Training

The Maricopa SBDC provides educational training events that cover current and practical information on business topics ranging from the basics to advanced business management skills.

Events include workshops, seminars, conferences, peer-to-peer masterminds and networking.

Most training opportunities are free, nominal fees may be charged for some training events.

We present training events in all of our centers and at partner locations across the state.

Online Registration is Required!

  • Understanding HUBZones 101, Tuesday, August 23, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Topic: Government Contracting
    Understanding HUBZones 101 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Location: GateWay Community College Arizona Small Business Development Center 108 N 40th Street, South Building Phoenix, AZ 85034 Register with Nora Plonsky, Arizona PTAC Program Assistant at nora.plonsky@domail.maricopa.edu or at 623-845-4700. Seating is limited to 25. Are you in a HUBZone? And what does it mean if you are? ? Learn about the basics of federal contracting ? Learn about HUBZones and if you are eligible ? What are next steps to getting certified Noted by census tracks, HUBZones are federally designated areas that are deemed "underutilized" - meaning they face economic challenges or have little economic development. Small businesses in these areas may be able to compete for HUBZones set aside contracts, providing them an avenue for growth and expansion. PTAC will be offering HUBZone related workshops throughout the fall of 2016 geared toward small businesses in HUBZones. Our workshops will help the small business owner in a HUBZone understand the program as well as how to get certified and how to prepare for government contracting. To check if your business is in a HUBZone, click on this SBA link http://map.sba.gov/hubzone/maps/. Be prepared to ask questions, network and learn the basics of how government contracting works as well as what services your Arizona PTAC offers.
    Speaker: Presenter: Kate Hoy is a Procurement Specialist for AZPTAC. Kate spent 4 years as a proposal writer and another 4 years working for the Arizona Department of Health Services before joining PTAC in 2015.
    Fee: No Cost
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  • Business 101: How to Start a Small Business, Thursday, July 28, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, July 28, 2016 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Topic: Start-up Assistance
    Business 101: How to Start a Small Business Thursday, July 28, 2016 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Have you been considering starting your own small business but are unsure of where to begin? Don't miss out on this 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, Financing, Licenses, Business Structures, Regulations and more. Once you have successfully completed this session, you will be better able to decide if your business idea is worth pursuing, and you will be armed with the information necessary to continue onward with your business endeavor!
    Speaker: Sanjay Dhole, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Rocket Business Launch Workshop Series - Session 1 - Business Concept, Thursday, August 04, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, August 04, 2016 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Topic: Managing a Business
    Rocket Business Launch Workshop Series - Session 1 - Business Concept GateWay Community College 108 N. 40th Street, South Building Phoenix, AZ 85034 August 4, 11, 18, and August 25, 2016 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Fee: $150.00 payable by check to Maricopa SBDC at first session. (Materials included. All four sessions covered). The Rocket Business Launch Workshop Series provides the essential building blocks for launching a new business. In four course sessions participants will address the critical elements required for business success: Business Concept, Customer Relations, Business Operations and Business Finance. The target audience for this program is small business owners who are currently launching a new business or are in an advanced pre-launch phase. Course sessions are designed to be highly interactive with participants using GrowthWheel worksheets to capture information specific to their new business. August 4, 2016 Session 1 - Business Concept = value proposition, product description, business description, business model August 11, 2016 Session 2 - Customer Relations = target market, marketing, sales, customer service, PR August 18, 2016 Session 3 - Business Operations = Employees, HR, business processes, key partners, legal issues August 25, 2016 Session 4 - Business Finance = Financial management, accounting, financial projections, capital acquisition
    Fee: $ 150.00
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  • B2B Social Media: Why You Need More than Just LinkedIn, Tuesday, August 16, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Topic: Marketing and Sales
    B2B Social Media: Why You Need More than Just LinkedIn Tuesday, August 16, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm FREE In the B2B world, most executives and managers think LinkedIn is all they need to be concerned with. They may be missing the bigger picture. If you're a B2B marketing executive and are only using LinkedIn, come to this class to learn the basics of how the most popular platforms are being successfully used by B2B companies and how you can model what they're doing . . . even if you're a small business. We'll cover: . Why B2B companies should use social media . What platforms are right for you and why. . How to drive traffic to your B2B website using social media . We'll look at the most popular platforms and learn how other B2B companies are using them successfully. . Together, we'll strategize on your next best step with social media.
    Speaker: Lynn Ruby, Ruby Marketing Systems
    Fee: No Cost
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  • The Nitty Gritty How To's of Grabbing Attention and Looking Good on Mobile, Video and Email, Tuesday, August 02, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Topic: Marketing and Sales
    The Nitty Gritty How To's of Grabbing Attention and Looking Good on Mobile, Video and in Email Tuesday, August 2, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm FREE To get attention for your products and services you need to use video, look good on mobile devices and connect with prospects via email marketing. How do you get all this done with a minimum of time and frustration? In this fast paced, interactive session we're going to cover the "nitty gritty" how-to's of video, mobile marketing and email marketing: . 5 Easy Steps to Creating and Marketing Basic Video for the Beginner . The 5 Essentials to Looking Good on Mobile Devices . The New 3 Step Magic Formula of Email Marketing No fluff. No fancy stuff. Come ready to take notes and return to the office ready to take action.
    Speaker: Lynn Ruby, Ruby Marketing Systems
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Business 101: How to Start a Small Business, Thursday, September 08, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, September 08, 2016 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Topic: Start-up Assistance
    Have you been considering starting your own small business but are unsure of where to begin? Don't miss out on this 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, Financing, Licenses, Business Structures, Regulations and more. Once you have successfully completed this session, you will be better able to decide if your business idea is worth pursuing, and you will be armed with the information necessary to continue onward with your business endeavor!
    Speaker: Jenny Herschaft, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Business 101: How to Start a Small Business, Thursday, August 25, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, August 25, 2016 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Topic: Start-up Assistance
    Have you been considering starting your own small business but are unsure of where to begin? Don't miss out on this 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, Financing, Licenses, Business Structures, Regulations and more. Once you have successfully completed this session, you will be better able to decide if your business idea is worth pursuing, and you will be armed with the information necessary to continue onward with your business endeavor!
    Speaker: Sanjay Dhole, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Business 101: How to Start a Small Business, Thursday, August 11, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, August 11, 2016 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Topic: Start-up Assistance
    Have you been considering starting your own small business but are unsure of where to begin? Don't miss out on this 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, Financing, Licenses, Business Structures, Regulations and more. Once you have successfully completed this session, you will be better able to decide if your business idea is worth pursuing, and you will be armed with the information necessary to continue onward with your business endeavor!
    Speaker: Rand Weiskittel, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Boots to Business: REBOOT, Thursday, September 15, 2016
    Where: SBA Arizona District Office, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, September 15, 2016 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Topic: Start-up Assistance
    Boots to Business: REBOOT Thursday, September 15, 2016 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Small Business Administration Training Center 2828 N Central Avenue, Suite 800 Phoenix, AZ 85004 Boots to Business: Reboot is an entrepreneurial education program offered to veterans by the U.S. Small Business Administration in partnership with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF). The program provides assistance to veterans exploring self-employment opportunities by leading them through the key steps for evaluating business concepts and the foundational knowledge required for developing a business plan. Participants are also introduced to SBA resources available to help access start-up capital and additional technical assistance. To register copy and paste this link into your browser. To Register Paste this link into your browser. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/arizona-boots2business-reboot-phoenix-tickets-19120028520 For answers or more information, please contact: James Pipper at James.Pipper@sba.gov or call 602-745-7230.
    Fee: No Cost
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  • Boots to Business: REBOOT, Wednesday, September 14, 2016
    Where: SBA Arizona District Office, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Topic: Start-up Assistance
    Boots to Business: REBOOT Wednesday, September 14, 2016 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Small Business Administration Training Center 2828 N Central Avenue, Suite 800 Phoenix, AZ 85004 Boots to Business: Reboot is an entrepreneurial education program offered to veterans by the U.S. Small Business Administration in partnership with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF). The program provides assistance to veterans exploring self-employment opportunities by leading them through the key steps for evaluating business concepts and the foundational knowledge required for developing a business plan. Participants are also introduced to SBA resources available to help access start-up capital and additional technical assistance. To Register Paste this link into your browser. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/arizona-boots2business-reboot-phoenix-tickets-19120028520 For answers or more information, please contact: James Pipper at James.Pipper@sba.gov or call 602-745-7230.
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Profit Mastery - Part 2, Thursday, September 15, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, September 15, 2016 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Topic: Cash Flow Management
    Profit Mastery - Four Week Series Series: September 13, 15, 27 and 29, 2016 Fee: $295.00 (materials included). Payment must be made at the door with check for $295 made out to "Maricopa SBDC". $50.00 each for additional attendees from the same company. GateWay Community College 108 N 40th Street Small Business Development Center in the South Building Phoenix, AZ 85034 Week Two: September 15, 2016 8:30 am - 12:30 pm The program is designed to help owners and managers of small business better understand financial management and increase their chances of success in today's difficult economic times. In this hands-on workshop you'll cover: *Overcoming common business problems *Understanding your financial position *Making effective pricing decisions *Evaluating cost patterns *Making your business bankable * Avoiding Cash Crunches
    Fee: $ 295.00
    Link
  • Business 101: How to Start a Small Business, Thursday, October 20, 2016
    Where: Maricopa SBDC - Estrella Mountain, Maricopa County - Avondale
    When: Thursday, October 20, 2016 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Topic: Start-up Assistance
    Business 101: How to Start a Small Business Thursday, October 20, 2016 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Estrella Mountain Community College 3000 N Dysart Road Avondale, AZ 85392 Room: Business Institute located in Estrella Hall Have you been considering starting your own small business but are unsure of where to begin? Don't miss out on this 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, Financing, Licenses, Business Structures, Regulations and more. Once you have successfully completed this session, you will be better able to decide if your business idea is worth pursuing, and you will be armed with the information necessary to continue onward with your business endeavor!
    Speaker: Mike Pineda, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Business 101: How to Start a Small Business, Thursday, October 06, 2016
    Where: Maricopa SBDC - Estrella Mountain, Maricopa County - Avondale
    When: Thursday, October 06, 2016 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Topic: Start-up Assistance
    Business 101: How to Start a Small Business Thursday, October 6, 2016 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Estrella Mountain Community College 3000 N Dysart Road Avondale, AZ 85392 Room: Business Institute located in Estrella Hall Have you been considering starting your own small business but are unsure of where to begin? Don't miss out on this 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, Financing, Licenses, Business Structures, Regulations and more. Once you have successfully completed this session, you will be better able to decide if your business idea is worth pursuing, and you will be armed with the information necessary to continue onward with your business endeavor!
    Speaker: Mike Pineda, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Rocket Business Launch Workshop Series - Session 3 - Business Operations, Thursday, October 20, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, October 20, 2016 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Topic: Managing a Business
    Rocket Business Launch Workshop Series GateWay Community College 108 N. 40th Street Small Business Development Center, South Building Phoenix, AZ 85034 October 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2016 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Fee: $150.00 payable by check to Maricopa SBDC at first session. (Materials included. All four sessions covered). The Rocket Business Launch Workshop Series provides the essential building blocks for launching a new business. In four course sessions participants will address the critical elements required for business success: Business Concept, Customer Relations, Business Operations and Business Finance. The target audience for this program is small business owners who are currently launching a new business or are in an advanced pre-launch phase. Course sessions are designed to be highly interactive with participants using GrowthWheel worksheets to capture information specific to their new business. October 6, 2016 Session 1 - Business Concept = value proposition, product description, business description, business model October 13, 2016 Session 2 - Customer Relations = target market, marketing, sales, customer service, PR October 20, 2016 Session 3 - Business Operations = Employees, HR, business processes, key partners, legal issues October 27, 2016 Session 4 - Business Finance = Financial management, accounting, financial projections, capital acquisition
    Fee: $ 150.00
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  • Rocket Business Launch Workshop Series - Session 2 - Customer Relations, Thursday, October 13, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, October 13, 2016 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Topic: Managing a Business
    Rocket Business Launch Workshop Series GateWay Community College 108 N. 40th Street Small Business Development Center, South Building Phoenix, AZ 85034 October 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2016 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Fee: $150.00 payable by check to Maricopa SBDC at first session. (Materials included. All four sessions covered). The Rocket Business Launch Workshop Series provides the essential building blocks for launching a new business. In four course sessions participants will address the critical elements required for business success: Business Concept, Customer Relations, Business Operations and Business Finance. The target audience for this program is small business owners who are currently launching a new business or are in an advanced pre-launch phase. Course sessions are designed to be highly interactive with participants using GrowthWheel worksheets to capture information specific to their new business. October 6, 2016 Session 1 - Business Concept = value proposition, product description, business description, business model October 13, 2016 Session 2 - Customer Relations = target market, marketing, sales, customer service, PR October 20, 2016 Session 3 - Business Operations = Employees, HR, business processes, key partners, legal issues October 27, 2016 Session 4 - Business Finance = Financial management, accounting, financial projections, capital acquisition
    Fee: $ 150.00
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  • Rocket Business Launch Workshop Series - Session 1 - Business Concept, Thursday, October 06, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, October 06, 2016 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Topic: Managing a Business
    Rocket Business Launch Workshop Series GateWay Community College 108 N. 40th Street Small Business Development Center, South Building Phoenix, AZ 85034 October 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2016 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Fee: $150.00 payable by check to Maricopa SBDC at first session. (Materials included. All four sessions covered). The Rocket Business Launch Workshop Series provides the essential building blocks for launching a new business. In four course sessions participants will address the critical elements required for business success: Business Concept, Customer Relations, Business Operations and Business Finance. The target audience for this program is small business owners who are currently launching a new business or are in an advanced pre-launch phase. Course sessions are designed to be highly interactive with participants using GrowthWheel worksheets to capture information specific to their new business. October 6, 2016 Session 1 - Business Concept = value proposition, product description, business description, business model October 13, 2016 Session 2 - Customer Relations = target market, marketing, sales, customer service, PR October 20, 2016 Session 3 - Business Operations = Employees, HR, business processes, key partners, legal issues October 27, 2016 Session 4 - Business Finance = Financial management, accounting, financial projections, capital acquisition
    Fee: $ 150.00
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  • Profit Mastery - Part 4, Thursday, September 29, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, September 29, 2016 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Topic: Cash Flow Management
    Profit Mastery - Four Week Series Series: September 13, 15, 27 and 29, 2016 Fee: $295.00 (materials included). Payment must be made at the door with check for $295 made out to "Maricopa SBDC". $50.00 each for additional attendees from the same company. GateWay Community College 108 N 40th Street Small Business Development Center in the South Building Phoenix, AZ 85034 Week Four: September 29, 2016 8:30 am - 12:30 pm The program is designed to help owners and managers of small business better understand financial management and increase their chances of success in today's difficult economic times. In this hands-on workshop you'll cover: *Overcoming common business problems *Understanding your financial position *Making effective pricing decisions *Evaluating cost patterns *Making your business bankable *Avoiding cash crunches
    Fee: $ 295.00
    Link
  • Profit Mastery - Part 3, Tuesday, September 27, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Topic: Cash Flow Management
    Profit Mastery - Four Week Series Series: September 13, 15, 27 and 29, 2016 Fee: $295.00 (materials included). Payment must be made at the door with check for $295 made out to "Maricopa SBDC". $50.00 each for additional attendees from the same company. GateWay Community College 108 N 40th Street Small Business Development Center in the South Building Phoenix, AZ 85034 Week Three: September 27, 2016 8:30 am - 12:30 pm The program is designed to help owners and managers of small business better understand financial management and increase their chances of success in today's difficult economic times. In this hands-on workshop you'll cover: *Overcoming common business problems *Understanding your financial position *Making effective pricing decisions *Evaluating cost patterns *Making your business bankable *Avoiding cash crunches
    Fee: $ 295.00
    Link
  • Rocket Business Launch Workshop Series - Session 4 - Business Finance, Thursday, August 25, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, August 25, 2016 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Topic: Managing a Business
    Rocket Business Launch Workshop Series - Session 4 - Business Finance GateWay Community College 108 N. 40th Street, South Building Phoenix, AZ 85034 August 4, 11, 18, and August 25, 2016 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Fee: $150.00 payable by check to Maricopa SBDC at first session. (Materials included. All four sessions covered). The Rocket Business Launch Workshop Series provides the essential building blocks for launching a new business. In four course sessions participants will address the critical elements required for business success: Business Concept, Customer Relations, Business Operations and Business Finance. The target audience for this program is small business owners who are currently launching a new business or are in an advanced pre-launch phase. Course sessions are designed to be highly interactive with participants using GrowthWheel worksheets to capture information specific to their new business. August 4, 2016 Session 1 - Business Concept = value proposition, product description, business description, business model August 11, 2016 Session 2 - Customer Relations = target market, marketing, sales, customer service, PR August 18, 2016 Session 3 - Business Operations = Employees, HR, business processes, key partners, legal issues August 25, 2016 Session 4 - Business Finance = Financial management, accounting, financial projections, capital acquisition
    Speaker: Mike Pineda, SDBC Business Analyst
    Fee: $ 150.00
    Link
  • Rocket Business Launch Workshop Series - Session 3 - Business Operations, Thursday, August 18, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, August 18, 2016 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Topic: Managing a Business
    Rocket Business Launch Workshop Series - Session 3 - Business Operations GateWay Community College 108 N. 40th Street, South Building Phoenix, AZ 85034 August 4, 11, 18, and August 25, 2016 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Fee: $150.00 payable by check to Maricopa SBDC at first session. (Materials included. All four sessions covered). The Rocket Business Launch Workshop Series provides the essential building blocks for launching a new business. In four course sessions participants will address the critical elements required for business success: Business Concept, Customer Relations, Business Operations and Business Finance. The target audience for this program is small business owners who are currently launching a new business or are in an advanced pre-launch phase. Course sessions are designed to be highly interactive with participants using GrowthWheel worksheets to capture information specific to their new business. August 4, 2016 Session 1 - Business Concept = value proposition, product description, business description, business model August 11, 2016 Session 2 - Customer Relations = target market, marketing, sales, customer service, PR August 18, 2016 Session 3 - Business Operations = Employees, HR, business processes, key partners, legal issues August 25, 2016 Session 4 - Business Finance = Financial management, accounting, financial projections, capital acquisition
    Speaker: Rand Weiskittel, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: $ 150.00
    Link
  • Rocket Business Launch Workshop Series - Session 2 - Customer Relations, Thursday, August 11, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, August 11, 2016 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Topic: Managing a Business
    Rocket Business Launch Workshop Series - Session 2 - Customer Relations GateWay Community College 108 N. 40th Street, South Building Phoenix, AZ 85034 August 4, 11, 18, and August 25, 2016 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Fee: $150.00 payable by check to Maricopa SBDC at first session. (Materials included. All four sessions covered). The Rocket Business Launch Workshop Series provides the essential building blocks for launching a new business. In four course sessions participants will address the critical elements required for business success: Business Concept, Customer Relations, Business Operations and Business Finance. The target audience for this program is small business owners who are currently launching a new business or are in an advanced pre-launch phase. Course sessions are designed to be highly interactive with participants using GrowthWheel worksheets to capture information specific to their new business. August 4, 2016 Session 1 - Business Concept = value proposition, product description, business description, business model August 11, 2016 Session 2 - Customer Relations = target market, marketing, sales, customer service, PR August 18, 2016 Session 3 - Business Operations = Employees, HR, business processes, key partners, legal issues August 25, 2016 Session 4 - Business Finance = Financial management, accounting, financial projections, capital acquisition
    Speaker: Dorothy Wolden, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: $ 150.00
    Link
  • Profit Mastery - Part 1, Tuesday, September 13, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Topic: Cash Flow Management
    Profit Mastery - Four Week Series Series: September 13, 15, 27 and 29, 2016 Fee: $295.00 (materials included). Payment must be made at the door with check for $295 made out to "Maricopa SBDC". $50.00 each for additional attendees from the same company. GateWay Community College 108 N 40th Street Small Business Development Center in the South Building Phoenix, AZ 85034 Week One: September 13, 2016 8:30 am - 12:30 pm The program is designed to help owners and managers of small business better understand financial management and increase their chances of success in today's difficult economic times. In this hands-on workshop you'll cover: *Overcoming common business problems *Understanding your financial position *Making effective pricing decisions *Evaluating cost patterns *Making your business bankable *Avoiding cash crunches
    Fee: $ 295.00
    Link
  • Business 101: How to Start a Small Business, Thursday, September 15, 2016
    Where: Maricopa SBDC - Estrella Mountain, Maricopa County - Avondale
    When: Thursday, September 15, 2016 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Topic: Start-up Assistance
    Business 101: How to Start a Small Business Thursday, September 15, 2016 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Estrella Mountain Community College 3000 N Dysart Road Avondale, AZ 85392 Room: Business Institute located in Estrella Hall Have you been considering starting your own small business but are unsure of where to begin? Don't miss out on this 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, Financing, Licenses, Business Structures, Regulations and more. Once you have successfully completed this session, you will be better able to decide if your business idea is worth pursuing, and you will be armed with the information necessary to continue onward with your business endeavor!
    Speaker: Mike Pineda, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Business 101: How to Start a Small Business, Thursday, September 01, 2016
    Where: Maricopa SBDC - Estrella Mountain, Maricopa County - Avondale
    When: Thursday, September 01, 2016 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Topic: Start-up Assistance
    Business 101: How to Start a Small Business Thursday, September 1, 2016 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Estrella Mountain Community College 3000 N Dysart Road Avondale, AZ 85392 Room: Business Institute located in Estrella Hall Have you been considering starting your own small business but are unsure of where to begin? Don't miss out on this 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, Financing, Licenses, Business Structures, Regulations and more. Once you have successfully completed this session, you will be better able to decide if your business idea is worth pursuing, and you will be armed with the information necessary to continue onward with your business endeavor!
    Speaker: Mike Pineda, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Business 101: How to Start a Small Business, Thursday, August 18, 2016
    Where: Maricopa SBDC - Estrella Mountain, Maricopa County - Avondale
    When: Thursday, August 18, 2016 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Topic: Start-up Assistance
    Business 101: How to Start a Small Business Thursday, August 18, 2016 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Estrella Mountain Community College 3000 N Dysart Rd ROOM: Business Institute located in Estrella Hall Avondale, AZ 85392 Have you been considering starting your own small business but are unsure of where to begin? Don't miss out on this 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, Financing, Licenses, Business Structures, Regulations and more. Once you have successfully completed this session, you will be better able to decide if your business idea is worth pursuing, and you will be armed with the information necessary to continue onward with your business endeavor!
    Speaker: Mike Pineda, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Business 101: How to Start a Small Business, Thursday, August 04, 2016
    Where: Maricopa SBDC - Estrella Mountain, Maricopa County - Avondale
    When: Thursday, August 04, 2016 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Topic: Start-up Assistance
    Business 101: How to Start a Small Business Thursday, August 4, 2016 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Estrella Mountain Community College 3000 N Dysart Road ROOM: Business Institute located in Estrella Hall Avondale, AZ 85392 Have you been considering starting your own small business but are unsure of where to begin? Don't miss out on this 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, Financing, Licenses, Business Structures, Regulations and more. Once you have successfully completed this session, you will be better able to decide if your business idea is worth pursuing, and you will be armed with the information necessary to continue onward with your business endeavor!
    Speaker: Mike Pineda, SBDC Business Analyst
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Laying the Groundwork, Tuesday, October 11, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Topic: Government Contracting
    PTAC Presents: Laying the Groundwork Learn the basics of how government contracting work. Very basic introduction to government contracting and the services PTAC offers. We follow a Who, What, Why, When and How format followed by a group discussion. This course is for small business owners who know very little or nothing about government procurement. To register for this event please contact: Nora Plonsky, Arizona PTAC Progam Assistant Nora.plonsky@domail.maricopa.edu or at (623)845-4700.
    Speaker: Kate Hoy, AzPTAC Counselor, Maricopa County
    Fee: No Cost
    Link
  • Laying the Groundwork, Tuesday, September 13, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Topic: Government Contracting
    PTAC Presents: Laying the Groundwork Learn the basics of how government contracting work. Very basic introduction to government contracting and the services PTAC offers. We follow a Who, What, Why, When and How format followed by a group discussion. This course is for small business owners who know very little or nothing about government procurement. To register for this event please contact: Nora Plonsky, Arizona PTAC Progam Assistant Nora.plonsky@domail.maricopa.edu or at (623)845-4700.
    Speaker: Kate Hoy, AzPTAC Counselor, Maricopa County
    Fee: No Cost
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  • Laying the Groundwork, Tuesday, August 09, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Tuesday, August 09, 2016 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Topic: Government Contracting
    PTAC Presents: Laying the Groundwork Learn the basics of how government contracting work. Very basic introduction to government contracting and the services PTAC offers. We follow a Who, What, Why, When and How format followed by a group discussion. This course is for small business owners who know very little or nothing about government procurement. To register for this event please contact: Nora Plonsky, Arizona PTAC Progam Assistant Nora.plonsky@domail.maricopa.edu or at (623)845-4700.
    Speaker: Kate Hoy, AzPTAC Counselor, Maricopa County .
    Fee: No Cost
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  • Business 101: How to Start a Small Business, Thursday, October 13, 2016
    Where: Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC, GateWay Community College, Maricopa County - Phoenix
    When: Thursday, October 13, 2016 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Topic: Start-up Assistance
    Have you been considering starting your own small business but are unsure of where to begin? Don't miss out on this 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, Financing, Licenses, Business Structures, Regulations and more. Once you have successfully completed this session, you will be better able to decide if your business idea is worth pursuing, and you will be armed with the information necessary to continue onward with your business endeavor!
    Fee: No Cost
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