Hillsborough County Training Calendar

Smart Start Your Business, Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Where: Online
When: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:00 PM to 4:00 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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Benefits of Certification in Hillsborough County, Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Where: Online
When: Tuesday, October 27, 2020 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
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Business Plan Series, Monday, November 02, 2020

Where: Online
When: Monday, November 02, 2020 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 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. starting Monday, November 2, 2020 through Monday, December 7, 2020.

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


Speaker: Robert Pierce, III


Fee: No Cost
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Starting Your Business, Thursday, November 05, 2020

Where: Online
When: Thursday, November 05, 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.

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


Speaker: Shawn Ferguson
Co-Sponsor: Suncoast Credit Union


Fee: No Cost
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Understanding Business Insurance, Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Where: Online
When: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Topic: Managing a Business

Determine the precise insurance needs for your business. Topics of discussion will include Business Property, Business Liability, Professional Liability, Umbrella/Excess Liability, Cyber Liability, Workers Compensation, Commercial Auto, and Bonds. This is an excellent session for getting many of your insurance questions answered.

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


Speaker: Orlando Dorsey


Fee: No Cost
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Marketing 101, Thursday, November 12, 2020

Where: Online
When: Thursday, November 12, 2020 10:30 AM to 12:30 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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Social Media Basics, Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Where: Online
When: Wednesday, November 18, 2020 1:00 PM to 3:00 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.

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


Speaker: London James
Co-Sponsor: Riverview Chamber of Commerce


Fee: No Cost
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Employer Taxes, Thursday, November 19, 2020

Where: Online
When: Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Topic: Tax Planning

Navigating tax issues around hiring workers can be challenging. Prepared by the IRS, this class can help you determine whether workers are employees or independent contractors, as well as guide you through the tax requirement for each. This class is a must for any entrepreneur who will be paying people to work in his or her business.

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


Speaker: Andrew Vulpis


Fee: No Cost
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Starting Your Business, Thursday, November 19, 2020

Where: Online
When: Thursday, November 19, 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.

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


Speaker: Robert Pierce, III


Fee: No Cost
Link

REGISTER ONLINE