Starting and managing a business takes motivation and talent. It also takes research and planning. The Business Development Center offers business development training for emerging entrepreneurs and start-up businesses. Each month we offer five core seminars that serves as a roadmap for developing a business plan. We also host marketing workshops to help you build a strategic marketing campaign with limited resources. With over 100 entrepreneurial training seminars conducted each year, you can sharpen your business skills and design a blueprint for success by attending our business development training series.
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Build your blueprint for success with these core business development seminars:1. How To Start A Business2. Business Plans3. QuickBooks4.Accounting and Tax Procedures5. Marketing Your Business6. Websites and Web Marketing7. Social Network Media Marketing
Starting a Business: Licenses, Permits & Legal Requirements: Learn detailed information on specific local permits, state requirements and federal licenses that your business may need to get started in Pinellas.2013 Dates: December 3Classes held from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Multiply Your Business: Learn the 3 most important strategies to dramatically increase sales: developing your vision, targeting customers, and managing cash. This class includes a free, 4-week subscription to the Tampa Bay Business Journal which can serve as your guide to build relationships with the local business community. 2013 Dates: December 5Classes held from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Business Plans: Business plans need to be specific to your purpose. Whether you’re seeking a loan or trying to increase profits, we will show you the best format for your purpose, and the best sources for research to guide your plan.2013 Dates: Thursdays, December 12Classes held from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PMPrice: $25.00
Doing Business with Pinellas County & Women, Veteran & Minority Certification Programs: Pinellas County’s Small Business Enterprise Program gives local small businesses opportunities to participate in the competitive process for county contracts. You’ll learn about the county purchasing system and receive personal assistance to help you register to do business with Pinellas County government. The second hour of the class will focus on how to complete the State of Florida Certified Business Enterprise application and opportunities for women, minority and service-disabled veteran -owned firms.2013 Dates: Thursdays, December 19Classes held from 12:00 PM -2:00 PMPrice: $10.00