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Upcoming Workshops & Training Events

*The posted duration of the SBDC workshops are approximate. Workshops may be shorter or longer depending on the content and attendee participation. The SBDC reserves the right to cancel any workshop.*

Pre-registration is required for all workshops. NO REFUNDS. Transfer of payment to another workshop can be accommodated with prior notice and approval.

 

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

10:30am to 12:00 noon

Selling to the Government & 8(a), HUBZone & WOSB Certification

This program is geared toward assisting socially and economically disadvantaged businesses, as well as small businesses underutilized business zones and women owned small businesses.  Pre-registration is required.

Presented by the SBA.  Hosted by the Farmingdale SBDC

 

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No Fee       

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Thursday, September 9, 2017

Building Credit for a Prosperous Business

This workshop will help you understand what is on your credit report and how your credit score is compiled.  You will be advised on how to avoid and or resolve credit problems through a credit analysis program.  A good credit score is essential for all.  Attend this workshop and learn how you can evade credit issues.  Pre-registration is required.

Presenter:  John Pabon, New York State Regional Manager of Debt Management Credit Counseling Corp.

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Fee: $10.00

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

9:00am - 11:00am

Getting Connected to Government ...Marketing, Bidding, and Winning

For all Business owners who would like to consider government contracting, this opportunity is for you!

At this workshop you will learn how to do business with government agencies as well as how to market your business to purchasing agents.  You will also be entered into a no cost bid matching system - BIDLINX.  This service monitors 2948 sites DAILY!!  Based on your individual business profile, International, Federal, State and Local bid opportunities will be directed to your email inbox daily.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn all that it takes to sell your product or service to the government! Pre-registration is required.

Presenter:  Erica Chase-Gregory, SBDC Regional Director

 

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Fee: $10.00

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

9:00am - 11:00am

Do You Have What It Takes To Become An Entrepreneur?

Becoming an Entrepreneur can be one of the most exciting and important ventures you have made, or it can be one of the most difficult.  Are passion and vision enough?  What are the skills that an Entrepreneur needs?  Learn how to identify the key elements you need to be a successful Entrepreneur.  Register for this powerful workshop as we delve into 3 key questions you need to ask yourself.  Let's see if this is the right opportunity for you.  Pre-registration is required.

Presenter: Lois Cooper, Author, Associate Certified Coach, Public Speaker and Diversity Consultant

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Fee: $10:00

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

9:00am - 11:00am

 

Business Basics: How to Successfully Start a Small Business

What you need to know when starting a small business.  Topics will include business types, government regulations, writing a business plan, basic tax information, and financing your business.  Pre-registration is required.

Presenter:  Christina Loggia, SBDC Business Advisor

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Fee: $10:00

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

9:00am - 11:00am

 

Would YOU do business with YOU?!

You may have only 30 seconds to project a clear message about what you do, are YOU putting your best foot forward?  This multi-media and interactive workshop will help you: Develop a clear Elevator Pitch, Create and Evaluate an effective Business Card, Get the most out of your Networking efforts, Assess your Physical Appearance and how it affects your success.  You'll even get to score your current efforts and know where you stand. Refreshments and Networking start at 8:30am.   Pre-registration is required.

Presenter:  Glenn Rudin, Sales and Marketing Consultant

 

 

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Fee: $10.00 Register Online

 Thursday, September 28, 2017

9:00am - 11:00am

How to Write a Business Plan

An in-depth, interactive experience designed to help you develop an effective business plan.  Pre-registration is required.

Presenter: Christina Loggia, SBDC Business Advisor

 

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 Fee: $10:00 Register Online