Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network
Southeast Regional Office

 

Training & Events Calendar

  

All training events offered by the MSBDC Southeast Regional Office are free of charge 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.

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  2024 Training Calendar
May 23 How Digital Marketing & Website Optimization Helps Your Business
May 30 Employment Law Updates
Jun 06 How to Start a Business 101: The Basics
Jun 20 How to Start a Business 101: The Basics
  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

Program Descriptions

How Digital Marketing & Website Optimization Helps Your Business

Topics to be covered include:

  • Digital marketing on Meta (Facebook and Instagram), how you can generate fresh leads, direct traffic to your website for sales, or increase brand awareness locally.
  • Meta Pixel tracking for increased data on your website, how you can track purchases, email sign ups, or other actions you are looking to have data on.
  • Website design and optimization, the importance of having an aesthetically pleasing and easy to navigate website with clear call to actions and minimal friction for the desired action you want your website viewers to take.

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2024
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET
Location: Online
Cost: No charge
Contact: Anne Fenton at amfenton@msbdc.umass.edu

Cosponsored by the New Bedford Economic Development Council (NBEDC) and Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC)

Employment Law Updates

In this webinar, Attorney Wendy L. Hansen with Foley & Foley, P.C., will discuss top compliance issues, employment law updates, future potential changes, and answer your questions!

Date: Thursday, May 30, 2024
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET
Location: Online
Cost: No charge
Contact: Anne Fenton at amfenton@msbdc.umass.edu

Cosponsored by the New Bedford Economic Development Council (NBEDC) and Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC)

Basic Entrepreneurial Workshop: Business Fundamentals

SEED CorporationJoin us for a virtual entrepreneurial workshop in which participants will learn the fundamentals of planning, preparing for and financing a small business. The workshop is open to anyone currently in business, starting a business, or thinking about someday owning a business, as well as business assistance professionals who would like to learn more about SEED's technical assistance programming.

Attendees will be provided with a free business plan guide and other materials and will be introduced to free and confidential business assistance resources available to them locally and regionally. 

Date: TBA
Time:
Location:
Cost: No charge
Contact:  Jessica Mello at jmello@seedcorp.com

 

Sponsored by SEED Corporation in cooperation with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Massachusetts Small Business Development Center, and SCORE

Basic Entrepreneurial Workshop: Understanding Business Financials

SEED CorporationJoin us for an entrepreneurial workshop in which participants will learn how to read and a balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement, and keep on top of their business finances. The workshop also explains how a small business owner can anticipate financial needs in order to operate the business more efficiently through a deeper understanding of their financial picture. 

The workshop is open to anyone currently in business, starting a business, or thinking about someday owning a business, as well as business assistance professionals who would like to learn more about SEED's technical assistance programming.

Attendees will be provided with a free business plan guide that includes financial templates and will be introduced to free and confidential business assistance resources available to them locally and regionally. 

Date: TBA
Time:
Location:
Cost: No charge
Contact:  Jessica Mello at jmello@seedcorp.com

 

Sponsored by SEED Corporation in cooperation with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Massachusetts Small Business Development Center, and SCORE

 

Registration and Cancellation Policy

Training registrations are booked on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve your space for fee-based events, register online and mail your payment to the office with a copy of the completed registration form or confirmation email. We do not accept credit card payments for training. 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.