Events/Workshops

  
  
    
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Have you been considering starting your own small business but are unsure of where to begin? Don't miss out on this workshop! You will be provided with information about Startup Fundamentals, Marketing and Business Planning, Financing, Licenses, Employee Issues, Business Structures, and Taxation and Regulations. SCORE - Counselors to America's Small BusinessOnce you have successfully completed this session, you will be better able to decide if your business idea is worth pursuing, and you will be armed with the information necessary to continue onward with your business endeavor!
Speaker: Mr. Tom Spear
Thursday, April 23, 2015 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Have you been considering starting your own small business but are unsure of where to begin? Don't miss out on this workshop! You will be provided with information about Startup Fundamentals, Marketing and Business Planning, Financing, Licenses, Employee Issues, Business Structures, and Taxation and Regulations. SCORE - Counselors to America's Small BusinessOnce you have successfully completed this session, you will be better able to decide if your business idea is worth pursuing, and you will be armed with the information necessary to continue onward with your business endeavor!
Speaker: Mr. Tom Spear

Business Basics

Wednesday, May 06, 2015 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Congratulations on your decision to open a small business or change your existing one! Now you must take the step of putting your thoughts down on paper. In doing so, your business idea is now expressed as a plan - a living document that outlines every critical aspect of its operation. Taking this crucial step may sound intimidating, but it's important to help you make major business decisions or demonstrate the health of your business to lenders or investors. Sign up for this workshop today and reduce your stress and intimidation!
Speaker: Mr. Tom Spear SCORE Counselor

Cash Flow Management

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Are you currently in business or dreaming of starting one but are confused by the financial statements necessary to move forward? This is the workshop for you! On completion of this workshop, you will have learned how to interpret those statements and become aware of the information they contain. You will be provided with some great tools and techniques for financial analysis - and be instructed on how to use these valuable tools to manage your business based on the results.
Speaker: Mr. Tom Spear SCORE Counselor Tom Spear received his B.S. Engineering at Case Western Reserve University and his MBA at University of Michigan. His experience includes 32 years in a variety of business and technical positions with Ford Motor - 29 years as a executive. He was also active in college relations, college recruiting and new employee orientation at Ford. Since locating to Florida, he recruited information technology personnel, become an adjunct business instructor and Small Business Development Center Counselor at IRSC and a counselor with SCORE. His strengths are in business planning, financial analysis and incorporation.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Are you currently in business or dreaming of starting one but are confused by the financial statements necessary to move forward? This is the workshop for you! On completion of this workshop, you will have learned how to interpret those statements and become aware of the information they contain. You will be provided with some great tools and techniques for financial analysis - and be instructed on how to use these valuable tools to manage your business based on the results.
Speaker: Mr. Tom Spear SCORE Counselor Tom Spear received his B.S. Engineering at Case Western Reserve University and his MBA at University of Michigan. His experience includes 32 years in a variety of business and technical positions with Ford Motor - 29 years as a executive. He was also active in college relations, college recruiting and new employee orientation at Ford. Since locating to Florida, he recruited information technology personnel, become an adjunct business instructor and Small Business Development Center Counselor at IRSC and a counselor with SCORE. His strengths are in business planning, financial analysis and incorporation.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 5:30 PM to 1:00 AM
Are you currently in business or dreaming of starting one but are confused by the financial statements necessary to move forward? This is the workshop for you! On completion of this workshop, you will have learned how to interpret those statements and become aware of the information they contain. You will be provided with some great tools and techniques for financial analysis - and be instructed on how to use these valuable tools to manage your business based on the results.
Speaker: Mr. Tom Spear SCORE Counselor Tom Spear received his B.S. Engineering at Case Western Reserve University and his MBA at University of Michigan. His experience includes 32 years in a variety of business and technical positions with Ford Motor - 29 years as a executive. He was also active in college relations, college recruiting and new employee orientation at Ford. Since locating to Florida, he recruited information technology personnel, become an adjunct business instructor and Small Business Development Center Counselor at IRSC and a counselor with SCORE. His strengths are in business planning, financial analysis and incorporation.

Marketing and Sales

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
If you’re currently running your business, you believe that you’re the best kept secret in town, or you’re just not getting the amount of business that you think you should, then sign-up of this workshop!! By doing so you will learn how to assess your marketplace, better understand your competition, target your customers, differentiate your business, and develop your marketing plan.
Speaker: Mr. Jack Burns