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Mar 12th, 2014 to Mar 12th, 2014 | 01:00pm - 03:00pm
Where
3 Salem Square
Program Objectives: * Clear, up-to-date, objective information about National Health Care Reform and what it will mean for hte employer community in Massachusetts. * Learn about tax credits, cost sharing subsidies and Medicaid expansion *An opportunity for employers to hear from state officials about the implementation of National Health Care Reform and the ongoing intergration of state and national health reform laws.
Mar 12th, 2014 to Mar 12th, 2014 | 01:00pm - 05:00pm
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 12th, 2014 to Mar 12th, 2014 | 01:30pm - 03:00pm
Where
455 Market Street, Suite 600
HR Basics - Key Issues and Best Practices Ready to hire your first employee? Are you prepared to perform background checks or to verify an employee’s eligibility to work in the United States? Do you need an employee handbook? When running a business of any size you will inevitably be faced with a variety of HR questions and issues. Learn how to ensure that your company is a safe and regulation compliant organization. This interactive workshop lead by Bruce Jobson, The Jobson Group, Inc., is intended to help both “start up” and established small businesses understand some basic best practices around HR Administration and your responsibilities as an employer. 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 | 01:30pm - 03:00pm
Where
455 Market Street, Suite 600
HR Basics - Key Issues and Best Practices Ready to hire your first employee? Are you prepared to perform background checks or to verify an employee’s eligibility to work in the United States? Do you need an employee handbook? When running a business of any size you will inevitably be faced with a variety of HR questions and issues. Learn how to ensure that your company is a safe and regulation compliant organization. This interactive workshop lead by Bruce Jobson, The Jobson Group, Inc., is intended to help both “start up” and established small businesses understand some basic best practices around HR Administration and your responsibilities as an employer. 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 | 02:00pm - 03:30pm
Where
34 Wing Farm Parkway
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) invite you to attend a forum on March 12, 2014, to learn more about health care reform and the new Health Insurance Marketplace. This session will help small business owners understand the facts of the Affordable Care Act so they can make informed decisions about providing health insurance for their employees. Topics to be discussed include: • Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) • Available health care tax credits • Employer responsibility provisions • Health plan options • Enrollment process and deadlines
Mar 12th, 2014 to Mar 12th, 2014 | 02:00pm - 04:00pm
Where
34 School Street
<p><strong>This workshop will help you gain a better understanding of the various SBA programs and services that are available to prospective or current entrepreneurs who need assistance in starting or expanding their businesses.  General information will be provided on the following programs and services:</strong>   </p> <p> </p> <ul> <li> <strong>SCORE – Counselors to America’s Small Business</strong></li> <li> <strong>MSBDC – Mass Small Business Development Center</strong></li> <li> <strong>BIC’s - Business Resource Centers</strong></li> <li> <strong>SBA Guaranty Loan Programs:  7(a),  Micro Loans, Patriot & SBA Express Loans & 504 – Project Loan Development</strong></li> <li> <strong>Government Contracting Opportunities:  8(a) business Development,  HUBZones (Historically Underutilized Business Zones),  Small Disadvantaged Business, and </strong><strong>      Surety Bonding (when applicable – 2 yrs. in-business experience required)</strong></li> <li> <strong>Disaster Assistance  </strong></li> </ul>
Mar 12th, 2014 to Mar 12th, 2014 | 02:00pm - 03:30pm
Where
925 Western Avenue
The Fergus Falls Chamber of Commerce and the West Central Minnesota Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host a seminar for business owners, general managers, and human resource specialists. Learn the health plan basics and answers to your questions.
Mar 12th, 2014 to Mar 12th, 2014 | 02:00pm - 04:00pm
Where
34 School Street
<p><strong>This workshop will help you gain a better understanding of the various SBA programs and services that are available to prospective or current entrepreneurs who need assistance in starting or expanding their businesses.  General information will be provided on the following programs and services:</strong>   </p> <p> </p> <ul> <li> <strong>SCORE – Counselors to America’s Small Business</strong></li> <li> <strong>MSBDC – Mass Small Business Development Center</strong></li> <li> <strong>BIC’s - Business Resource Centers</strong></li> <li> <strong>SBA Guaranty Loan Programs:  7(a),  Micro Loans, Patriot & SBA Express Loans & 504 – Project Loan Development</strong></li> <li> <strong>Government Contracting Opportunities:  8(a) business Development,  HUBZones (Historically Underutilized Business Zones),  Small Disadvantaged Business, and </strong><strong>      Surety Bonding (when applicable – 2 yrs. in-business experience required)</strong></li> <li> <strong>Disaster Assistance  </strong></li> </ul>
Mar 12th, 2014 to Mar 12th, 2014 | 02:00pm - 03:00pm
Where
2707 "I" Street NE
For more than 50 years, the U.S. Small Business Administration has helped local businesses start, grow and succeed. Attend this workshop to learn more about the free resources the SBA provides in the areas of counseling and professional development, access to capital, and government contracting. This is a great workshop for people taking advantage of Self-Employment Assistance Program (SEAP).
Mar 12th, 2014 to Mar 12th, 2014 | 02:00pm - 03:30pm
Where
41-17 Main St
Speaker: Man-Li Lin, Economic Development Specialist, SBA 2:00pm-2:30pm "How to Start a Business" 2:30pm-3:00pm "Business Plan Writing" 3:00pm-3:30pm "Markting Strategies"

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