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This module is designed to inform and educate ANCs (Alaska Native Corporations) about the 8(a) Program.
This self-paced training exercise is an introduction to Business Development Growth for Native American Businesses.
This course is designed to provide an overview of federal contract procedures and describe how to seell to the government. See theGovernment Contracting for more information.
These courses will cover some basic technology tools to help you run your business more efficiently. Self-assessments will enable you test your knowledge of material covered in each course.
This self-paced training exercise is an introduction to Federal contracting opportunities for Veterans. Topics include basic information about Veteran-owned businesses and opportunities, services available to small Veteran-owned businesses, small...
The course is directed to small business owners who are concerned about crimes within and around their businesses. This module will help you become aware of how crime can affect your firm and suggest ways to help prevent it.
This self-paced training exercise is an introduction to customer service and how it impacts your business Topics include: Defining what good customer service is, implementing good customer service, and how to improve customer service
This self-paced training exercise provides an introduction to securing information in a small business. Topics include: Defining what good customer service is, implementing good customer service, and how to improve customer service
This self-paced guide is designed to provide an overview of SBA’s assistance programs, resources, tips, and regulations.
This introduction to business planning is directed to women over the age of 50 who are interested in pursuing a second career and launching their own business.
This course is about financing a small business and SBA's loan guaranty programs. It is a practical course with real-world examples and helpful tips. The course is directed to small firms who are interested in borrowing money.
This course is designed to help small businesses understand how the government buys goods and services. There are three parts to this training program. This part, part one, provides a small business introduction to government contracting. It...
In this session, you will learn the following: Review the overall GSA Mentor-Protégé Program Process. Identify the steps to applying. Learn the policies and procedures. Understand expectations for participating in the GSA Mentor-Protégé Program.
This course is designed to provide a basic overview of loan packaging. It is a practical program with real-world examples and helpful tips. The course is directed to small business owners who are interested in borrowing money to start, grow or...
This course explains the government’s contract-solicitation process and describes how to prepare a proposal in response.
This course explains the importance of business planning, defines and describes the components of a business plan, and provides access to sample plans and resources that can help you develop a...
This course is designed to provide an overview of accounting.
Welcome to the SBA’s online training course: An introduction to crowdfunding for entrepreneurs. SBA’s Office of Entrepreneurship Education provides this self-paced training exercise as an overview of crowdfunding (also commonly referred to as ‘crowd...
This course presents an overview of franchising, as well as how to determine if franchising is right for you, and how to choose the right one.
This course is designed to provide a basic overview of marketing. It is a practical program with real-world examples and helpful tips. The course is directed to small business owners who are interested in reaching a broader customer base.
This course is designed to assist Native peoples who're thinking about starting a business, or who're in the early stages of starting a business.
Provides an overview of the 8(a) Program for Hawaiian Native Corporations and NHO-owned businesses.
This course is designed to provide an overview of the Non?Manufacturer Rule, describing what it is, why it’s important and how it’s applied.
Three part series about the 8(a) Business Development Program
This is an overview of savings plans and strategies for your small business. Learn about the contingency and long-term savings, tax breaks, retirement savings and much more
This is an overview of how to sell or close a business.Topics covered include defining a business exit strategy, transferring ownership of a business, steps to closing a business, and preparing a sales agreement.
Guide for contracting officers and others to become more aware of emergency acquisition procedures.
Learn what Strategic Planning is and why it is a vital part of running your business. This course will explain why strategic planning is important and describe typical steps taken in the process. Get the tools to create successful strategic plans...
This course is intended to be a guide for small businesses to help determine if exporting, as a business strategy, makes sense and whether the basic ingredients for export readiness are in-place.
This course is about federal contract markets and participating in those markets as a HUBZone certified firm. See the Government Contracting Classroom for more information.
This course will provide an overview of the progress of the Recovery Through Retrofit initiative, the skills needed to make American.
Business Guide for tribal enterprises regarding the 8(a) Business Development Program.
This training module provides an overview of the key contracting programs that support veteran owned small businesses. Specifically, it describes, explains and outlines the differences between...