Available 24/7: First Steps to Starting a Business Online Learning Module

Virtual

Available 24/7 This is a self-guided online learning module that covers the First Steps to Starting a Business webinar. It will provide you with information about SBDC services, research sources, and an overview of various business entities. Key takeaways include: Understanding how the SBDC can help your business Creating a mission statement Exploring customer discovery […]

$30

First Thursdays with the SBA

Virtual

Grab your lunch and join us virtually for the first Thursday of each month to learn more about SBA programs and network with other small business owners. Topic: Making Your Business Creditworthy Finding funding for your business can be challenging if your credit score is weak. Join us as we discuss strategies to improve both […]

Free

GovCon 101: Proposal Writing

Virtual

The Federal Government buys over $600 billion per year on goods and services, 5% of that spend is allocated for Small Business. This is a huge opportunity for firms, who qualify, to grow their business and become part of the challenging world of Government Contracting through set-aside opportunities. In order to be successful in government […]

Free

Understanding Employment Regulations

Virtual

The speaker, Randy Sparks, Jr., will address basic human resource topics that all business owners should be familiar with. In these uncertain times, it is more important than ever to stay in compliance with Virginia and federal labor regulations. To ensure that your business is compliant, please join us for "Understanding Employment Regulations." Topics Covered: […]

$30

First Thursdays with the SBA

Virtual

Topic: Crowdfunding Grab your lunch and join us the first Thursday of each month to learn more about SBA programs and network with other small business owners. Are traditional funding sources not a fit for your business? Consider crowdfunding. Join us as we discuss how crowdfunding works, why it may work for you, and tips […]

Free

Blue Print Business Plan Workshop

Virtual

This three-hour workshop covers the development of the business plan and financial forecasting of the business plan. Please be prepared to begin working on your business plan during the class. We will start by opening a Microsoft Word or Google Doc for you to add information to as we proceed through the workshop. By the […]

$30

GovCon 101: Marketing to the Government

Virtual

The Federal Government buys over $600 billion per year on goods and services, 23% of that spend is allocated for small business. This is a huge opportunity for small firms […]

Free

GovCon 101: WOSB and EDWOSB Certification

Virtual

The Federal Government buys over $600 billion per year on goods and services, 5% of that spend is allocated for Woman Owned and Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Businesses (WOSB/EDWOSB). This […]

Free