There is a great deal of information on the internet to assist the small business owner. Several of our partner programs offer particularly relevant webinars – both upcoming and recorded – on a variety of topics. Browse our collection of recorded and upcoming webinars below:
Create Virginia: NYT Technology Journalist Kevin Roose on NFTs, Cryptocurrency, Art & the Future – Tuesday August 3rd from 6:30pm-7:30pm. A Conversation with NYT Technology Journalist Kevin Roose on NFTs, Cryptocurrency, Art and the Future. Join us for a lively conversation, as Academy Center for the Arts Director Geoff Kershner talks with Kevin about how changing technology will impact not only the Arts, but the world.
Reviewing Your Financials and Budget – Wednesday August 4th from 10am-11am. What we will cover: Building a financial plan – set goals for sales and profit and measure success against those goals. Creating a cash forecast that predicts future cash balances – knowing when cash shortfalls are predicted gives the business owner more time to adjust. Examine your spending with an eye on fixed expenses versus discretionary ones. Creating a dashboard of your important Key Performance Indicators – Even in good times, having a view of your business performance will help you address issues as early as possible.
Fundamental Cybersecurity: Protecting your Business and Information – Wednesday August 11th from 12pm-1pm. Virginia SBDC Cybersecurity Advisor, Tom Stamulis, will discuss current threats impacting small businesses and the risks that could impact the operations of your business. He will introduce fundamental cybersecurity controls, which are in alignment with the Cybersecurity Maturity Model (CMM) developed by the Department of Defense. He will provide instructions on how every small business can implement these controls using the people, processes, and technology they have in place.
Success Through eCommerce – Tuesday August 24th from 12pm-1pm. Join us if you’re interested in pivoting more of your efforts to ONLINE SALES. This session will cover: The variety of websites available, the possibilities for upgrading yours to better accommodate online sales and the estimated costs to accomplish this! The various e-commerce platforms available and how to select the best based on your specific business needs. How to setup and manage your online storefront or service portal and how to use data and marketing to maximize returns.
**indicates webinar in English and Spanish/seminario web en inglés y español