SBA Upcoming Webinars & Workshops

SBA South Florida District Office

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Upcoming Webinars & Workshops

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International E-commerce For Small Businesses  -  June 13  6pm

Demystifying B2C cross-border trade This workshop will reveal the opportunities and tools needed to successfully launch and grow a B2C revenue stream from international consumers. We will distill the main elements with practical and hands-on activities in order to define a plan and launch within 30 days. This workshop will inform you on the following critical aspects of accessing new international markets: Insights and training on export strategies; Tools and resources to enter new markets; Insights on how to build an export-friendly digital presence; and Guidance on package flow and preparing an export shipment. Have an e-commerce site? Want to know what it would take to grow your cross-border transactions? According to the International Monetary Fund, 87% of the world economic growth will take place outside of the US. For Cross border B2C e-commerce, that represents over US1.2 trillion in Gross Merchandise Value (GMV) transactions by the year 2022 – with a 25% growth rate. We’ll cover the 5 steps you must take to become a successful cross-border B2C e-commerce business.

International E-commerce For Small Businesses | SCORE

 

Magical Mystery Tour of Marketing Your Business  -  June 14  10am

You know why your business rocks. Does anyone else? Take this class to uncover the characteristics that make up your business’ DNA. Soon, you’ll be able to boost consumer loyalty and company profits. After answering the two most important questions in all of marketing, you’ll be ready to skillfully implement customer-winning strategies and face the competition.

Registration (gotowebinar.com)

 

Show me the money - Financing options for your small business  -  June 14  11am

This class discusses the multiple sources of capital for starting and growing a small business. The pros and cons of the funding sources are reviewed. Topics to be discussed include familiar options such as self-financing, funding from friends & family, and partnerships. Other sources are reviewed such as:• Small Business Loans• SBA Loan Guaranty Program• MicroloansSome less conventional financing sources along with their pros and cons are also discussed, including selling equity (shares), venture capital, angel investors, and crowd funding.

Show me the money – Financing Options for your Business Tickets, Tue, Jun 14, 2022 at 11:00 AM | Eventbrite

 

Start Up, Start Right Webinar  - June 14   1pm

A great small business always starts out as an idea, but eventually that idea needs to be turned into a reality. Most businesses never get started because individuals tend to overthink and feel overwhelmed with the process. Getting a business started is easier than you think. During our workshop, we will cover basic steps to turn your idea into a reality. Like any big goal, we will start by breaking it down into smaller tasks. This course will cover the legal, financial and marketing aspects you will be able to tackle in order to get started. Also highlight resources available to ensure your success.

Start Up, Start Right Webinar (sbanavigator.org)

 

Hurricane Season - Disaster Preparedness Webinar -  June 14   3:30pm

Planning what to do in case of a disaster is an important part of being prepared. This is true for the safety of your family as well as for your business.  Disasters can take many forms and the financial cost of rebuilding after a disaster can be overwhelming. If you’re prepared for emergencies, you’ll be in a better position to recover and continue personal and business operations should disaster strike. With hurricane season starting on June 1st in Florida, make sure to join our Disaster Preparedness Plan webinar.

Hurricane Season - Preparing Your Business for Time of Disaster Tickets, Tue, Jun 14, 2022 at 3:30 PM | Eventbrite

 

Plan Your Next Technology Project Like a Pro  - June 14  6pm

Technology projects are good examples of high risk and high rewards. They tend to be expensive, time consuming and disruptive, but done well, they can be the fuel businesses need to reach the next level.

During this workshop, we’ll provide you with a hands-on crash course on technology projects including:

  • Introducing you to some of the main technologies used for business growth
  • Examples of technology projects that have enabled huge leaps for their business owners.
  • Steps professional project managers go through to ensure they lay the foundations for successful technology projects.
  • Interactive opportunities to build your own strategic plans

This workshop is perfect for any small business owner contemplating making large investments of time or energy in implementing new technologies for their business.

Plan Your Next Technology Project Like a Pro | SCORE

 

Money Smart for Small Business  - June 15   11:30am

This an instructor-led curriculum developed jointly by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Designed for new or operating small business owners—with or without formal business training—to provide a practical introduction to aspects of starting and managing a business.

June - 15 Money Smart for Small Business - Planning for a Healthy Business (flwbc.org)

 

The BMC – An Easier Way to Prepare Your Business Plan  –  June 15   12pm

The Business Model Canvas (BMC) is a one-page business plan that allows you to test and validate the key parts of your business in a manageable format.

The BMC – An Easier Way to Prepare Your Business Plan | SCORE

 

Path to Prosperity: Incentivizing Small Business to Build a Path Forward  -  June 15  12:30pm

Our presenters will share how financial institutions, non-profits and community-based organizations can encourage the development of a “Path to Prosperity” by incentivizing unbanked and under-banked small business owners and individuals to establish a relationship with an insured financial institution and/or accessing financial services.

This virtual summit will focus on the southern United States and we will be hearing from experts in the banking and lending industry, community partners, government contracting officers, and Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-owned small businesses engaged in healthcare services.

Path to Prosperity: Incentivizing Small Business to Build a Path Forward Tickets, Wed, Jun 15, 2022 at 12:30 PM | Eventbrite

 

Dig into Digital: Understanding the foundations of Digital Marketing and Analytics  - June 15  1pm

Lay the foundation for successful digital marketing campaigns and online presence by understanding key terms and practices such as:

  • How brands work online
  • How to pick a platform/s
  • Understand social media analytics
  • Marketing Tools and Resources

Dig into Digital: Understanding the foundations of Digital Marketing and Analytics (sbanavigator.org)

 

HR 101: Hiring, Firing and Other Key HR Basics for Small Business Owners  -  June 15  6pm

If you are a business owner with employees or preparing to hire employees for the very first time, understanding the various ever-changing employment laws can feel a bit overwhelming. This webinar will help you familiarize yourself with essential HR and employment law topics that you should be aware of when it comes to recruiting, hiring, firing and everything in between. Some highlights of what will be reviewed include: Employment laws are most often violated by Small Businesses Recruiting Interviewing Hazards Reference & Background Checks Onboarding Independent Contractor vs. Employee Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Employee Discipline Termination And more…

HR 101: Hiring, Firing and Other Key HR Basics for Small Business Owners | SCORE

 

Introduction to Google Analytics  - June 15  6pm

Learn how to set up and start to use Google Analytics to understand how people engage with your website. Learn how to: Set goals for your website Set up Google Analytics and connect it to your website Understand what types of reports are available in Google Analytics Led by Pamela Starr, a professional trainer for Grow with Google, this is a session perfect for people new to Google Analytics.

Introduction to Google Analytics | SCORE

 

Temporada de huracanes: preparando su negocio para tiempos de desastre  - June 16  3:30pm

Planificar qué hacer en caso de un desastre es una parte importante de estar preparado. Esto es cierto tanto para la seguridad de su familia como para la de su negocio. Los desastres pueden tomar muchas formas y el costo financiero de la reconstrucción después de un desastre puede ser agobiante. Si estás preparado para emergencias, estará en una mejor posición para recuperarse y continuar con sus operaciones personales y comerciales en caso de que ocurra un desastre. Con la temporada de huracanes comenzando el 1 de junio en Florida, en este taller aprenderás:

  • Misión de la SBA en el momento de los desastres declarados
  • Por qué es importante estar preparado
  • Qué considerar en su plan de acción
  • Programas de asistencia por desastre – SBA y Estatal
  • Cómo y dónde encontrar esa ayuda.

Temporada de huracanes: preparando su negocio para tiempos de desastre Entradas, Jue, 16 jun. 2022 a las 15:30 | Eventbrite

 

6 Creative Ways to Use Automation  - June 16  6pm

Business automation is everywhere. It’s the “sorry I missed you” email from a salesperson who just left you a voicemail. The birthday coupon from a restaurant. The reminder from a retailer that you added a product to your shopping cart, but never clicked “buy.” Automation has become a key to success in every industry. But automation isn’t just reserved for big corporations. Small businesses can also incorporate automation in some very simple, effective, and creative ways. In this session, you’ll learn how to:

- Increase email signups with dynamic forms

- Engage new subscribers with a simple two-part automated series

- Use click segmentation and automation to send more timely and relevant emails.

6 Creative Ways to Use Automation | SCORE

 

SPANISH WEBINAR: Establece su Negocio en USA desde America Latina - Niv Avanzado

- June 16   6pm

¿Cómo se hace para instalar y operar comercialmente su empresa en USA? ¿Cuáles son los pasos para poder ingresar exitosamente al mercado americano? En este seminario avanzado usted aprenderá a utilizar operacionalmente las herramientas necesarias para planear, ejecutar y controlar su plan de acción, a diseñar las proyecciones financieras necesarias para ingresar a este mercado, y a crear un Business Plan operativo que le permita avanzar paso a paso en la construcción de su empresa o proyecto local. El Covid-19 no ha frenado los planes de expansión de los emprendedores. Muchos han aprovechado el escenario para planear y llevar a cabo su operacoin en USA, un mercado extraordinario para capitalizar oportunidades si cuenta con un plan adecuado y aplica las herramientas necesarias para ejecutarlo y controlarlo. Usted aprenderá a: Proyectar y analizar sus ingresos y egresos esperados para el proyecto Calcular y utilizar su cash flow para estimar su necesidad de fondeo Crear su Business Plan a partir de un Análisis Estratégico de Mercado Transformar su B-Plan en un Plan Operativo y Comercial, combinado con sus proyecciones financieras Calcular el costo de su estrategia y Business Plan Usar herramientas avanzadas de analisis estratégico y financiero Este workshop es el nivel avanzado del curso básico "Como lanzar su empresa en USA desde LatAm" y se recomienda haberlo cursado. Es necesario entender el uso de SWOT Analysis, como estructurar un Business Plan básico y el manejo medio de Excel para calculo de proyecciones de ingresos y egresos. Presentador: Marcelo Dadone Marcelo es Managing Partner USA de D&W Business Consultants, una consultora dedicada a asesorar empresas de América Latina que desean exportar sus productos o establecer su operatoria en el Sur de Florida/Miami. Su foco principal es acompañarlas durante el proceso completo de internacionalización, desde sus primeros pasos hasta el final. Entre otros aspectos, incluye obtener la aprobación del gobierno en el país de origen y en USA, crear su plan de negocios y estratégico, determinar su posicionamiento óptimo en el mercado y establecer la viabilidad económica y financiera del proyecto. Si la iniciativa es rentable, D&W también ofrece la implementación y el gerenciamiento local.

Small Business Administration (sba.gov)

 

Miami-Dade Business Navigator Resource Fair  –  June 17   10am

The Miami-Dade Business Navigator (MDBN) program is an exciting new local initiative funded, in part, through a grant with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The program brings together local groups working to expand their reach and support small and micro-businesses like yours. This local Resource Fair will bring together MDBN groups and additional small business organizations from around the County to connect directly with Miami businesses. Meet one-on-one with these community groups who can help you access resources and information to start and grow your business. Sign up today!

Miami-Dade Business Navigator Resource Fair (sbanavigator.org)

 

Feria de Recursos de Asesores Empresariales de Miami-Dade  - June 17  10am

El programa de Asesores Empresariales de Miami-Dade (Miami-Dade Business Navigator o MDBN) es una nueva y emocionante iniciativa local parcialmente financiada a través de una subvención con la Administración de Pequeñas Empresas de los Estados Unidos (SBA). El programa reúne a grupos locales que trabajan para expandir su alcance y apoyar a negocios pequeños y microempresas como la suya. Esta Feria de Recursos local reunirá a grupos de MDBN y otras organizaciones de pequeñas empresas de todo el Condado para conectarse directamente con empresas de Miami. Reúnase uno a uno con estos grupos comunitarios que pueden ayudarlo a acceder a recursos e información para iniciar y hacer crecer su negocio. ¡Regístrese hoy!

Miami-Dade Business Navigator Resource Fair (sbanavigator.org)

 

Pasos Sencillos - Comercialización de su negocio  - June 18  9:30am

¿ESTÁ LISTO PARA SER SU PROPIO JEFE? El taller, ‘Pasos Sencillos’, organizado por Hispanic Unity y SCORE Broward, le ayudará a preparar un plan de negocios para convertir su sueño en realidad. ¡Comenzar su propio negocio es una decisión difícil! Usted no tiene que hacerlo solo. Esta es una serie de talleres dividido en 5 partes que le guiará a través de los fundamentos de la creación de empresas. Si usted está dispuesto a trabajar seriamente con los instructores, comprenderá de mejor manera los retos y oportunidades con que se enfrentará. Usted obtendrá un plan y estimación financiera y un plan de marketing, ambos necesarios para este emprendimiento. A medida que avanza a través de los talleres un tutor le será asignado, quien le ayudará con el proceso paso a paso. Incluye: Taller 3: Comercialización de su negocio La marca de su negocio El desarrollo de su plan de marketing La comercialización de su negocio con los medios de red social.

Pasos Sencillos - Comercialización de su negocio | SCORE

 

Cash Flow vs. Profitability  - June 21  10am

Understanding the difference between cash flow and profitability can prevent the number one reason businesses fail - insolvency . Learn how to use each of them to manage your business more effectively in this one-hour seminar, featuring a real small business case study.

Registration (gotowebinar.com)

 

What the Hack? : Cyber Threats and Your Business  - June 21  1pm

The theft of digital information has become the norm in today’s society. Participants will receive key insights on the cyber threat landscape and learn best practices on how to protect their businesses from cyber-attacks. Topics that will be covered:

  • Discussion of Cyber Threats
  • Cybersecurity Best Practices
  • Identifying & Protecting Critical Records
  • Accessing Cybersecurity Tools & Resources

What the Hack?: Cyber Threats and Your Business (sbanavigator.org)

 

Plan Your Website for Online Success  -   June 21  6pm

First, you need to have a solid plan in place. Fortunately, this webinar will help with exactly that! 

After this webinar you’ll have a better understanding of:

  • Your website’s audience
  • Feature and functionality needs
  • Content planning
  • How to choose the right platform
  • Best practices for online success

After this webinar, you'll have a comprehensive plan in place for your business's website. Attendees may also request the free workbook upon completion of the webinar.

Plan Your Website for Online Success | SCORE

 

Start Your Business: Test the Viability   -   June 21  6pm

hink you have a great business idea, but don't know how to start? In this FREE webinar we will help you understand what is involved to start a business and your personal stage of readiness. We will not only discuss the basics behind starting a business, but also give you the tools you need to decide whether or not you have a viable business. Topics covered are: Myths and realities of Entrepreneurship. Do you have what it takes to start and run a small business? - Assess your skills & Experience. What is the difference between a Strategic Plan and a Business Plan? - And why do you need them. Is Your Business Idea Viable? Hands on exercise to help you test the viability of your Business Start-up. This workshop is guaranteed to be the first, solid step towards achieving the success you desire.

Small Business Administration (sba.gov)

 

How to Access to Capital for your Business- June 21  6pm

Is your business in need of financing? Do you know if you’re financially ready to request a loan? Please join us for our seminar where we will go over what banks look for when qualifying potential loans and join us to learn what steps you should be taking in order to prepare yourself and your business for accessing capital.

How to Access to Capital for your Business (sbanavigator.org)

 

Money Smart for Small Business  June 22 -   11:30am

An instructor-led curriculum developed jointly by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation(FDIC)and the U.S. Small Business Administration(SBA). Designed for new or operating small business owners — with or without formal business training — to provide a practical introduction to aspects of starting and managing a business.

June - 22 Money Smart for Small Business - Banking Services (flwbc.org)

 

How the Workforce Board can help you recruit, train, and retain your workforce

- June 22  12pm

This session will introduce your Workforce Board to you and explain how it can benefit your business and impact your bottom line, through funding that you do not have to repay.

How the Workforce Board can help you recruit, train, and retain your workforce | SCORE

 

Review Your Options, Maybe Start Your Own Business?  June 22 – 6pm

During times like these, people often contemplate getting better control of their lives by starting their own business. You can achieve financial independence by owning your own business. Spend some time with us to look under the covers at what running your own business entails.

Review Your Options, Maybe Start Your Own Business? | SCORE

 

ABCs of Business: Best Practices for Business Operations  - June 23  10am

The Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Miami-Dade Business Navigator Program, Miami-Dade County, and CareerSource South Florida will be hosting a series of small business technical assistance workshops entitled ABCs of Business. This workshop will focus on the best practices and tools to help you run your business more efficiently.

ABCs of Business: Best Practices for Business Operations (sbanavigator.org)

 

Canva For Your Business - Stunning Drag and Drop Design  June 23 -   6:30pm

Canva is a free graphic design tool that will help you create virtually anything creative for your business. This free web-based application will help you create quickly: Instagram/Facebook posts LinkedIn Banners Pinterest infographics, pins, boards Printed materials like Flyers, Postcards, brochures Business cards and logos Lead Magnets Videos Intros and more! We will show you shortcuts and tips on how to keep your brand identity intact, and learn new ways to increase your advertising efforts with the help of Canva. If you like to create graphics and designs, but need a quick and easy way to push your brand, this course is for you.

Canva For Your Business - Stunning Drag and Drop Design | SCORE

 

Pasos Sencillos - Asuntos financieros; La decisión final - El ir o no ir - June 25  9:30am

El taller, ‘Pasos Sencillos’, organizado por Hispanic Unity y SCORE Broward, le ayudará a preparar un plan de negocios para convertir su sueño en realidad.

Comenzar su propio negocio es una decisión difícil. Usted no tiene que hacerlo solo.

Esta es una serie de talleres dividido en 5 partes que le guiará a través de los fundamentos de la creación de empresas. Si usted está dispuesto a trabajar seriamente con los instructores, comprenderá de mejor manera los retos y oportunidades con que se enfrentará. Usted obtendrá un plan y estimación financiera y un plan de marketing, ambos necesarios para este emprendimiento.

A medida que avanza a través de los talleres un tutor le será asignado, quien le ayudará con el proceso paso a paso. Pasos Sencillos - Asuntos financieros; La decisión final - El ir o no ir | SCORE