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Training EventsMay29MonJun1ThuJun 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Presented by Joanne Tompkins, Program Director
Crater Procurement Technical Assistance Center
Learn the basics of government contracting along with how to register to do business with the government and how to obtain the proper certifications that give small businesses advantages in government contracting.
THIS CLASS WILL GIVE AN OVERVIEW OF:
- Registering in eVA
- SWAM Certification
- Microbusiness Certification
- SAM registration
- SBA Small Business Programs Qualifications and Certification Process
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND
COMMON INDUSTRY CLASSIFICATIONS
Agricultural & Environment
Educational & Recreation
Facilities & Equipment Services
Food Supplies & Equipment
Grounds & Landscaping
Janitorial & Cleaning
Professional & Consulting Services
Security & Safety
TransportationJun5MonJun 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This practical, hands-on workshop will focus on growing your
established business. The GrowthWheel toolkit is an alternative
to the conventional business plan that focuses on four key growth
challenges. A Certified GrowthWheel Advisor will help you to
develop ideas for:
• an attractive business concept
• lasting customer relations
• profitable operations
• and an overall strong organization
This three hour workshop will allow you to design an action plan to grow
your business while still keeping up with your daily business routines.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND!Jun8ThuJun 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Entrepreneurship is the American Dream. Unfortunately, of the 1 million businesses started each year, most of them eventually fail. The one common theme may be a lack of planning. If you are considering the possibility of starting a business, this free seminar will provide information that may help your business be among the 20 percent that survive and thrive. Prepare to start a successful business by evaluating your entrepreneurial abilities, marketing strategies, financial resources, legal form of organization and receive tips to prepare and present your business plan.
Registration is required!