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Aug
26
Mon
Blue Print Business Plan @ UMW Center for Economic Development Tickets
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
Blue Print Business Plan @ UMW Center for Economic Development

Seminar hosted by University of Mary Washington Center for Economic Development. This one day four-hour workshop is presented by the UMWSBDC Eagle Village office. It covers the development of the narrative and financial forecasting portions of the business plan. A workbook will be provided that will take the attendees through a step-by-step approach to creating a business plan. Participants will also receive a comprehensive report on their industry.

Sep
5
Thu
First Thursdays with the Small Business Administration @ UMW Center for Economic Development Tickets
Sep 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
First Thursdays with the Small Business Administration @ UMW Center for Economic Development

Grab your lunch and join us the first Thursday of each month to learn more about Small Businss Administration programs and network with other small business owners.

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Sep
9
Mon
First Steps to Starting a Business @ UMW Center for Economic Development Tickets
Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
First Steps to Starting a Business @ UMW Center for Economic Development

This seminar will provide the basic of self evaluation, the idea, defining the need, determining the feasibility, and what actions are necessary. Topics within these areas will include analytical methods; research sources; the legal forms of businesses; record keeping; laws, regulations, and policies; and a discussion on the value and importance of business plans and financial analyses.

Sep
10
Tue
Considering a Franchise @ UMW Center for Economic Development Tickets
Sep 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Considering a Franchise @ UMW Center for Economic Development

5-6 p.m. Networking and light meal provided
6-8 p.m. Franchising workshop

Most people who go into business with the support of a franchise want to find a safe and proven way to exit the corporate world and replace their previous income as quickly as possible by following a proven business system.

Sep
16
Mon
Social Media Marketing @ UMW Center for Economic Development Tickets
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Social Media Marketing @ UMW Center for Economic Development

This workshop, hosted by University of Mary Washington Center for Economic Development, is designed for small business owners who are not currently using social media to market their businesses and those who are not using social media effectively. It will help business owners navigate the many social media options available to them, determine which are the most useful for their businesses, set their social media marketing goals, and measure whether their goals are being met.

Sep
17
Tue
Indirect Rates 101 @ UMW Center for Economic Development Tickets
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Indirect Rates 101 @ UMW Center for Economic Development

For Government Contractors, how indirect cost are accumulated and allocated to contracts can make all the difference between winning and losing future business. Worse, it can make all the difference between making a profit or losing money on awarded contracts. In this session, we will take a detailed look at how indirect rates are established, what they are used for and by whom. We will also review how the indirect rate structure can be established to maximize company profits and its competitive advantage.

Sep
19
Thu
Quickbooks @ Center for Economic Development Tickets
Sep 19 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Quickbooks @ Center for Economic Development

The University of Mary Washington Small Business Development Center will host “QuickBooks.”
The workshop is designed to teach the basics of QuickBooks; the things that you need to know to perform typical bookkeeping tasks. Topics covered in the workshop include: How to Move Around in QuickBooks, Customer Center, Vendor Center, Banking, and Reports. The QuickBooks workshop will be hosted as an open forum to allow for questions and answers. Attendees will participate in Instructional, Lab and Question and Answer sessions.

Sep
23
Mon
First Steps to Starting a Business @ UMW Center for Economic Development Tickets
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
First Steps to Starting a Business @ UMW Center for Economic Development

This seminar, hosted by University of Mary Washington Center for Economic Development, will provide the basic of self evaluation, the idea, defining the need, determining the feasibility, and what actions are necessary. Topics within these areas will include analytical methods; research sources; the legal forms of businesses; record keeping; laws, regulations, and policies; and a discussion on the value and importance of business plans and financial analyses.

Sep
24
Tue
Human Resource Law @ UMW Center for economic Development Tickets
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Human Resource Law @ UMW Center for economic Development

Randy Sparks, Jr. is a member of the Labor and Employment Law Practice Group at Kaufman & Canoles. He concentrates his practice in employment litigation, representing employers in employment discrimination, sexual harassment, breach of employment contract, non-compete, and wage and hour claims before various state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Randy also advises and trains clients on lawful employment practices and other workplace issues.

Oct
3
Thu
First Thursdays with the Small Business Administration @ UMW Center for Economic Development Tickets
Oct 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
First Thursdays with the Small Business Administration @ UMW Center for Economic Development

Grab your lunch and join us the first Thursday of each month to learn more about Small Business Administration programs and network with other small business owners.

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