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Training Seminars & Workshops

The MSBDC Boston Regional Office & Minority Business Center conducts seminars and workshops on various aspects of managing a small business. We offer specialized training scheduled at convenient times and locations. For questions on any of the workshops listed below, please contact our office at 617-287-7750.

The MSBDC also offers training through other regional offices, please visit the statewide website at www.msbdc.org to learn about additional training opportunities.
 

Thank you to our FY14 Sponsor:


2014 CALENDAR                                                       Cancellation Policy

   OCTOBER
20 Business Finance and Accounting Basics (Cambridge) *full*
 
   NOVEMBER
17 In Pursuit of Capital (Boston)
20 Getting Started in Business (Boston)
 

























Program Descriptions

 

Getting Started in Business

This popular workshop provides a complete overview of business start-up and planning considerations, oriented to those planning a venture as well as existing small business owners. Topics include the entrepreneurial lifestyle, feasibility, business strategy, business plan preparation, marketing, financing and additional resources. These seminars are offered free of charge. 

Please note that there is a limited space for UMass Boston College of Management MAP students.

Dates are listed chronologically below. Preregistration is required. For further information, contact our office at 617-287-7750 or sbdc@umb.edu. Register online with link below.
 

Dates & Times Location
Thur., November 20, 2014
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Central Library in Copley Square
700 Boylston Street, Commonwealth Salon, Boston
 
Cosponsored by the Kirstein Business Library

 

register online

Business Finance and Accounting Basics

Sorry, this workshop is full.

This workshop will cover a number of basics that every entrepreneur should know- including record-keeping, tax considerations, financial statements, accounting software, and strategies for keeping it all together. 

Date: Monday, October 20, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Community Room, Cambridge
Cost: Free
Contact: MSBDC Boston Regional Office & Minority Business Center at 617-287-7750

Cosponsored by the City of Cambridge - Community Development Department

In Pursuit of Capital

This workshop will provide you with an overview of funding types and sources, explain the criteria used by lenders and capital providers in assessing financing proposals, review the elements of a classic loan package, assess the current resource environment, and demystify the pursuit of capital. 

Date: Monday, November 17, 2014
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: District Hall, 75 Northern Avenue, Boston
Cost: Free
Contact: MSBDC Boston Regional Office & Minority Business Center at 617-287-7750

register online



Cancellation Policy
The MSBDC Boston Regional Office & Minority Business Center reserve the right to cancel or reschedule a workshop due to insufficient enrollment. The workshop calendar is subject to change without notice. For further information, please contact us at 617-287-7750.



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