Hillsborough County Training Calendar

Smart Start Your Business, Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Where: Florida SBDC at Hillsborough County, Tampa, FL
When: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 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.
Speaker: Robert Pierce III
Fee: No Cost
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Food Industry Basics, Thursday, February 27, 2020

Where: Bruton Memorial Library, Plant City
When: Thursday, February 27, 2020 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.
Speaker: Dottie Minnick
If you have any special ADA needs, please contact us in advance.
Fee: No Cost
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Marketing 101, Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Where: North Tampa Branch Library, Tampa, FL
When: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Topic: Marketing and Sales
You know why your business rocks. Does anyone else? Take this class to uncover the characteristics that make up your business' DNA. Soon, you'll be able to boost consumer loyalty and company profits. 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.
Speaker: Corey McCaster
Fee: No Cost
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Social Media Basics, Friday, March 06, 2020

Where: HCC at The Regent, Riverview
When: Friday, March 06, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Marketing and Sales
Twitter Facebook, and LinkedIn are all relationship-building tools you can use to win the hearts and minds of your customers (so they think of you first when it comes time to buy). These tools also serve as ways to help prospective customers discover your business. This seminar focuses on what you need to know to promote your business with social media.
Speaker: London James
Fee: No Cost
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Smart Start Your Business, Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Where: SouthShore Regional Library, Ruskin, FL
When: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:30 AM to 12:30 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.
Speaker: Robert Pierce III
Fee: No Cost
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Understanding Personal & Business Credit, Monday, March 16, 2020

Where: Florida SBDC at Hillsborough County, Tampa, FL
When: Monday, March 16, 2020 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance
This interactive workshop will provide you with a basic understanding of personal and business credit, credit reporting, and credit scores. In addition, you will learn how to improve your credit, as well as how both personal and business credit is used to obtain financing for your business.
Speaker: Pamala McCoy
Fee: No Cost
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Business Plan In A Day, Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Where: Suncoast FCU, Tampa
When: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Topic: Business Basics
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.
Speaker: Dottie Minnick and Robert Pierce III
Fee: No Cost
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Bookkeeping Basics, Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Where: Plant City Chamber of Commerce, Plant City
When: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 2:00 PM to 4:00 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.
Speaker: Michelle James
Fee: No Cost
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Benefits of Certification in Hillsborough County, Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Where: Temple Terrace Public Library, Temple Terrace
When: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Topic: Government Contracting
This workshop will cover how to register with Hillsborough County, how to find bidding opportunities, and where to receive assistance.
Speaker: Rita Sauri
Fee: No Cost
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Understanding Business Cash Flow Management, Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Where: South Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Tampa
When: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 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
Speaker: Marvalene King
Fee: No Cost
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Pricing Your Product, Thursday, March 26, 2020

Where: New Tampa Regional Library, Tampa
When: Thursday, March 26, 2020 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
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.
Speaker: Albert Lee
Fee: No Cost
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Smart Start Your Business, Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Where: Florida SBDC at Hillsborough County, Tampa, FL
When: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 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.
Speaker: Shawn Ferguson
Fee: No Cost
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