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SBA Certification Matrix & Selling to the Government

The U.S. Census Bureau predicts that by 2050, 55 percent of the population will be composed of minorities. This means that our small businesses will be more diverse, and inclusion will be a critical component of business. The federal government and many corporations remain committed to do the right thing through greater diversity and inclusion of suppliers. This workshop explores certifications at the corporate, federal, state, and local government levels. You will also learn how to utilize them to improve your bottom line. Presented by: Nancy N. Alvarez serves as the Head of the 8(a) Business Development Program for the U.S....

How to WIN Government Contracts

Who should attend: Small Businesses! Minority & Women Owned Businesses! Veteran Owned Businesses! Disadvantaged Owned Businesses - Are you ready to get educated? What you will learn: -Learn How to Successfully Navigate Government Contracting - Follow the Blueprint Series Part 1 -How to get started -How to address and overcome the barriers -How to leverage your certifications -How to get started Presenter: Victoria Stevenson is founder and CEO of Allied-SCSS, a business development consulting firm specializing in helping minority- and women-owned businesses successfully navigate government contracting to help scale their businesses. She is a business consultant expert with more than 25 years of executive experience...

Financial Statement Analysis: A Banker’s Perspective

In this workshop come learn what a banker looks for in a loan request. Acquire knowledge in preparing your financials. Lastly, understanding the 3 Basic Financial Statement types. Objectives of this workshop: -What a banker looks for in a loan request and how they think about your numbers. -Prepare you to talk to a banker about financial statements, and other metrics so they will help you finance your business as needed. -Explain in plain language basic financial terms and concepts that small business owners need to know. -Review the 3 basic financial statement types: Income Statement; Balance Sheet; and Cash Flow. -Gain a better understanding of...

QuickBooks for Intermediate/Advanced (Day 2)

This class is for those who are already using QuickBooks. Now that you have gotten your feet wet with QuickBooks, this course will really help you get the most out of your QuickBooks investment. Our instructor makes it fun (even if you don't think accounting and finance can be fun)! SCORE Dallas along with an accredited QuickBooks Instructor, Everett Burton will... - Help you use QuickBooks for payroll and tracking time - Walk you through using QuickBooks to make your operations more efficient - Show you how you can make it easier for customers to remit payment ...

Intellectual property Copyrights, Patents, & Trademarks

Do you wonder which source you should use to protect your Intellectual Property (name, inventions, and ideas)? If so, this workshop is just right for you. Copyright, Patents and Trademarks are our resource for protection, but sometimes it is difficult to navigate through it. In this fun and informative session, you will learn : -Who you need to talk to. -What you need to protect. -Where you need to go for your Intellectual Property Strategies (Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks) that will get you headed in the right direction fast. Presenter: Astrid Laws Gulley is a certified SCORE mentor and presenter.

Sales on Demand: Growing your Business

Who should attend: Entrepreneurs and business owners wanting to accelerate their growth. What you will learn: In this workshop you will learn how to grow your business by creating a sales on demand system: -How to win more sales to accelerate your business growth -Learn the secrets on how to get bigger sales to rapidly increase your profits -Discover how to build a loyal customer base that buys often and refers their friends -Uncover the methods to increase market share and expand into new markets Presenter: Alexander Nouveau is the founder of a real estate lead generation company, an executive resume...

Taxes for Small Businesses

This webinar is designed to give an overview of a variety of Tax Topics relevant to small business owners. The focus of this webinar is going to be Income and Payroll taxes. Topics to be covered include: 1. Entity choice including tax fillings 2. Retirement planning – type of plans and how they work 3. The importance of accounting and bookkeeping 4. Payroll tax, including ERC 5. Sales tax 6. Independent contractors vs. employees 7. Cryptocurrency 8. ...

SBA Federal HUBZone

Learn how to become a HUB Certified Business.The HUBZone program fuels the growth of small businesses in historically underutilized business zones (HUBZones) by providing certification for preferential access to federal contracts. The federal government has a goal to award at least 3% of all federal contracting dollars to HUBZone-certified small businesses each year. HUBZones provide an opportunity for federal contracting assistance to qualified small business concerns located in historically underutilized business zones. They represent an effort to increase employment opportunities, investment, and economic development in these designated areas. If your small business is located in a designated HUBZone, it may be eligible...

SBA 8(a) program

What you will learn: Provide fundamental information on the 8(a) Business Development program Benefits of being an 8(a) certified entity Explain the basics you need to register in the 8(a) Business Development program Resources available for 8(a) registration assistance. Meet the presenter: James R. (Jim Bob) Rollins currently works as a Procurement Counselor for the University of Texas at Arlington Cross Timbers APEX Accelerator. He is a native of Texas and veteran. He began a career with the Procurement Technical Assistance Program as a Part-Time Procurement Counselor, Senior Procurement Counselor, and Director at the Angelina College Procurement Assistance Center, until it was closed by Angelina College...