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Mar 10th, 2014 to Mar 10th, 2014 | 06:30pm - 09:30pm
Where
3727 W. 6th Street, 3rd Floor
Come learn the basics about starting and managing a business. Sessions will be conducted in Korean. Nominal fees may apply. Pre-registration required.
Mar 10th, 2014 to Mar 10th, 2014 | 07:00pm - 09:30pm
Where
459 Maywood Avenue
Registration Fee: if paid in Advanced $40 or if Register at the Door $50. Please print & bring your admission ticket(s) to the workshop & print your confirmation as receipt of payment. This two-part workshop provides a framework to determine if your plans to go into business are realistic. While potential lenders, investors and other parties may be very interested in your business plan, you are the primary beneficiary. By drafting a business plan, you have the chance to critically determine whether or not your thoughts make business sense. With a plan, you can chart your progress and make adjustments to stay on course--or change course--depending on your level of performance at any given time. The first session of this workshop will cover: • Business description • Market Analysis • Products/services • Marketing plan/sales strategy and how to attract and retain customers • Operations • Strategic position and risk assessment • Management and management support • Financials The second session of this workshop will cover: • Forecasting financials, including time series and other methods • A forecast example regarding: projected revenue, variable costs, gross margin, overhead expenses, profit (loss), breakeven sales and sales units • Types of income and expenditure • Organizing resources to accomplish business objectives • Plan vs. actual: periodically updating the plan and identifying adjustments that need to be made when plan and actual deviate • Important financial statements for your business: income statement, cash flow statement, balance sheet About the Presenter: Peter Loder, a SCOREBergen counselor, was a Senior Consultant at Computer Sciences Corporation for 13 years. He also served as the President of a software development company that created regional information systems to reduce overlap and duplication in the delivery of governmental services and as a professor specializing in business management, strategic planning and program development.
Mar 10th, 2014 to Mar 10th, 2014 | 07:00pm - 09:30pm
Where
459 Maywood Avenue
Date: Part I: March 10, 2014 Part II: March 17, 2014 Registration Fee: if paid in Advanced $40 or if Register at the Door $50. Please print & bring your admission ticket(s) to the workshop & print your confirmation as receipt of payment. This two-part workshop provides a framework to determine if your plans to go into business are realistic. While potential lenders, investors and other parties may be very interested in your business plan, you are the primary beneficiary. By drafting a business plan, you have the chance to critically determine whether or not your thoughts make business sense. With a plan, you can chart your progress and make adjustments to stay on course--or change course--depending on your level of performance at any given time. The first session of this workshop will cover: • Business description • Market Analysis • Products/services • Marketing plan/sales strategy and how to attract and retain customers • Operations • Strategic position and risk assessment • Management and management support • Financials The second session of this workshop will cover: • Forecasting financials, including time series and other methods • A forecast example regarding: projected revenue, variable costs, gross margin, overhead expenses, profit (loss), breakeven sales and sales units • Types of income and expenditure • Organizing resources to accomplish business objectives • Plan vs. actual: periodically updating the plan and identifying adjustments that need to be made when plan and actual deviate • Important financial statements for your business: income statement, cash flow statement, balance sheet About the Presenter: Peter Loder, a SCOREBergen counselor, was a Senior Consultant at Computer Sciences Corporation for 13 years. He also served as the President of a software development company that created regional information systems to reduce overlap and duplication in the delivery of governmental services and as a professor specializing in business management, strategic planning and program development.
Mar 10th, 2014 to Mar 10th, 2014 | 07:00pm - 09:30pm
Where
459 Maywood Avenue
Registration Fee: if paid in Advanced $40 or if Register at the Door $50. Please print & bring your admission ticket(s) to the workshop & print your confirmation as receipt of payment. This two-part workshop provides a framework to determine if your plans to go into business are realistic. While potential lenders, investors and other parties may be very interested in your business plan, you are the primary beneficiary. By drafting a business plan, you have the chance to critically determine whether or not your thoughts make business sense. With a plan, you can chart your progress and make adjustments to stay on course--or change course--depending on your level of performance at any given time. The first session of this workshop will cover: • Business description • Market Analysis • Products/services • Marketing plan/sales strategy and how to attract and retain customers • Operations • Strategic position and risk assessment • Management and management support • Financials The second session of this workshop will cover: • Forecasting financials, including time series and other methods • A forecast example regarding: projected revenue, variable costs, gross margin, overhead expenses, profit (loss), breakeven sales and sales units • Types of income and expenditure • Organizing resources to accomplish business objectives • Plan vs. actual: periodically updating the plan and identifying adjustments that need to be made when plan and actual deviate • Important financial statements for your business: income statement, cash flow statement, balance sheet About the Presenter: Peter Loder, a SCOREBergen counselor, was a Senior Consultant at Computer Sciences Corporation for 13 years. He also served as the President of a software development company that created regional information systems to reduce overlap and duplication in the delivery of governmental services and as a professor specializing in business management, strategic planning and program development.
Mar 10th, 2014 to Mar 10th, 2014 | 07:00pm - 09:30pm
Where
459 Maywood Avenue
Date: Part I: March 10, 2014 Part II: March 17, 2014 Registration Fee: if paid in Advanced $40 or if Register at the Door $50. Please print & bring your admission ticket(s) to the workshop & print your confirmation as receipt of payment. This two-part workshop provides a framework to determine if your plans to go into business are realistic. While potential lenders, investors and other parties may be very interested in your business plan, you are the primary beneficiary. By drafting a business plan, you have the chance to critically determine whether or not your thoughts make business sense. With a plan, you can chart your progress and make adjustments to stay on course--or change course--depending on your level of performance at any given time. The first session of this workshop will cover: • Business description • Market Analysis • Products/services • Marketing plan/sales strategy and how to attract and retain customers • Operations • Strategic position and risk assessment • Management and management support • Financials The second session of this workshop will cover: • Forecasting financials, including time series and other methods • A forecast example regarding: projected revenue, variable costs, gross margin, overhead expenses, profit (loss), breakeven sales and sales units • Types of income and expenditure • Organizing resources to accomplish business objectives • Plan vs. actual: periodically updating the plan and identifying adjustments that need to be made when plan and actual deviate • Important financial statements for your business: income statement, cash flow statement, balance sheet About the Presenter: Peter Loder, a SCOREBergen counselor, was a Senior Consultant at Computer Sciences Corporation for 13 years. He also served as the President of a software development company that created regional information systems to reduce overlap and duplication in the delivery of governmental services and as a professor specializing in business management, strategic planning and program development.
Mar 10th, 2014 to Mar 12th, 2014 | 08:00pm - 08:00pm
Where
U.S. companies interested in showcasing their products and services in the global forum where academia and government share knowledge and connect with marine science and ocean technology, improving their strategies for measuring, exploiting, protecting, and operating in the world's oceans should exhibit at Oceanology International 2014! Held March 11-13, 2014, at ExCeL London, Oceanology International 2014 is where the world's marine science and ocean technology community discover the latest technology solutions and service offerings -- whether at the early stages of research or ready to make a purchase. Oceanology International 2014 will be attended by thousands of professionals and decision-makers from 89 different countries and every end-user industry that can benefit from the products and services shown at the Show. The world's largest and most respected meeting place for the international Marine Science and Ocean Technology community, Oceanology 2014 also will host an agenda setting conference and a training program with visiting vessels. Vessels are docked at Victoria Dockside just adjacent to ExCeL and live demonstrations and the latest solutions showcased by exhibitors. In 2012, Oceanology International featured 525 exhibitors and more than 15,800 total attendees with 48 percent of the visitors coming from outside the United Kingdom. Oceanology International's four main sectors will include: • Marine Component Manufacturers • Marine Equipment Manufacturers o Navigation Devices o Sampling Devices o Platforms; AUV,ROB,BUOYS • Marine Service Providers o Physical, chemical, and biological oceanography o Hydrographic survey • Marine full service contractor o Offshore contractor, subsea engineering, defense integrator Held concurrently is the Oceanology International Conference which will feature an extensive technical program showcasing the latest technical developments and thinking in the marine science and ocean technology world.
Mar 10th, 2014 to Mar 12th, 2014 | 08:00pm - 08:00pm
Where
The JEC Composites Show (JEC) is the world's largest showcase of composite technology, bringing together industry from across the globe. As an international show, approximately 100 countries are represented. Nearly 85% of the 1,181 exhibitors are international and 80% of the 32,256 visitors travel from abroad to attend the show. The United States maintains strong representation at JEC. For the March 2014 show, the U.S. Commercial Service will organize a U.S. Pavilion for companies wishing to gain visibility and join with other U.S. firms to benefit from the professional image of the United States within the composites industry sector. For more information on participating in the U.S. Pavilion and its benefits, booth packages and pricing, please contact Stephanie Pencole at: stephanie.pencole@trade.gov. Please note that over the past four years, the U.S. pavilion has sold out. We advise prospective exhbitors to express interest as soon as possible to ensure inclusion. For more information about JEC, please also visit the event website at: http://www.jeccomposites.com Exhibitors at JEC represent the entire industry, including distribution, services, raw materials, processing and equipment. Exhibiting at the JEC provides exposure to all end users in the composite sector, representing industries such as automotive, aeronautics, building, industry, marine, services, sports and consumer goods, electronics, railways, defense, security and medical.
Mar 11th, 2014 to Mar 11th, 2014 | 07:30am - 09:30am
Where
1163 Country Club Road
Panelists include: Carl Knoblock, district director, Western Penna SBA Office Jennifer Grybosky, helathcare navigator, Mental Health America of Westmroeland County Mike Konopelski, president, Hurst-Weiss Insurance & Investment Services
Mar 11th, 2014 to Mar 11th, 2014 | 07:30am - 09:30am
Where
1163 Country Club Road
Panelists include: Carl Knoblock, district director, Western Penna SBA Office Jennifer Grybosky, helathcare navigator, Mental Health America of Westmroeland County Mike Konopelski, president, Hurst-Weiss Insurance & Investment Services
Mar 11th, 2014 to Mar 11th, 2014 | 08:00am - 09:00am
Where
94 Montcalm Street
Does your Business Seek to Attract more Tourists and Out-of-Towners? Join us to learn about effective marketing techniques to capture visitors’ interest. Charles Tagliarino founder of Growtrends, a social media marketing company, will help you understand visitors’ online habits and how social media plattsforms play a role in their decision-making before, during and long after they return home. Charles will also share insights and best practices on how small businesses can use social networks such as TripAdviser, Yelp, Pintrest, Foursquare and Google + to engage and attract travelers to their business. Cost: $10 cash or check payable at the door. ***Free for TACC-Members***

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