Businesses: This class will cover the basics of human resources for small businesses with 1-50 employees.This event is hosted by the TSBDC at MTSU. For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, May 30, 2019,  5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. EST, Chattanooga

Small Business Orientation (Evening): Have you been thinking about starting your own business, but don't know where to even begin? We’ll cover business entity options, tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options, and the extensive network of resources through the TSBDC. This event is hosted by the TSBDC at CSCC. For more information and to register, click here.


Saturday, June 1, 2019, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. CST, Nashville

Marketing & Social Media: What Should I Use?: Find out which social media sites you need, how often you need to engage your audience, and how to dial up the next dimension of your product, service, or experience. This event is hosted by the TSBDC at Tennessee State University (TSU). For more information and to register, click here


Saturday, June 1, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CST Nashville

Start Your Business: If you have an idea, interested in pursuing your passion, or want to start a business and be your own boss, then you do not want to miss this event. This event is hosted by SCORE Nashville. For more information and to register, click here.


Saturday, June 1, 2019, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. CST, Nashville

QuickBooks for Beginners: Discover the basic features in QuickBooks and the types of information you need to track in your business! This event is hosted by the TSBDC at TSU. For more information and to register, click here.


Saturday, June 1, 2019, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CST, Nashville

Am I Ready to Start a Business? This free workshop is designed as the first step in the SCORE counseling process for clients who are planning to start a new business for the first time, but have not yet taken concrete steps to proceed. This event is hosted by SCORE Nashville. For more information and to register, click here.


Saturday, June 1, 2019, 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CST, Nashville

Small Business Boot Camp: The Small Business Boot Camp is an essential first step for a budding entrepreneur. This event is hosted by the TSBDC at TSU. For more information to register, click here.


Webinars


Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. EST, Online

Module 13-Cyber Incident Response, Part 2 Strategic Planning and Implementation: This class will discuss basic concepts in response, investigations, and determination of root cause in a suspected or actual cyber incident. For more information and to register, click here.


Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. EST, Online

Module 14-Federal Breach Requirements:This class will discuss basic concepts in response, investigations, and determination of root cause in a suspected or actual cyber incident. For more information and to register, click here. 


Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 1:00 p.m.-2:00p.m. EST, Online

Module-5: Data Security:This module will discuss why protecting data should be at the heart of your cybersecurity program, the types of data you are responsible for and threats to that data. For more information and to register, click here.


Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. EST, Online

Module -6: Security Framework and Standards: In this module, you will learn about cybersecurity standards and discuss several frameworks that are relevant to cybersecurity. For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, May 30, 2019, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.EST, Online

Module 1-Why Cybersecurity?  This module will focus on a discussion of what cybersecurity means for your company, employees, partners and customers. For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, May 30, 2019, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. EST, Online

Module 2-Cybersecuirty Basics:This module is specifically focused on fundamental concepts of cybersecurity.. For more information and to register, click here.


Friday, May 31, 2019, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. EST, Online

Module 7-Laws and Regulatory Compliance: This module will focus on a discussion of State, Federal and international laws and regulations you and your company will be expected to follow when you have a data breach or possess and process your customer’s or employee’s sensitive data. For more information and to register, click here.


Friday, May 31, 2019, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 p.m. EST, Online

Module 8-Breaches, Security Crises,and Incident Response: This module will focus on conducting a detailed exploration of the targets, motivations and techniques of hackers, as well as various types of common attacks. For more information and to register, click here