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.

 

Tuesdays, February 7th - March 7th, 2017

6:00pm-8:00pm


4 Class Business Workshop Series for Start-up  Companies

This workshop series is intended for start-up entrepreneurs who want to get their business off the ground the right way.  You'll receive priceless tools and information.  Here's a list of the workshop topics we'll be covering:  Feb. 7th-Business Basics, Feb. 14th-How to Write a Business Plan, Feb 28th-Focusing on the Financials, March 7th-Creating Your Marketing Plan.  Pre-Registration is required.

SBDC Conference Center

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$40 for entire series

or

$12 per class

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Thursdays, February 9th- March 9th, 2017

 

4 Class Business Workshop Series for  Businesses Operating 1+years

Driving your small business upwards takes constant refueling.  Join us in this 4-part workshop series for businesses operating more than 1 yr.  You'll learn: what's working or not on your website; how to finance your growth; how to garner public relations & get noticed; and determining who, exactly is your prefect customer and where to find more. 

PLEASE NOTE:  Financing Your Business Growth has been rescheduled from 2/9 to 2/23 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in the Conference Center by the Golf Driving Range
PR Branding on 2/16 is a morning workshop from 9:00am to 11:00am in the Conference Center (by golf driving range)             
Deep Dive into Your Website on 3/2 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm will be in the Campus Commons Building (SBDC office) as will be Reaching Your Perfect Customer- Website Analytics, Attracting New Customers on Thursday 3/9 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Pre-registration is required.

SBDC Conference Center

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$40.00 for entire series

or

$12.00 per class

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Thursday,   February23, 2017  6:00pm-8:00pm

How to Deal with Challenging Customer...Keeping your cool while serving their needs.

In this interactive seminar you will: 1. Learn the 4 steps in addressing customer's feeling. 2. Lean the 4 steps to customer service problem solving. 3. Assess different the 2 types of challenging customers and potentially abusive customers. 4. Practice dealing with challenging customers through your sample company cases.  Pre-registration is required.

Presenter:  Donna Sirianni, founder of Moving Forward Seminars.

Bridgeworks of Long Beach

780 Long Beach Road,             Long Beach, NY

$9.00

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Wednesday,         March 1, 2017 9:00am-11:00am

How to Become a Rainmaker in 2017

In this workshop you will learn: Strategic Thinking, How to Develop a Marketing Plan, Increase Earnings, Growth Strategies

Pre-registration is required.

Bridgeworks of Long Beach

780 Long Beach Rd, Long Beach, NY

$9.00

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Wednesday, March1, 2017  9:00am - 11:00am   

    Fraud Protection

In this workshop you will learn what you need to know to protect your business operation and information from predators.

Bridgeworks of Long Beach

 

780 Long Beach Road,

Long Beach, NY

$9.00

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Tuesday, March 7th, 2017  10:00am-12:00pm

"Creating a Positive Mindset & Motivation for your Business!"

In this workshop you will learn what truly motivates you, build your self-confidence, how to shut down that negative voice, and techniques to maintain a positive mindset.  Pre-registration is required.

Presenter:  Donna Sirianni, founder of Moving Forward Seminars.

Bridgeworks of Long Beach 

780 Long Beach Rd,
 Long Beach, NY

$9.00

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Wednesdays, March 8th - April 19, 2017

9:00am - 10:30am

Becoming a Person of Influence Mastermind Group- 7 weeks

You are invited to a Mastermind Group study on the book "Becoming a Person of Influence" by John C. Maxwell and Jim Dornan.  This is an 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 prospective on goals and actions plans.  Fee includes book.  Space limited to 12 people.  Registration closes on Monday, February 27, 2017

Pre-registration is required.

Conference Room/Campus Commons Bldg.

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$69.00

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Tuesdays, March 14, 21, 28, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 23, 30, 2017

6:00pm - 8:00pm

2017 MWBE and Small Business Contractor Bond Readiness Training Program-a 6 evening workshop

The New York State Surety Bond Assistance Program provides MWBE and small business contractors with training, technical assistance and credit support to secure surety bonds necessary for state contracts.  Businesses that have never been bonded or required increased bonding capacity will benefit from this statewide program.  Pre-registration is required.

SBDC Conference Center

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No Fee

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

6:00pm top 8:00pm

Sandler Training - 10 Essential Elements of Success in Selling and Business Develpment

Join us for this special interactive and fun workshop as sales training "Jedi Rob Fishman walks us through the common selling issues and challenges many people experience.  He will then give the elements of this special formula to help you bring your business to the next level.  Pre-registration is required.

Presenter: Rob Fishman, Sandler Training

Bridgeworks of Long Beach

780 Long Beach Rd, Long Beach, NY

$9.00

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Essentials Creating an Engaging Brand in 2017

Understand your Brand Personality, Create Your Brand Story, Develop Your logo and collateral,  Establish your digital footprint, Craft your Language and Tone, Create an Experience.  Pre-registration is required.

Presenters: Andy Radazzo & Christine Lopez, OnmiPoint Marketing

Bridgeworks of Long Beach

780 Long Beach Rd, Long Beach, NY

$9.00

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

9:00am to 11:00am

Protecting a Profiting from your Intellectual Property

Learn how to protect your confidential information, ideas, trade secrets, software, lists, logos and how to profit from them.

Pre-registration is required.

Presenters: Lisa Renee Pomerantz & George Likourezos, Attorneys at Law

Bridgeworks of Long Beach

780 Long Beach Rd, Long Beach, NY

$9.00

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Effective Marketing: Digital, Social & Video

Knowing who your target customer is, Authenticity in your marketing, Why social media? Video's role in marketing, Marketing vs Advertising, Setting targets & Goals for your digital advertising.  All of the above will be covered in this workshop. Pre-registration is required.

Presenter: Christine Lopez, OnmiPoint Marketing

Bridgeworks of Long Beach

780 Long Beach Rd,Long Beach, NY

$9.00

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