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October 2021

Understanding Federal Government RFP/RFQ Requirements and the Bidding Process

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT

Learning elective proposal writing strategies Government contracting has always been a very profitable avenue for small businesses that know the tricks that set them apart. The competition in government contracting has expanded immensely and standing out from other bidders has never been more crucial. During this webinar, you will learn about the elements of a great proposal response, common mistakes made when responding to solicitations, and additional steps that will give you the best chance to win contract opportunities.

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Things to Consider Before Starting a Business (Spanish Only)

October 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT

Esta sesión es para dar información básica sobre cómo comenzar un negocio. Temas incluyen: licencias, requisitos del estado, opciones de financiamiento y cómo Prospera le puede proveer asistencia para comenzar o expandir su negocio. Esta sesión es posible en parte gracias a OUC (Orlando Utilities Commission).

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Starting Your New Business

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Free

This workshop is designed to guide you through the steps necessary for starting a business. It covers the different legal business entities, licenses needed, taxes, and insurance. We explain what business plans are all about and show you how to collect business information and research. You will learn about capital funding and the lender's view of the borrower.

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Understanding Federal Government RFP/RFQ Requirements and the Bidding Process Part II

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT

Learning elective proposal writing strategies Government contracting has always been a very profitable avenue for small businesses that know the tricks that set them apart. The competition in government contracting has expanded immensely and standing out from other bidders has never been more crucial. During this webinar, you will learn about the elements of a great proposal response, common mistakes made when responding to solicitations, and additional steps that will give you the best chance to win contract opportunities.

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Incentives, Cash Flow & Taking the SH out of IT

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Free

Discover resources and opportunities to keep more of your company's money. Tax Incentives Hiring Incentives - "Turn Your HR Department into a Profit Center" Property Tax Mitigation - "Everybody Hates Property Taxes" Cost Segregation Study - "Back to the Future" Research & Development Tax Credit - "Don't Complain if you Don't Claim" Q&A Overhead Will Eat You Alive Reducing the Costs of Existing Services Reducing the Costs of Credit Card Merchant Services Waste & Recycling Services - "Don't Trash Your…

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Get Started with QuickBooks

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Free

This basic QuickBooks Online class will show you why tracking your finances is important to being successful in your business. It will also teach you about the different types of QuickBooks subscriptions and help you determine the best one for you. Finally, we will review the setup options to help you get started right.

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Leadership Best Practices

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Free – $300

GrowFL understands the impact connecting will fellow second-stage CEOs can have on business growth. As a statewide organization, GrowFL can help you foster those business relationships with peers near you, across the state, in a similar industry – you name it. This event is exclusive for CEOs, presidents, and business owners of second-stage growth companies.  Second-stage companies have between 6 and 150 employees and $750,000 to $100 million in revenue.  If you have any questions, please contact Hannah Metevia about…

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Digital Ads – The Ultimate Tool to Grow Your Business

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Free

Social ads are by far one of the best and fastest ways to grow your business. But most do not know how to best run ads; even worse, many try unsuccessfully and become discouraged about ads altogether. But there are many industry secrets you may not be aware of when it comes to properly and effectively advertising online to scale your business- would you like to know what they are? In this fun and interactive course you’ll learn: How to…

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Federal Small Business Certification Managed by SBA

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

Before you can start to conduct business with the federal government your business must obtain the proper certifications so you make maximum use of regulatory preferences under the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Small business certifications are like professional certifications; they document a special capability or status that will help you compete in the marketplace. Unlike permits and licenses, you do not need to obtain certifications to legally operate. However, in order to take advantage of business opportunities at the federal level,…

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Paychex: Human Resource Trends for 2021-2022

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
Free

This course is designed for small business owners or managers with leadership and supervisory responsibilities. It focuses on how to higher an employee as well as day to employment issues, such as harassment, discipline, keeping employee files, and employee separation.

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Construction Workshop

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT

Here you will get to understand how to navigate Florida's construction projects, attendees will learn how and where to look for upcoming leads in the industry. Obtain step-by-step instructions on how to write an RFP in response to these leads will be provided. And engage in a question-and-answer session will be held at the end of the webinar to cover any concerns the attendees may have on the subjects.

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Cybersecurity Panel Discussion: CMMC Level 1

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

The DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is the future of government contracting for small businesses. There is no escaping that fact. You need to understand what it takes to prepare your business to be competitive in a CMMC world. Information on CMMC has been coming fast and furiously in the past year - this panel of experts, including a CMMC Provisional Assessor, will sort through where CMMC stands and what to expect in 2022. You don’t want to miss…

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Six Keys to Getting What You Want from your Business

October 28 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am EDT
Free

Learn how to clarify your vision, gain traction, and get healthy as a company Understand the value and power of a comprehensive business system. Simple, practical tools and concepts that you can use immediately to succeed in your business.

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Website Planning 101

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Free

An effective website is a crucial tool in today's business world. Whether you're building it yourself, working with a pro, or looking to revamp your existing site, getting organized is the key to your website's success! Define your audience. Set your website's goals. Determine key functionality and features. Plan your website content. Get your accounts and logins in order. After this webinar, you'll have a comprehensive plan in place for your business's website. Attendees may also request the free workbook upon completion of…

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November 2021

SBA Federal Surplus Property Program

November 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Free

This webinar will explain the SBA federal surplus property programs currently available to 8(a) firms and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs). The workshop will address the regulatory guidance applicable to both programs, eligibility criteria, and the role of the district office monitoring these programs if you receive a property transfer. The Florida State Agency for Surplus Program (SASP) will be discussed, their interaction with SBA and GSA, and what their role in the federal surplus program is, including discussing what documentation…

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Government Contracting: Overview

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

Federal, State, and Local Government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?”...it is more “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?”. If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good growth opportunity for your business. The “Government Contracting Overview” seminar, presented by the Florida PTAC at UCF in partnership with the…

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Marketing Your Business

November 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Free

For people who want to obtain a trial by customers and growth for their business, whether it is a product, service, or both. It explains various marketing strategies and contains many practical marketing tips. It will help you define your mission, analyze your situation, conduct research, identify your target market, and develop your marketing mix.

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How to Start Your Business

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

If you’re thinking of starting a business, it’s important to take the right steps. This course will give you an overview of what to know, actions to take, and how to avoid common missteps to give your company its greatest chance of success.

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How to Use Youtube to Grow Your Business

November 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Free

Join us and learn how to tap into the power of YouTube. Get best practices for creating a YouTube Channel and compelling video content that promotes your products and services and drives engagement with your brand. In this session, we will explore: ●    Understanding different video formats ●    How to set up a YouTube channel ●    Making good creative, and how to target and measure the results

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How to Grow Your Business with Google Search Ads

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Free

For many, the thought of creating Google Search ads can feel overwhelming. Maybe you’re not sure how they work and you don’t want to waste money trying to figure them out. But what if you could ease that sense of overwhelm by knowing how to create Google Search Ads that cost-effectively drive the right traffic to your website? That’s what we’ll show you in this engaging presentation. We’ll discuss how to create Google Search Ads designed to grow your business.…

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Business Plan Writing Made Easier

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Your business needs a roadmap for every stage of its growth. We’ll remove the mystery of how to create a business plan, the information that should be included, and how to use it as a tool to keep your company on track for long-term growth.

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SBA Workshop: SBA Resources for Veterans

November 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

This presentation addresses the role of the SBA Office of Veterans Business Development in maximizing the availability, applicability, and usability of small business programs for Veterans, Service-Disabled Veterans, Reserve Component Members, and their dependents or survivors. OVBD is SBA’s liaison with the military veteran’s business community; provides policy analysis and reporting, and is an Ombudsman for veteran entrepreneurs. OVBD has a number of programs and services to assist aspiring and existing veteran entrepreneurs such as training, counseling, and mentorship, and…

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Introduction to Google Analytics

November 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Free

Learn how to set up and start to use Google Analytics to understand how people engage with your website. Learn how to: ●    Set goals for your website ●    Set up Google Analytics and connect it to your website ●    Understand what types of reports are available in Google Analytics  

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Tax Boot Camp for Small Business Owners

November 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Free

This seminar is specifically developed for small business owners who have little to no experience or understanding of the role and impact of income taxes on their businesses. It is facilitated by experienced Tax Professionals and is designed to provide ideas and tax strategies that can be shared with one's tax advisor.

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Tackle QuickBooks Basics

November 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Free

Join us to learn how to enter basic transactions including creating invoices, making deposits, recording expenses, bills, and checks. We will also talk about how to use bank feeds and set up rules to save you time, and walk through a standard process of how to reconcile your accounts. All this, plus tips and tricks within the software you may not be aware of.

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How to Start a Non-Profit

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Free

This workshop is for anyone looking to start a non-profit and is committed to providing community service. The presenter will show you step by step, how he set up a non-profit in 6 months, without a lawyer. How to create a legal non-profit structure Mapping out your program service Making the case for funding Presented by: Eugene Campbell, ECCRGroup’s CEO. Eugene is a highly motivated leader with over thirty-years years of senior-level non-profit management expertise and a proven track record…

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Building Your Financial Plan

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Free

For people who have limited knowledge or understanding of basic accounting and finance. This seminar is intended to explain the methods and needs for financial tracking, control, and generating the financial projections necessary to develop your plan such as cash flow, income statement, break evens, and balance sheet.

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Funding Your Business

November 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Free

For people who think they might need funding for their business. It is designed for start-ups and existing businesses with cash flow or capital issues. The seminar explains the various sources of funds, their lending criteria, and how they differ.

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December 2021

Government Contracting: Overview

December 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Federal, State, and Local Government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?”...it is more “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?”. If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good growth opportunity for your business. The “Government Contracting Overview” seminar, presented by the Florida PTAC at UCF in partnership with the…

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How to Start Your Business

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

If you’re thinking of starting a business, it’s important to take the right steps. This course will give you an overview of what to know, actions to take, and how to avoid common missteps to give your company its greatest chance of success.

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SBA Resources for Veterans

December 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Free

The SBA Office of Veterans Business Development’s (OVBD) mission is to maximize the availability, applicability, and usability of small business programs for Veterans, Service-Disabled Veterans, Reserve Component Members, and their dependents or survivors. OVBD is SBA’s liaison with the veterans business community; provides policy analysis and reporting, and is an Ombudsman for veteran entrepreneurs. OVBD has a number of programs and services to assist aspiring and existing veteran entrepreneurs such as training, counseling, and mentorship, and oversight of Federal procurement…

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Conquer the Chaos

December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Free

Based on the book by Keap founders, Clate Mask & Scott Martineau, titled “Conquer the Chaos”, this presentation will help you better understand the chaos so you can stop running from it and meet it head-on, to gain better control of your business.

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SBA Update: What to Expect in Fiscal Year 2022

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

This presentation is designed to provide an update of what to expect in the fiscal year 2022 from the perspective of SBA regulatory changes.

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Marketing for Business Success

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

A webinar providing an overview of the marketing process for small businesses, as well as a close look at all elements of a marketing plan. Marketing is the driver of revenue growth and an imperative for small business success. Topics include the traditional four “P’s” of marketing – Product, Place, Promotion, and Price – as well as three new “P’s” with special application to small businesses – Positioning, People, and Planning.

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Tax Boot Camp for Small Business

December 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Free

This seminar is specifically developed for small business owners who have little to no experience or understanding of the role and impact of income taxes on their businesses. It is facilitated by experienced Tax Professionals and is designed to provide ideas and tax strategies that can be shared with one's tax advisor.

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Marketing Your Business

December 11 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
Free

For people who want to obtain a trial by customers and growth for their business, whether it is a product, service, or both. It explains various marketing strategies and contains many practical marketing tips. It will help you define your mission, analyze your situation, conduct research, identify your target market, and develop your marketing mix.

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QuickBooks Power User

December 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Free

Join us for this QuickBooks online class to learn about the basic reports and how to create them for your company. We will also discuss the Receipts functions within the product, and some additional apps that can bring even more power to your product. Learn how to set up your budget as well as common errors and how to correct them. A Q&A session follows to answer any specific questions you may have.

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