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Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 12:00pm - 03:00pm
Where
2828 N. Central Ave. Suite 800
Learn how to sell your goods/services to the Federal Government. Group Session to teach small businesses about federal government contracting programs, certifications and participation requirements. Guest speaker changes each month, limited seating, FREE event with NO VALIDATED PARKING. Instructions for remote access: On the first Wednesday at 1pm, join the meeting by visiting https://connect16.uc.att.com/sba/meet/?ExEventID=88417445 Dial in to : 888-858-2144 for audio Access Code : 8417445
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 12:00pm - 02:00pm
Where
455 Market Street, Suite 600
A panel of experts representing SBA, a microlender, an SBA Community Advantage lender, a bank or credit union, and an alternative lender, will discuss financing options, what lenders are looking for, credit requirements, and the importance of a relationship with a financial institution. Eligibility guidelines and loan application procedures will also be covered. SBAs’ posting of this event is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products, or services of any Cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs or cosponsored programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least 2 weeks in advance.
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 12:00pm - 04:00pm
Where
2310 University Way Building 2, Suite 1
The Bozeman Small Business Development Center will be offering Profit Mastery this March 5th and 6th and 12th & 13th from 1 PM till 5 PM at the Montana Manufacturing Extension Center off MSU's campus. This 16 hour training is recognized as one of the best in its class. In this hands-on workshop you'll learn to understand your financials and learn how to manage your business to increase profitability. Alongside other business owners and managers, you will analyze real-world business problems and uncover how to: • Understand your financial position • Use tools to take active control of your finances • Make effective pricing decisions • Evaluate and manage cost patterns • Make your business more bankable • Avoid cash crunches • Plan for transition • Strengthen your lender relationships The Profit Mastery class will take place over four half-day sessions • Four Sessions • Wednesday & Thursdays March 5th & 6th and 12th & 13th • 1 PM - 5 PM LOCATION: Montana Manufacturing Extension Center 2310 University Way Building 2, Ste. 1 Bozeman, MT 59715 Highlights The most successful businesses have found that the key to long-term success revolves around effective financial management. Through case studies and a down-to-earth style, experience this remarkably powerful program: • Understand why and how to benchmark your company performance. • Identify the difference between "making a profit" and "having cash" and how to do more of both. • Learn how to correctly compute your break-even and the effects of price, volume and costs. If you plan to attend, please register with Jessie Zieg at 406.728.9234 Cost: $255 You may be eligible for funds to help with training costs. Please ask Jessie Zieg for more information. About the Facilitator: Amita Patel Greer As Director of Business Advising and SBDC, Amita helps businesses with business planning, marketing, and growth strategies. Before Montana CDC, Amita worked for MT Credit Unions for Community Development as an AmeriCorps VISTA coordinator. Before her move to Montana, Amita earned her MBA in Finance from Seton Hall University and worked in commercial lending at Commerzbank in New York for two years.
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 12:00pm - 01:30pm
Where
122 Jeanette Phillips Drive
<p>Are you interested in starting your own business, but don’t know where to begin? This seminar outlines the basic steps to start a business. Topics include: regulations such as licenses and permits; legal forms of business ownership; basic marketing concepts to help analyze the revenue potential; lending terminology; outline for a business plan and other resources to assist in starting a business.</p> <p>To register for this event please visit our website at<strong> </strong><a href="https://clients.mssbdc.org/Events.aspx?mode=3&area=University+of+Mississippi&miles=25&zip=00000&center=47026&topicnum=0&days=120&sort=T&layout=0" title="UM MSBDC workshops"><b>UM MSBDC workshops</b></a><strong> </strong>or call In MS 1-800-725-7232. Pre-registration is recommended.</p>
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 12:00pm - 01:30pm
Where
6100 219th St SW
Join us for all six of these workshops designed to build your knowledge and skills. Feb 5: So, you Want to Start a Business?; Mar 5: Top Free Business Resources; Apr 2: Acing your Business Plan; May 7: Show me the Money!; Jun 4: Pitch Perfect; Jul 2: Dolphin Tank
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 12:00pm - 02:00pm
Where
7181 Delta Bluff Parkway
Are you interested in starting your own business, but don’t know where to begin? This seminar outlines the basic steps to start a business. Topics include: regulations such as licenses and permits; legal forms of business ownership; basic marketing concepts to help analyze the revenue potential; lending terminology; outline for a business plan and other resources to assist in starting a business. To register for this event please click on Learn More, or visit our website at www.mssbdc.org, or call In MS 1-800-725-7232. Pre-registration is recommended.
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 12:00pm - 01:00pm
Where
Objectives: Describe the Government’s Request for Proposal structure and purpose Explain the key documentation documents included in the Request for Proposal Apply knowledge of the RFP structure to develop a competitive proposal
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 12:00pm - 03:00pm
Where
10259 St. Charles Rock Road
In recognition of Women’s History Month, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Grace Hill Women’s Business Center (WBC) will present a workshop on the various certification programs available which can help women-owned small businesses obtain contracts with federal, state and local government. Presenters will discuss SBA’s 8(a) Business Development, HUBZone, Women-Owned Small Business, Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB/EDWOSB), and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) programs; State of Missouri M/WBE certification; Lambert Airport MWDBE certification. A representative from the Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center will also present. Reserve your spot today! Contact Angie Wells at angela.wells@sba.gov or 314-539-6613. While the event is focused on women, anyone may attend. View event announcement at http://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USSBA/bulletins/a560de.
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 12:30pm - 03:00pm
Where
117 Lane Drive
<p>ESTE TALLER ES GRATUITO</p> <p>Presentado Por: La Administración Para Pequeñas Empresas:  U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).</p> <p>¡Si usted necesita fondos de operaciones para su negocio, usted no puede faltar a este acontecimiento!</p> <p> </p> <p>Este taller proporcionará la información importante en el financiamiento de su negocio y los programas del préstamo de SBA.</p> <p>En este taller informativo, usted puede conocer cómo conseguir el dinero que usted necesita para su negocio y le demostraremos maneras en cómo hacerlo gradualmente.</p> <p> </p> <p>Instructor:<strong><em> </em></strong></p> <p><strong><em>Sonia Maldonado,</em></strong> Lender Relations Specialist, U.S. Small Business Administration</p>
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 12:30pm - 02:00pm
Where
200 Civic Center
Cost: FREE, Pre-registration Recommended, Offer in Compromise: Ever hear those “pennies on the dollar” ads to settle with the IRS? Learn about the Offer in Compromise (OIC) process directly and for free including the Fresh Start Initiative program, the Streamlined OIC Process, the free pre-qualifier Tool and other helpful hints

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