Local Workshops

Southwest Florida Workshops and Events

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Tuesday, Apr. 21, 6 PM.  HR Does Not Have To Be a Burden (Webinar).  Learn the basics of what you need to have a compliant human resource department as a small business owner.

Thursday, Apr. 23, 11 AM.  Take Your Business Global .  Take your business global and expand into new markets through this webinar on exporting.  SBA resources that will help you will be discussed.

Most webinars are scheduled for one hour. Participants can ask questions about the information. Log-in and connection information can be accessed by clicking on course titles. Registration is encouraged so instructors can provided last minute log-in instructions or other change information if needed.

"In Person" Events

Saturday, Apr. 18, Miami, 9:30 AM.  Build and Fund Your Business Plan A Full Day Program.  This workshop gives you the tools needed to plan your new business, including demonstrating the need for the product or service; chances of success; develop marketing & operations plans, estimate fixed expenses and capital purchases, and prepare a realistic, working cash flow forecast.

Saturday, Apr. 18, Coral Springs, 10 AM.  Thinking of Owning a Business? .  Do you dream about starting a business? You are not alone!  This interactive three-hour seminar will deal with the key information you need to be considering as you move forward.

Monday, Apr. 20, Miami, 10 AM.  Federal Contracting 101.  April is Small Business Month at SBA South Florida District Office! Join us for this presentation for an overview on how government contracting works and how small businesses can get started.

Monday, Apr. 20, Miramar, 6 PM.  Como Hacer Que Tu Website Sea Atractivo.  Este seminario está dirigido a empresarios que: No tienen una página web y necesitan una que sea efectiva y atractiva para sus clients.

Monday, Apr. 20, Melbourne, 6 PM.  Intellectual Property.  Intellectual Property is a key legal component of any small business. Come learn how you can protect your ideas, symbols, names, images, designs, etc.

Tuesday, Apr. 21, Miami, 10 AM.  The Basics of Financing Your Small Business.  April is Small Business Month at SBA South Florida District Office! Join us for this presentation for an overview about financing your small business. SBA loan programs will be discussed as one of the alternatives!

Tuesday, Apr. 21, Stuart, 5:30 PM.  Credit Reporting for Small Business.  A small business credit report contains information provided by banks, lenders, investors, landlords, other businesses, and government agencies. This workshop will train you on business credit reports.

Tuesday, Apr.21, Ft. Lauderdale, 5:30 PM.  QuickBooks for Small Businesses.  All you need to know about managing customers, selling goods & services, recording expenses, and creating reports. This workshop can help you before using QuickBooks to avoid common mistakes and wasted effort and time.

Tuesday, Apr. 21, Miami, 6 PM.  Understanding and Improving Your Credit Score.  How to obtain your Credit Report for free.  What's in your Credit Report and what does it mean? Improve your FICO Score Rules & regulations that creditors don't want you to know.

Wednesday, Apr. 22, Sunrise, 9 AM.  Business Women ROCK April Breakfast Workshop.  Bring Your Business Cards, Your Best Smile & Inviting Handshake!  This roundtable discussion on Resources, Opportunities, Connections to support women who want to start, grow, and run successful businesses.

Wednesday, Apr. 22, Miami, 10 AM.  SBA Resources For Veterans.  April is Small Business Month at SBA South Florida District Office! Join us for this presentation focusing on veterans who are considering starting their own business. Learn about the resources that are available!

Wednesday, Apr. 22, Kissimmee, 1 PM.  Government Contracting 101.  This class explores opportunities for your business to sell to different levels of government and discusses some of the means of identifying opportunities and marketing your business.

Wednesday, Apr. 22, Ft. Lauderdale, 6 PM.  Social Media Marketing for Your Business.  Let Broward SCORE show you how to use social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Linked In to build brand awareness, drive traffic to your website, and increase sales.

Wednesday, Apr. 22, Ft. Lauderdale, 6 PM.  Quikbooks (Online, not Desktop Version).  QuickBooks Online is different from the desktop version. This workshop is all about QuickBooks Online and how to use that program for managing your business. It’s a great program and available from wherever you are via the Internet.

Thursday, Apr. 23, Miami, 10 AM.  Learn How To Create Joint Ventures That Work!  April is Small Business Month at SBA South Florida District Office! Join us for this presentation about creating joint ventures. Small companies might not be able to successfully bid on a large government contract but joint ventures may help them get the piece they want!

Thursday, Apr. 23, Stuart, 5:30 PM.  Financial Management for Small Business.  This class will take you on an important first step to building a better financial future for your business. You will learn concepts of financial management and why it is important to a small business, and identify financial management practices, rules, and tools that are commonly available to a small business.

Thursday, Apr. 23, Tampa, 6 PM.  I Need Money! – Accion Microloans.  Are you in need of a small amount of funding for your business? Do you think that your credit score may be a hindrance? Find out more about the microlending process from Accion.

Thursday, Apr. 23, Coral Gables, 6 PM.  Guide to Selling a Business.  All you need to know about selling your business: When is the right time to sell? Pricing your business/valuations Buyer wants and concerns and more!

Friday, Apr. 24, Miami, 10 AM. The Benefits of Certifying Your Woman-Owned Business.  April is Small Business Month at SBA South Florida District Office! Join us for this presentation, directed at women entrepreneurs, about the importance and benefits of certifying your woman-owned business.

Some "In Person" events may charge a fee. Please click on link for more details and any costs

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