MA Small Business Development Center

 2015 Training Calendar
 


exporting

The Massachusetts Export Center organizes several Partners for Tradeseminars throughout the year under the Partners for Trade program, the official export training initiative of the Commonwealth. Click on image to download the
Spring 2015 booklet (pdf).

Archived webinars are available on the Massachusetts Export Center's website. Visit www.mass.gov/export/webinars for further information.
 

Massachusetts Export Resource Center

The Massachusetts Export Center created the Massachusetts Export Resource Center, a comprehensive, one-stop resource for accessing a wide range of instructional and practical information on exporting to help your business grow and take advantage of international opportunities. Registration is free!


 
Each registration link is program-specific. If no link is listed, online registration is not available or registration has closed.

This calendar is subject to change. Pre-registration is required for all events. If you do not register, we cannot notify you in the case of changes and/or cancellations.

All training seminars are held in Massachusetts unless otherwise noted.
 


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All seminars are held in Massachusetts unless otherwise noted.
Preregistration is required for all seminars.

Program Descriptions
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  SEPTEMBER
3 Social Media & SEO: A Great Combination! (Salem)
Your Business Plan: Soup to Nuts (Lawrence)
10 Business Insurance: What Kind and How Much Do You Need? (Beverly)
10 The Lost Art of Customer Service Excellence (Salem)
10 Piranha Pond Pitch Party (North Dartmouth)
10 SEED Basic Entrepreneurial Workshop: Session I: Introduction to the Fundamentals of Business Ownership (Raynham)
10 SEED Basic Entrepreneurial Workshop: Session II: Understanding and Preparing Financial Statements (Raynham)
15 SBA Lenders' Roundtable (Plymouth)
16 Legal Clinic (Norwood)
16 How to Become a GSA Federal Supply Schedule Holder and Government Contracting 101 (Boston)
17 Hiring and Managing Employees and Contractors (Salem)
22 Two Hours To A Better Sales Strategy (Salem)
22 The SBA Advantage (Brockton)
23 Starting a Business: Build Your Management Team (Holyoke)
29 Preparing for a Small Business Loan Application (Springfield)
29 Legal Clinic (Greenfield) *full*
30 Starting a Business: “Build it and they will come” is NOT a Marketing Strategy! (Holyoke)  
 
  OCTOBER
1 Basics of Starting a Business (Greenfield)
1 Google AdWords 2.0 (Salem)
5 Basics of Starting a Business (Springfield)
6 B2B Marketing: Best Practices (Salem)
7 Starting a Business: In Pursuit of Capital (Holyoke)  
7 SEED Basic Entrepreneurial Workshop: Session I: Introduction to the Fundamentals of Business Ownership (Mansfield)
7 SEED Basic Entrepreneurial Workshop: Session II: Understanding and Preparing Financial Statements (Mansfield)
8 Social Media Marketing (Beverly)
8 Twitter: A Powerful, Easy-To-Use Marketing Tool (Salem)
9 Legal Clinic (Centerville)
14 Cash Flow Your Way to Breakeven (Lawrence)
14 Starting a Business: Legal Issues for Small Business (Holyoke)  
20 Legal Clinic (Chicopee)
20 Starting a Business: What You Need to Know (Salem)
22 Painless Networking (Salem)
22 QuickBooks Part 1: For Beginners (Springfield)
27 Protecting the Legacy of Your Family-Owned Business (Salem)
29 QuickBooks Part 2: Getting More out of QuickBooks (Springfield)
29 How Good Corporate Governance Can Help Every Business (Salem)
 
  NOVEMBER
2 Basics of Starting a Business (Springfield)
5 Basics of Starting a Business (Greenfield)
5 Pricing Your Products and Services (Beverly)
5 All About Drones (Salem)
12 Understanding Your Company's Cash Flow (Springfield)
17 B2C Marketing: Best Practices (Salem)
17 Legal Clinic (Palmer)
18 WordPress for Your Business (Lawrence)
19 Access to Capital for Small Business (Salem)
 
  DECEMBER

1

Basics of Starting a Business (Springfield)

1 Cash Flow Your Way to Breakeven (Salem)
3 The Power of Storytelling in Marketing (Salem)

3

Basics of Starting a Business (Greenfield)

8 HR Policy Writing Guide (Salem)
15 Legal Clinic (Easthampton)