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Upcoming Webinars & Workshops

Building the Ultimate Business Plan – March 15 6pm
Business planning is the foundation to starting a new venture, raising funds, or growing your existing business. It serves as an important roadmap for your business. Receive the basic tools necessary to complete a practical business plan in this seminar, including how to conduct the research necessary to make decisions and develop financial projections.
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International E-commerce For Small Businesses – March 15 6pm
Demystifying B2C cross-border trade
This workshop will reveal the opportunities and tools needed to successfully launch and grow a B2C revenue stream from international consumers. We will distill the main elements with practical and hands-on activities in order to define a plan and launch within 30 days.
This workshop will inform you on the following critical aspects of accessing new international markets:
• Insights and training on export strategies;
• Tools and resources to enter new markets;
• Insights on how to build an export-friendly digital presence; and
• Guidance on package flow and preparing an export shipment.
Have an e-commerce site? Want to know what it would take to grow your cross-border transactions? According to the International Monetary Fund, 87% of the world economic growth will take place outside of the US. For Cross border B2C e-commerce, that represents over US1.2 trillion in Gross Merchandise Value (GMV) transactions by the year 2022 – with a 25% growth rate.
International E-commerce For Small Businesses | SCORE

SBA Business Briefing for the Women-Owned Community – March 16 10am
In celebration of Women History Month, the SBA South Florida District Office is hosting a Virtual Business Briefing for the Women-Owned Community. The SBA will share information about the Agency’s record-breaking achievements in small business lending, pandemic recovery programs, and in government contracting with small businesses throughout South Florida. Join us and Allen Thomas, SBA’s Regional Administrator for the Southeastern Region!
SBA Business Briefing for the Women-Owned Community 3/16/22 (Virtual) Tickets, Wed, Mar 16, 2022 at 10:00 AM | Eventbrite

Performance Reviews to Retain and Motivate Employees – March 16 12pm
Learn about the importance of timely and regular performance reviews on employee retention and motivation and the best strategies and steps before, during and after employee reviews.
HR Series – Part 3 of 5 – Performance Reviews to Retain and Motivate Employees | SCORE

Start Your Business: Test the Viability – March 22 6pm
Think you have a great business idea, but don’t know how to start? In this FREE webinar we will help you understand what is involved to start a business and your personal stage of readiness. We will not only discuss the basics behind starting a business, but also give you the tools you need to decide whether or not you have a viable business. Topics covered are: -Myths and realities of Entrepreneurship. -Do you have what it takes to start and run a small business? – Assess your skills & Experience. -What is the difference between a Strategic Plan and a Business Plan? – And why do you need them. -Is Your Business Idea Viable? -Hands on exercise to help you test the viability of your Business Start-up. This workshop is guaranteed to be the first, solid step towards achieving the success you desire.

Plan Your Website for Online Success – March 22 6pm
You know you need a website for your business. But, how do you set it up for online success? First, you need to have a solid plan in place. Fortunately, this webinar will help with exactly that! After this webinar you’ll have a better understanding of: Your website’s audience Feature and functionality needs Content planning How to choose the right platform Best practices for online success After this webinar, you’ll have a comprehensive plan in place for your business’s website. Attendees may also request the free workbook upon completion of the webinar.
Plan Your Website for Online Success | SCORE

The Lean Way to Getting Everyone on the Same Page – March 23 6pm
Learn how to develop standard work in a way that clearly communicates the “current best way” of doing things as you partner with employees to devise even better ways. These techniques are part of a Lean management system for running a small or midsize business, a system which was inspired by the innovative management ideas and practices pioneered by Toyota. Understand that unstable processes often result in unexpected problems. Recognize the value of standard work as a way of stabilizing processes, training employees, and supporting collaboration. Learn how to break down processes into steps which define standard work and which identify the factors that make the work easier, safer, and more productive. Organize stand-up meetings to reinforce the current standard work and to explore ways of improving on the standard.
The Lean Way to Getting Everyone on the Same Page | SCORE

Federal Government Contracting 101 – March 24 10am
Ready…set…sell to the federal government! This workshop provides information on registering with the federal government, how to locate federal opportunities, who to market to within the federal government, and so much more!
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Starting Your Business – March 24 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 help you get started.
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SBA South Florida District
51 SW 1st Avenue, Suite 201
Miami, Florida
Phone: 305-536-5521

All SBA programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance
Small Business Administration (SBA) · 409 3rd St, SW · Washington DC 20416 · 1-800-827-5722

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