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Nov 05th, 2013 to Nov 05th, 2013 | 08:00am - 10:00am
Where
380 East Parkcenter Blvd
<p> </p> <p>If you're a veteran please join us for a special Social Networking workshop for the specific needs of today's veterans.</p> <p> </p> <p>After completing this workshop participants should be able to:</p> <p> </p> <ul> <li>  Use Social Media effectively</li> <li>  Choose the right Social Media tools</li> <li>  Create a Facebook page</li> <li>   Create/manage Twitter & LinkedIn accounts</li> <li>  Apply the consumer decision buying process</li> <li>  Develop a game plan for implementation</li> </ul>
Nov 05th, 2013 to Dec 05th, 2013 | 08:07am - 11:10am
Where
1055 Wilshire Blvd #900B
<p>This is a 25-hour business start-up course for entrepreneurs that want to start a new business but don’t know where to begin. It is an indispensable part of any entrepreneurial endeavor as it allows one to “make mistakes on paper” rather than in the real world. Participants can also take advantage of our free business counseling services in order to help them complete their business plan, receive the proper licenses and permits, and apply for start up business loans.</p>
Nov 05th, 2013 to Nov 05th, 2013 | 08:30am - 02:00pm
Where
UMA Bangor Campus
<p>A 60-hour course in business planning. The following topics are covered in depth: your customer, competition, marketing, record keeping, taxes, financing, legal aspects, and more. At the end of the class, you will have a completed business plan. There are also 3 monthly follow-up networking sessions at the completion of the class. Class size is limited to 15. You must complete an application, come to the orientation, have an individual interview, and be accepted into the class.</p> <p>This course qualifies for 3 Pass/Fail credits from the University of Maine at Augusta upon approval of your completed business plan and payment of a small processing fee. New VenturesTM is pre-approved for unemployment insurance recipients.</p> <p>Applications are due Friday, September 13. Orientation is Tuesday, September 17.</p> <p>Women, Work, and Community adheres to the University of Maine System's policy and shall not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status or gender expression, national origin or citizenship status, age, disability, or veterans status in employment, education, and all other areas of the University. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.</p>
Nov 05th, 2013 to Nov 05th, 2013 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Where
809 Legion Way - 3rd floor
<p><em><strong>Did you know… </strong>the</em> U.S. Small Business Administration is the largest source of long-term small business financing in the nation? Private lenders make loans and the SBA guarantees a percentage of the loan amount up to $3.75 million.</p> <p>Attend an SBA Loan Briefing and find out what to do next!</p> <ul> <li> SBA Loan Guarantee Program</li> <li> Eligibility and credit requirements</li> <li> The loan process</li> <li> What lenders look for</li> <li> Financing alternatives</li> <li> Business plan or loan proposal resources</li> </ul>
Nov 05th, 2013 to Nov 05th, 2013 | 12:00pm - 01:00pm
Where
<p>The HUBZone office offers eligibility assistance on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. CENTRAL. </p> <p>You are invited to call 1-888-858-2144 Access code 3061773#. </p> <p>This is an interactive conference call where HUBZone staff will present a specific eligibility topic followed by a general question session. </p> <p>Firms seeking specific status of its application or answers about the supporting documentation requested, need to E-mail the SBA HUBZone Business Opportunity Specialist working on the application because that person would be in the best position to provide individual assistance. </p> <p> </p> <p> </p>
Nov 05th, 2013 to Nov 05th, 2013 | 05:00pm - 08:00pm
Where
1265 Asylum Avenue
<p>This 13 week course is a practical, hands-on business development program that utilizes facilitated learning, business experts as guest speakers, textbooks and electronic business plan templates.</p> <ul> <li> Define your business model</li> <li> Reseach your market</li> <li> Identify and reach your target customer</li> <li> Develop marketing and sales strategies</li> <li> Develop financial statemenets and strategies</li> <li> Develop an operational plan</li> </ul> <p>Business advisers will coach entrepreneurs through the development of a complete business plan to operate their business and/or seek financing. One-on-one appointments with advisers are available throughout the course.</p>
Nov 05th, 2013 to Nov 19th, 2013 | 05:30pm - 07:30pm
Where
3375 Armar Drive
<p>Have you ever wondered if you were really ready to start your own business?  Here is your chance to find out at a class that is taught by proven winners.</p> <p>SCORE's esteemed "How to Really Start Your Business" Seminar is unique.  You get a lecture series on all critical aspects of starting or running a business.  Additionally, you benefit from examples throughout.  "Real-Life" examples from people who have "been there and done it well".  Winners all.  There's more:  Free follow-on mentoring, and if your wish, 6-hours of education; continued help.  All this for $59!!!</p> <p>There is limited seating so sign up today to answer your immediate questions about starting a business.  Let me know if you need other information.  Hope to see you there!</p>
Nov 05th, 2013 to Nov 05th, 2013 | 05:30pm - 07:30pm
Where
3375 Armar Drive
<p>Have you ever wondered if you were really ready to start your own business?  Here is your chance to find out at a class that is taught by proven winners.</p> <p>SCORE's esteemed "How to Really Start Your Business" seminar is unique.  You get a lecture series on all critical aspects of starting or running a business.  Additionally, you benefit from examples throughout.  "Real-Life" examples from people who have "been there and done it well".  Winners all! </p> <p><em>There's more:  Free follow-on mentoring, and if you wish, 6-hours of education; and continued help. </em></p> <p><strong>All this for $59!!!     Register now!</strong></p> <p>There is limited seating, so sign up today to answer your immediate questions about starting a business.  Let me know if you need other information.  Hope to see you there!</p>
Nov 06th, 2013 to Nov 06th, 2013 | 08:00am - 09:30am
Where
3649 Leopard St.
<p>WWW @ SBA - Wednesdays w/ Women at SBA!</p> <p>The U.S. Small Business Administration will conduct a free seminar “every first Wednesday” of the month to educate, inform, and support women in small business. This seminar will provide information on the new Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Contracting Program to help women compete in government contracting, as well as explain the SBA loan programs, loan eligibility, and technical assistance from partner programs, and other government contracting certifications. Featured SBA partner programs, as well as local community organizations, will also join in this monthly networking and learning opportunity. Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Place: SBA Office, 3649 Leopard Street, Suite 411, Corpus Christi, TX 78408. (Value Bank) Seating is limited & seminar is subject to change. Contact Elizabeth Soliz at 361-879-0017, Ext. 301 for reservations.</p>
Nov 06th, 2013 to Nov 06th, 2013 | 08:30am - 11:30am
Where
1265 Asylum Avenue
<p>This 13 week course is a practical, hands-on business development program that utilizes facilitated learning, business experts as guest speakers, textbooks and electronic business plan templates.</p> <p>Define your business model Reseach your market Identify and reach your target customer Develop marketing and sales strategies Develop financial statemenets and strategies Develop an operational plan</p> <p> Business advisers will coach entrepreneurs through the development of a complete business plan to operate their business and/or seek financing. One-on-one appointments with advisers are available throughout the course.</p>

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