<p>Are you starting a business? Are you already in business and need an entrepreneurial “tune-up”? The Small Business Training Program is for you. Strengthen your opportunities for business success with this 20 hour training program. Learn from the experts how to build your idea into a profitable venture. The classes take place on three (3) consecutive weekdays. Each session is a full day of classroom training beginning at 9:00 am and ending at 4:30 pm. The sessions are offered on a regular basis and there are about four 20 hour sessions each year. All three sessions are included in the price of $69.00. An SBDC Certificate of Completion will be awarded at the end of the 3 sessions. More importantly, you will walk away with valuable knowledge, ideas, motivation and resources. Hundreds have already taken this class and have benefited from the wealth of information and assistance.</p>
The classes take place on three (3) consecutive weekdays. Each session is a full day of classroom training beginning at 9:00 am and ending at 4:30 pm. The sessions are offered on a regular basis and there are about four 20 hour sessions each year.
All three sessions are included in the price of $69.00. An SBDC Certificate of Completion will be awarded at the end of the 3 sessions. More importantly, you will walk away with valuable knowledge, ideas, motivation and resources. Hundreds have already taken this class and have benefited from the wealth of information and assistance.
A cash flow projection is a vital part of a business plan. In it you will predict where cash will come from in your business and when and where it will go to and when. This session will explain how to make those predictions, what they're based on, and how to structure your projections to be useful to you and to a lender or investor.
This workshop is one of a 4 part series being offered through the Small Business Development Center at Kennebec Valley Council of Governments.
Free seminar covering the SBA's business counseling services, financing programs and federal contracting programs. [9-9:30] Meet consultants/counselors from SBA's resource partners. [9:30-10:30] Financing session covering SBA's loan programs, eligibility and what lenders look for. [10:45-11:45] Contracting session on SBA's government contracting programs and how to find federal contracts. *** NOTE: Non-metered public parking available in garage at the corner of Richland and Assembly streets. Rates may vary. Please plan to arrive early to allow time for going through building security.
Today, lots of consumers are using mobile devices to find what they need, access their options, to make decisions, and to make purchases. Small businesses who
start embracing mobile now will be the ones best able to compete. Let us help you understand this mobile transition so you don’t get left behind. In this seminar we will
cover; why you can’t ignore mobile marketing, how mobile is the new reality for small businesses, what you can do today to become more mobile-friendly. Also discover
various social media networks and tools: how they interact, ways to leverage their strengths, and how to evaluate them for best use for your business or
organization…What is Pinterest, Instagram and more!
Cost: $15 if register online by 03/18, $25 at the door, Pre-registration Recommended, Business Plan 201- Winning a Winning Business Plan: Writing your business plan can be a challenge, but we'll get you through it as easily as possible, and you'll be amazed at the insight you'll gain! Of course, if you are seeking financing, a business plan is a must. In this class you will learn how to: Create or revise your plan, Set up your business goals, Understand your financial considerations, Analyze your market, and Strategize your advertising
Attendees will learn about the various certification programs offered by the federal, state and city government Experts will share the benefits of being WBE certified and how to apply for the certification
International Trade Finance - Insuring Payments for Products & Services and Financing Orders
MARCH 19, 2014 IS SESSION 3.
SBA Export Training Programs are intended for existing companies that are ready to export or are currently exporting...not start-ups.
Small Business Basics is a free, two-hour seminar that
will answer your questions about starting, buying or
expanding a small business. This seminar will take the
confusion out of your efforts and help you to avoid costly
mistakes and unnecessary steps.
Learn the Basics of:
Name Registration • Licensing • Taxes • Advisors
Business Entities • Employees • Insurance • Financing
Business Planning • and More!
A 60-hour course in business planning, starting on March 19th and continuing until June 11th. 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.
?***Note: 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 (UI) recipients. Check with the UI office for information about training exemptions.
All genders are welcome!