SBA South Florida District Office
Upcoming Webinars & Workshops
Women, Minority & Veteran Certification – March 29 10apm
It’s no myth…women, minority and veteran certification could present opportunities for your business. But there is a process to becoming certified. In this class, you will learn how to complete the State of Florida certification application and discover how you can use it to seek business with the private sector and government.
Sell Online with Google’s E-Commerce Tools – March 29 1pm
Learn about some of the best (and free!) ways to sell your products on Google, even if you don’t have an e-commerce website. In this presentation, you’ll get an overview of how to promote your products on Google for free.
– How to showcase your products on your Business Profile on Google Search and Maps.
– An introduction to the Google Merchant Center. That helps you showcase your products on Google for free.
– How to create a “product feed” so you can showcase a number of products on Google as well as e-commerce platforms like Shopify.
Sell Online with Google’s E-Commerce Tools Tickets, Tue, Mar 29, 2022 at 1:00 PM | Eventbrite
Quickbooks Desktop for Small Business – March 29 6pm
Keep track of what is going on…this is not just an accounting tool, it can help you run your business All you need to know about managing customers, selling goods & services, recording expenses, and creating reports. This workshop gives you an overview of QuickBooks to avoid common mistakes and potentially wasted effort and time. If you already have QuickBooks, learn the basics: invoice customers, track receivables and receive payments, enter and pay vendor bills, receive and monitor inventory, reconcile accounts, and prepare financial statements.
Quickbooks Desktop for Small Business | SCORE
HR Series – Getting Things Done in The Gig Economy- March 30 12pm
Today’s entrepreneurs have immediate access to unlimited skills and some of the best minds on the planet – yet most make little use of this. Contracted work sites like Fiverr, Upwork, and Freelancer.com allow you to outsource parts of your projects for less, while popular information-sharing crowdsourcing sites like Quora allow access to professionals in many fields, from Law to Technology, often at no cost. This facilitates entrepreneurs to bootstrap their businesses and turn dreams into reality.
HR Series – Part 5 of 5 – Getting Things Done in The Gig Economy | SCORE
Virtual Networking – Celebrating Women’s History Month – March 30 1pm
Enjoy this wonderful opportunity to meet other entrepreneurs and celebrate women’s history month in the virtual networking event by the Tampa Bay WBC. Zoom break-out rooms are a great way to easily connect with other business owners. In this special event, you’ll have the opportunity to network with other entrepreneurs and share information about women that have been an influence and inspiration in your career.
Virtual Networking – Celebrating Women’s History Month Tickets, Wed, Mar 30, 2022 at 1:00 PM | Eventbrite
4th Annual Women’s Empowerment Summit – March 31 9:30am
Broward College’s Office of Supplier Relations & Diversity, Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council and Jackson Health System are co-hosting this year’s Women’s Empowerment Summit. This year’s theme “Strength of the Woman Behind the Mask” will reveal the hidden strengths of successful women. Learn about effective strategies vital to building prosperous businesses and careers.
Broward College – 4th Annual Women’s Empowerment Summit 2022 Tickets, Thu, Mar 31, 2022 at 9:30 AM | Eventbrite
How To Increase Sales During A Pandemic – March 31 6pm
Learn how to get existing customers to buy. Replace customers that disappeared. Start up a pipeline of prospects.
• The B2B Process Sale.
• How to approach business prospects and develop trust.
• How a pipeline supports consistent new accounts.
• Growing your business by tapping your market’s potential.
• Why you must “Ask for the order”
How To Increase Sales During A Pandemic | SCORE
Business Finance De-Mystified – March 31 6pm
If you’re looking for an easy-to-understand introduction to business finance concepts, this is the workshop for you! Even if you have no prior experience with financial statements, we’ll use plain English, simple examples and pictures in a way that will allow you to better understand:
• the difference between an Income Statement and a Balance Sheet
• how those documents can help you manage your business and make it more profitable
• tools you can use to keep track of how your business is doing.
Business Finance De-Mystified | SCORE
Financial Forecasting in A Post-Pandemic Economy – April 1 1pm
Is it business as usual in what could be a post pandemic 2022 and beyond? Or do we need to update our assumptions and our forecasting techniques to accommodate a new reality? This webinar explores those conditions and presents an array of forecasting methodologies to help your business plan for the future.
Financial Forecasting in A Post-Pandemic Economy | SCORE
Small, Minority & Women Owned Business Workshop – April 4 6pm
Grow your business with the city, state, and other agencies. Become certified as a Minority-and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (EBE) Locally-based Business Enterprise (LBE). Companies that become certified obtain greater access to contracting opportunities with government and private corporations. Learn about the benefits of certification.
Small, Minority & Women Owned Business Workshop | SCORE
Digital Marketing 101 – April 5 6pm
During this presentation, we will be doing a high-level overview of the digital marketing space, opportunities for business owners, and highlighting upcoming trends in digital marketing on social media. With advancements in technology and changes in the digital marketing space happening every day, there are some amazing platforms and tools out there that can make any person or business a marketing expert. However, starting up can seem daunting without a good overview of opportunity as a whole. Find out how you can take advantage of these digital marketing platforms to take your business to the next level and ultimately grow your bottom line. We will learn: The big picture and basics of digital marketing, current social media and social networks platforms, ways to utilize these networks to generate revenue, newly developed tools for managing your social networks, and best practices in 2022 to be successful at digital marketing.
Digital Marketing 101 | SCORE
Building Credit for Your Business – April 6 10am
The Building Credit webinar summarizes the importance of small business owners having a good personal and business credit history.
After completing this training, participants will understand the following:
1. How the personal and business credit reporting landscape relates to their business
2. What goes into the personal and business credit reports and scores used to assess credit profiles
3. How to establish and build strong personal and business credit histories to support the growth and sustainability of their business
4. How lenders and other businesses may use personal and business credit reports and scores to assess lending risk or evaluate other business-to-business opportunities;
5. How the use of credit reporting services can help small business owners make sound decisions
6. How to leverage strong personal and business credit histories to obtain satisfactory financing terms
7. How to recognize when business and personal credit history may become a bigger factor in seeking larger financing options
Building Credit for your Business Tickets, Wed, Apr 6, 2022 at 10:00 AM | Eventbrite
DISCcover Effective Selling – April 6 6pm
This workshop will use the DISC Model of Human Behavior to help business owners, salespeople and anyone involved in sales learn how to quickly connect with the buyer and sell the way the customer wants to buy.
Selling is influencing, therefore, establishing credibility is essential to sales effectiveness. A strategy built on adapting to the “right fit” for a given prospect will reinforce credibility with every interaction!
The training teaches you how to apply behavioral-based selling strategies, then adjust for each prospect’s behavior style.
Participants will learn:
• The Four DISC styles and…how to recognize them in yourself and others.
• The role personality and behavior styles play in the buy-sell relationship.
• How to “connect” with your buyer/prospect in the way they buy.
• What to communicate to your buyer/prospect to improve sales performance & maximize results.
• How to communicate to your buyer/prospect to improve sales performance & maximize results.
DISCcover Effective Selling | SCORE
What You Need to Know to Start a Business – April 7 10am
You’ve got the idea. Now you need to know how to get on your way. From how to determine feasibility and legal structures to the types of licenses you’ll need, this class covers all the essentials that will help you get started.
Setting the Stage for a Profitable Sales Strategy – April 7 6pm
Session #1 of the “Create a Profitable Sales & Marketing Strategy”, series presented by Louis Feuer, MA, MSW – a nationally known sales, marketing and customer service educator and presenter. This program is about your initial sales planning. With a careful look at your territory, potential customers, and products/services, you will learn to focus on the planning required for a successful sales program. Learn how to analyze your industry, your competitors, and products to ensure a profitable workday with limited windshield time. Understand the value of a sales-call report and how it can impact your first impressions.
Setting the Stage for a Profitable Sales Strategy | SCORE
Understanding Financial Statements and Sustainability – April 8 1pm
We will introduce you to 3 financial statements that will give you a high level “dashboard” for how your business is performing financially so you can secure a business loan and outlive the current pandemic!
Understanding Financial Statements and Sustainability | SCORE
Como influenciar en las decisiones de compra de sus clients – April 9 9:30am
¿Sabía que el 95% de las decisiones de compra de los consumidores son inconscientes? ¿Sabía que tiene solo 0,4 segundos para captar la atención de sus clientes? Conectar con la mente de su consumidor es la mejor manera de guiar las decisiones de compra. No basta con tener un excelente producto, es necesario estructurar una estrategia basada en las emociones para que entre las miles de opciones que existen en el mercado, los consumidores elijan y se fidelicen con su marca. En este workshop aprenderá Principios básicos para conectar y vender basados en la comunicación bidireccional. Generar experiencias, sensaciones y emociones no solo con sus productos, sino con su empresa. Construir una estrategia sólida, coherente y exitosa.
Como influenciar en las decisiones de compra de sus clientes | SCORE
Serie en Español—Parte 2 de 3 Dibuje Su Lienzo Unico…. ¿Cómo Crear Un Modelo Integral Exitoso Para Su Negocio? – April 14 12pm
A muchos nuevos empresarios se les dificulta el comunicar claramente la oportunidad de mercado que los motiva, el perfil del cliente idóneo, la diferenciación de sus productos, sus modelos operativos y la formula integral para ser rentables. El poder comunicar todo esto no requiere un documento complejo. En este webinar discutiremos el Lienzo del Modelo de Negocios, una herramienta integral y útil que incorpora en una página los componentes esenciales para agudizar el enfoque, dirección, y prioridades de su nueva empresa.
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Ask an Expert – Smart Money Moves for Your Business – April 14 1pm
So you have finally started to see consistent profits. The next step is to learn money management strategies that improve your business’s cash flow.
Join us for this LIVE Q&A session with expert presenter Justin Krane, dedicated to answering your questions.
In this webinar, we will answer questions about:
• How to set up your business to fund your personal financial life
• Increasing your profits
• Proactive cash flow planning
April 14: Ask an Expert – Smart Money Moves for Your Business | SCORE
Managing Business Cash Flow – April 19 1pm
Welcome to Managing Cash Flow. Taking this class is an important step to building a better financial future for you and your family.
About this event
As a small business owner, it is important to know how much cash is moving in and out of your business. You need to think ahead in order to meet financial obligations and run a profitable business on a long-term basis. This class introduces some basic cash flow concepts that can get you started.
Managing Business Cash Flow Tickets, Tue, Apr 19, 2022 at 1:00 PM | Eventbrite
Financial Management for Small Business – April 20 11am
The Financial Management for a Small Business module will take you on an important first step to building a better financial future for your business.
After completing this training, you will be able to:
• Explain the concept of financial management and why it is important to a small business.
• Identify financial management practices, rules, and tools that are commonly available to a small business.
• Explain the most common financial statements.
• Explain how these financial management practices, rules, and tools work.
• Explain financial management basics for a small business.
• Importance of cash flow management.
• Explain the basics of financing for start-up and growing businesses.
Financial Management for Small Business Tickets, Wed, Apr 20, 2022 at 11:00 AM | Eventbrite
Show Me the Money – Financing Options for your Small Business – April 27 11am
This class discusses the multiple sources of capital for starting and growing a small business. The pros and cons of the funding sources are reviewed. Topics to be discussed include familiar options such as self-financing, funding from friends & family, and partnerships. Other sources are reviewed such as:• Small Business Loans• SBA Loan Guaranty Program• MicroloansSome less conventional financing sources along with their pros and cons are also discussed, including selling equity (shares), venture capital, angel investors, and crowd funding.
Show me the money – Financing options for your small business Tickets | Eventbrite
Franchising: What You Need to Know – May 10 1pm
Are you a small business owner looking to franchise? Are you an entrepreneur interested to purchase a franchise? This dynamic workshop will give you key business and legal insights to make an informed decision on franchising. In particular, the workshop will cover:
• Outline franchising options
• Pro’s & Con’s of franchising
• How to evaluate franchise opportunities
• Preparing a business to be franchised.
Franchising: What You Need to Know (floridasbdc.org)
Serie en Español—Parte 3 de 3 ¿Cómo Desarrollar y Maximizar el Valor de Su Plan de Negocios? – May 12 12pm
Toda barca que emprende viaje requiere una brújula. Un plan de negocios es una herramienta básica para declarar y comunicar la dirección, metas y prioridades de acción para su negocio–y a su vez crear una perspectiva documentada para evaluar el desempeño, viabilidad financiera y atractivo de su empresa para prestadores y/o inversionistas. En este webinar, discutiremos los elementos críticos de un plan de plan de negocios efectivo y cómo desarrollar y maximizar su valor contínuo en el transcurso de su empresa.
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SBA South Florida District
51 SW 1st Avenue, Suite 201
All SBA programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance