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Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 03:30pm - 04:00pm
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Class is forming now! Join us for an information webinar on Wednesday, March 5th from 4:30 -5:00 CST. The Training Facilitator and SBA staff will be on the call to answer any questions. To RSVP or for more information, contact Keri Wolfe at Keri.Wolfe@sba.gov or 615-736-7274. To connect to the Web Conference click here: https://connect16.uc.att.com/sba/meet/?ExEventID=84055781&CT=M Call Toll-Free Number (in USA): 888-858-2144. When prompted, enter the Meeting Access Code: 4055781#
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 26th, 2014 | 04:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.
<p>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  </p> <p>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.</p>
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 04:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
234 E. Gish Rd.
Learn fundamentals of Market Research, both theory and practice, and skills to discover market size, customer needs, competitor strategies and if the business makes sense. A vital class for anyone thinking of starting a business or launching a new product.
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 04:00pm - 07:30pm
Where
3800 W. Country Club Blvd.
Who has the next great business idea or invention? Join the excitement as contestants give a two-minute presentation of their business idea or invention while trying to convince the judges and the audience they should move on to Round 2 of this Challenge. Round 2 will be held March 26th when prizes totaling $10,000 in cash and $14,000 in professional services will be won! Complimentary light appetizers will be served and a no-host bar will be available. Please note, jeans are not permitted in the Stockton Golf and Country Club (location of event). We appreciate your willingness to comply with the Club's dress code. You do not need a ticket for this event. Your reservation will be held in your name at the registration desk. Therefore, each reservation needs a separate name!
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 04:30pm - 06:30pm
Where
44-199 Monroe Street
Cost: $20 if register online by 03/04, $25 at the door, Pre-registration Recommened, The Forgotten Marketing Strategy – Public Relations: In this workshop, you will learn the basics of this very important but under-used marketing strategy, including: how to write a press release, how to cultivate media relationships, how to work the room in professional settings, how to handle an interview in print, television, or radio, and much more
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 05:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
1027 NW Trenton Ave
Do you have a great idea that you think could be a successful business, but just don't know how to get started? Cover the basics in this two-hour class and decide if running a business is for you.
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 05:00pm - 08:00pm
Where
351 West University Blvd
Fast Trac entrepreneurial training offered by the SUU Small Business Development Center provides a practical hands-on and common sense approach to getting the skills necessary to grow a successful business. Experienced business instructors and a variety of community experts will help participants learn how to:  Write a business plan  Market research  Identify funding sources  Hire wisely  Manage risk  Market more effectively  Increase sales  Manage and increase cash flows  Buy/sell a business Course Details: Classes begin January 15, 2014 • 11 sessions held at SUU on Wednesdays from 6-9 PM. • Cost $500 for 11 sessions LESS if Custom Fit training assistance (435-586-2899) pays 40% of the fee, AND $100 LESS if you turn in a complete business plan at the end of the course. Questions? Call: 435-865-7707 or e-mail: andersonjoni@suu.edu
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 05:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
43-100 Cook Street, Suite 104
Cost: $25, Pre-registration Required, “Patents Copyrights and Trademarks”: This workshop will cover the principles of good website design, including: understanding what your visitors expect; the design of user-friendly navigation; e-commerce capability; the role of content management systems in updating your website, and executing email marketing and newsletter programs. The workshop will also cover the questions may have on using free do-it-yourself or custom design websites and what you should consider and questions to ask when choosing a web development company
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 05:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
400 South Vicentia Avenue
Cost: FREE, Pre-registration Required, The ABC’s of Starting Your Own Business: Join an interactive discussion on the role of an entrepreneur. Learn critical steps you need to take when starting a business. Find out about licenses and permits you may need. Learn about the different legal structures for your business. Learn the requirements to getting a small business loan. Come learn about: •Financing options •Ownership and legal structure •Licenses and Permits
Mar 05th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 05:00pm - 08:00pm
Where
3200 W. Temple Street
Entrepreneur Training Program (conducted in English) Feb. 19, 2014 - March 17, 2014 (Monday & Wednesday evenings) 6:00-9:00 p.m. Running a small business may mean freedom, the opportunity to pursue a personal passion and earn supplemental income. Topics include: Business Planning, Marketing, Legal/Labor Issues, Business Banking, Budgeting and more.

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