Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network
Southeast Regional Office

  

Training & Events Calendar

  

All training events offered by the MSBDC Southeast Regional Office are free and held in Massachusetts unless otherwise noted. Preregistration is required. Training registrations are booked on a first-come, first-served basis. Training programs may be added or cancelled; the training schedule is subject to change. Please review our Registration and Cancellation Policies.

For a complete listing of training offered statewide by the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network, visit the MSBDC statewide training calendar at www.msbdc.org/training.

To view online business videos and training, please click here.

 

2017 Training Calendar
 
   NOVEMBER
8 SEED Basic Entrepreneurial Workshop: Session I: Introduction to the Fundamentals of Business Ownership (Brockton)
8 SEED Basic Entrepreneurial Workshop: Session II: Understanding and Preparing Financial Statements (Brockton)
   DECEMBER
14 SEED Basic Entrepreneurial Workshop: Session I: Introduction to the Fundamentals of Business Ownership (Fall River) 
14 SEED Basic Entrepreneurial Workshop: Session II: Understanding and Preparing Financial Statements (Fall River)
  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

  

  

  

   

 

 

  

 

 

  

   


 
Program Descriptions

Legal Clinics

Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP'The MSBDC is pleased to announce that Christopher Cassara, Esq., a partner at Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP (PSH), is continuing to hold free legal clinics in our office and at our outreach locations. Entrepreneurs and small business owners are eligible to meet one-time, one-on-one for 30 minutes, to discuss general legal questions such as corporate structure, leases, contracts, insurance, employment, franchising, and various other business related issues.

Christopher CassaraAll services are provided by PSH which is not acting as an agent and/or representative of the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network. By meeting with PSH you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the MSBDC from any and all claims and liability arising from your session with PSH. Participants will receive a general waiver statement prior to their meeting.

These free and confidential 30-minute sessions are offered once a month at various locations. Space is limited and registration is required. Registration opens online two weeks prior to each legal clinic's date. If you have questions, please call the MSBDC office at 508-673-9783.

As a courtesy to Attorney Cassara, who is volunteering his time for the clinics, please call our office at at least 24 hours in advance if you cannot attend your appointment.

Dates: Monthly on Fridays - see below
Times: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (30-minute appointments)
Location: Varies
Cost: Free
Contact: Register online by clicking on the desired date below
 

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SEED Basic Entrepreneurial Workshop: Session I: Introduction to the Fundamentals of Business Ownership

SEED CorporationThis workshop is geared toward helping potential entrepreneurs evaluate and understand the fundamentals of owning one’s own business. Information on how to get started, where and how to get financing, and the loan application process will be presented. Attendees will be provided with a guide to writing a business plan and other materials. Complimentary breakfast and lunch provided.

Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Time: Registration 8:30 a.m.; Workshop 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Metro South Chamber of Commerce, 60 School Street, Brockton
Cost: Free
Contact: SEED Corporation at 508-822-1020 ext. 318

register online

Sponsored by SEED Corporation and Bridgewater Savings Bank; held in cooperation with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), MA Small Business Development Center (MSBDC), SCORE,  and Metro South Chamber of Commerce

SEED Basic Entrepreneurial Workshop: Session II: Understanding and Preparing Financial Statements

SEED CorporationThe focus of this workshop is to help attendees understand a balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement. The workshop also explains how a small business owner can anticipate financial needs in order to operate his/her business more efficiently. 

Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location:
Metro South Chamber of Commerce, 60 School Street, Brockton
Cost: Free
Contact: SEED Corporation at 508-822-1020 ext. 318

register online

Sponsored by SEED Corporation and Bridgewater Savings Bank; held in cooperation with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), MA Small Business Development Center (MSBDC), SCORE,  and Metro South Chamber of Commerce

SEED Basic Entrepreneurial Workshop: Session I: Introduction to the Fundamentals of Business Ownership

SEED CorporationThis workshop is geared toward helping potential entrepreneurs evaluate and understand the fundamentals of owning one’s own business. Information on how to get started, where and how to get financing, and the loan application process will be presented. Attendees will be provided with a guide to writing a business plan and other materials. Complimentary breakfast and lunch provided.

Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Time: Registration 8:30 a.m.; Workshop: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Bristol County Chamber of Commerce, 200 Pocasset Street, Fall River
Cost:
Free
Contact: SEED Corporation at 508-822-1020 ext. 318

register online

Sponsored by SEED Corporation and Rockland Trust Community Development Corporation; held in cooperation with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), MA Small Business Development Center (MSBDC), SCORE, and Bristol County Chamber of Commerce

SEED Basic Entrepreneurial Workshop: Session II: Understanding and Preparing Financial Statements

SEED CorporationThe focus of this workshop is to help attendees understand a balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement. The workshop also explains how a small business owner can anticipate financial needs in order to operate his/her business more efficiently. 

Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Bristol County Chamber of Commerce, 200 Pocasset Street, Fall River
Cost: Free
Contact: SEED Corporation at 508-822-1020 ext. 318

register online

Sponsored by SEED Corporation and Rockland Trust Community Development Corporation; held in cooperation with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), MA Small Business Development Center (MSBDC), SCORE, and Bristol County Chamber of Commerce

 

Cancellation Policy

Training registrations are booked on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve your space for fee-based events, mail your payment to our office with a copy of the completed registration form or your confirmation email. Your spot is reserved once payment is received by our office. Training programs may be added or cancelled; the training schedule is subject to change. Cancellations received by noon the day prior to the seminar will be entitled to a refund. No refund will be given on notifications received after that time or in any no-show situation. The MSBDC reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a seminar due to insufficient enrollment. Registration fees will be returned or credited towards a future program.