Workshops & Events

Often the best way to educate yourself to successfully start, manage, and grow your business is to take advantage of the many workshops and training programs available to small business owners in several formats. By attending these workshops, you will learn not only from the presenters, but also from the other attendees who are going through the same process.

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Sep

14

Wed

Federal Contracting: Cost Proposals

Alexandria Small Business Development Center,
625 N Washington St, Suite 400
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
In this second of two sessions on Federal Proposals, Consultant Paul Hickey of the M&C Group provides an introductory overview to developing cost proposals and managing company finances in support of the Federal Government. He will discuss: Basic financial concepts to provide a solid foundation to bid, win, and execute Federal contracts Different types of direct and indirect costs, with an emphasis on the impact to Profit and Loss (P&L) Step-by-step numerical examples reinforce the treatment of costs and profit… Find out more »

Sep

20

Tue

Business Development Roundtable: Referrals & Leads – How to Effectively Get, Use & Give Them

Alexandria Small Business Development Center,
625 N Washington St, Suite 400
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
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Referrals are often the best source of new business.  Those who give referrals will generally get them and it is important to do this well.  Where to start? Come find out! Facilitated by Ray Sidney-Smith, W3 Consulting. The Small Business Roundtable is an opportunity to meet with other small business owners in a facilitated discussion format. No pre-registration is required. Feel free to bring your lunch or a beverage. Find out more »
Free

Oct

4

Tue

What Every Small Business Can Learn From the Franchises

Alexandria Small Business Development Center,
625 N Washington St, Suite 400
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
Why do retail and service franchises receive nearly half of the dollars earned by all retail and service businesses in the US, even though only 10-12% of those businesses are franchised locations? Find out what steps the franchises take that every small business owner should consider to increase their chance of success. You will learn: – How franchisors evaluate market opportunities (and why independent businesses should think this way too) – How and why to systematize core processes and outsource non-core… Find out more »
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