Laugh It Off!

As an entrepreneur, there is a lot to juggle on daily basis trying to market the business, pay the bills and stay positive! The stress from the COVID crisis has increased the number of people who are struggling with depression and anxiety. Laughter is a wonderful tool to help lift our spirits and look at […]

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Beat the Holiday Blues

As joyful as this time of year can be, the extra expenses, responsibilities, and 2020's isolation can really affect our state of being. As this year comes to a close and many of us are missing the traditional gatherings we normally plan for Christmas, Hanukkah, and other festive events, we are also faced with the […]

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Federal Contracting Certification: Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB)

The Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) program is designed to help more women owned small businesses to win federal contracts by providing a level playing field for WOSBs to compete. This class provides an overview of the WOSB and EDWOSB Federal Contracting Program as well as eligibility requirements. All small businesses that are interested in […]

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Overview of SBA Programs and Services

This webinar covers programs and services the Small Business Administration (SBA)in partnership with the Women's Business Centre has to offer to help you start and grow your business. Although the SBA is usually associated with loans, this overview will run through the SBA Loan Programs as well as our other programs and services including Counseling, […]

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Business Structure – Which Should I Choose?

Learn the difference between Sole Proprietorship, LLC, S-Corp as well as the importance of copyrights, trademarks and patents. Presenter: Joe Englander, Shareholder and lead attorney with Fowler White Burnett, P.A.. He has expertise in international intellectual property issues and compliance with electrical standards. He has managed extensive trademark and patent portfolios for several domestic and international […]

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Federal Goverment Contracting 101

How do I get started with Government Contracting? Is this right for me and my business? What is the difference between commercial contracting and government contracting? What is a contract? How are “set-aside” contracts and goals determined? In this course, participants will learn the basic ins and outs about how the government buys goods and […]

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Sales Training for Business Owners – Build your Sales Skills!

Would you like your business to bring in more revenue? Would you like to become more valuable as an employee? This Sales Skills class is just the ticket. Learn to grow your revenue, increase your average sale, “Close the sale”, and help an irate customer. Help customers choose your products and services. You will learn […]

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Marketing Your Business to the Federal Government

This class focuses on improving your probability of being “found” by Federal contracting offices and large Federal Prime Contractors. The discussion includes: • Which website is used by contracting entities to source contractors • Which NAICS codes and how many should you use • What is a good “Capability Statement” • What is most important […]

Show me the money – Financing Options for your Business

This class discusses the multiple sources of capital for starting and growing a small business. The pros and cons of the funding sources are also 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 […]

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Federal Contracting Certification: 8(a)

How do I get started with Government Contracting? I Participants will also be introduced to important websites, and external agencies such as the Procurement Technical Assistance Center(PTAC). Marketing to the government will also be discussed. What is the difference between commercial contracting and government contracting? What is a contract? Is this right for me and […]

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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 about making your work processes flow better, faster, cheaper? We can show you how to apply “Lean” thinking to any […]

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