Join us for the Alpha & Omega Church and Florida SBDC at FIU webinar series! This series includes twelve webinars on how to grow your small business. A variety of topics will be covered, that can help you take your small business to the next level.
10/8/2020 A&O: How to Make Your Business Bankable
Why are some businesses able to easily obtain loans? The answer starts with you, the business owner. Learn how to make your business loan-worthy. From the importance of the business owner’s personal credit, to understanding how lenders evaluate your business, this webinar will put you on the right path to being bankable.
10/22/2020 A&O: Finding & Winning Local Contracts
Are you looking to get into government contracting? The best place to start on your journey is local government contracts available for local businesses. With that in mind, this webinar teaches business owners: •How to identify key local agency contacts; •How to pull together an actionable game plan; •How to market themselves to local buyers and ensure successful follow up.
11/19/2020 A&O: Byte-Size Cybersecurity for Small Businesses
The theft of digital information has become the norm in today’s society. Participants will receive key insights on the cyber threat landscape and learn best practices on how to protect their businesses from cyber-attacks. Topics that will be covered: •Discussion of Cyber Threats •Cybersecurity Best Practices •Identifying & Protecting Critical Records •Accessing Cybersecurity Tools & Resources •Cyber Insurance.
12/10/2020 A&O: Creating Strategic Growth
Growth doesn’t happen by accident. A sustainable strategic growth planning process focuses on the little steps your company can take every single quarter to help your business grow and stay on track for achieving your larger goals. Join us for this insightful webinar to learn: •What are the characteristics of a sustainable competitive advantage •How to identify and manage the common pitfalls of strategy implementation
1/14/2021 A&O: Guerrilla Marketing Right Now
Everyone is experiencing a decline in traditional marketing channels, but businesses need to think long-term during this short-time crisis to keep building their brands. Guerrilla Marketing affords businesses an opportunity to use their time, energy, imagination and outside of the box ideas to keep and attract new customers while creating new marketing alternatives. Designing a Guerrilla Marketing plan will allow you to create specific, strategic and actionable steps in order to take your business from where it is now to where you want it to go. Now is the time to consider new ideas and new marketing opportunities to help your business stay afloat.
1/28/2021 A&O: Franchising: What You Need to Know
Are you a small business owner looking to franchise? Are you an entrepreneur interested to purchase a franchise? This dynamic webinar will give you key business and legal insights to make an informed decision on franchising. In particular, the webinar will cover: • Outline franchising options • Pro’s & Con’s of franchising • How to evaluate franchise opportunities • Preparing a business to be franchised
2/25/2021 A&O: Grow Global
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 webinar will provide you with the information on resources available to businesses that are either already doing business abroad or are interested in going global.
Fee: No Cost