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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Free

May

28

Thu

Federal Business Development: Focus on Identifying & Developing Clients

Alexandria Small Business Development Center,
625 N Washington St, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
The first in our 2015 Government Contracting Workshop Series, this workshop is designed for small service firms that have little or no Federal business, but want to obtain Federal business or grow their existing Federal business over the next several years. Information presented will focus on: some general comments about Federal business development activities, how to identify offices within Federal agencies interested in your services, and what to do to get meetings with Federal staff and then what to do… Find out more »
Free

Jun

11

Thu

Federal Business Development: Obtaining Subcontracts From Large Primes

Alexandria Small Business Development Center,
625 N Washington St, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
Have you ever wondered how you could attract more large contractors to select your small business as they pursue Federal contracts? This workshop is for small service businesses trying to develop new Federal business or expand current Federal business through subcontracting to large prime contractors. Information presented will focus on: how to increase your chance of being chosen as a subcontractor by a large prime contractor, and what pitfalls exist in being a subcontractor to a large prime. Presenter is John Boulware Please note that this is a three-hour workshop, beginning at 9 am. … Find out more »
Free

Jun

24

Wed

IMPACT HIRING #1 – From Solopreneur to Employer

Alexandria Small Business Development Center,
625 N Washington St, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
IMPACT HIRING – A NEW 4-Part series on the critical issues you face in hiring the people you need to succeed.  Register for one or more sessions, depending on your needs and goals.  These short concise workshops will be presented by Patricia Frame, Strategies for Human Resources. This first session focuses on making the leap to employing people – what you need to know about employees versus independent contractors, mandated insurance, legal aspects, and what if your staff is in multiple jurisdictions.  … Find out more »
Free

Jul

1

Wed

IMPACT HIRING #2 – Start Right to Hire Smart

Alexandria Small Business Development Center,
625 N Washington St, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
IMPACT HIRING – A NEW 4-Part series on the critical issues you face in hiring the people you need to succeed.  Register for one or more sessions, depending on your needs and goals.  These short concise workshops will be presented by Patricia Frame, Strategies for Human Resources. Planning your hiring helps you be more successful but many times hiring becomes a last minute process.  In this second session in the series, learn what an hour can do to ensure you have… Find out more »
Free

Jul

8

Wed

IMPACT HIRING #3 – Hire Smart, Hire Right

Alexandria Small Business Development Center,
625 N Washington St, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
IMPACT HIRING – A NEW 4-Part series on the critical issues you face in hiring the people you need to succeed.  Register for one or more sessions, depending on your needs and goals.  These short concise workshops will be presented by Patricia Frame, Strategies for Human Resources. Between far too many badly matched applicants and hiring on ‘gut reactions’, many entrepreneurs dread the time and effort of hiring. In this third session of the series, learn some easy ways to ensure you… Find out more »
Free

Jul

15

Wed

IMPACT HIRING #4 – Creating Success From the Start

Alexandria Small Business Development Center,
625 N Washington St, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
IMPACT HIRING – A NEW 4-Part series on the critical issues you face in hiring the people you need to succeed.  Register for one or more sessions, depending on your needs and goals.  These short concise workshops will be presented by Patricia Frame, Strategies for Human Resources. Turn your good hire into a great employee!  How do you make the offer, prepare for the new hire, and set the person up for success?  In this final session of the series,… Find out more »
Free

Jul

23

Thu

Federal Subcontracting: NDAs, TAs, & Subcontract Agreements

Alexandria Small Business Development Center,
625 N Washington St, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
Presenter: Wanda Davis, The M&C Group, Inc. Talking Points: If you want to be a subcontractor to a prime contractor on a Government project, then this session is designed for you!  The NDA, TA, and Subcontract Agreement are initial opportunities to define the legal basis of the prime-subcontractor relationship.  The session focuses on the content and purpose of NDAs, TAs and Subcontractor Agreements that you enter into with Prime Contractors. We will cover the nuts and bolts of these three… Find out more »
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