April - June 2014 Training



TO REGISTER: Please visit utsa.ecenterdirect.com or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . You can also reach an IED representative by calling (210) 458-2020. Preregistration and prepayment are strongly encouraged as seating is limited.

BUSINESS ESSENTIALS

Business Start-Up Essentials: Are you ready to turn your business idea into reality? Come to this workshop and have all your questions answered! The SBDC business advisors will present the basics of starting a new business and help answer your start-up questions. If you are considering opening a small business, this class is your starting point. You will receive a Small Business Resource Guide and many other resources to help you start your business. Topics discussed in this workshop include: evaluating your business idea, business legal structure and name, local, state and federal resources & requirements and business start-up costs.
Advance $30/Door $50 | DB 2.316
April 4, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
April 29, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM 
May 2, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
May 7, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (Location: Honors Hall)
May 15, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
June 6, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
June 17, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Business Plan: Whether you need a business plan to map out your plan for your business or are writing a plan because you want to expand, this is the class for you. At this workshop, our experienced instructors will teach you the components of a business plan using an interactive format in a computer lab setting. Walk away from this workshop with the start of a business plan written specifically for your business, an electronic template and resources to guide you through the process! Topics discussed in this workshop include: business plan basics, feasibility process, business plan structure, and financial analysis.
Advance $40/Door $60 | DB 1.402
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pril 8, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
April 30, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
May 7, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
May 22, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
June 12, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
June 25, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Starting and Planning Your Business: This session is a combination of Business Start-up Essentials and The Business Plan. Topics include: Starting Your Small Business, Business Legal Structure and Name, Tax Responsibilities, Federal, City, and County Resources & Requirements, Business Plan Basics, Feasibility Process, Business Plan Structure, and Financial Analysis. Take this course and save some hours and money!
No Fee | RBFCU/USAFCU
April 9, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Location: USAFCU)
May 23, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Location: RBFCU)

What You Need to Know Before Buying a Franchise: Franchise ownership is one of the fastest growing segments of business ownership, and with good reason. It is affordable, offers a proven method of success, allows for easy entry and provides options for a variety of backgrounds and skill levels. But before you take the plunge attend this interactive session with Stephen Maeker, Senior Franchise Consultant, and walk away with a better understanding of how franchising works and if it’s the right option for you. An important feature of this workshop includes a hands-on look at an actual franchise disclosure document. The document discloses extensive information about the franchisor and is intended to give you enough information to make an educated decision regarding your investment. Key areas include initial franchise fees and expenses, obligations of the franchisor and franchisee, territory restrictions, renewal and termination, franchisor financial statements, plus much more.
No Fee | RBFCU
April 10, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

INTERNATIONAL

Your Global Edge Overseas Procurement Ensuring Quality and On-Time Production: Ensuring Quality and on-time production in overseas procurement is critical for any international firm. Purchasing factory-direct across international borders can significantly reduce costs, but what are the risks? Learn about the risks, and learn how to mitigate them by leveraging third-party expertise! TOPICS INCLUDE: Qualifying Prospective, Overseas Factories, Proactively Inspecting Production, Integrating Factory Services with Inbound Logistics.
Advance $25| Webinar
April 29, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Your Global Edge: EXIM Bank
Advance $25| Webinar
May 24, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

BIS Conference
Cost TBD | San Antonio, TX
May 21-22, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Broker’s Bootcamp
Advance $1,999 | DB 1.402
June 2-5, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

SPECIALTY RESOURCES

Veteran’s Financing and Business Resources: The MBDA and PTAC CHASE Veteran's Business Development Program is proud to invite you to this SERIES of Training Seminars which will feature a variety of speakers, financial and business topics and tools to help you start or grow your veteran owned Business. Every seminar will provide different information to enrich your financial and business knowledge.
No Fee | WP 1.103A
April 1, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
June 18, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Veteran’s Bootcamp: This seminar is for veterans who are thinking about starting their own business. The basics of owning a business will be discussed, including the feasibility of the idea, determining the right legal structure for the small business and exploring the intial paperwork involved with starting a new business. A brief summary of getting started in working with the government will be presented and the instructor will guide you through the certification and registration process.
No Fee | WP 1.103A
June 4, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

MARKETING

LinkedIn 101: In this workshop, Yusuf Chowdhury will explain the importance of LinkedIn and how to set up and optimize your profile. Topics covered include: setting up and optimizing your account, enhancing your LinkedIn profile, getting familiar with basic functionality, positioning yourself as the expert by using LinkedIn groups, practical strategies to get leads, using LinkedIn ads, building your community and much more. For a hands-on experience, please feel free to bring in your FULLY CHARGED laptop. Limited seating available.
No Fee | DB 2.316
April 2, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Social Media/Email Marketing Series: Take all three parts of the Social Media and Email Marketing Series (Getting Found: Social Media Basics, Build Your Marketing Toolkit, and Newsletters and Announcements) and save!
Advance $20/Door $40 | DB 2.316
Getting Found: Social Media Basics: Have you been thinking about marketing your business with social media, but you feel overwhelmed and not sure how to get started? Or maybe you’re not convinced that it works? This webinar will show you the value of using social media to reach your customers, how it can lead to new customers and how it drives repeat business from your current customers. We’ll take a look at the 5 most popular social media networks – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Pinterest – and help you decide what is right for your business. We’ll also look at what comes next: how and what to post on social media.
April 28, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Build Your Marketing Toolkit
May 28, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Newsletters and Announcements: At the heart of small business marketing are the campaigns that drive action – collections of marketing activities that help a small business or organization to achieve its goals and objectives. Newsletters and Announcements have become a core component of those campaign choices. Email is more important than ever – to the communication efforts of businesses and nonprofits everywhere; and to the customer, donor, client or supporter of those organizations. This session will reveal some simple but effective best practices and considerations for the small business or nonprofit seeking to make their email newsletters more effective. Attendees will learn: • The different types of newsletters • What to write about in your newsletter or announcement and how to consider using images • Subject line best practices, and when to send your newsletter • The importance of understanding how connected email and social media are…they have to be done together. • What types of additional tools might be useful
June 5, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
*MONEY SAVER!: $40 for all three or $20 each 

Leveraging an Effective Online Sales Force Series I, II, III: Are your offline marketing and sales tactics not getting you the results you need? Do you want an automated online system that markets and closes sales for you? Come join Tim Springer, owner of Spartan Basketball for a hands-on, interactive class on how to create an automated, online sales force without hiring any extra staff! Using the same (system) that Tim has used for his own company you will: • develop a platform to serve and expand your businesses’ community in less than an hour a day • integrate your platform into social media easily to generate daily leads and sales • Walk away with the structure of the system already implemented in your business and the potential of generating sales quickly!
Advance $25/Door $45 | DB 1.402
March 27, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
April 29, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
May 28, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
*MONEY SAVER!: $50 for all three or $25 each

Designing Your Marketing Strategy Series: Strong and successful branding and marketing strategy extend far beyond a logo and a business card. Proper, purposeful marketing is an integral part of a business's success. It is also one of the most volatile, subjective and misunderstood areas of business operations. Although largely considered the fun part of business- with logos, tag lines, advertising, promotional items, letterhead and so on- marketing done well is much more than meets the eye. Join Beverly Ingle, owner of Resilient by Design and author of Design Thinking for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses, for this three-part series including "Using Empathy Maps to Understand Your Customers and Boost Business", "Defining Your Brand with Design Thinking" and "Mapping Out Your Marketing Plan." Key take-away points include: the seven aspects of a brand, how to define a brand's DNA and best practices for using design thinking to improve marketing strategy. Price for each workshop is $20. Register for the series and get a class for free!
Advance $20/Door $40 | DB 2.316
Using Empathy Maps to Understand Your Customers and Boost Business
May 6, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Defining Your Brand with Design Thinking
May 13, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Mapping Out Your Marketing Plan
May 20, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
*MONEY SAVER!: $40 for all three or $20 each 

Social Media Roundtable: Is your business social? From blogging to Facebook, LinkedIn to Twitter, and Yelp to YouTube, learn what social media can and cannot do for your business. At this roundtable, we will discuss which social media channels work for your particular business and what to consider in developing a social media strategy. Topics discussed in this roundtable include: how to increase traffic to your website, how to market your business, how to measure the effectiveness of your social media strategy and monitor your online presence. *This roundtable is highly interactive; participants should come prepared to share their ideas and learn from others’ strategies.
No Fee | DB 2.316
May 21, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) 101: A website without proper SEO is like a bicycle without wheels, it can't go anywhere and no one can find you. Having an expensive website without generating any traffic, leads or customers is a waste of time and money. At this first session of this two-part SEO series with Yusuf Chowdhury, you’ll learn why SEO is important and how to use it. Topics include: different SEO tools, how to do effective keyword research, difference between onsite SEO and offsite SEO, creating link-backs, timeline for generating traffic and much more. *Note: Having an existing website in WordPress is preferred to be able to apply this knowledge.
No Fee | DB 2.316
June 18, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) 102: In this second session of our SEO series with Yusuf Chowdhury, you’ll learn build on what you learned in the first session of SEO and discuss different techniques and strategies and how to implement them to optimize your website.
No Fee | DB 2.316
June 24, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

EMPLOYER SERVICES

Employment Lifecycle: This seminar will review the current trends and requirements in recruiting, hiring, developing, disciplining and terminating employees. Learn the fair and legal procedures for recruiting and interviewing applicants. Discover best practices that lead to well trained and productive employees. Evaluate employee discipline strategies and develop clear and concise processes if employee termination becomes necessary. We take all major credit cards by phone.
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103 A
May 15, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Job Descriptions and Performance Appraisals: This seminar is designed to provide small business owners and managers with information for developing competency based job descriptions and performance appraisal processes. Find out how these can assist with recruitment, orientation and communication. Keep current with judicial leanings regarding the connection between well-defined job descriptions and the ADA and the importance of job descriptions on performance appraisal and progressive discipline.
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103 A
May 22, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Employee Handbook Clinic: This clinic is a hands-on event for the creation of an employee handbook. The first half of the seminar will identify key elements of an Employee Handbook. Utilizing an electronic template, each attendee will be able to create or revise their personnel policies with the direction and assistance of Human Resource Specialist. This clinic will allow you to focus your efforts without the interruptions that occur all the time in small businesses.
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103 A
May 29, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Hiring Key Employees From Abroad: Are you interested in finding and hiring employees from abroad? Join us as we host Alfredo Lozano, attorney at law specializing in immigration and nationality law, as he discusses what you need to know before hiring foreign workers. Alfredo will focus on the top four visas to help small business grow and go into detail on the legal requirements and costs for these visas. He will also discuss common misconceptions and the advantages and disadvantages of hiring from abroad.
No Fee | DB 2.316
June 11, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM 

TECHNOLOGY

QuickBooks Pro Series I, II & III - Hands-On: Are you in the beginning stages of using QuickBooks and want to expand your knowledge? Or are you an experienced user and just need more help? Either way, we've got you covered. Attend our unique hands-on QuickBooks Pro Series taught by Certified Public Accountant Richard Garcia who guides participants through QuickBooks and offers basic, practical accounting advice throughout the three-part series. Small business owners will learn how QuickBooks can be applied to their day-to-day business accounting procedures. Participants will also receive one-on-one assistance from UTSA senior level accounting students and UTSA SBDC QuickBooks Pro Advisors during the workshops. This series is offered in conjunction with the QuickBooks Intern Program and allows participants to meet students who could provide free QuickBooks assistance to their businesses. Call the SBDC for more information on this program. The three-part QuickBooks Pro Series, taught in a computer lab, includes “Beginning QuickBooks”, “Working with QuickBooks” and “Customizing QuickBooks”.
Advance $100/Door $120 | DB 1.402
April 3, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (I: Setup)
April 10, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (II: Intermediate)
April 30, 0 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (III: Advanced)
*MONEY SAVER!: $250 for all three or $100 each

Dynamic Planning for Business: You will learn in many places that having a business plan is essential to success. Often, however, even if you have a template, it is hard to figure out where to start in building your plan. In addition, once you have a business plan it is all too easy to leave it on a shelf and not use it to manage your business strategy as you try to meet the challenges of a changing marketplace and competitive landscape. This session will introduce you to a tool and techniques for inventing your business model and keeping it up-to-date and in the forefront of all of your business decision making. After participating in this training, you will be able to use the Business Model Canvas and its techniques with your own business planning process. Suggested Pre-Requisites: “The Business Plan”, “Business Start-Up Essentials”-OR-“Starting and Planning Your Business”. 
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103 A 
April 3, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

What Business Owners Should Know About Intellectual Property: Intellectual property is confusing to many people, in part because it is intangible. It’s hard to know whether it is appropriate to spend your business assets and time to attempt to register a copyright, seek a patent, register a trademark, or how to identify and protect a trade secret. This course will provide you with an understanding of these and other terms, give you a set of tools you can use to learn more about your intellectual property and its role in your business strategy, and give you resources for further study. After participating in this training, you will be able to understand what intellectual property protection is, how to use it, and how to get more help in obtaining it. Suggested Pre-Requisites: “The Business Plan,” “Business Start-Up Essentials” -OR - “Starting and Planning Your Business”.
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103 A 
May 1, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

WordPress Series 101, 102, 103: Come join UTSA SBDC and Yusuf Chowdhury for the first session of a three-part WordPress series. In step-by-step (hands-on) session regarding building a basic website in WordPress, you will learn how to install free themes, create pages, create blog posts, create a menu and create widgets. Also covered: how to post video, how to post audio and how to install essential plug-ins. *Note: to register for this class, you must already have a domain name (registered/paid for) and webhosting (registered/paid for). To participate in this class and get the most out of it, you must also bring in a laptop (fully charged) with WordPress already installed. We WILL NOT be focusing on these items in class, so you must be prepared to keep up in this fast-paced session! Want even MORE information? Come back for Word Press 102 and build on what you have already done.
No Fee | DB 1.402
May 7, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
May 14, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
May 21, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Are You Getting What You Need From Your Wireless Carrier?: Do you ever feel like you're not getting what you need from your wireless carrier? Wonder what else is out there? Join the UTSA SBDC and Technology Coach Michael Espinoza as he discusses getting the best plans, phone accessories and services. This isn't a sales pitch. We promise. The following topics will be covered in this roundtable: current changes in wireless carriers, how to decide on the best wireless plans, the best wireless data plans, understanding your wireless bill and much more.
No Fee | DB 2.316
May 9, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Making Your iPad Work for Your Business: The iPad is one of the most popular tablets today. Join the UTSA SBDC and Technology Coach Michael Espinoza for a roundtable as he discusses: the right apps for the iPad, how the iPad can assist you with day-to-day business duties, understanding how the Apple iCloud works and much more. Come prepared with your questions and feel free to bring your iPad for hands-on practice during class.
Advance $20/Door $40 | DB 2.316
May 16, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Patent Strategy and Patent Searching: After participating in this training, you will be able to use the tools and resources provided to understand the role a patent might play in your business strategy, and to perform your own informal patent searches. Topics include: • Types of patents • What a patent can do for your business • How a patent can hurt your business • How doing your own patent search can save you money • Patent searching resources • Patent searching process and methods. 
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103 A 
June 11, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Making Your Android Work for Your Business: The Android is the most popular mobile operating system in the world. Join the UTSA SBDC and Technology Coach Michael Espinoza for this roundtable as he discusses: understanding the Android world (eco-system), what is the best Android device for your business needs, how to get the most out of your Android device, how Google fits into this eco-system and much more. Feel free to bring your Android device for specific questions
Advance $20/Door $40 | DB 2.316
June 20, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

CONTRACTING

All You Need to Know About HUB Zone and SBA Loans: Government Contracting, HUBZones
No Fee | WP 1.103A
April 2, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM 

Understanding the Davis Bacon Act: Description coming soon
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103 A
April 8, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Building a Proposal and Submitting and Offer: Description coming soon
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103 A
April 10, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

PTAC Orientation: Acquaint yourself with the UTSA SBDC PTAC staff, services, programs and resources offered by the center to assist small businessess with successfully entering into the local, state and federal government markets. Professional Business Development Specialist can assit you with government registrations such as SAMs, Fedbiz opps, and Vetbiz. Come and learn how you can obtain certifications, get assistance with proposal writing, find government contracts, get free business research and how you can tap into the Institute for Economic Development (IED) resources to help you build your small business. This orientation will be held every third Wednesday of every month for new small businesses and for anyone wanting to get an in-depth knowledge of what the SBDC PTAC and the IED has to offer.
No Fee | WP 1.103A
April 17, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM 

Understanding Government Contracting 101: This is a basic level or introductory course to understanding Government Contracting. This course will provide some basic information on regulations, laws, terminology, classifications, certifications/registrations needed to conduct business with the federal government. Finally we briefly discuss basic marketing strategies and benefits to business owners. No pre-requisite required for this course and all levels of business owners are encouraged to attend.
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103 A
April 22, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Federal Contracting Q & A Session: In this Q & A session two Government Contracting Specialist will be on hand to answer questions regarding "How to Best Work with the Federal Government". Get insightful information from Small Business specialist as they answer your most challenging questions. Come prepared with your questions send them ahead of time to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Participants who send questions via email will get their questions answered on a first come first serve basis. After the Q & A stay and do some networking with small business specialist in attendance. Don't miss this two hour lunch and learn session focusing on just your small business concerns regarding government contracting. Please Note: This is not a formal presentation questions from the attendees will direct the discussion for learning
Advance $20/Door $30 | WP 1.103A
April 24, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM 

Introduction to GSA Schedules: This is a basic level business owner course to understanding GSA. See other titles for a more advanced level courses. This course will provide a brief background and understanding of the basics of GSA. We will discuss the unique features of a GSA schedule, what you should know and some basic qualifications. We will also review the GSA toolbox and helpful hints. Pre-requisite: You must be a current business owner (GSA is not for startups) for this course.
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103 A
April 29, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Subcontracting Opportunities for Small Businesses: Description coming soon. 
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103 A
May 6, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM 

Women Owned Small Business (8m) Program: The WOSB federal program allows contracting officers to set-aside federal contracts to WOSBs or economically disadvantaged women-owned small businesses (EDWOSB). This ruling levels the playing field for WOSBS to compete for federal contracts. To compete for these contracts you must be certified as a WOSB or EDWOSB. This workshop will provide you with a complete program overview of the WOSB Program to include the following: • Outline the eligibility requirements, • Provide step by step guidance on how to self-certify • Demonstrate how to access and navigate through the General Login System (GLS) to upload required documents into the repository. If you are a WOSB with 51% ownership, control the day to day operations of your business, and a woman holds the highest position in your company, you may be eligible for this program. In addition, SBA will discuss their bonding program that guarantees bid, performance and payment bonds issued by surety companies. This Federal guarantee encourages surety companies to bond small businesses who are having difficulty obtaining bonding on their own.
No Fee | WP 1.103A
May 7, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM 

SAM Registration Workshop: The System for Award Management (SAM) is the Federal Government's data base for companies to register in order to do business with the Federal Government. SAM replaced the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) and is still new to many businesses. This is a hands-on workshop that will walk you through the SAM registration process and answer questions about the many options and information you must have to successfully complete registration. The goal of this workshop is to complete your SAM registration including your SBA profile by the end of the class. Requirements to register with SAM include: • You must be a for profit business • Correct business name and address • Email address with the ability to validate it through your moble phone. • Formation documents with actual date that the business started • EIN or SSN • Valid Duns number for the business you're registering • Business bank routing number • Business bank account number • Bank point of contact (phone number) • Point of contact for the business (full names) • NAICS codes • Past performance of past sales/contracts with detail information • Bonding/Insurance (Amount bonded or general liability Insurance)
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103 A
May 8, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Peer-to-Peer: Making the Right Connections: This is a mid level to advance level business owner course on marketing your business. This course will provide some information on the biggest mistakes made when marketing to the federal government, an overview of selling, steps to federal procurement services and steps to marketing to the government. Lastly, each business owner will have the opportunity to hear marketing strategies and a testimony from a local, current, and successful small business owner (s). All levels of business owners are encouraged to attend.
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103 A
May 13, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

How to Prepare a GSA Schedule: GSA schedules are used by most government buyers. Learn how your company can complete an application for GSA and participate in government contracting. This course discusses how the GSA Schedule works, and how you can apply for the schedule you need. A brief portion of this part will also cover the basics of the Texas Multiple Award Schedule (TXMAS) which allows State and municipal agencies to buy commodities and services based on the GSA Schedule. The Instructor discusses these three major steps to becoming a GSA Contractor: 1) Market research and information gathering, 2) Understanding the solicitation process and preparing the offer and getting to contract.
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103 A
May 20, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Wide Area Work Flow: PREREQUISITE - TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS CLASS YOU MUST BE PROFICIENT WITH USING MICROSOFT WORD OR USING A PC COMPUTER. This is an eight hour instructor-led computer class that includes comprehensive instruction on basic WAWF functionality. This is a hands-on practice workshop which includes a detailed reference guide and instructional CD for you to take back to your work site. If you are not currently registered in WAWF, EDA or the MyInvoice system, the instructor will guide you through the registration process. You must be registered in CCR to gain access to these applications. Please bring in your DUNS# and TPIN#. The training will cover how to create and submit electronic invoices to the government for payment; how to search for information in WAWF and how to resubmit invoices that have been rejected from your company.
Advance $100/Door $110 | WP 1.103 A
May 21, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Small Business Basics of FAR: This new class will help you gain a basic understanding of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). You will learn how to effectively use the FAR, where to find the terms, conditions and forms for contracts you may have been awarded.
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103 A
June 5, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Using GSA as a Marketing Strategy: 10 Ways to Capture Business: The new GSA marketing seminar will review do-it-yourself techniques on finding marketing opportunities available in the federal government sector. 
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103 A
June 17, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Understanding the Service Contract Act: Description coming soon. 
Advance $30/Door $40 | WP 1.103 A
June 19, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Security Clearance: Description coming soon. 
Advance $10/Door $20 | WP 1.103 A
June 24, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Empower Your Small Business With the Federal 8 (a) Program: The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) certification programs can be essential instruments for eligible small business men and women who are interested in selling their products or services to the various federal government agencies throughout the United States. SBA will outline the eligibility criteria, application processes for the 8(a) Business Development Program.
No Fee | WP 1.100 B
June 26, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Fundamentals of Project Management: Description coming soon. 
Advance $295 | WP 1.103 A
June 25-27, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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501 West César E. Chávez Boulevard
San Antonio, Texas 78207-4415
P: 210.458.2020
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IED 2013 Annual Report

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