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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.

Wednesdays, October 18, 2017 to November 15, 2017

9:00am - 10:30am

Mastermind Group-"Put Your Dreams to the Test"

You are invited to a Mastermind Group Study on "Put Your Dreams to the Test" by John Maxwell.  This is a 5-week in-depth study that will afford you the opportunity to join forces and mastermind with a unique group of like-minded individuals who are focused on taking results in every area of their lives to a new level.  Having the support and ideas from other focused and driven people allow us to see things differently and to get a new perspective on goals and action plans. Only 12 seats available.  Fee includes book. 

Campus Commons Building (behind the Campus Center)

Fee: $49.00 Register Online

Tuesday, November 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. 

Coffee will be served

Presenter:  Christina Loggia, SBDC Business Advisor

SBDC Conference Center (by golf driving range)



Fee:  $10.00 Register Online

Thursday, November 30, 2017

9:00am - 11:00am

New York State Department of Labor-Business Services

This presentation will provide an overview of available NYSDOL Business Services; how businesses can save time and money with our no cost services such as job posting, recruitment assistance, and technical assistance navigating Labor related rules and regulations.  This workshop will also showcase online job board, JobsExpress, as well as available Human Resources Consultation services, providing specific guidance on Interviewing Tips and Techniques, Job Applications and Employee Handbooks.  Pre-registration is required.  Coffee will be served.

Presenter:  Michael Cohen, Occupational Analyst, Department of Labor

SBDC Conference Center (by golf driving range)



Fee: $10.00 Register Online

 Tuesday, December 5, 2017


 Key Employee Insurance and Retirement Workshop

Many flourishing businesses do not survive; only one-third succeed in the second generation.  The key is planning early to provide sufficient funding and implement insurance based techniques to attract, retain, and reward key management.  Business owners are also responsible for funding 100% of their retirement needs.  In this workshop you will learn about your planning options.  Pre-registration is required.  Coffee will be served.

Presenter:  Dee Earle, Agent, New York Life Insurance Company

 SBDC Conference Center (by golf driving range)


 Fee: $10:00  Register Online

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Preventing Fraud in Your Business

This very important workshop will cover:  Employee Fraud, Signs of Fraud, Early Detection, Prevention, Protecting your Business, and Internal Control.  This is a Must attend workshop!  Pre-registration is required.

Presenter:  Sandra Johnson, CPA

Bridgeworks of Long Beach

780 Long Beach Blvd

Long Beach, NY

Fee:  $9.00 Register Online