Hillsborough County Training Calendar

Starting Your Business, Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Where: Online
When: Tuesday, October 19, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance

You've got the idea. Now you need to know how to get on your way. From how to determine feasibility and legal structures, to the types of licenses you'll need, this class covers all the essentials that help you get started.

For more information and to register for this workshop, please visit FSBDC at Hillsborough County.


Speaker: Robert Pierce, III
Co-Sponsor: SunCoast Credit Union


Fee: No Cost
Link

REGISTER ONLINE

Tax Awareness and Your Business, Thursday, October 21, 2021

Where: Online
When: Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Topic: Tax Planning

This workshop provides an overview of business taxes, including employment taxes, business deductions, record keeping and electronic filing.

For more information and to register for this workshop, please visit FSBDC at Hillsborough County.


Speaker: Michael Carlisle


Fee: No Cost
Link

REGISTER ONLINE

Financing Your Business, Thursday, October 28, 2021

Where: Online
When: Thursday, October 28, 2021 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Topic: Access to Capital

Are you looking for money for your business? Are you considering a SBA loan? This seminar will help you zero in on the right funding choices for your business and avoid money scams. Learn how to ask for a loan, get prepared for the bank, and where to find money.

You'll explore:

. SBA loans: when, where and how to apply

. How to plan your financing request to banks

. Which banks are making loans

. Angel investors and venture capitalists

. Six Cs of credit and how credit scores affect your business

. Busting the myths about small business grants

For more information and to register for this workshop, please visit FSBDC at Hillsborough County.


Speaker: Corey McCaster


Fee: No Cost
Link

REGISTER ONLINE

Food Industry Basics, Tuesday, November 02, 2021

Where: Online
When: Tuesday, November 02, 2021 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance

Focused on the food industry? Get the information you need to run a small business food enterprise. This course will cover the basic requirements for starting your own restaurant, catering business, or a mobile food dispensing cart.

For more information and to register for this workshop, please visit FSBDC at Hillsborough County.


Speaker: Janette Blanco


Fee: No Cost
Link

REGISTER ONLINE

Starting Your Business, Wednesday, November 03, 2021

Where: Online
When: Wednesday, November 03, 2021 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance

You've got the idea. Now you need to know how to get on your way. From how to determine feasibility and legal structures, to the types of licenses you'll need, this class covers all the essentials that help you get started.

For more information and to register for this workshop, please visit FSBDC at Hillsborough County.


Speaker: Shawn Ferguson


Fee: No Cost
Link

REGISTER ONLINE

Business Plan Series, Monday, November 08, 2021

Where: Online
When: Monday, November 08, 2021 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance

Looking to assess the viability of your business idea? This six-part business planning series will introduce you to the crucial elements you need to consider when you start a business. Business planning is essential to developing a thriving enterprise that provides essential goods or services while providing a return on investment for its owner. At the conclusion of the series you will have completed a draft business plan that will serve as a roadmap for operating your business.

Attendees will:

  • Examine the key aspects of your business including finance, marketing and operations and identify and prepare for potential challenges before you invest money, time and resources

  • Identify key trends and factors that can affect your success or threaten your livelihood

  • Understand the importance of knowing your competition, target market and industry

  • Ask tough questions that challenge your assumptions

  • Understand what it takes to start and grow a small business

Please note that this is a six (6) part series meeting every Monday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. starting Monday, November 8, 2021 through Monday, December 13, 2021.

For more information and to register for this workshop, please visit FSBDC at Hillsborough County.


Speaker: Dr. Navin K. Veerapa


Fee: No Cost
Link

REGISTER ONLINE

Benefits of Certification in Hillsborough County, Tuesday, November 09, 2021

Where: Online
When: Tuesday, November 09, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Topic: Government Contracting

This workshop will cover how to register with Hillsborough County, how to find bidding opportunities, and where to receive assistance.

For more information and to register for this workshop, please visit FSBDC at Hillsborough County.

This workshop will cover how to register with Hillsborough County, how to fi nd bidding opportunities, and where to receive assistance.
Speaker: Rita Sauri


Fee: No Cost
Link

REGISTER ONLINE

Understanding Business Cash Flow, Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Where: Online
When: Wednesday, November 10, 2021 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Topic: Cash Flow Management

Ever wished you had a crystal ball to help predict your business outcomes? Well, you do! And, it's probably sitting on a shelf collecting dust. Get rid of the excuses that keep you from looking at the numbers. We'll teach you how to comprehend your business' financial statements so you can focus on the big picture. After this course, you'll be able to use the numbers to evaluate the condition of your business and effectively manage its financial performance by learning how to:

  • Read, review and understand your statements in as little as one hour per month
  • Use your statements to recognize negative trends before it's too late
  • Speak the same language as your banker and CPA
  • Perform vertical & horizontal comparative analyses
  • Ask financially intelligent questions

For more information and to register for this workshop, please visit FSBDC at Hillsborough County.


Speaker: LaKeisha Scott


Fee: No Cost
Link

REGISTER ONLINE

Pricing Your Product, Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Where: Online
When: Tuesday, November 16, 2021 10:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Topic: Start-up Assistance

Knowing what to charge for you product is an important aspect of going into business. We will discuss costs, pricing strategies and market research in order to determine an answer.

For more information and to register for this workshop, please visit FSBDC at Hillsborough County.


Speaker: Charles Young, Jr.
Co-Sponsor: Suncoast Credit Union


Fee: No Cost
Link

REGISTER ONLINE

Understanding Personal & Business Credit, Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Where: Online
When: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Topic: Access to Capital

Credit plays an important role in our society. It is often misunderstood and misused, which can have a negative impact on our lives for many years. This interactive workshop will provide students a basic understanding of credit reports. Participants will learn about the importance of credit, budgeting and a resource listing and tips to local professionals and specialists that can help them achieve their goals.

For more information and to register for this workshop, please visit FSBDC at Hillsborough County.


Speaker: Operation Hope


Fee: No Cost
Link

REGISTER ONLINE

Introduction to Supply Chain Management, Thursday, November 18, 2021

Where: Florida SBDC at Hillsborough County, Tampa, FL
When: Thursday, November 18, 2021 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

This workshop provides an introduction to the concept of Supply Chain Management and explores the nuts and bolts that make it happen. It addresses the need for trade-offs between its different components such as procurement, warehousing, transportation, inventory management, other elements of logistics and customer service. The workshop concludes by discussing the impact of supply chain decisions on customer fulfillment and the financial bottom line.

For more information and to register for this workshop, please visit FSBDC at Hillsborough County.


Fee: No Cost
Link

REGISTER ONLINE

Starting Your Business, Friday, November 19, 2021

Where: Online
When: Friday, November 19, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance

You've got the idea. Now you need to know how to get on your way. From how to determine feasibility and legal structures, to the types of licenses you'll need, this class covers all the essentials that help you get started.

For more information and to register for this workshop, please visit FSBDC at Hillsborough County.


Speaker: Shawn Ferguson
Co-Sponsor: Riverview Chamber of Commerce


Fee: No Cost
Link

REGISTER ONLINE