SBA Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certification Virtual Conference

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Topic: Government Contracting Join us for SBA Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certification Virtual Conference as you will hear from Small Business Administration regarding the certification processes, procurement opportunities, funding opportunities, technical assistance providers, small businesses and a panel discussion addressing “Lessons Learned Through the Pandemic and from Other Disasters.” The federal government's goal is […]

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Market Research to Validate Your Business Idea

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Topic: Marketing and Sales Learn methods and processes to validate your idea and generate sales before spending time or money on the wrong market. This seminar is for entrepreneurs that are just starting to launch their ideas or business owners who want to continue finding innovative ways to reach their market. Course Outline: * Marketing […]

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DBE, SBE & ACDBE Certifications

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Topic: Government Contracting In this workshop, you will gain information about the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Small Business Element (SBE) Program and learn how to apply for these certification to provide support for you small business. Listed below is information about the DBE and SBE Program. Go to www.dotd.la.gov for more information about SJB […]

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Small Business 101

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Topic: Start-up Assistance Have you been considering starting your own small business but unsure of where to begin? Don’t miss out on this NO COST seminar that is designed to help entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business! You will be provided with information about Startup Fundamentals, Marketing and Business Planning, Licenses, Business […]

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DBE certification

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Topic: Government Contracting In this workshop, you will gain information about the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Small Business Element (SBE) Program and learn how to apply for these certification to provide support for your small business. Listed below is information about the DBE and SBE Program. Go to www.dotd.la.gov for more information about SJB […]

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Self-care: How to Achieve Business Success Without Running Yourself Into the Ground

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Topic: Managing a Business How would you define success for your business? Now consider the collective impact of the pandemic, a weak economy, hurricanes, and high unemployment – does your definition of business success change? Regardless, what’s critical is knowing what you must do differently now to achieve business success. This enlightening session will list […]

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Design Thinking for Entrepreneurs

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Discover how to create a collaborative environment where everyone is responsible for design. You will go through design challenges and sprints that can be incorporated into any workplace or startup, to unlock creativity and innovative thinking. In this session, we’ll introduce: • The principles of the design thinking process • Applying the design thinking process […]

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Business Planning for Entrepreneurs

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Topic: Business Plan This seminar is for aspiring entrepreneurs and new ventures. A business plan is much more than a piece of paper. It is your roadmap to success. The plan forces you to consider your entire business at once, and therefore maintain consistency in planning and execution of your business model. A comprehensive, focused,well […]

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Taxes: What You Don’t Know WILL Hurt You

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Topic: Tax Planning Have you ever? · Missed a tax deadline (and paid a late fee) · Filed a tax form with errors (and faced a huge tax debt years later) · Been denied a business loan because your books did not match your tax returns (and you could not explain the differences) Almost anything […]

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Starting and Financing a Small Business

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Topic: Start-up Assistance This workshop is recommended for those interested in starting a business. At the end of this workshop, you will have a thorough understanding of the process of starting a business and will be able to implement a required checklist to start your business. The following topics will be discussed during this workshop: […]

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