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SBA Upcoming Webinars & Workshops

SBA South Florida District Office

Upcoming Webinars & Workshops

Essentials of Starting a Business – January 15 9am
This workshop will give you the skills to take those first critical steps in starting a successful business:
• Understand the different business entities and choose the best one for your business.
• Understand how to properly license your business in Florida.
• Select the correct insurance for your business.
• Understand the options for financing your business.
If you have ever thought about starting your own business, we have a FREE four part series in January that will guide you through all of the key elements of turning that dream into a reality. Also consider this series if you already have a business that could use a boost.

Simple Steps for Starting a Business – January 17 6pm
This is a 4 module workshop series that will take you through the basics of starting up a business. If you are willing to roll up your sleeves & work with the instructors you’ll come away with a good understanding of the specific challenges & opportunities you will face. You will have a financial plan, a marketing plan, and an estimation of the funding you will need to get started.
Workshop #2: Great Idea! In this workshop, you will learn:
• Refining your business idea – Steps to develop – Fine-tune your business concept
• Doing market research – Steps to identify your target audience & learn how they buy
• Knowing your customer
• Doing competitive research – How to know what your competitors are up to
Simple Steps for Starting a Business: Great Idea! | SCORE

Quickbooks Desktop – January 18 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 | SCORE

Financial Management – January 19 10am
This is a class to teach you about managing your businesses finances. After completing this training, you will be able to:
• Explain how the personal finances of a business owner impact the ability of a business to get credit.
• Identify financial management practices, rules, and tools that are commonly available to a small business
• Explain financial management basics for a small business
• Explain the basics of financing working capital

Sourcing Capital for Your Business – January 19 6pm
Innovative strategies for getting the money you need for your business The goal of this workshop is to prepare you to get the funding that you need to start your business or to grow and expand it. This is an interactive seminar where participants will share their objectives with the presenter. In this workshop, we will walk you through the basics of: Bank Lending Venture and Angel capital Alternative Financing Strategies Private Investors The participant will leave the workshop with an understanding of what banks and investors are looking for when providing capital to small businesses. They are lending and investing! This is a unique opportunity to get insight that is typically not available. Resources of Banks (that are actually lending) and investors will be shared with the participants.
Sourcing Capital for Your Business | SCORE

Get Started with QuickBooks – January 19 6pm
This basic QuickBooks Online class will show you why tracking your finances is important to being successful in your business. It will also teach you about the different types of QuickBooks subscriptions and help you determine the best one for you. Finally, we will review the set up options to help you get started right.
Get Started with QuickBooks (QB01) | SCORE

The Business Plan: What is it and why do I need one? – January 20 5:30pm
This workshop will discuss the major reasons for assembling a plan, whether or not you need to obtain financing for your business. We will cover what should be in your plan and how to assemble the information you need using library and other resources.
• What is a business plan and the reasons for developing one.
• If I don’t need to raise capital to start my business, do I still need a business plan?
• If I do need to raise capital, what will lenders want in my business plan?
• Where can I find a business plan template I can use to get started?
• What are the main sections of a business plan?
• Where can I get the information I will need in a business plan?
The Business Plan – What is it and Why Do I Need One? | SCORE

Como Potenciar un Pequeno Negocio con Herramientas Digitales – January 20 6pm
Como potenciar un pequeño negocio con herramientas digitales free (google my business, crm, whatsapp business, formularios de captura, codigos qr) este es un taller práctico en el que aprenderemos como implementar y usar herramientas GRATIS que se encuentran en internet y que pueden apoyar nuestro negocio de una manera rápida y fácil de implementar. Algunas de estas tecnologías las usan actualmente grandes compañías, con altos costos de licenciamiento, sin embargo, actualmente existen opciones Freemium que pueden cumplir perfectamente con funciones básicas y que no generan un costo para los usuarios en las versiones básicas y los ponen al nivel de las grandes compañías.

Impuestos de Negocio– Lo que necesita saber antes de enviarlo – January 22 9:30am
Este Taller informativo esta dirigido a todas los socios o dueños de empresas o negocios, que tengan interés en conocer el tratamiento de sus Activos, Pasivos, Ingresos, Costos y Gastos efectuados durante el año, en su Declaración de Impuestos . Es importante que todo empresario o negociante, necesite conocer el sistema fiscal y tributario, porque afecta económicamente su negocio, sea por ahorro en el pago de impuestos, así como también para evitar pagar multas, intereses, etc., hasta posibles auditorías del IRS. Los empresarios (socios o dueños de empresas o negocios), necesitan conocer las consecuencias en sus Impuestos Anuales, de las operaciones, ingresos y desembolsos de dinero que realizan, y tomar medidas adecuadas para el ahorro del pago de impuestos.
Impuestos de Negocio– Lo que necesita saber antes de enviarlo | SCORE

SBA South Florida District
51 SW 1st Avenue, Suite 201
Miami, Florida
Phone: 305-536-5521