Classes By Date

April 2020

SBDC Q&A What You Need to Know SBA’s Disaster Loan 4/3/20

Ghufran Ahmad
To help guide you through the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance Program, there are a couple webinars that you can view ..
Friday, April 3, 2020
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

COST: No Cost

SBDC Q&A What You Need to Know SBA’s Disaster Loan 4/6/20

Ghufran Ahmad
To help guide you through the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance Program, there are a couple webinars that you can view ..
Monday, April 6, 2020
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

COST: No Cost

CANCELLED: SBDC HUBZone 101 4/7/20

Aditi Dussault
The federal government’s goal is to award at least three percent of all federal contracting dollars to HUBZone-certified sma..
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

COST: $50

Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business in Fairfax County (Apr)

Karen Smaw
Thinking of starting a business? Got a business idea but don’t know where to start? Looking for resources to grow and exp..
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
7:30 am-10:30 am

COST: $0

SBDC Q&A What You Need to Know SBA’s Disaster Loan 4/10/20

Ghufran Ahmad
To help guide you through the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance Program, there are a couple webinars that you can view ..
Friday, April 10, 2020
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

COST: No Cost

NEW: BIC GSA Schedules for Beginners 4/14/20 (Webinar)

Jennifer Schaus
Now a webinar: The GSA Schedules program makes it easier for agencies to do business with both large and small businesses. Join go..
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
10:00 am-1:00 pm

COST: $50

NEW: BIC Getting Through SAM & the Dynamic Small Business Search (Webinar) 4/16/20

Lisa Wood
Now a live webinar- If you are considering the Federal Marketplace for your business, your first steps are to get complete your re..
Thursday, April 16, 2020
11:30 am-1:30 pm

COST: $20

CBP Small Business Resources Orientation 4/17/20

Sheina Waddell
This is the place to start! Come learn how we work, and how we can best serve you as you start and grow your business! Learn abo..
Friday, April 17, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

COST: No Cost

BIC Growing Your Sales in Virginia (Webinar) 4/17/20

Kim Brewer
This webinar will help you learn about doing business with the VA government and find out how to tap into this market. The Commonw..
Friday, April 17, 2020
10:00 am-12:30 pm

COST: $50

SBDC Launch Your WordPress Website in a Day! 4/20/20

Ray Sidney-Smith
This hands-on workshop for all levels covers how WordPress works & will walk you through the steps for launching your WordPre..
Monday, April 20, 2020
9:30 am-4:30 pm

COST: $250

WBC Introduction to Business Planning 4/21/20

Cindy Butler
(Formerly WBC ABC’s) Writing a business plan can be a daunting process. Understanding the key components of what makes up a ..
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
11:30 am-1:30 pm

COST: $40

WBC Quickbooks I (Desktop) 4/21-23/20

Bob LeMay
Introduction to QuickBooks I for PC’s and Accounting Fundamentals which, includes but not limited to: • You will learn how..
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

COST: $115

SBDC Marketing: SEO & Social Media 4/22/20

Ray Sidney-Smith
This Workshop: – Looks at best practices to attract local customers by optimizing your Website and Social Media channels. &..
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

COST: $60

NEW: WBC Contracts/Policies What You Need to Know 4/22/20

Bonnie Sanchez, Esq.
What is the most common mistake that entrepreneurs make when starting their company? Not having their contracts and policies in pl..
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

COST: $50

CBP Small Business Resources Orientation 4/23/20

Sheina Waddell
This is the place to start! Come learn how we work, and how we can best serve you as you start and grow your business! Learn abo..
Thursday, April 23, 2020
10:30 am-11:30 am

COST: No Cost

NEW: SBDC Employee Benefits & Retention 4/23/20

Nelli Klygina
In this class participants will understand the general features of employee benefits and important considerations for employers wh..
Thursday, April 23, 2020
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

COST: $0

FairCo – Selling to Fairfax County 4/27/20

The Fairfax County Dept. of Procurement & Material Management hosts a bi-monthly workshop for vendors called “Selling t..
Monday, April 27, 2020
9:00 am-11:00 am

BFC Preparing for Funding 4-28-20

Karlene Sinclair-Robinson
NEW: Have you ever applied for a loan and been denied? Would you like to apply for a loan but have no clear idea as to what docume..
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
9:30 am-12:00 pm

COST: $0

BFC Microloans 101: Small Dollar Financing for Your Small Business Needs 4/28/20

Karlene Sinclair-Robinson
Micro-Financing is a key funding strategy to start or grow micro-enterprises (less than 10 employees). This workshop is designed ..
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
1:30 pm-3:30 pm

COST: $25

WBC Registering Your Business 4/29/20

Rebecca Geller
Led by an Attorney – Registering Your Business walks you through forms that are needed, ‘links’ to downloads and..
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

COST: $40

NEW: WBC Planning for Profit in Your Business 4/30/20

Karlene Sinclair-Robinson
(Formerly WBC Are Your Dollars Making Sense?) Learn how to check your idea for feasibility and how to use financial statements to ..
Thursday, April 30, 2020
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

COST: $40

NEW: SBDC Bank Your Success: Growing Your Business 4/30/20

Paul DellaPenta
Learning Objectives: Specific needs vary based on business types, but upon completion of Growing Your Business, participants shou..
Thursday, April 30, 2020
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

COST: $0

May 2020

BFC Options for Funding Your Business 5/1/20

Karlene Sinclair-Robinson
Do you need financing for your small business? Learn about the different ways of getting traditional financing from banks &..
Friday, May 1, 2020
9:30 am-1:00 pm

COST: $75

WBC First Friday Business Networking 5/1/20

Cindy Butler
Topic: Topic: Purpose and Profit We provide your morning coffee! If you want to give a 30 second introduction of yourself and your..
Friday, May 1, 2020
8:00 am-9:30 am

COST: $10

CBP Small Business Resources Orientation 5/4/20

Sheina Waddell
This is the place to start! Come learn how we work, and how we can best serve you as you start and grow your business! Learn abo..
Monday, May 4, 2020
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

COST: No Cost

SBDC Patent, Trademark, & Copyright 5/5/20

Dr. Michael Mort, Esq.
Understanding the difference between patents, trademarks and trade secrets Do you have a product that you need to protect and safe..
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
10:00 am-1:00 pm

COST: $60

NEW: WBC Legal and Tax Considerations When Forming Your Entity 5/7/20

Bonnie Sanchez, Esq.
Many entrepreneurs form their corporations on the advice of friends and family. Some will consult with an attorney. But there are ..
Thursday, May 7, 2020
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

COST: $50

BIC Intro to Social Media for Small Business 5/8/20

Jasmine Smith
Do you want to learn how to use social media to promote your business and engage your audience? This workshop will cover the basi..
Friday, May 8, 2020
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

COST: $35

NEW: WBC Thinking of Starting a Nonprofit Organization? 5/13/20

Cindy Butler
This workshop will help you determine if your business idea should result in a not-for-profit entity. We will explore the pros and..
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
11:00 am-1:00 pm

COST: $50

BFC Creating a Strong Credit Profile (Business & Personal) 5/14/20

Roderick Johnson
Starting or managing a business takes time, money and credit, and so much more. Having great credit is worth more than gold in th..
Thursday, May 14, 2020
9:30 am-1:00 pm

COST: $60

SBDC Understanding Small Business Taxes 5/14/20

Bob LeMay
Do you know how the structure of your business affects the way you pay taxes? Are you keeping detailed records of your business fi..
Thursday, May 14, 2020
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

COST: $60

WBC Planning for Profit in Your Business 5/21/20

Michael Marlett
(Formerly WBC Are Your Dollars Making Sense?) Learn how to check your idea for feasibility and how to use financial statements to ..
Thursday, May 21, 2020
11:00 am-1:00 pm

COST: $40

PTAC – Gov’t Contracting 101: Opportunities w/ Fed, State, & Local Buyers

A highly recommended and informative first step for established businesses to learn about government contracting. The first hour..
Thursday, May 21, 2020
1:00 pm-3:30 pm

CBP Small Business Resources Orientation 5/21/20

Sheina Waddell
This is the place to start! Come learn how we work, and how we can best serve you as you start and grow your business! Learn abo..
Thursday, May 21, 2020
10:00 am-11:00 am

COST: No Cost

CBP Small Business Resources Orientation 5/28/20

Sheina Waddell
This is the place to start! Come learn how we work, and how we can best serve you as you start and grow your business! Learn abo..
Thursday, May 28, 2020
11:00 am-12:00 pm

COST: No Cost

June 2020

PTAC – Successful Teaming Agreements and Subcontracts 6/1/20

This course is designed to teach and help small business negotiate and leverage relationships with large businesses, other small ..
Monday, June 1, 2020
10:00 am-1:00 pm

WBC Local Library Business Research…Yea, They Got That! 6/3/20

Vladimir Shutov
Local Library Business Research: Are you missing out? A free library card opens access to dozens of premium information resources ..
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
1:30 pm-2:30 pm

COST: No Cost

CBP Small Business Resources Orientation 6/3/20

Sheina Waddell
This is the place to start! Come learn how we work, and how we can best serve you as you start and grow your business! Learn abo..
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

COST: No Cost

WBC First Friday Business Networking 6/5/20

Cindy Butler
Topic:  The Life-Work Seesaw: Can You Keep it Level on Your Own? Sometimes people think they have to do everything on their own. ..
Friday, June 5, 2020
8:00 am-9:30 am

COST: $10

WBC Introduction to Business Planning 6/6/20

Cindy Butler
(Formerly WBC ABC’s) Writing a business plan can be a daunting process. Understanding the key components of what makes up a ..
Saturday, June 6, 2020
10:00 am-12:00 pm

COST: $40

CBP Small Business Resources Orientation 6/9/20

Sheina Waddell
This is the place to start! Come learn how we work, and how we can best serve you as you start and grow your business! Learn abo..
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
11:00 am-12:00 pm

COST: No Cost

WBC Planning for Profit in Your Business 6/11/20

Karlene Sinclair-Robinson
(Formerly WBC Are Your Dollars Making Sense?) Learn how to check your idea for feasibility and how to use financial statements to ..
Thursday, June 11, 2020
9:00 am-11:00 am

COST: $40

FairCo – Selling to Fairfax County 6/17/20

The Fairfax County Dept. of Procurement & Material Management hosts a bi-monthly workshop for vendors called “Selling t..
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
9:00 am-11:00 am

WBC Quickbooks I (Desktop) 6/17/20

Bob LeMay
Introduction to QuickBooks I for PC’s and Accounting Fundamentals which, includes but not limited to: • You will learn how..
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
9:00 am-5:00 pm

COST: $115

NEW: WBC Local to Federal Government Contraction Options 6/22/20

Lisa Wood
This is a one-stop shop to learn about all opportunities for government contracting. In fact, state and local contracts may be eas..
Monday, June 22, 2020
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

COST: $50

SBDC/BFC Business Financial Management Series 6/24-25/20

Karlene Sinclair-Robinson
Note: This is a 2 day intensitve training series and participants must comit to both days. Effective financial management is neces..
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
9:30 am-3:30 pm

COST: $199

WBC Marketing for the Non-Marketer 6/25/20

Cindy Butler
Marketing for Non-Marketers-Continuing to market while you serve existing customers is a huge challenge for business owners. Learn..
Thursday, June 25, 2020
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

COST: $40

CBP Small Business Resources Orientation 6/25/20

Sheina Waddell
This is the place to start! Come learn how we work, and how we can best serve you as you start and grow your business! Learn abo..
Thursday, June 25, 2020
10:30 am-11:30 am

COST: No Cost

BIC Next Level Social Media for Small Business 6/26/20

Jasmine Smith
Do you want to learn how to use social media to promote your business and engage your audience? This workshop will cover the basi..
Friday, June 26, 2020
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

COST: $50

July 2020

CBP Small Business Resources Orientation 7/7/20

Sheina Waddell
This is the place to start! Come learn how we work, and how we can best serve you as you start and grow your business! Learn abo..
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

COST: No Cost

SBDC Growing Your Sales in Virginia 7/10/20

Kim Brewer
Learn about doing business with the Commonwealth of Virginia! The Commonwealth buys more than $8 billion in goods and services, in..
Friday, July 10, 2020
10:00 am-12:30 pm

COST: $50

CBP Small Business Resources Orientation 7/16/20

Sheina Waddell
This is the place to start! Come learn how we work, and how we can best serve you as you start and grow your business! Learn abo..
Thursday, July 16, 2020
10:00 am-11:00 am

COST: No Cost

CBP Small Business Resources Orientation 7/31/20

Sheina Waddell
This is the place to start! Come learn how we work, and how we can best serve you as you start and grow your business! Learn abo..
Friday, July 31, 2020
11:30 am-12:30 pm

COST: No Cost

August 2020

CBP Small Business Resources Orientation 8/4/20

Sheina Waddell
This is the place to start! Come learn how we work, and how we can best serve you as you start and grow your business! Learn abo..
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
10:30 am-11:30 am

COST: No Cost

FairCo – Selling to Fairfax County 8/20/20

The Fairfax County Dept. of Procurement & Material Management hosts a bi-monthly workshop for vendors called “Selling t..
Thursday, August 20, 2020
9:00 am-11:00 am

CBP Small Business Resources Orientation 8/20/20

Sheina Waddell
This is the place to start! Come learn how we work, and how we can best serve you as you start and grow your business! Learn abo..
Thursday, August 20, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

COST: No Cost

September 2020

WBC Quickbooks I (ONLINE) 9/24/20

Bob LeMay
Introduction to QuickBooks I Online version for PC’s and Accounting Fundamentals which, includes but not limited to: • You..
Thursday, September 24, 2020
9:00 am-5:00 pm

COST: $115

December 2020

WBC Quickbooks I (ONLINE) 12/9/20

Bob LeMay
Introduction to QuickBooks I Online for PC’s and Accounting Fundamentals which, includes but not limited to: • You will le..
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
9:00 am-5:00 pm

COST: $115

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Becky O’Neil, President, Becky’s Pet Care, Springfield, VA
Community Business Partnership of Springfield, VA