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Overview

Workshop that focuses on Credit, Debt and Budget Counseling because it's never
to late to practice good financial habits.


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

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M/WBE Certification Workshop
Wednesday, January 4, 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


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Entrepreneurship 101 Monday, January 9, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 Monday, January 9, 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

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Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013, Part 1

 Tuesday, January 10, 2017  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Overview

Excel is a 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

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How To Become A Supplier/Vendor with the City of Savannah
 Wednesday, January 11, 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

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M/WBE Bonding Education Program
January 11 - February 22, 2017  Wednesdays 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Overview


The City of Savannah's M/WBE Program invites you to attend
the Savannah Bonding Education Program!  
Sponsored by:

The USDOT Mid South Atlantic SBTRC presents the
For program information and registration details please contact:

Jewanna Helmstetter

(404) 827-9677
 

The Bonding Education Program (BEP) is designed to assist your business
in effectively managing profitable project outcomes and positioning
your business to win.

Please register using this link.
   

 


Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013, Part 2
Thursday, January 12, 2017    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Overview

How to add text and pictures to your document to give it structure can be a great way
to illustrate important information or add decorative accents to existing text to
improve the overall appearance of your document.

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

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Designing Your Business Website Part 1

Tuesday, January 17, 2017  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Overview


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, images and content for your your business

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VITA - Tax Services

Start Date; January 18, 2017 Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays  9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Overview
 


IRS-Certified Volunteers
provide free basic income tax return preparation with
electronic filing for qualified individuals.


The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people
who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited
English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns.



Accounting Principles for Business Part 1
Wednesday, January 18, 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

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Marketing 101 - How To Market Your Business
Thursday, January 19, 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

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Business and Payroll Taxes


  Monday, January 23, 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

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Designing Your Business Website Part 2


Tuesday, January 24,  2017   10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Overview

 
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, images and content for your business

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Accounting Principles For Business Part 2
Wednesday, January 25, 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

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E-Commerce - Your Internet Business
Thursday, January 26, 2017  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Overview

Getting into e-commerce is a great way to start your own business,
especially if you don't have a lot of money to invest in startup costs.
There are multiple ways to do business online,
including selling your own products,
creating an affiliate site that has a functional store,
drop shipping for a merchant or starting an information publishing business.


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

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Digital Marketing Maximizing Facebook and Twitter
Tuesday, January 31, 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







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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