March Business Webinars

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FREE business webinars offered by the Small Business Development Administration.




Process Improvement and Working Smarter

Friday, March 2, 2018 from 11am to 12pm EST

How do you improve the work processes in your office or small business? This class focuses on applying “Lean” process improvement to add efficiencies to your business and improve your bottom line potential.

Learn ideas about making your work processes flow better, faster, cheaper? We can show you how to apply “Lean” thinking to any business process, regardless of your industry. In many cases, this can result in improved customer service, saved labor, better inventory control, and reduction of expenses. This is an introductory class that focuses on problem solving, and identifying “value added” activities. We will discuss examples of improved processes from many different industries.


Financing your Small Business

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 9am to 10am EST

Join us online for a free information session on financing your small business.

In this seminar you will learn about:

  • The different SBA loan programs offered through various lenders.
  • The SBA's role in assisting small businesses.
  • The information needed to obtain a small business loan.
  • SBA resource partners that can assist you in developing your business plan and financial statements for your loan package

Representatives from the Small Business Development Center, the Women's Business Border Center, Service Corps of Retired Executives, and community lenders will occasionally participate in this online session.


Time Management for Small Business

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 11am to 12pm EST

We have all heard “Time is money”.  Yes, poor time management can have a negative effect on your business as well as your personal life. Join Larry Batten with the SBA to learn tips on how to produce more in less time for a better business and work life balance.


Sales Training for Small Business Owners

Wednesay, March 14, 2018 from 11am to 12:30pm EST

This class applies to business owners and their salespeople.

Learn to:

  • Grow your revenue, one customer at a time
  • Increase your average sale
  • “Close the sale”
  • Help an irate customer
  • Create a better experience for your customer

Learn about the sales process. Help customers choose your products and services. How much is a customer worth? Why do you lose customers? How do we get more sales per transaction? You will learn these things and more. This class is taught by a business professional with many years of coaching and sales experience. Most of the sales knowledge passed on in this class applies regardless of your products or services.


Ten Tips to Get the Most Out of Facebook for Small Business

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 from 7pm to 8pm EST

Virtually every small business is using Facebook to market. Discover ten quick ways you can set your business ahead of the pack. 



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