#SmallBiz: Grab Your Chance at Training from January 18-25, 2020

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SBA Training Opportunities for Tennessee Entrepreneurs 

Small business training

Saturday, January 18, 2020, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CST, Nashville

Develop Your Business Model: Learn how to visualize your business and it's interrelationships on a single canvas using Business Modeling. This event is hosted by SCORE Nashville. For more information and to register, click here.


Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. EST, Chattanooga

Merchant Services 101: This seminar is for any business who needs assistance with, or a better understanding of, merchant services. This event is hosted by the Tennessee Small business Development Center (TSBDC) at Chattanooga State Community College (CSCC). For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, January 23, 2020, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. EST, Chattanooga

Small Business Orientation (Morning): In this seminar, business entity options, tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options, and so much more will be covered!  This event is hosted by the TSBDC at CSCC. For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, January 23, 2020, 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. EST, Chattanooga

Small Business Orientation (Evening): In this seminar, business entity options, tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options, and so much more will be covered! This event is hosted by the TSBDC at CSCC. For more information and to register, click here


Thursday, January 23, 2020, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. EST, Cleveland

Business Plan Development Workshop: This workshop will walk you through the process of creating your own business plan. This event is hosted by the TSBDC at Cleveland State Community College. For more information and to register, click here.


Saturday, 25, 2020, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EST, Knoxville

Starting Your Own Business Workshop: Brief workshop for entrepreneurs starting a new business. This event is hosted by SCORE. For more information and to register, click here.


Saturday, 25, 2020, 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 Tennessee State University. For more information and to register, click here.


Saturday, January 25, 2020, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CST, Nashville

Write Your Business Plan: 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.


Webinars


Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. EST, Online

How To Do Business With the Federal Government (Refresher): As firms enter the next phase of the business development program, this course serves as a refresher to Phase 1 but with a different perspective. For more information and to register, click here.


Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. EST, Online

Module 9-Prevention and Remediation: In this module, some basic truths about cybersecurity and data breaches, as well as some limitations of your cybersecurity efforts are considered. For more information and to register, click here.


Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 12:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m. EST, Online

Audits & Accounting Systems:  Learn how the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) defines a compliant accounting system and how that differs from a commercial accounting system. For more information and to register, click here.


Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. EST, Online

Module 10-Management Responsibilities and the Cyber Future: This module will explore how executives must take responsibility for their company cybersecurity efforts and support and oversee these efforts. For more information and to register, click here.


Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Teaming and Mentor Protégé Programs: As a potential mentor or protégé, understand how SBA’s JV and Mentor-Protégé programs can help grow your business. For more information and to register, click here.


Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. 

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, January 22, 2020, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. EST, Online

Government Contract Types: This course will explore the various types of government contracts. For more information and to register, click here


Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. 

Module 6-Security 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.


Thursday, January 23, 2020, 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. EST, Online

Negotiating Government Contracts:Negotiating with the federal government isn't the same as other negotiations you've been involved in. For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, January 23, 2020, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. EST, Online

Module 11-Building a Cybersecurity Plan: This class will cover details on how to develop a cybersecurity plan for a small business, including online references, sample plans and various items of interest in security planning. For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, January 23, 2020, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. EST, Online

Module 12-Cyber Incident Response, Part 1 Evaluating Your Readiness: This class will help participants think through how they need to respond during various phases of different types of cyber incidents. For more information and to register, click here.


Friday, January 24, 2020, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EST, Online

Module 7-Laws and Regulatory Compliance: In this module, a discussion is held on 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, January 24, 2020, 12:30 p.m.-1:30 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.