Hillsborough County Training Calendar

Bookkeeping Basics, Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Where: Online
When: Tuesday, January 19, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget

Proper bookkeeping is essential to managing your business. Learn how to classify and record basic business transactions, enter data into an account, chart accounts, and many basic accounting terms. You'll also learn what you must hold on to for tax compliance and find out what accounting software might be useful to help make your bookkeeping easier.

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


Speaker: Michelle James
Co-Sponsor: Suncoast Credit Union


Fee: No Cost
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Benefits of Certification in Hillsborough County, Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Where: Online
When: Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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
Co-Sponsor: SouthShore Chamber of Commerce


Fee: No Cost
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Starting Your Business, Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Where: Online
When: Tuesday, January 26, 2021 1:00 PM to 3:00 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
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Pricing Your Product, Thursday, January 28, 2021

Where: Online
When: Thursday, January 28, 2021 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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: Plant City Chamber of Commerce


Fee: No Cost
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Marketing 101, Thursday, February 04, 2021

Where: Online
When: Thursday, February 04, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Take this class to uncover the characteristics that make up your business' DNA. After answering the two most important questions in all of marketing, you'll be ready to skillfully implement customer-winning strategies and face the competition.

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


Speaker: Janette Blanco


Fee: No Cost
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Understanding Business Cash Flow, Tuesday, February 09, 2021

Where: Online
When: Tuesday, February 09, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:00 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: Maravlene King
Co-Sponsor: South Tampa Chamber of Commerce


Fee: No Cost
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Starting Your Business, Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Where: Online
When: Wednesday, February 10, 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


Fee: No Cost
Link

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Understanding Personal & Business Credit, Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Where: Online
When: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:00 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: Pamala McCoy
Co-Sponsor: Suncoast Credit Union


Fee: No Cost
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Business Plan In A Day, Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Where: Online
When: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance

Business planning is the foundation to starting a new venture, raising funds or growing your business. Receive all the tools necessary to complete a practical business plan. Our expert advice simplifies conducting necessary research to make decisions and develop financial projections. Don't be intimidated, take the first step.

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


Speaker: Robert Pierce, III and Corey McCaster
Co-Sponsor: SouthShore Chamber of Commerce


Fee: No Cost
Link

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Bookkeeping Basics, Friday, February 19, 2021

Where: Online
When: Friday, February 19, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Business Accounting and Budget

Proper bookkeeping is essential to managing your business. Learn how to classify and record basic business transactions, enter data into an account, chart accounts, and many basic accounting terms. You'll also learn what you must hold on to for tax compliance and find out what accounting software might be useful to help make your bookkeeping easier.

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


Speaker: Michelle James
Co-Sponsor: Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce


Fee: No Cost
Link

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Financing Your Business, Monday, February 22, 2021

Where: Online
When: Monday, February 22, 2021 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
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
Co-Sponsor: Brandon Chamber of Commerce


Fee: No Cost
Link

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Starting Your Business, Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Where: Online
When: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 1:00 PM to 3:00 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


Fee: No Cost
Link

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Food Industry Basics, Thursday, February 25, 2021

Where: Online
When: Thursday, February 25, 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
Co-Sponsor: Plant City Chamber of Commerce


Fee: No Cost
Link

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