University Calendar

Jan
17
Thu
Quickbooks @ UMW Center for Economic Development Tickets
Jan 17 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Quickbooks @ UMW Center for Economic Development

The University of Mary Washington Small Business Development Center will host “QuickBooks.”
The QuickBooks 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.

Jan
22
Tue
Tax Law Changes and Your Small Business @ UMW Center for Economic Development Tickets
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Tax Law Changes and Your Small Business @ UMW Center for Economic Development

Join Carolyn Irwin, CPA, and Katelyn Poole, CPA from PBMares, as they highlight the new tax law changes, take an in-depth look at how to get up to 20% of your income tax-free (with the qualified business income deduction), and explore where planning is needed to maximize tax savings to be ready for 2018 tax filings!

Topics covered:
A clear understanding of the provision’s (IRC Section 199A) three overall rules
Reporting requirements for pass-through entities
Strategies to optimize the deduction and reduce tax liability

Jan
23
Wed
Let’s Talk Marketing @ Center for Economic Development Tickets
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Let's Talk Marketing @ Center for Economic Development

Join Dr. Louis Martinette, Associate Professor of Management and Marketing, as he starts off the “Let’s Talk Marketing” Speaker Series with the Customer Discovery aspect of marketing on Jan. 23. He will discuss the four phases of Customer Discovery:
State your hypothesis
Test the hypothesis
Test product concept
Verify
Dr. Martinette’s areas of expertise include marketing, management and business history. His business experience includes both sales and marketing in leadership positions at 3M Company and as a partner and an officer in two smaller firms.

Jan
29
Tue
Introduction to GSA Schedules @ UMW Center for Economic Development Tickets
Jan 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Introduction to GSA Schedules @ UMW Center for Economic Development

The University of Mary Washington Center for Economic Development will host “Introduction to GSA Schedules.”
This hands-on workshop will provide assistance to companies who already meet the basic requirements of the GSA Schedule. The Administrative, Technical and Pricing Sections will be discussed and direction will be provided on how to complete these Sections and the additional complex GSA forms. A best practices time-line for project managing your proposal will be provided.

Feb
4
Mon
First Steps to Starting a Business @ UMW Center for Economic Development Tickets
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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.

Feb
18
Mon
First Steps to Starting a Business @ UMW Center for Economic Development Tickets
Feb 18 @ 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 basics 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.

 

 

Feb
20
Wed
Let’s Talk Marketing @ Center for Economic Development Tickets
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Let's Talk Marketing @ Center for Economic Development

Join Roger Pell, managing partner of Top-of Mind Communications, LLC, as he introduces branding into the mix of our five-part “Let’s Talk Marketing” Speaker Series. He will discuss:
Six Key Branding Elements
Tag Lines
Leveraging Your Brand – Visibility

Feb
21
Thu
Quickbooks @ UMW Center for Economic Development Tickets
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The University of Mary Washington Small Business Development Center will host “QuickBooks.”
The QuickBooks 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.

Feb
25
Mon
Blue Print Business Plan @ UMW Center for Economic Development Tickets
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
Blue Print Business Plan @ UMW Center for Economic Development

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.

Feb
26
Tue
Basic Contract Performance and Compliance @ UMW Center for Economic Development Tickets
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Basic Contract Performance and Compliance @ UMW Center for Economic Development

Whether this is your first subcontract, your first prime bid, or want to improve the management and compliance of your federal awards, this class will assist in identifying what to pay attention to and what to expect during the period of performance from notice of award to close out. This class will focus strongly on compliance, managing, and understanding contracting activities within the Federal Government and will demystify some of the concepts and notions often misinterpreted.