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.

Spring 2016

Tuesday, 4/26/16 9:00am-10:30am

Improve Your Public Speaking Skills. Make a Great First Impression First impressions are often formed with your first word.  Good public speaking skills are important for all communication, whether you are speaking one to one, in a small group, on the telephone, or presenting to a large group.  Participants will practice the skills necessary to communicate confidently.  Pre-registration is required.

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$10:00 Register Online  

Tuesday,  5/10/16 9:00am - 12:00pm

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

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$17.00 Register Online  

Wednesday, 5/11/16 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Business Basics:  How to Successfully Start a Small Business What you need to start 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.

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$12.00 Register Online  

Thursdays, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26      9:00am - 11:00am

QuickBooks - a 3 Part Series This is a 3-part series workshop that will start with setting up QuickBooks, followed by working with Accounts Receivables & Deposits, and ending with working with Accounts Payables & Reports.  Pre-registration is required.

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$150.00 Register Online  

Tuesday, 5/31/16 9:00am - 11:00am

Veteran's Business Informational Seminar What you need to know to start a small business. Topics will include business types, government regulations, writing a business plan, basic tax information, and financing your business.  This workshop will also include information on the new NYS mandate for Service Disabled Owned Businesses (SDVOB). Pre-registration is required.

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Monday, 6/06/16 9:00am-1:00pm

Doing Business With SUNY- Architects & Engineers for Construction Related Services Are you interested in doing business with SUNY, specifically Farmingdale State College?  Farmingdale State College and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will be holding informational sessions for contractors and construction related service firms on how to do business with SUNY.  Sessions are open to general contractors, sub contractors, suppliers of construction related service firms (surveyors, AV consultants, environmental consultants, etc). MWBE's, SDVOB's.  Pre-registration is required.

Campus Center/Ballroom

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$15.00 Register Online  

Wednesday, 6/8/16 9:00am - 1:00pm

Doing Business With SUNY - Construction-Contractors and Sub-Contractors Are you interested in doing business with SUNY, specifically Farmingdale State College?  Farmingdale State College and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will be holding informational sessions for  contractors and construction related service firms on how to do business with SUNY.  Sessions are open to general contractors, sub contractors, suppliers of construction related service firms (surveyors, AV consultants, environmental consultants, etc).  MWBE's SDVOB's.  Pre-registration is required.

Campus Center/Ballroom

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$15.00 Register Online