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Oct 07 2017

Small Business Workshops and Classes Offered 07 - 13 October 2017


Small Business Workshops and Classes Offered 07 - 13 October 2017

In-person Events

Saturday, October 7, 2017, 10:15 A.M. - 1:00 P.M., Plantation, 'Simple Steps for Starting Your Business' 57.1

SCORE has developed a 5 part workshop series that will take you through the basics of starting up a business. If you are willing to roll up your sleeves & work with the instructors you'll come away with a good understanding of the specific challenges & opportunities you will face. Workshop #1: Ready to Start? $75 to attend the entire series. Registration is required: click here. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Saturday, October 7, 2017, 10:15 A.M. - 1:00 P.M., Plantation, Thinking of Owning a Business? . . .

Do you dream about starting a business? You are not alone - millions of Americans share that dream. And yet, not everyone has the courage to get started. This interactive three-hour seminar will deal with the key information you need to be considering as you move forward. Free to attend, click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Saturday, October 7, 2017, 10:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M., Palm Beach Gardens, Introduction to Business Ownership

Introduction to Business Ownership is a workshop that will help you decide if you are ready to start your own business. If you have already started your small business you'll find out what it will take to be successful, the risks, rewards, obstacles, and myths about business ownership and much more. Free to attend, however, registration is required: click here. The workshop will be conducted by the Palm Beach SCORE Chapter.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M., Miami Beach, FREE SEMINAR: What Can SCORE do for You?

Please join us for a lively presentation and discussion on how to start all types of businesses. This seminar can also help with solving problems for companies already in business. SCORE is here to help you. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Miami-Dade SCORE Chapter.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M., West Palm Beach, Legal & Tax Implications When Setting Up Your Florida Business

Understanding the Basics of General Liability & Workers Compensation -- Pilar Willis Dixon, VP at Brown & Brown of Florida, Inc. --AND-- How to do Business with The Haskell Company -- Teri Williams, Business Diversity Coordinator at The Haskell Company. $30 in advance, $50 at the door. Registration is required: click here. The workshop will be conducted by the Palm Beach SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 9:00 A.M. - 11:00 P.M., Melbourne, Business StartUp

This session will cover the basics of “How to start your business” as well as resources in the community.   Free to attend, however, reservations are required. Call the FSBDC at 321-433-5570 or 321-433-5514 or register online: http://floridasbdc.org/get-training/. The workshop will be conducted by the FSBDC at Eastern Florida State College.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, 'Simple Steps for Starting Your Business' 57.2

SCORE has developed a 5 part workshop series that will take you through the basics of starting up a business. If you are willing to roll up your sleeves & work with the instructors you'll come away with a good understanding of the specific challenges & opportunities you will face. Workshop # 2: Great Idea!  $75 to attend the entire series. Registration is required: click here. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, Exiting Your Business - Simple Steps

The statistics on businesses surviving through multiple generations are not good. Just making it through the second generation is a milestone. Simple Steps for Exiting Your Business, a 3 part workshop, will help business owners plan for the next stage of their business and their lives. Free to attend, however, registration required: click here. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 10:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M., Rockledge, Cash Flow Management

Join Vince LoPresti, Supervisory Lender Relationship Specialist (Acting) at the U.S. Small Business Administration as he delivers this interactive cash flow management workshop. Handouts will be provided. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the weVENTURE WBC.  

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M., Ruskin, Bookkeeping Basics

Proper bookkeeping is essential to managing your business. Learn how to classify and record basic business transactions, enter data into an account, chart accounts, and many basic accounting terms. The event is free to attend, however, registration is required: click here. The workshop will be conducted by the FSBDC at Hillsborough County.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, How to Set Prices for Your Business

Too often owners and managers treat pricing as a tactical marketing challenge or worse an accountant’s financial problem. In reality it is a key business decision that affects your ability to grow and be successful. It affects profit, losses and survival more quickly than any other strategic decision. $32 in advance, $42 at the door: click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, Thinking Outside of the Box: 12-Steps to a Successful Marketing Strategy

Are you marketing your business without a plan? This workshop will give organization to your Marketing Plan development with key strategies and research. We’ll give you focus on determining your target market, talk about positioning your business, and delve into the low-cost, no cost opportunities. $32 in advance, $42 at the door: click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Thursday, October 11, 2017, 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M., West Palm Beach, All You Want to Know About Contracts!

Since Florida law generally provides that parties are charged with knowledge of all agreements that they sign, it's important to have an understanding of contracts and imperative to have an understanding of detrimental contract provisions. $30 in advance, $50 at the door. Click here to register.  The workshop will be conducted by the Palm Beach SCORE Chapter.

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 9:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M., Tampa, Getting to Positive Cash Flow with Your Idea

Got limited cash-on-hand and want to reduce legal costs for various IP services? Want to engage with the U.S. patent system at a low cost and quickly get to the real heart of the challenge, which is finding customers and getting your idea to a positive cash-flow state? This is the workshop session for you. Free to attend, registration is required: click here.  The workshop will be conducted by the Helen Gordon Davis Women's Business Centre.

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 10:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M., Stuart, Process Improvement & Working Smarter

How do you improve the work processes in your office or small business? This class focuses on applying “Lean” process improvement to add efficiencies to your business and improve your bottom line potential. Learn ideas from Lonnie Koyama of the U.S. Small Business Administration on how to make your work processes flow better, faster, and cheaper. Free to attend. Registration is required: click here. The workshop will be conducted by the Treasure Coast SCORE Chapter.

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M., Plant City, SBA Small Business Certifications & Surety Bond Program

Learn how SBA’s 8(a), Women Owned, Service Disabled Veterans, and HubZone Certification programs help small businesses to grow and sell to the federal and private sector customers. Learn also about the SBA Guaranteed Surety Bond program to be able to bid when your customers require bonding. The event is free to attend, however, registration is required: click here. The workshop will be conducted by the FSBDC at Hillsborough County.

Friday, October 13, 2017, 9:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M., Melbourne, Work for Yourself@50+

AARP Foundation Work for Yourself@50+ program. Have you ever dreamed of being y our own boss? Are you preparing for transition from the workplace to owning your own business? Do you have a hobby or special interest that may provide supplemental income for you in the near future? This workshop introduces you to five steps in planning whether to pursue a business venture, and is designed for individuals age 50 and older. Attendees must call to Register at 888-339-5617. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the weVENTURE WBC.

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