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Nov 12th, 2013 to Nov 12th, 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 12th, 2013 to Nov 12th, 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 12th, 2013 to Nov 26th, 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 12th, 2013 to Nov 12th, 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 12th, 2013 to Jan 03rd, 2014 | 11:01pm - 10:59pm
Where
12345 College Blvd.
<p>The KSBDC is partnering with Ed2Go to offer the following online six week classes:</p> <p> QuickBooks Introductory 2011, 2012, 2013</p> <p> QuickBooks Payroll 2011, 2012, 2013</p> <p> QuickBooks Intermediate 2012, 2013</p> <p> Peachtree Accounting 2012</p> <p>Session dates are:</p> <p> November 13, 2013 – January 3, 2014</p> <p>Two lessons are offered per week and each lesson must be completed within two weeks of release.</p> <p>To learn more about these classes, please go to www.ed2go.com/jccc.</p>
Nov 13th, 2013 to Nov 13th, 2013 | 07:30am - 09:00am
Where
175 East 400 South, #600
<p>Whether you are a start-up business, an existing business, or just looking at possibly going into business...this seminar is for you! Come learn about the Women's Business Center and we will show you a few critical tools that will help you to "jump start" your business!</p> <p> </p>
Nov 13th, 2013 to Nov 13th, 2013 | 08:00am - 11:00am
Where
West Hills Industrial Park
<p align="left" jquery1368034605528="607">How to Start and Finance Your Business: This monthly seminar provides an overview on the steps to start a business along with an in-depth look at a business plan. Topics include business registrations, licenses, business structures, taxation, research tools, and what to expect in financing your business.</p> <p align="left" jquery1368034605528="608">Attendees will learn:</p> <p align="left" jquery1368034605528="609"> Unique lifestyle requirements involved in owning a business</p> <p align="left" jquery1368034605528="610"> How to assess the feasibility of their business idea</p> <p align="left" jquery1368034605528="611"> Differences between business organization structures</p> <p align="left" jquery1368034605528="612"> How to develop a business plan</p> <p align="left" jquery1368034605528="613"> How to obtain financing</p> <p align="left" jquery1368034605528="614"> How to market their product or service</p> <p jquery1368034605528="615"> The applications and licenses needed to start their company</p>
Nov 13th, 2013 to Nov 13th, 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>
Nov 13th, 2013 to Nov 13th, 2013 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Where
2510 14th Street
<p><strong>Are you seeking financing to start a business or expand your existing small business? If so, the SBA LOAN CLINIC may be of interest to you.  A SBA representative will provide information and guidelines on SBA loan programs available.  </strong></p> <p> </p> <ul> <li> <strong>What is SBA’s lending role and h<strong>ow does their assistance help you secure a loan?</strong></strong></li> <li> <strong><strong>How does understanding the lenders collateral, credit and other requirements improve your chances for loan approval?</strong></strong></li> <li> <strong>What are the maximum loan limits, interest rates and terms when using SBA's guaranty program?</strong></li> <li> <strong>Which businesses are ineligible for SBA assistance and why? </strong></li> <li> <strong>Are there alternative or non-traditional sources of capital available to start or grow a business?</strong></li> <li> <strong>What does your lender need that may improve your chances for approval?</strong></li> <li> <strong>Are their internet resources available to help you prepare the loan application and manage the business?</strong></li> <li> <strong><strong>Where are FREE SBA business counseling workshops and other services available to help start and/or grow a business? </strong></strong></li> <li> <strong><strong>AND MORE!</strong></strong></li> </ul> <p><em><strong><strong><strong>NOTE</strong>:  Attendance is not required to apply for an SBA guaranteed loan. </strong></strong></em></p>
Nov 13th, 2013 to Nov 13th, 2013 | 01:00pm - 03:00pm
Where
34 School Street
<p>This workshop will help you gain a better understanding of the various SBA programs and services that are available to prospective or current entrepreneurs who need assistance in starting or expanding their businesses.  General information will be provided on the following programs and services:  </p> <p> </p> <ul> <li> SCORE – Counselors to America’s Small Business</li> <li> MSBDC – Mass. Small Business Development Centers</li> <li> BIC’s - Business Resource Centers</li> <li> SBA Guaranty Loan Programs:  7(a),  Micro Loans, Patriot & SBA Express Loans & 504 – Project Loan Development</li> <li> Government Contracting Opportunities:   8(a) business Development,  HUBZones (Historically Underutilized Business Zones),  Small Disadvantaged Business, and      Surety Bonding (when applicable – 2 yrs. in-business experience required)</li> <li> Disaster Assistance          </li> </ul>

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