July-September Training



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BUSINESS ESSENTIALS

Business Start-Up Essentials
No Fee | DB 2.316
July 9, 5 PM – 8PM (United SA FCU)
July 22, 4 PM – 7PM
August 1, 9 AM – 12 PM
August 21, 4 PM – 7 PM
September 5, 9 AM – 12 PM
September 16, 4 PM – 7PM 

What You Need to Know Before Buying a Franchise
Advance $25/Door $45 | DB 2.316
July 16, 9 AM – 11:30 AM

The Business Plan
Advance $40/Door $60 | DB 1.402
July 17, 9 AM – 12 PM
July 30, 4 PM – 7 PM
August 6, 9 AM – 12 PM
August 26, 4 PM – 7 PM
September 10, 9 AM – 12 PM
September 23, 4 PM – 7 PM

Are You Ready for Commercial Real Estate?
No Fee | DB 2.316
August 12, 4 PM – 6:30 PM 

Starting and Planning Your Business
Advance $50/Door $70 | DB 1.402
August 14, 10 AM – 3 PM

EMPLOYER SERVICES
Franklin Covey: 7 Habits for Small Business Managers
Advance $395 | WP 1.103 A
July 10-11, 8 AM – 5PM
*MONEY SAVER: $350/each for 2 people from the same company

SPECIALTY RESOURCES
Veteran’s Bootcamp
No Fee | WP 1.103A
September 16, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

INTERNATIONAL
Global Connect Texas - Trade Finance Seminar
Advance $50 | DB Southwest Room 1.124
August 22, 8 AM – 5 PM

TECHNOLOGY
Understanding New Market Entry and Ways to Cut Costs
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A
July 31, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Valuing Technology and Other Tangible Assets in Your Business
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A
August 6, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Business Apps for Your Apple Device
No Fee | DB 2.316
August 8, 11:30 AM – 1 PM

Getting the Money Your Technology Business Needs to Thrive
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A
August 26, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Business Apps for Your Android Device
No Fee | DB 2.316
August 29, 11:30 AM – 1 PM

QuickBooks Series
Beginning with QuickBooks
Advance $100/Door $120 | DB 1.402
September 4, 4 PM – 8 PM

Working with QuickBooks
Advance $100/Door $120 | DB 1.402
September 18, 4 PM – 8 PM

Customizing QuickBooks
Advance $100/Door $120 | DB 1.402
September 25, 4 PM – 8 PM
*MONEY SAVER: $250 for all 3 or $100 each 

Dynamic Planning for Your Small Business
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A
September 25, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

MARKETING
Instragram for Business
No Fee | DB 2.316
July 15, 6 PM – 9 PM

Newsletters & Announcements: Featuring Email & Social Engagement
No Fee l Webinar
July 24, 3 PM – 5 PM

Affiliated Marketing: Beginner’s Guide to Earning Extra Income
No Fee | DB 2.316
August 12, 7 PM – 9 PM

Social Media Roundtable
No Fee | DB 2.316
August 19, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Ultimate Cheat Sheet on Signage
No Fee | DB 2.316
August 20, 11:30 AM – 1 PM

Recording and Processing Video for Marketing/Branding on a Budget
No Fee | DB 2.316
August 27, 11:30 AM – 1 PM

Offers & Promotions: Increase Loyalty While Driving New Customers to Your Door
No Fee | Webinar
August 28, 3 PM – 4:30 PM

25 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Boost Your Business
No Fee | DB 2.316
September 9, 11:30 AM – 1 PM

How to Get Traffic to Your Website
No Fee | DB 2.316
September 15, 6 PM – 9 PM

Growing Your Business Sales 101
Advance $30/ Door $50
September 17, 4 PM – 7 PM

Growing Your Business Sales 102
Advance $30/Door $50
September 24, 4 PM – 7 PM

CONTRACTING
Private Sector Contracting Roundtable
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A
July 15, 12 PM – 2 PM

Understanding Government Contracting 101
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A
July 16, 9 AM – 12 PM

PTAC Orientation
No Fee | WP 1.103A
July 17, 9 AM – 10:30 AM

Introduction to GSA Schedules
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A
July 17, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Building a Proposal and Submitting an Offer
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A
July 22, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Empower Your Small Business With the Federal 8a Development Program
No Fee | WP 1.103A
July 23, 12 PM – 2 PM

How to do Business With the Port of San Antonio
Advance $10/Door $20 | WP 1.103A
July 25, 12 PM – 2 PM

The Small Business Basic of FAR
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A
August 5, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Request for Proposal: A Hands on Approach
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A
August 7, 9 AM – 12 PM

Women Owned Small Business 8m Program
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A
August 14, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

How to Prepare a GSA Schedule
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A
August 19, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Wide Area Work Flow
Advance $50/Door $60 | WP 1.103A
August 20, 9 AM – 12 PM

Understanding the Basics of the Davis Bacon Act
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A
August 21, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM 

SBA Hubzone Program
No Fee | WP 1.103A
August 27, 12 PM – 2 PM 

10 Steps to Engaging in Government Contracts
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A
September 4, 9 AM – 12 PM

Security Clearance
Advance $10/Door $20 | WP 1.103A
September 18, 10 AM – 11 AM

Cost Proposal
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A
September 18, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Using GSA as a Marketing Strategy: 10 Ways to Capture Business
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A
September 23, 10 AM – 12 PM

Understanding the Service Contract Act
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A
September 24, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Sub Contracting Opportunities for Your Small Business
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A
September 30, 12 PM – 2 PM

October - December 2014 Workshops


BUSINESS ESSENTIALS

Business Start-Up Essentials
Advance $30/Door $50 | DB 2.316
October 3, 9 AM – 12 PM
October 16, 4 PM – 7 PM
November 7, 9 AM – 12 PM
November 18, 4 PM – 7PM
December 5, 9 AM – 12 PM

What You Need to Know Before Buying a Franchise
No Cost | DB 2.316
October 7, 9 AM – 11:30 AM

Are You Ready for Commercial Space?
No Cost | United SA Federal Credit Union
October 8, 5:30 PM – 8 PM

The Business Plan
Advance $40/Door $60 | DB 1.402
October 9, 9 AM – 12 PM
October 23, 4 PM – 7 PM
November 11, 9 AM – 12 PM
November 19, 4 PM – 7 PM
December 11, 4 PM – 7 PM


INTERNATIONAL

Opportunities in Mexico for the Eagle Ford Shale
Advance $25 | Webinar

October 21, 10 AM – 11:30 AM

Financing Your Export Venture
No Cost | DB 2.316

November 4, 9 AM – 3PM

International Sales via Online Retail
Advance $25 | Webinar

November 18, 10 AM – 11:30 AM

Investing in Texas
Advance $50 | Location: TBD

November 19, 10 AM – 3PM

Doing Business with Canada
Advance $25 | Webinar

December 9, 10 AM – 11:30 AM


SPECIALTY RESOURCES

San Antonio Regional Veteran’s Business Summit
No Cost |Norris Conference Center
October 30, 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Veteran’s Bootcamp
No Cost | WP 1.101B
December 4, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Planning a Successful Restaurant Venture
Advance $30/Door $50 | DB 2.316
December 9, 4 PM – 7 PM


EMPLOYER SERVICES

Employment Lifecycle
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A
October 15, 9 AM – 12 PM

Hiring Key Employees From Abroad
No Cost | DB 2.316
October 21, 11:30 AM – 1 PM

Job Descriptions and Performance Appraisals
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A
October 22, 9 AM – 12 PM

Employee Handbook Clinic
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.101B
October 28, 9 AM – 4 PM

Franklin Covey: 7 Habits for Small Business Managers
Advance $395 | WP 1.103 A
November 13-14, 8 AM – 5PM
*MONEY SAVER: $350/each for 2 people from the same company


TECHNOLOGY

What Business Owners Should Know About Intellectual Property
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.101B
October 14, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

How to Create and Implement a Backup Plan
No Cost | DB 2.316
October 17, 11 AM – 12 PM

Simplify Your Life with a Password Plan
No Cost | DB 2.316
October 17, 1 PM – 2 PM

Dynamic Planning for Business
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.101B
November 4, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Simplify Your Life with a Backup and Password Plan
No Cost | DB 2.316
November 4, 6 PM – 8 PM

QuickBooks Series

Beginning with QuickBooks
Advance $100/Door $120 | DB 1.402
November 7, 9 AM – 1 PM

Working with QuickBooks
Advance $100/Door $120 | DB 1.402
November 14, 9 AM – 1 PM

Customizing QuickBooks
Advance $100/Door $120 | DB 1.402
November 21, 9 AM – 1 PM
*MONEY SAVER! $250 for all 3 or $100 each

Getting the Money Your Technology Business Needs to Thrive
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.101B
November 11, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Managing Your Technology Assets
No Cost | DB 2.316

November 21, 11 AM – 12 PM

Securing Your Technology From Spyware, Malware and Viruses
No Cost | DB 2.316

November 21, 1 PM – 2 PM

Patent Strategy and Patent Searching
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.101B

December 2, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Purchasing the Right Technology for Your Business
No Cost | DB 2.316

December 12, 11 AM – 12 PM

Managing Your Information Overload!
No Cost | DB 2.316

December 12, 1 PM – 2 PM


CONTRACTING

Introduction to GSA Schedules
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.101B
October 2, 9 AM – 12 PM

Understanding Government Contracting 101
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A

October 7, 9 AM – 12 PM

Post Certification Workshop: SCTRCA
No Cost | WP 1.103A

October 8, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
November 20, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Security Clearance
Advance $10/Door $20 | WP 1.103A

October 9, 10 AM – 11 AM

PTAC Orientation and Certification Overview
No Cost | WP 1.103A

October 16, 9 AM – 10:30 AM

Government Sales Processes
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A

November 4, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Introduction to GSA Schedules
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.101B

November 5, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Empower Your Small Business With the 8(a) Program
No Cost | WP 1.103A

November 6, 12 PM – 2 PM

Building a Proposal and Submitting an Offer
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A

November 18, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Women Owned Small Business Certification 8m
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.101B

November 19, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Building and Marketing a Dynamic Capability Brief
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A

December 3, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

How to do Business With SAWS
Advance $10/Door $20 | WP 1.103A

December 5, 12 PM – 2 PM

Small Business Basic of FAR
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.101B

December 9, 1:30 PM – 4 PM

Sub-Contracting Opportunities for Small Business
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A

December 11, 12 PM – 2 PM

Cost Proposal
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103A

December 16, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Introduction to GSA Schedules
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.101B

December 17, 9 AM – 12 PM


MARKETING

Grow Your Sales with Marketing 101
Advance $30/Door $50 | DB 2.316

October 15, 4 PM – 7PM

Grow Your Sales with Marketing 102
Advance $30/Door $50 | DB 2.316

October 29, 4 PM – 7 PM
*MONEY SAVER! $50 for both 101 and 102

Facebook Marketing for Your Business
No Cost | DB 2.316

October 23, 6 PM – 8 PM

Event Marketing and Registration: Increase and Reward Loyalty While Driving New Customers to Your Door
No Cost |Webinar

October 24, 11:30 AM – 1PM

Social Media Roundtable
No Cost | DB 2.316

November 12, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Getting Started with Constant Contact
No Cost | Webinar

November 14, 11:30 AM – 1 PM

Google + for Your Business
No Cost | DB 2.316

November 20, 6 PM – 8 PM

Twitter Marketing for Your Business
No Cost | DB 2.316

December 17, 6 PM – 8 PM

TO REGISTER

Please visit utsa.ecenterdirect.com or email us at sbdcworkshop@utsa.edu. You can also reach an IED representative by calling (210) 458-2020.

Preregistration and prepayment are strongly encouraged as seating is limited.

* Training sessions, times & location are subject to change.

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Training Locations

UTSA Downtown Campus
Durango Building
(DB 1.402 or DB 2.316)
501 W. César E. Chávez Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78207

UTSA Downtown Campus
Washington Place
(WP 1.103A or WP 1.100B)
215 S. San Saba
San Antonio, TX 78207

United SA Federal Credit Union
5500 UTSA Boulevard
San Antonio, TX 78249

UTSA Institute for Economic Development
501 West César E. Chávez Boulevard
San Antonio, Texas 78207-4415
P: 210.458.2020
F: 210.458.2425

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