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Micro and Small Business Workshops
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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



E-Commerce – Your Internet Business
Thursday, February 23, 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

Click HERE to Register:



Your Credit, Your Business Consumer Credit Counseling of Savannah

Thursday, February 23, 2017  3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m

Overview


This special event is designed to give you a look at your credit profile so that you may improve your "lend ability". As a future or current business owner, capital for your firm is key. Enroll today and begin the work to improve your credit position.

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


Click HERE to Register:



Business and Payroll Taxes

Monday, February 27, 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:



Social Media Bootcamp for Small Business

Tuesday, February 28, 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:



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


Wednesday, March  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:




M/WBE Certification Workshop
Wednesday, March 1, 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:




M/WBE Bonding Education Program
Wednesday, March  1, 8, 29,   2017             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

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




VITA - Tax Services March 2017 Monday, Wednesday, Friday
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.



Entrepreneurship 101
Monday, March 6, 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, March 7 & 21, 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.

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:




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




MJAC Moses Jackson E-Commerce - Your Internet Business
Thursday, March 9, 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

Click HERE to Register:



Marketing Your Business 101
Monday, March 13, 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:




Miceosoft Excel 2013 - Part 1 and Part 2
Tuesday, March 14 & 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:




How to Create Your Business Plan - Part 1and Part 2

Wednesday, March 15 & 22, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 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:




Marine Construction Workshop - Part 1and Part 2
Wednesday, March 15 & 22, 2017 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Overview


Meet Mr. Ashley Eastman, Owner of Eastman Marine Construction
This class looks at the basics of Marine Construction as well as understanding what permits and licenses are needed to perform this type of work. Learn how to take advantage of the growing market of Marine Construction.
 

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


Click HERE to Register:




Business and Payroll Taxes
Monday, March 20, 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:




E-Commerce - Your Internet Business
Thursday, March 23, 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

Click HERE to Register:




Digital Marketing: Maximizing Facebook/Twitter

Thursday, March 30, 2017   10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Overview


One of the reasons why digital marketing is taking over traditional marketing channels is the ability of Internet marketing tools to interact with targeted audiences in real time. Engagement in any form is what your customers expect to receive when interacting with your brand or business. 

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

Click HERE to Register:




Business Education Course (12 Weeks/24 Sessions)

April 11, 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
Email

DeAnni Gibbs
Micro Business Instructor
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