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City of Savannah Entrepreneurial Center 
801 E. Gwinnett Street 
Savannah, GA 31401
912-652-3582

MJAC - Moses Jackson Advancement Center
1410 Richards Street
Savannah, GA 31415
912-651-6785

BMS: NEW " Business Management Series" designed for strengthening our existing small business community. Materials shared in these sessions are advanced.

MJAC - Moses Jackson - Starting Your Home Based Business
Moses Jackson Advancement Center
1410 Richards Street
Savannah, GA 31415
912-651-6785


Wednesday, November 1, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Overview

Learn to familiarize the prospective entrepreneur, with the basic process of starting a
small business, the financial requirements, and the demands on the entrepreneur.


Required Materials/Supplies: USB Flash Drive, Notebook, Pen

Click HERE to Register:



Small Business Web Designing Part 1
Monday, November 6, 2017   10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Overview
 - Part 1

How do you equip yourself with the basic knowledge for building a website? 
Just keep the basics in mind and you'll find this process interesting and enjoyable. 
It's more than just looking good! 
I'll show you the basics and some general guidelines to help you design websites that 
keep people coming back.

Required Materials/Supplies: USB Flash Drive, Notebook, Pen

 Click HERE to Register:



BMS - The Successful Entrepreneur
Monday, November 6, 2017  11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Overview

Review of the requirements to be a successful business owner in terms of organizational structure, financial requirements, and personal commitment.

Required Materials/Supplies: USB Flash Drive, Notebook, Pen

Click HERE to Register:



BMS - Contracts, Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights
Wednesday, November 8, 2017    11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Overview

Whether you're an entrepreneur or an inventor, it's important to understand tools such as trademarks, patents, copyright and industrial design. Focus on protecting your assets through copyrights, trademarks, and patents. These three types of protection apply to very specific assets, yet many people often confuse the three. To help clear up this confusion, here is a basic introduction to copyrights, trademarks, and patents.

Required Materials/Supplies: USB Flash Drive, Notebook, Pen

Click HERE to Register:



How To Become A Supplier/Vendor with the City of Savannah

Wednesday, November 8, 2017  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m

Overview

Learn about NEW opportunities to do business with the City, how to become 
registered as a vendor and/or supplier and find out why your firm should be
certified as an MBE or WBE.
 

Notification of Bid/RFP opportunities that are right for your firm.

Required Materials/Supplies: USB Flash Drive, Notebook, Pen

Click HERE to Register:




Marketing Your Business 101
Moses Jackson Advancement Center
1410 Richards Street
Savannah, GA 31415
912-651-6785



Thursday, November 9, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Overview

How to keep your business brand front and center. Learn a handful of marketing 
practices available to entrepreneurs that don’t require you to burn through 
valuable resources to beat the challenge of getting your business buzzing.

Required Materials/Supplies: USB Flash Drive, Notebook, Pen

Click HERE to Register:



Microsoft Excel 2013 for Small Business - Part 1
Monday, November 13, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Overview


Excel
 the spreadsheet program that allows you to store, organize, and analyze information. While you may believe Excel is only used by certain people to process complicated data, anyone can learn how to take advantage of the program's powerful features. Whether you're keeping a budget, organizing a training log, or creating an invoice, Excel makes it easy to work with different types of data.


Required Materials/Supplies: USB Flash Drive, Notebook, Pen


Click HERE to Register:



Microsoft Excel 2013 for Small Business - Part 2
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Overview


Learn how your company can use spreadsheets to model and manipulate data sets, to create graphical visualizations and ultimately to inform future decision making and planning.
 

Required Materials/Supplies: USB Flash Drive, Notebook, Pen

Click HERE to Register:



BMS - Business Taxes for Small Business

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Overview



Designed to aid the new business owner identify and complete the required 
tax forms for the business, self-employment, and payroll taxes as they may apply.
 

Required Materials/Supplies: USB Flash Drive, Notebook, Pen


Click HERE to Register:



LEAD Abatement (RPR)

Thursday, November 16, 2017      8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Overview

Lead Safe Work Practice Certification Program

RENOVATION, REPAIR AND PAINTING PROGRAM (RRP)

EPA's Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP Rule) requires that firms performing renovation, repair, and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in homes, child care facilities and pre-schools built before 1978 have their firm certified by EPA (or an EPA authorized state, such as Georgia), use certified renovators who are trained by an EPA/Georgia-approved training provider and follow lead-safe work practices.

Training will be done thru National Environmental Solutions/Trainer Bonnie Maurras

This is a 8 hour class which includes 6 hours of lecture, 2 hours of hands-on training, and a 30 question multiple choice exam. You will receive a course manual, a cleaning verification (CV) card, and a Thumb Drive that includes all of the necessary lead forms to work in target housing & child occupied facilities. By the end of the day you will have an in-depth understanding of lead-safe work practices, containment, clean-up protocol and recordkeeping. After passing the exam you will receive a training certificate of course completion which will satisfy EPA and GA EPD/RRP.

This 8 hour accredited RRP class is worth 6 CEU Credits and is good for 3 years in Georgia and 5 years in an EPA authorized state (FL, SC, TN)

Call For Registration
 
*Please contact us for Sponsorship if interested

Bonnie Maurras

678-480-2874
      
OR

 
Nationalenvironmentalsolutions.org 

For registration form


Small Business Web Design - Part 2

Monday, November 20, 2017  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Overview
 - Part 2

After building the basic structure, you'll add text, images, and links to the page.  At this stage, the result will look very bland, but getting the structure right  is an essential prerequisite to styling the pages.

Required Materials/Supplies: USB Flash Drive, Notebook, Pen


 Click HERE to Register:


Creating A Small Business
Wednesday, November 22, 2017  11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Overview


Start a Small Business is a short course that guides the student through the sequence of essential steps necessary to organize and start their business project.  The course covers the maze of federal, state and municipal registrations required and provides helpful guidelines about other important steps a new business should take.  The student is provided course material and a booklet entitled “Twenty Essential Steps to Starting a Business”.  The booklet has a handy checklist at the end to help the student identify what is needed and what is completed. 



Required Materials/Supplies: USB Flash Drive, Notebook, Pen


Click HERE to Register:



BMS - E-Commerce Drop Shipping Pt. 1

Monday, November 27, 2017  11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Overview


Learn the benefits of drop shipping? 
Learn to create your own E-Commerce site that offers the best chance of building a scalable, profitable and successful business in the long run. Instead of purchasing a large amount of inventory, you can simply partner with a drop shipping supplier and list their merchandise for sale. 

Required Materials/Supplies: USB Flash Drive, Notebook, Pen


Click HERE to Register:


BMS - E-Commerce Drop Shipping Pt. 2

Tuesday, November 28, 2017  11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Overview


Learn the benefits of drop shipping? 
Learn to create your own E-Commerce site that offers the best chance of building a scalable, profitable and successful business in the long run. Instead of purchasing a large amount of inventory, you can simply partner with a drop shipping supplier and list their merchandise for sale. 

Required Materials/Supplies: USB Flash Drive, Notebook, Pen


Click HERE to Register:



BMS - Business Plan Writing - Part 2
Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Overview

 
Designed to lead the new or prospective business owner through the process of writing a meaningful and effective business plan which will define the business, its goals and financial objectives.
 

Required Materials/Supplies: USB Flash Drive, Notebook, Pen

Click HERE to Register:




Contact Us

Savannah Entrepreneurial Center
801 E. Gwinnett Street
Savannah, GA 31401
Phone: (912) 652-3582
Fax: (912) 651-3175

Carl Biathrow
Micro Business Instructor
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DeAnni Gibbs
Micro Business Instructor
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