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Mar 12th, 2014 to Mar 12th, 2014 | 09:00am - 02:30pm
Where
4677 Overland Avenue
Cost: $35 (Breakfast and lunch are included) Delivering High-Impact Presentations/Interviews Because of ever-increasing competition in the short-listed proposal process, gaining a competitive advantage is essential. When short-listed, the interview is the last opportunity for your team to rise above the competition. This workshop utilizes a hands-on learning environment. Participants will have the opportunity to develop their skills in competitive speaking. Topics to be covered include: . Delivering high-impact introductions . Connecting with the audience . Developing a theme . Developing the presentation body . Closing strategically . Addressing the requested content . Answering questions during Q&A . Learning how to practice . Overcoming fear . Using audio and visual aids
Mar 12th, 2014 to Mar 12th, 2014 | 09:00am - 04:30pm
Where
222 Water St.
<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>
Mar 12th, 2014 to Mar 12th, 2014 | 09:00am - 03:00pm
Where
98-1071 Moanalua Road
What Can SBA Do for Your Business? Small business owners can get a free, convenient consultation on the resources available to them through the SBA! Ask us about: • Loans for working capital – SBA Express, Export Express, Veteran Loan Advantage and other Loan Programs • Long term financing to purchase or renovate business real estate or major equipment – SBA 504 Loan Program • Government contracting certifications and assistance – SBA’s 8(a) Business Development & Government Contracting Programs In coordination with participating lenders, an experienced SBA Business Development Specialist will be available for consultations at local lender branches in your community between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Appointments for the 30 minute confidential discussion are recommended and are scheduled by SBA. Please call 541-2990, X 211. Walk-ins are assisted as time is available.
Mar 12th, 2014 to Mar 12th, 2014 | 09:00am - 01:00pm
Where
455 Market Street, Suite 600
The differences between assertive, passive and aggressive behavior, and the roots of each behavior style, will be explored during this 4 hour seminar. A case will be made that assertive behavior serves business people better than either aggressive or passive behavior. As well, suggestions will be offered for ways to develop a more assertive interpersonal business style. $45 Registration Fee. For more information, contact San Francisco SCORE Chapter 10 at 415-744-6827 or www.sanfranciscoscore.eventbrite.com 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 12th, 2014 to Mar 12th, 2014 | 09:00am - 11:00am
Where
123 "D" Street
Cost: FREE, Pre-registration Recommended, Basic Sales and Use Tax: This instructor-led workshop walks business owners through the tax basics of owning and operating a business. Topics discussed are preparing and filing a sales and use tax return, how to support and report exempt sales, what's involved with using a resale certificate, determining what is taxable and nontaxable labor, and how to maintain adequate records. This workshop is presented by the California Board of Equalization
Mar 12th, 2014 to Mar 12th, 2014 | 09:00am - 11:00am
Where
5700 Orange Avenue
Cost: FREE, Pre-registration Required, Veterans and Entrepreneurship: Presented by Doug Dare, Economic Development Specialist, SBA Santa Ana District Office, Learn more about why veterans make great entrepreneurs, Discover opportunities for higher-level training in entrepreneurship, Find out about new SBA loan initiatives for veterans, and Learn how veteran-owned and service-disable veteran-owned businesses can leverage their status to secure federal and state government contracts
Mar 12th, 2014 to Mar 12th, 2014 | 09:00am - 12:00pm
Where
401 N. Front Street
<p>Creating a government Capabilities Statement. Learn how to create a one page government marketing piece used to market your business to the federal government.</p> <p>Shanda Harris, Procurement Specialist, Ohio University Procurement Technical Assistance Center.</p>
Mar 12th, 2014 to Mar 12th, 2014 | 09:00am - 12:00pm
Where
106 West O Street
<p>The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center will present “QuickBooks Special Features” on Wednesday, March 12 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.  This hands-on workshop is geared toward experienced QuickBooks users with an emphasis on enhancing the basics of day-to-day usage.  Participants will learn to work with inventory, jobs, estimates, progress invoices, custom forms, custom reports, and other features in QuickBooks.  A computer will be provided for each participant during this interactive session. Seating is limited and registration is required at 479-356-2067 or <a href="http://asbtdc.ualr.edu/training/russellville.asp">http://asbtdc.ualr.edu/training/russellville.asp</a>. </p>
Mar 12th, 2014 to Mar 12th, 2014 | 09:00am - 11:00am
Where
5101 Monument Avenue
Do you need working capital? New equipment? Commercial real estate? Learn from lenders how SBA’s loan programs can help you start, build and grow your business. Veterans are especially encouraged to attend these important workshops. There is no cost to attend, and free parking is available at all locations (parking details provided with confirmed registrations). Seating is limited, so please respond early by sending your reservation request to linda.l.williams@sba.gov, and indicate which workshop you plan to attend.
Mar 12th, 2014 to Mar 12th, 2014 | 09:00am - 02:30pm
Where
4677 Overland Avenue
Cost: $35 Because of ever-increasing competition in the short-listed proposal process, gaining a competitive advantage is essential. When short-listed, the interview is the last opportunity for your team to rise above the competition. This workshop utilizes a hands-on learning environment. Participants will have the opportunity to develop their skills in competitive speaking. Topics to be covered include: . Delivering high-impact introductions . Connecting with the audience . Developing a theme . Developing the presentation body . Closing strategically . Addressing the requested content . Answering questions during Q&A . Learning how to practice . Overcoming fear . Using audio and visual aids Breakfast and lunch are included.

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