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On-Demand Webinars

Below is a list of previous live webinars hosted by the ASU SBDC. Please use the register now button attached to each event to access the on-demand version of the webinar.

Looking for details about past events? Contact our training coordinator at 325-942-2098 or

September 13th, 2023

  • Virtual: How to Choose the Right Franchise Opportunity for You

    Before you make a decision on buying a franchise, be sure to attend this webinar and hear from a franchise expert on how to analyze, compare and select your perfect franchise. You’ll receive an overview of how to determine if franchise ownership is your best option, how to correctly select and research franchise opportunities, build equity in your franchise business, and recognize and avoid pitfalls.

    Speaker: Cynthia Mora, Franchise Specialist with FranNet of South Texas

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September 12th, 2023

  • Virtual: Analyzing and Managing Your Cash Flow

    Managing your cash flow can be tricky! At this training event, we will help you better understand how to maximize your cash flow and keep a steady flow moving in and out of your business. We will cover various topics, and key terms to help you manage your cash flow such as fixed & variable costs, contribution margin, and your break-even point. By understanding the 3 key drivers; managing inventory, accounts receivable and expenses, you will be more confident in making business decisions based on the business financials.

    Speaker: James Leavelle, ASU SBDC Senior Certified Business Advisor

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August 24th, 2023

  • Virtual: Discover Your Genius. Transform Your Team

    Patrick Lencioni, author of “The 6 Types of Working Genius” believes that far too many people in the world suffer needlessly because they don’t understand their personal areas of working genius. As a result, they don’t do the kind of work that gives them joy and energy, and they end up in jobs and projects that are draining and demoralizing.

    In this 1.5 hour workshop, you will learn how to identify your own Working Geniuses as well as those of your team members, increasing productivity and job satisfaction while avoiding burnout.

    Speaker: Vicki Terrill, Leadership and Team Development Coach

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August 9th, 2023

  • Virtual: Small Business Tax Benefits: Credits and Deductions (IRS)

    The Texas South-West SBDC’s have partnered together to bring you expert content to help your small business grow and succeed.

    No cost virtual event. The Internal Revenue Service encourages those who are self-employed or own a small business to take advantage of certain tax benefits and learn about IRS resources that can help them meet their federal tax obligations. Let’s explore business expenses and deductions, business depreciation deductions, business tax credits, the American Taxpayer Relief Act and qualifications for the Earned Income Tax Credit. Presentation includes currently available small business tax credits available for employers, including Employee Retention Credits and Credit for Paid Sick and Family Leave. This webinar also will include a live question-and-answer session.

    Speaker: Meece Thorne, Communications & Liaison Sr. Stakeholder Liaison, IRS

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July 19th, 2023

  • CANCELED: Virtual: HSP & PAR Guidance for Prime Contractors and HUB Coordinators

    Topics Include:

    • How to complete the HUB subcontracting plan (HSP) as a prime contractor.
    • Good faith effort documentation in terms of soliciting HUB vendors for subcontracting.
    • How to correctly fill out the progress assessment report (PARS).
    • How prime contractors should revise the HSP if necessary, and what state agencies need to do to ensure the revised HSP is correct.
    • Review of an HSP checklist for prime contractors and state agencies to use.

July 13th, 2023

  • Virtual: Grants for Small Business

    The Texas South-West SBDC’s have partnered together to bring you expert content to help your small business grow and succeed. Did I hear you correctly? Free money for small businesses? The honest answer is no, but there is grant money for small businesses for people that qualify. Attend this webinar and learn about what types of grant programs are available, how to find them, how to qualify and what are the steps needed to apply.

    Speaker: Daniel McCoy, Business Consultant, UGA - Small Business Development Center at Kennesaw State University

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July 11th, 2023

  • Virtual: TxHUB Program with Application Preparation

    Join the Del Mar PTAC online or in-person in Victoria, TX for an in-depth discussion on the documentation required for submission of the Texas Historically Underutilized Business (TxHUB) application packet.

    The statewide TxHUB Program facilitates the use of HUB’s in state procurement. All state agencies are required to make a good faith effort to utilize HUB certified firms in contracts of all kinds. HUB certification is free of charge. This seminar will also detail the Central Master Bidders List (CMBL) program and how to apply. Application ‘best practices’ will be addressed along with mention of the HUB-Subcontracting Plan (HSP). Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet with PTAC Procurement Specialists to begin the TxHUB application process. No cost

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June 6th, 2023

  • Virtual: Marketing Your Business on Google and Social Media

    We’ll also show you ways you can use different types of paid advertising strategies (search ads, display ads, social media ads and more) to get in front of your targeted customers. Lastly, we’ll touch on how you can use the different platforms to track your ROI and improve your campaign performance. You don’t want to miss this!

    Topics Include:

    • Successful marketing strategies to better target new customers on Google and social media
    • How you can improve the results of your different types of marketing campaigns
    • Using available platforms to track and review the performance of your campaigns

    Speaker: Jon Bean, Marketing Sales Director, RevLocal

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June 1st, 2023

  • Virtual: Essentials to Business Start Up

    Join the ASU SBDC professional staff as they present a comprehensive, basics of starting a new business seminar for entrepreneurs and new business owners.

    We will help answer your basic business start-up questions and share resources that will help you along the way. During this program, you will learn the basics of writing a business plan, how to estimate start-up costs, contacts, and resources you will need and more.

    You will receive an “Essentials of Starting a New Business” workbook, a “Starting a Business in San Angelo” guide and a business plan summary to help you begin.

     Speaker: Dezaray Johnson, ASU SBDC Director & Certified Business Advisor

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May 23rd, 2023

  • Virtual: HR Hot Topics and Red Flags

    This session is designed to explore issues of particular concern to employers, general information about key trends in HR and red flags for concerns in the area of employment. Understanding compliance guidelines helps create effective and legal employment processes, allowing small business owners to respond strategically to workforce issues.

    Developing objective HR tools keeps employers compliant with federal and state regulations as well as encourages management consistency. Employing effective HR management processes promotes improved and sustainable business practices and can lead to increased economic opportunity for all.

    Current Hot Topics 

    • Employee Classification – Employee vs. Independent Contractor
    • Employee Classification – Exempt vs. Nonexempt (Overtime rules)
    • Recordkeeping
    • Worker Eligibility - I-9s and Best Practices
    • Other Current Trends

    Speaker: Deirdre Patillo, Senior Project Manager – Employer Services, UTSA SBDC Center for Government Contracting

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May 9th, 2023

  • Virtual: How to Take Control of Your Cash Flow

    Most business owners stress over their finances. Usually, over payroll, supply chain issues or paying down debt. Most of these worries can be relieved through better cash flow management.

    We will be covering the basics of cash flow management and cash flow forecasting. We’ll use some very basic financial models to do this - no Excel experts are needed! Stop worrying, and take control of your cash flow today.

    The Texas South-West SBDCs have partnered together to bring you expert content to help your small business grow and succeed.

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April 27th, 2023

April 25th, 2023

  • Virtual: Finding Funding for Your Small Business

    Topics include:

    • An overview of sources of start-up funding, alternative financing options (such as venture funding and angel investors)
    • SBA Loan Guarantees
    • How to put together a loan proposal
    • Tips on what the banker is looking for
    • How to estimate your funding needs
    • And more!

    Speaker: James Leavelle, ASU SBDC Senior Certified Business Advisor

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April 18th, 2023

  • Virtual: How to Write Your Business Plan I: Focus on the Narrative

    A good business plan can save businesses thousands of dollars in the long run and is a great way to avoid common pitfalls in the start-up stage of any business venture.

    This seminar is part one of a two-part Business Plan Series that we provide. Part one will focus on the business outline, writing a proper narrative, and more. Part two will be focusing on how to create proper financials for your business plan.

    Speakers: Angelina Osornio Torres, Certified Business Advisor

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69 N. Chadbourne St., San Angelo, TX 76903
ASU Station #10910, San Angelo, TX 76909

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