Managing a Business

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, 11 sessions ending Wednesday, June 29
Continental National Bank & SBDC at FIU are offering a dynamic, advanced course to accelerate business growth. This 30-hour program will guide business owners as they develop a strategy and action plan for growing their business. This is a selective program and participation is limited. Only entrepreneurs who meet the criteria outlined below will be selected. The program will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday nights from 6 pm - 9 pm. Training: Continental National Bank Little Havana Branch 1801 SW 1st Street, Miami, FL 33135 Qualifications to participate: Annual revenues of at least $500,000 In business at least 2 years Working staff of atleast 5+ (full-time, part-time, contractors) Desire to grow business Participation by company owner + 1 company rep. Registration Deadline is Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 5 pm EST. Course will begin on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 from 6 pm - 9 pm. For additional information contact: 305.779.9230

International Trade

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, 96 percent of the world’s customers reside outside the United States. In fact, most of the companies in the United States do not think of foreign markets nor that sales opportunities abroad are possible for them. Miami businesses have the advantage of being located in a trade and logistics hub that is also the gateway to the Americas. There are some steps you can take to decide if your business is ready to start doing business abroad. This workshop will provide you with the information on resources available to Miami businesses that are either already doing business abroad or are interested in going global. Topics Covered: • Export Working Capital & Export Credit Insurance • International Trade Assistance • Business Practices & Compliance