Small Businesses: Great Chances for Training during June 15-22

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Small business training

Saturday, June 15, 2019, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EST, Knoxville

Start Your Own Business Workshop: This workshop consists of two sections: Are You Ready? and How To Start. This event is hosted by SCORE Knoxville. For more information and to register, click here.


Saturday, June 15, 2019 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EST, Knoxville

Contracting CertificationsWorkshop: This workshop teaches minority business owners how to get certified as a disadvantaged small business (DBE), minority-owned business (MBE), women-owned business (WBE), veteran-owned business (VOB), service-disabled veteran owned business (SVOB), and 8a federal certification. This event is hosted by the Knoxville Area Urban League. For more information and to register, click here


Saturday, June 15, 2019, 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. CST, Nashville

Payroll Tax Responsibilities:  This workshop is for any new or existing business owners who would like a deeper understanding of payroll tax responsibilities on the federal, state and local levels in Tennessee.  This event is host by SCORE Nashville. For more information and to register, click here.


Saturday, June 15, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CST, Nashville

Write Your Business Plan: Developing a business plan is not rocket science, so don't be intimidated by the process. We are here to help simplify the process and start you on the road to success in your business endeavor. This event is hosted by SCORE Nashville. For more information and to register, click here.


Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. CST, Gallatin

Starting a Small Business: This workshop provides basic information on starting a small business. Topics include: TSBDC services; personal considerations; business planning
financing; and requirements. This event is hosted by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center at Volunteer State University. For more information and to register, click here.


Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. EST, Chattanooga

Instagram Marketing Strategies: You have an Instagram for your business, now what? In this seminar, Lisa Brown will be teaching how to: find your customers, grow your followers, utilize hashtags and locations, engage with influencers, develop a content strategy, and more! This event is hosted by the TSBDC at Chattanooga State Community College (CSCC). For more information and to register, click here.


Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. EST, Johnson City

Instagram 101-Stories, Hashtags, Engagement for Business Owners:  This workshop covers instagram stories, where a 24 hour glimpse behind the scenes is provided for the audience about products/services. This event is hosted by the TSBDC at East Tennessee State University. For more information and to register, please click here


Thursday, June 20, 2019, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EST, Chattanooga

Pick the Brain of a CPA: In this one-hour Q&A session, you can ask the CPA any and all of your business-related accounting questions. Come prepared with questions and something to take notes with. This event is hosted by the TSBDC at CSCC. For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, June 20, 2019, 11:30 a.m.-12:00 a.m. EST, Kingston

Small Business Start Up Seminar: This seminar discusses the forms of business organization, tax requirements, business licenses, an overview of business planning, and financing options (to include SBA loan guarantees). This is hosted by the TSBDC Roane State Community College and the Roane Alliance: For more information and to register, click here


Thursday, June 20, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. EST, Maryville

Getting Found Online-Pay Per Click: This program is "a beginner's guide" to Google AdWords, ads on Facebook, Yelp, YouTube and more.  Hear from the experts on where and how to invest your marketing budget to receive the best return for your business. This event is hosted by the TSBDC at Pellissippi State Community College and Blount County Chamber Partnership. For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, June 20, 2019, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. CST, Memphis

Scoring 10 on First Impressions: What messages are you sending about yourself and your business through your appearance, abilities, and behaviors? "You never get a second chance to make a first impression." Be sure it is positive! This event is hosted by SCORE Memphis. For more information and to register, click here


Thursday, June 20, 2019, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. CST, Murfreesboro

What to Consider When Starting a Business: This workshop provides basic information on starting a small business. *TSBDC services *Personal Considerations *Business Planning *Financing *Requirements.  This event is hosted by the TSBDC at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). For more information and to register, click here.


Friday, June 21, 2019, 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CST, Nashville

SCORE Exceeding Expectations A Women's Empowering Symposium: This symposium is designed to empower, motivate, and encourage all women to pursue their passions. We invite female entrepreneurs, change-makers, go-getters, and creatives, who have a dream and a mission to turn their ideas into reality. This event is hosted by SCORE Nashville. For more information and to register, click here.


Saturday, June 22, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CST, Nashville

Building Financial Projections for Business Plans: This workshop is designed to walk students through the process of developing financial projections for their proposed business model. This event is hosted by SCORE Nashville. For more information and to register, click here.


 

Webinars


Monday, June 17, 2019, 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. CST, Online

Managing and Administrating Government Contracts: Basics of Managing and Administrating Government Contracts. For more information and to register, click here.


Tuesday, July 18, 2019, 2019, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. EST, Online

Market Research in Federal Procurement: Effectively conduct and respond to market research. For more information and to register, click here.


Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m. CST, Online

Negotiating Government Contracting: Learning is reinforced by interactive exercises allowing participants to apply their knowledge in case studies. For more information and to register, click here.


Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.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.


Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. EST, Online

Module 6-Frameworks 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.


Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. EST, Online

Capabilities-Statements and Briefings: Utilize 4 types of capabilities briefings to influence, shape, and capture business opportunities. For more information and to register, click here.


Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. CST, Online

Audits and Accounting Systems: Overview of Audits & Accounting Systems for government contractors. For more information and to register, click here.


Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. EST, Online

Module 1-Why Cybersecurity?: In this module, a discussion will be held covering what cybersecurity means for your company, employees, partners and customers. For more information and to register, click here.


Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. EST, Online

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


Thursday, June 20, 2019, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. EST, Online

Bids and Proposals: How to effectively review RFPs and put forth a winning proposal. For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, June 20, 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.


Thursday, June 20, 2019, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. EST, Online

Module 14-Federal Breach Notification Requirements: This class will discuss the specific nuances of breach reporting for Federal contractors and give participants a glimpse at what changes to expect to Federal contracting procedures regarding cybersecurity. For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, June 20, 2019, 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. EST, Online

Federal Acquisition Regulations Primer: This course is designed to provide small business contractors with essential knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation to improve their chances of success. For more information and to register, click here.


Friday, June 21, 2019, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. EST Online

Module 7-Laws and Regulatory Compliance: In this module, a discussion covers 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, June 21, 2019, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. EST, Online

Module 8-Breaches, Security Crises, and Incident Response: In this module, a detailed exploration of the targets, motivations, and techniques of hackers as well as various types of common attacks is conducted. For more information and to register, click here.