Hillsborough County Training Calendar

Competitive Bidding, Monday, September 21, 2020

Where: Online
When: Monday, September 21, 2020 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Topic: Government Contracting

This workshop will help businesses understand the bidding process for government agencies. Topics covered include: improving the odds; proposal preparation; how to create a winning capability statement; and types of solicitations. Learn to create successful bids or brush upon your current techniques and processes.

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, Monday, September 21, 2020

Where: Online
When: Monday, September 21, 2020 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: Suncoast Credit Union


Fee: No Cost
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Smart Start Your Business, Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Where: Online
When: Tuesday, September 22, 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


Fee: No Cost
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Bookkeeping Basics, Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Where: Online
When: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:30 AM to 12:30 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


Fee: No Cost
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Food Safety, Thursday, September 24, 2020

Where: Online
When: Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Managing a Business

Are you the owner or manager of a food service business? This workshop discusses new safety and sanitary measures necessary for restaurants and food service businesses to follow under the CDC Guidelines. Requirements for food safety handling will also be covered in this new workshop.

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


Speaker: Joby Pullappally


Fee: No Cost
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Tax Awareness and Your Business, Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Where: Online
When: Tuesday, September 29, 2020 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
Co-Sponsor: Uptown Chamber of Commerce


Fee: No Cost
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Financing Your Business, Tuesday, October 06, 2020

Where: Online
When: Tuesday, October 06, 2020 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: Suncoast Credit Union


Fee: No Cost
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Smart Start Your Business, Wednesday, October 07, 2020

Where: Online
When: Wednesday, October 07, 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.

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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Social Media Strategies, Thursday, October 08, 2020

Where: Online
When: Thursday, October 08, 2020 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Topic: Marketing and Sales

It's time to go beyond simply posting updates and images to your business' social media. In this workshop we will show you how to use the tools provided by Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and LinkedIn to help you reach your target audience. We'll point out hidden features that can support your social media strategy and make it easier to increase brand awareness and drive sales.

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


Speaker: Ebony Grimsley-Vaz


Fee: No Cost
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Business Plan In A Day, Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Where: Online
When: Tuesday, October 13, 2020 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


Fee: No Cost
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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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