SBDC Special Events
Don't miss these special events!
June 3rd, 2016
8:30am - 5:00pm:
Are you a Business Owner, Key Manager, Entrepreneur, Business Advisor, or other money manager ready to improve your financial IQ? If you’re serious about improving your business’s finances and want a no-nonsense but easy to understand approach then you do not want to miss the next Profit Mastery training series. Register now for this two day Profit Mastery ® training program to gain the skills and resources that will guide you through improving your business’s efficiency, increasing profits, and truly understanding business finance.
The keys to the success of this curriculum are built around the following:
1. A presentation style uniquely combining information, motivation, and humor
2. A case-study approach
3. Delivery formats that include live onsite and web-based streaming video
4. A unique, seven-step approach distilled from both years of business banking experience and working with thousands of business owners
Profit Mastery University delivers the following curriculum sections:
1. Profit Mastery Overview
2. Financial Position
4. Cash Flow
5. Manage Growth
6. Banks & Transition
7. Glossary and FAQsBusiness Resource Center
June 7th, 2016
Learn the basics of marketing, marketing strategies, how to write a marketing plan, formulating a budget, and much more at this interactive series. A 4-week series will guide attendees through various tools and information designed to help the small business owner make smart and effective choices when it comes to their marketing. All attendees will receive a copy of the book: “Successful Marketing: Secrets & Strategies” which will be used throughout the 4 part series.Business Resource Center
June 22nd, 2016
3:00pm - 5:00pm:
Did you know…
- You can self-certify for certain SBA Programs.
- These certifications enable you to gain additional access to sell your products and services to government entities.
- Every year, the federal government purchases approximately $400 billion in goods and services from the private sector.
- A set-aside is based, in part, on the value of the goods or services that the government is looking to purchase.
- The current, government-wide procurement goal stipulates that at least 23% of all federal government contracting dollars should be awarded to small businesses.
8(a) Business Development Program—The 8(a) Business Development Program is a nine-year program established to assist eligible socially and economically disadvantaged individuals to start, grow and succeed in their business ventures. Business development assistance includes one-on-one counseling, training, workshops and other management and technical guidance. All firms deemed eligible for SBA’s 8(a) business development assistance are also considered small disadvantaged business concerns for federal contracting purposes.
HUBZone—The HUBZone program helps small businesses located in economically distressed urban and rural communities, known as Historically Underutilized Business Zones, gain access to federal set-aside and sole-source contracts, as well as price evaluation preference in full and open contract competitions.
Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB)—The WOSB Federal Contract Program authorizes contracting officers to set aside certain federal contracts for eligible women-owned small businesses and economically disadvantaged women-owned small businesses.Business Resource Center