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Class Locations:

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, August 2, 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:



M/WBE Certification Workshop

Wednesday, August 2, 2017  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m

Overview

Find out why your firm should be certified as an MBE or WBE.

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

Click HERE to Register:



Entrepreneurship 101
Monday, August 7, 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:



Designing Your Business Website Part 1 & Part 2
Tuesday, August 8 & August 22, 2017        6:00 p.m. - 8:00 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.

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:



Human Resources for Small Business
Tuesday, August 8, 2017    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Overview

Managing your business biggest asset is the focus of this course. Come and learn how to improve your staff management and how to staff your business effectively!


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


Click HERE to Register:



How To Become A Supplier/Vendor with the City of Savannah
Wednesday, August 9, 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:



Social Media Bootcamp
Moses Jackson Advancement Center
1410 Richards Street
Savannah, GA 31415
912-651-6785


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

Overview

Why you should be considering adding social media to your marketing mix.
Which one is right for you – Facebook or Twitter why each one
might or might not be right for your organization.
What to do to get started with social media marketing and simple ideas for
figuring out what to post and say as well as some “do’s and don'ts” of social media.
 

AT THE END OF THE DAY:
This workshop will show you the value of using social media to reach your customers,
how it can lead to new customers or drive repeat business from your current customers and it will provide you with a lot of simple tips for getting started.
 

Required Materials/Supplies: Flash drive, images and content for your business

Click HERE to Register:



Microsoft Excel 2013 - Part 1 and Part 2
Monday, August 14 & august 16, 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:



Understanding The Numbers
Tuesday, August 15, 2017  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Overview


A new presentation about business accounting that focuses on price, volume, profitability, and the operating ratios.
 
Required Materials/Supplies: USB Flash Drive, Notebook, Pen

Click HERE to Register:




Accounting For Small Business (Pt 1) & (Pt 2)

Wednesday,  August 16, 2017    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Overview


This course is designed to familiarize the new business owner with basic
accounting principles and practices that insure accurate recording and
presentation of financial results for tax purposes and general reporting.


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

Click HERE to Register:



LEAD Abatement (RPR)

Thursday, August 17, 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


Marketing Your Business 101
Monday, August 21, 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:



E-Commerce Drop Shipping
Wednesday, August 23, 2017  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 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:



Small Business Taxes
Thursday, August 24,  2017 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 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:


Business Education Course (12 Weeks/24 Sessions)

August 29, 2017   Tuesday's & Thursday's   6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Overview


Comprehensive course designed to provide the new business entrepreneur with the basic knowledge of how to: start a business, calculate the capital required, promote and advertise the business, write a business plan and finance the business.

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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