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Feb 04th, 2014 to Feb 18th, 2014 | 06:30pm - 08:30pm
Where
3375 Armar Drive

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.

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!!!

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!

Feb 04th, 2014 to Feb 04th, 2014 | 07:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
Peru is one of the fastest growing Latin American economies for the past ten years. Since 2002, the Peruvian economy has grown by an average of 6.4% per year, a trend expected to continue with a projected GDP growth of 6.3% in 2013. Consumption and private investment are the main driving forces of this growth. Join us for the “Increase Your Exports to Peru with the US-Peru FTA Webinar” on Wednesday, February 5. This fourth chapter of the Trade Winds 2014 – The Americas Webinar Series will bring you the latest on Peru's growth and the opportunities this market offers American companies in a variety of industries.
Feb 05th, 2014 to Feb 05th, 2014 | 11:45am - 01:00pm
Where
104 S. Wolcott

Succeeding In Business

  • Do you own your own business?
  • Are you thinking about starting a business?
  • Do you manage a business?
  • Are you interested in networking with others in your community?
  • Or maybe the presentation this month sounds interesting to you?

Please RSVP by noon on TUESDAY,Sept. 3, 2013 to: Brittany Bertagnole at 235-4260 or Brittany.Bertagnole@fib.com

Sponsors:

First Interstate Bank

U. S. Small Business Administration

Feb 05th, 2014 to Feb 05th, 2014 | 12:30pm - 04:30pm
Where
2900 W Broadway
Meet the SBA. On the first Wednesday of each month, Robert Coffey will be at the NIACenter, 3rd Floor to discuss the SBA8(A) Business Development program along with all other SBAprograms and services. Please call/email for an appointment between 12:30 pm and 4:00 pm.
Feb 05th, 2014 to Feb 05th, 2014 | 12:30pm - 04:30pm
Where
2900 W Broadway
Meet the SBA. On the first Wednesday of each month, Robert Coffey will be at the NIACenter, 3rd Floor to discuss the SBA8(A) Business Development program along with all other SBAprograms and services. Please call/email for an appointment between 12:30 pm and 4:00 pm.
Feb 05th, 2014 to Feb 26th, 2014 | 05:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.

The four sessions will be held consecutive Wednesday evenings from 5pm to 7pm. beginning April 10, 2013. As part of the course, you will receive an overview of DC's employment laws as they apply to small businesses, including: Hiring, Firing, and Performance Management; Employee Compensation and Classification; Wage and Hour Laws; Distinction between Employees and Independent Contractors; and Employment Discrimination

The course will be taught by employment law experts with experience dealing with small businesses. It is designed for sole proprietors, members of business partnerships, general managers and owners of LLCs. The sessions will take place at the offices of Crowell & Moring, 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. (One block from Metro Center on the Red, Blue and Orange lines.) There is a $25 charge for the series to cover the cost of materials. Participants will receive a certificate of completion for from the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program, DC SBDC and the DSLBD.

Feb 06th, 2014 to Feb 06th, 2014 | 09:00am - 12:00pm
Where
274 Old Corvallis Rd.

This is the 3rd Section of our Small Business Venture Training series and is intended to facilitate the writing of the finance section of a business plan and includes using income statements, balance sheets and cash flow statements. Students will learn how to project and evaluate the financial performance of their small business. Also covered is a discussion of the resources available andsteps necessary to obtrain debt or equity financing for a business (taught by Julie Foster, RCEDA) It is recommended that students have moderate fluency in MS Excel. Prior to enrolling in this class, please contact John Schneeberger at RCEDA 406-375-9416.

Instructor: Lisa Glenn, CPA, Galusha, Higgins and Galusha

Instructor: Julie Foster, RCEDA

When: Thursdays, May 2 - May 10 (Five 3 hour classes) 9am - 12 Noon

Price: $150

$185 with 1.5 continuing education credits

Text: Entrepreneurial Small Business by Katz and Green, McGraw Hill. New text purchase price is $188, used copies cost $73 or rental is $36 (Amazon and other internet retailers). This text was also used for Section A and B and is an invaluable, up-to-date, resource.

Feb 06th, 2014 to Feb 06th, 2014 | 09:00am - 12:00pm
Where
300 Fraser Purchase Road

A 5-Program Technology Boot Camp for Marketing Your Business

Technology Specialist Joe Polk will be presenting his five program technologyseries starting on March 28 and ending April 25. If you are looking toget started with online marketing or to improve the effectiveness of your current online marketing,this series willshow you how.

Joe's easy to follow presentations will teachyouhow to:

  • Puttogether anaesthetic and effectivewebsite.
  • Makethat websitemore visible.
  • Track yourvisitors (aka potential customers).
  • Get the word out about your business.
  • Keep your computer information secure.
Feb 06th, 2014 to Feb 06th, 2014 | 09:00am - 11:00am
Where
395 Main Street

Senior Business Advisor, Allen Kronick, of the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center will present the basics of starting a business. Oreste Varela, SBA Branch Manager, Springfield will present an overview of SBA programs/resources.

Feb 06th, 2014 to Feb 06th, 2014 | 01:00pm - 02:00pm
Where

The HUBZone office offers eligibility assistance on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. CENTRAL.

You are invited to call 1-888-858-2144 Access code 3061773#.

This is an interactive conference call where HUBZone staff will present a specific eligibility topic followed by a general question session.

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.

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